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Semenggoh Nature Reserve

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Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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+60 82-618 325
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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$49.00*
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Half-Day Semenggoh Orangutan Centre Tour from Kuching
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$32.00*
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Semenggok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Tour from Kuching
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$205.00*
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Private Tour: Kuching Sightseeing Tour and Overnight Village Homestay

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Great respect for the animals

This has a great respect for the Orangutans. It's set up as a refuge for the animals and not for the tourists in mind. If an Orangutan doesn't come down for the feeding then you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Photodude45
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Shenyang, China
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Shenyang, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has a great respect for the Orangutans. It's set up as a refuge for the animals and not for the tourists in mind. If an Orangutan doesn't come down for the feeding then you are out of luck. These animals all came from areas where they had been poached and this sanctuary is a place where they can form... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We got a great day and saw 5 orang utans up close. Don't go when it's raining as supposedly they don't like coming out when it rains!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A brilliant morning out. A rare experience I will probably never see again. ❤️Well worth the visit and would thoroughly recommend.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

January being a season where it rains a lot and tree fruits are fully ripen. The orang-utans are busy feeding themselves, rather than coming to eat from the cals of the park rangers. So, as a result, we could not spot a single one. But we had a lovely walk around the rain forest reserves. The experience was average. Would... More 

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Leeds
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this as a full trip including kayak and village trip we got there at 10 am and they were already a big crowd but managed to see them feeding and got some pictures and film and then after 15 mins they left so we walked through the forest to another area and saw another one feeding apparently it... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This facility is a bit out of the way but still worth visiting if you want to see orangutans. There is not much more and of course there is no guarantee you will see the orangutans as they are not caged or enclosed in any way. Nature was kind to us and we saw an orangutan. Worth a visit if... More 

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Poznan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Advised by a taxi driver we arrived before usual feeding time (@ 8 am). We were extremely lucky to watch orangutan family being fed with bananas and coconuts. Witnessing how they were managing to 'open', drink juice and eat coconut flesh in their almost fully natural habitat was like a movie.

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Thank Vlodi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a highlight in Kuching. We caught the bus out - very easy. Number K6 bus right near Kuching open air market drops you right out front. Walk into the park. We got them around 2.15pm and there were orangutans almost immediately. Loved this experience!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Semenggoh Nature Reserve to see semi-wild orangutans in their natural habitat for that we got a bus from Kuching (4RM) at 7:20 from the open market stop. Once in the reserve you need to walk to the feeding point, the entry is 10RM. Be aware that you may not be lucky enough to see them. They have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggests, the nature reserve is fantastic because it has no resemblance to a zoo and the animals are not caged or trapped in any way. We were lucky enough to see 5 orangutans (including 2 babies) during fruiting season. The guides are very informative, and there are facts about easy individual orangutan at the cafe/shop. Just take... More 

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