We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Private Full Day Sepilok Orang Utan, Bornean Sun Bear and Rainforest Discovery Center Tour

Select Date and Travellers
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sepilok Malaysia

    Our tour guide will pick up you around 8am from your hotel or Airport. Head to first stop at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. It was established in 1964 to return orphaned "apes back to the wild". The centre was being administered by the wildlife section of the Forestry Department which in 1988 was upgraded as a department under the Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Development. All administration and management was given to the new Wildlife Department of Sabah. At 10:00 am Proceed to Platform B, observe man's  closest relative a 'the Orang Utans being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterous Forest of Borneo and later watch a 25 minutes scheduled video documentary show.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Jalan Sepilok located in Sepilok, Sandakan 90000 Malaysia

    Then move on to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, promote sun bear conservation in Borneo through animal welfare, conservation, rehabilitation, education and research - giving captured sun bears a better home and restoring their right to live in the wild, by A Creating the capacity to confiscate, rehabilitate and release suitable orphaned and ex-captive bears back into the wild & providing an improved long-term living environment for captive bears that cannot be released. Educating the public and raising awareness about this species. Achieving increased protection for sun bears and their habitat through ongoing research, increased knowledge and awareness, and further protection of habitat.

    Enjoy the Local Lunch at a Local Restaurant

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sandakan Malaysia

    Lastly, visit to Rain forest Discovery Centre. It is the gateway to getting to know the uniqueness and Importance of Borneo’s rain forests. Situated 23 kilometers from Sandakan Town and not too far from the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, the RDC’s main highlights are its exhibition halls, the Plant Discovery Garden, the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, environmental education programmes and a small lake for boat rides. The RDC also gives visitors a chance to get intimate with nature through its Nature Experience programme which includes a guided walk to the Plant Discovery Garden, Rainforest Walk and indoor/outdoor activities. 

    After finish above mentioned sightseeing we will Drop off you at Sandakan airport or your respective hotel (town area only).

    Duration: 2 hours
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Sandakan town area or Sandakan Airport.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Your hotel  in Sandakan town area or Sandakan Airport.
    • Round Trip transportation by Car/Minivan
    • English Speaking Licensed Tour Guide
    • Local Lunch
    • Goods and services Tax
    • Entry/Admission - Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC)
    • Other Food and Drinks
    • Any other things not mentioned in the itinerary
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A discount price is available for children.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (10)
    Filter reviews
    9 results
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Traveller rating
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews expensive taxi sun bears feed grab driver lots
    Selected filters
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 9 reviews
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Had the best day. Well worth a visit. Alot of people so make sure you are willing to wait for good view. My guide Waun was full of information so knowledgeable. I got some great pictures. I highly recommend booking a private tour.

    1  Thank Neads77
    Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

    We came, we saw, we oooh'ed and arhhh'ed. We were a bit disappointed no Orangs showed at our feeding station in the morning but we returned for the afternoon feed and were thrilled when 4 came to feed. Saw the Sun bears, snakes, 4 types...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Gary C
    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    Unusually for us we decided to book a private tour over a longer period of time to give us more time to see Sepilok, Sun Bears & Rainforest Discovery Center. What a waste of money it was! As Leeds_Knight said in his review - "not...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    6  Thank RockinRob_13
    Reviewed 26 June 2019

    Enjoyed everything that was included in the trip but even though driver was pleasant he did not give us much information about anything . Was expecting a guide who would have told us more about the area and everything we saw

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Elizabeth T
    Reviewed 14 June 2019

    Booked this via Viator which listed "English Speaking driver guide" From previous experience, we therefore expected that we'd get taken to each locale and accompanied by a guide who would provide info on what we were seeing - e.g. facts about the region, wildlife and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    3  Thank Leeds_Knight
    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    Jayne S
    16 May 2019|
    Response from Mahbubur_RA | Property representative |
    Yes, Pickup from from Shangri La and drop off airport is ok
    Key Details
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: +44 12 2492 8241