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Matang Wildlife Centre

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Kampong Rayu, Kuching, Malaysia
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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“sun bears” (29 reviews)
“rehab center” (8 reviews)
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Kampong Rayu, Kuching, Malaysia
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from US$150.65
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"sun bears"
in 29 reviews
"rehab center"
in 8 reviews
"foreign volunteers"
in 4 reviews
"clouded leopard"
in 5 reviews
"sambar deer"
in 4 reviews
"animal rescue"
in 3 reviews
"picnic spot"
in 2 reviews
"animal enclosures"
in 3 reviews
"poor creatures"
in 2 reviews
"minute drive"
in 4 reviews
"orangutan project"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
in 3 reviews
"hornbills"
in 26 reviews
"aman"
in 7 reviews
"jungle"
in 19 reviews
"zoos"
in 6 reviews
"funding"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to Kuching with kids/teens, I recommend booking the Heart2Heart Orangutan project in advance with the Sarawak forestry service. Very informative and personal tour.We had opportunity to make food packets and feed the orangutans that are being rehabilitated. We also learned about...More

Thank Carla P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's just small trip for this center,animal not many,this center point is see orang Utan,little bit far from town,so better has own transport or any transport can wait you to finish watching center

Thank Wei Chai S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was worth the visit! Animals are in cages, but if the visitors remain silent, they seem quite relaxed. It's not a zoo, but I found it a nice cosy park. Off course animals should better be free. Good view on the orang oetans, and...More

Thank kaatje36
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got to see many aninmals ranging from alligators, orangutans, sun bear, sambar deer, porcupine, hornbills to name a few. The largest and hairiest orang utan I have ever encountered. Would recommend combining trip with a day hike at Kubah National Park.

Thank Angie P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice enclosures for the orang utans and sun bears, but I feel the gibbons and smaller monkeys could have had bigger cages.

Thank AndreandBex
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

what a wonderful day trip to the matang wildlife centre truly amazing would recommend to anyone young and old star attraction is aman the orangutan im sure he was smiling at us plenty of more annimals to see including birds

Thank MichaelFinchy
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

There was a lot of renovation around main hall and toilets which is much needed. Did not see many orangutans only Peter and three outside. A bit disappointing as it supposed to be a refuge centre. and the animal enclosures were run down. A nice...More

Thank 918teresah
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place calls itself and wildlife centre and suggests that the animals it cares for are being rehabilitated but in truth this is no more than a zoo. The enclosure/cages are far too small for these animals. There was no information to suggest what they...More

3  Thank Ged N
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We arrived early in the morning to Matang, just at the opening around 9 AM. We were alone, which made a great impression because you can actually observe the animals uninterrupted. I have mixed feeling because on one hand the centre is doing a great...More

Thank martyna_polska
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Our group went for a morning tour & no orangutans appeared due to their being plenty of food for them to forage in the jungle so were disappointed. We could have gone back in the afternoon but had other plans. Some of our group stayed...More

Thank Bev1NewZealand
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nevercheckbags
8 August 2017|
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Response from Tiger L | Reviewed this property |
No wifi. May ask taxi to come back later to pick you up. Or he can wait for you.
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nevercheckbags
8 August 2017|
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Response from Tricia C | Reviewed this property |
No Wifi. Doubtful there's Uber. Hire your taxi for the whole day.
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Redouan G
8 June 2017|
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Response from nzkaz | Reviewed this property |
Matang is a small wildlife centre. Certainly not a destination to spend more than a few hours at. There is no restaurant or cafetaria. We went as a day trip and spent about 3 hours there.
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