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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 2 days ago

A great visit, the monkeys were very obligig, feding times are the best times to see them (of course). Just after feeding the monkeys go back into the trees and you can get some great photos.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a private sanctuary as the owner bought the land to develop it and then discovered that there were several colonies of monkeys on it. They feed the monkeys are various times during the day and it is good to get there around those...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 4chillis
Reviewed 4 days ago

To be honest there is not much to do in Brunei but taking a taxi boat up river to look for the Proboscis or Dutch monkey is fabulous. A real adventure , within minutes you are surrounded by jungle with no sign of habitation then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dominic P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of our tour. We arrived before the morning feed and several monkeys were already hanging about on some of the many feeding platforms. When the man came with the food monkeys came from everywhere! Food was taken to each of the feeding...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Helen-9999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it’s cool to see Probiscus monkeys up close. No doubt. The set up here all just feels a bit dodgy. Apparently this place is owned by a palm tree plantation owner. These are still wild animals and should be respected as such. Poor monkeys...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank RalphP137
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of a full day trip and would recommend. There are so many monkeys for you to see feeding, lots of babies as well. They are such unusual monkeys and a lovely time to be had watching them feed and interact with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ekkkk
Reviewed 11 December 2018

It was wonderful seeing two troops of Proboscis monkeys feeding and playing. The babies were particularly delightful. As good an experience as seeing the oranutangs the day before.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rodney Y
Reviewed 6 December 2018

These creatures are incredible to see close-up. Make sure you go at one of the four feeding times. Superb

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mitch63
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

This is amazing place to visit in Labuk bay. You can see all those Proboscis monkeys, hornbills and Silver leaf monkey around you. You can enjoy taking selfie with those monkey. Dont Miss it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank WeeTung
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The Proboscis Monkey is such good entertainment and a joy to observe Again they are free to come and go as they please but they are feed and again for the tourist. Unlike the orangutan they just mosey about walk across the veranda,jump from tree...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KeenTraveller12372
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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