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Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

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Mile 19, Sankadan | Sps 3, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

This sanctuary is used to educate the owners and workers at nearby palm oil plantations and they do an excellent job of showing the affect deforestation is having on these animals. You will see lots of proboscis monkeys and hornbills up close, especially at feeding...More

Thank Colnago62
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited at end of Kinabatangan River trip at morning feeding. Lots of proboscis monkeys came out of trees and stayed for a while on the feeding platforms providing lots of good photo opps. A couple also ran through the viewing area as well as a...More

Thank Hinwas07
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a river cruise in Kinabatangan and saw them in nature but they were far away. This place was nice to see them up close. We hired a Grab taxi for the morning feeding in platform B, we payed him about $25 to take...More

Thank Fliesenthal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took a drive here from Sepilok to see the Probiscus monkeys, which was wonderful! There were tons of monkeys to see, but the Maquaques dominated the activity. It was a wonderful viewing, but little shade so it is hot and sunny.

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of monkeys drop in from the jungle around for a feed, to play and interact. Privately run the set up is practical for the number of people who go to see the monkeys. No air con but fans undercover help with managing the heat....More

Thank JulieJulie88
Reviewed 1 week ago

A chance to get up close and personal with both probiscus monkeys and silver leaf monkeys. A much more touristy focus - the animals are wild, and not actively handled, but certainly not behaving in a natural manner, with the regular food supply and close...More

Thank SuzFromOz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started off here by going for a really good meal onsite, it was piping hot and made fresh. The sanctuary was a great place to visit, we ended up by going to the feeding platforms to see them in more detail but a heart stopping...More

Thank Ray069
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Proboscis are fed meagre amount of food during feeding time to ensure they don't lose their ability to forage for food in the wild. A visit will be a support in conserving the area for wildlife preservation. Even though i have seen Proboscis monkeys elsewhere...More

Thank Alaksander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and as with most places we visited in Borneo no fences to keep the animals in, just feeding and calling, so you can be lucky, or not! Fortune was on our side and we saw many proboscis and silver leaf monkeys...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the fact that a visit here is much more expensive than the Sun Bear and Orang-utan Sanctuaries in Sepilok, it was great to see these lovely creatures close up and interacting with each other. One disappointing aspect is that there seemed to be no...More

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TravellingGreenFrog
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
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TravellingGreenFrog
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
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333lovetotravel888
27 February 2017|
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Response from Geoff A | Reviewed this property |
No. You'll need to hire a taxi for the day (which is quite reasonable) and they will shuttle you from place to place & wait for you. There is virtually no public transport around Labuk Bay.
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