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Bandar Seri Begawan to Sepilok

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Bandar Seri Begawan to Sepilok


I am going to be in Brunei for just under three days and would love to see the Orangutans.

Would anybody be able to tell me how long it would take to get from Bandar Seri Begawan to Sepilok and whether it's realistic to do it in that timeframe? Is Sepilok the best place to visit the Orangutans?

Are there any tours that departs from Bandar Seri Begawan to visit the Orangutan sanctuary.

I'm searching around on the net but any ideas or suggestions would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance!!!

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1. Re: Bandar Seri Begawan to Sepilok

Sepilok Reserve is in Sandakan of Sabah. If you're coming to Brunei it would be very hard to see them within 3 days unless you were staying for around 5 days as i have brought groups there before and it takes almost 2 days to get to Sepilok Reserve from Brunei itself. But no fret you can still come to see our endangered species of proboscis monkeys. They can be found mainly in Brunei as we leave them undisturbed in the nature. It is quite hard to find these monkeys as they are very shy creatures but it isn't impossible. Taking a trip with experience tour guides would help enable that you may get the chance to see these monkeys. For more info on these species look up on this info from wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proboscis_Monkey

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2. Re: Bandar Seri Begawan to Sepilok


Many thanks for the tips much appreciated!!

I thought there was a new direct ferry service from Brunei to Sabah

I'll have a look at the link, hoping to see some of Borneo outside Brunei, have had a bit of a look around Bandar Seri Begawan before. Are there any destinations you would reccommend to see some of the other parts of Borneo too?

Thanbs again

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3. Re: Bandar Seri Begawan to Sepilok

The ferry is from Serasa, near to Muara to Menumbok which is about 160km from Kota Kinabalu.

For time table and fare, check the company website.


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