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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

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Reviewed yesterday

Great opportunity to see these bears. The keepers were informative about the individual bears who were happy exploring in their natural environment.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Deb T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

enjoyed our visit staff friendly and polite very helpful was good to see these bears being saved and protected will return again

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CommandoBri
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had never heard of the Sun Bears before visiting this sanctuary. Interesting animals and I am glad someone decided to protect these animals from poaches and extinction.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Francoise P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is next door to the Orang Utan centre, and every bit as good. I had ‘Winnie the Pooh’ read to me as a child, so the chance to see real live Honey Bears (the local name) was too good to miss. As with so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a short visit here as part of our exploration of this part of Borneo. This charity run place has only recently opened its doors to tourists and primarily exist to rescue and rehabilitate. There is a walkway above enclosures where you can see...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Janboy21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked this place. It’s a good idea to do this and the sepilok orangutan rehab centre as one trip as they are directly opposite each other. There’s lots of education available about the bears and there were school trips of kids there learning...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here along with the visit to the Oranguatuan centre, another great organisation doing great work. We saw lots of sunbears

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lesley K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved seeing the sunbears. Unlike orangutans, which we also saw in Sepilok and alongside the Kinabatangan River, these were the only sunbears we saw in Borneo. The experience is somewhat zoo like - viewing the bears from high up board walks - but the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 328rachelh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opposite the Orang Utan conservation centre, the Sun Bear conservation centre is just as important in helping to preserve the Sun Bear for future generations.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank peterpockets64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed with the management of many of the conservation areas in Sabah. The Sun Bears enclosure had more bears than I expected and as it was feeding time they were all actively having eating. The staff are exceptionally well informed and helpful....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Dzul A
October 18, 2019|
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Response from sarel206 | Reviewed this property |
For malaysian, if not mistaken, its below RM10..
August 23, 2019|
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Response from SallyG1285 | Reviewed this property |
9-3.30. They have a good website but tripadvisor won’t let me post it. Type bsbcc in to goggle and I’m sure you’ll find it.
August 23, 2019|
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Response from germanejaws | Reviewed this property |
Also check the feeding time, when I visited they began climbing trees later on in the day after foraging on the floor in the morning, I don’t know if this is an everyday pattern