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Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

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Mile 19, Sankadan | Sps 3, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
+60 89-672 133
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have 3 days 2 nights holiday in Sandakan. Read through TripAdvisor page, found a driver can hire him as a private driver to our destination and he showed us around everywhere in the town. We didn’t expected to see the lion dance and luckily we...More

Thank WeeTungT1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend the morning visit, and go early enough to visit both platforms. There's no guarantee that the monkeys will show up, but I hear almost always some of them come out. I got lucky and saw two groups in one area on my visit....More

Thank Maxsm2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good to see the monkeys only if you cant see them in the wild. Nothing special About this place, quite commercial

Thank julie_keans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am in two minds about this place. Located on a palm oil plantation and run by the local farmer, it is really an exploitation of these unusual monkeys who's natural habitat is being reduced by the palm trees. On the other hand it is...More

Thank LanieG60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this to be the best of the three animal sanctuary we were taken to, don’t miss it, loved hearing the locals call the monkeys in , they came slowly then once the Alfa male was content the6 all came, several tiny babies were...More

Thank cans4kd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, this sanctuary enables you to get close up and personal with proboscis monkeys and other visiting species depending on the time of year. Make sure you visit both sanctuaries to maximise the experience.

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The proboscis monkeys look like little old men with really fit bodies and legs. So funny but amazing movers. Getting to see them so close up and personal was a real treat, yet it's in their natural environment.

Thank Gill1961
Reviewed 11 September 2018

i don't recommend this, too commercialized to me. i have seen the visitors touching the monkeys trying to get the selfie.

Thank Footprints73217
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Arrived for the 11:30am feeding time at Platform B but the Proboscis Monkeys had decided not to come in this time We were overwhelmed to see a abundance of Silvery Lutung Monkeys all about this building that we had not seen before. Our guide/ driver...More

3  Thank BopeepPerth
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was a great place to get close to really study these incredibly different looking animals, a really nice area.

1  Thank Michele Ann W
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Eric L
22 September 2018|
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Response from Alaksander | Reviewed this property |
We drove there ourselves. 2 person could be the minimum break even cost for the shuttle service. Not sure was it stated clearly in their policy. Rent a car or bike and you can explore more places nearby Sun bear and Sepilok... More
22 July 2017|
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Response from Leonidas1986 |
Nonsense only a handful are kept and its a tiny amount of forest ( have seen bigger gardens). All the monkeys (7-10) stay outside the office\shop.Local tourists pulling at them and taking ridiculous selfies with no respect... More
22 July 2017|
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Response from jayne s | Reviewed this property |
Pgrobinson 10 I totally agree with what you say, we are so against deforestation for the use of palm oil plantations, I scrutinise everything I buy looking at the ingredients to avoid it. I apologise for giving a negative... More