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Orang Utan Sanctuary

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Sandakan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are not lucky enough to see an orangutan in the wild this is the place to see them Morning and afternoon feeding times are both good but mornings are more hectic with more people The afternoon because it is hotter less people Payment...More

Thank KeenTraveller12372
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice park, small area for the orangutans to go. Guaranteed to see a few in the nursery anyway. Feels a bit like a zoo as they are partially in captivity. Definitely a quick way to spot orangutans on a trip but might be nicer in...More

Thank Eimear K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For someone who isn't very fond of fauna, I found myself enjoying and giggling while watching the orang utan cute behaviours.. worth the visit and big applause to the park management, it is clean, well kept, and the different trees were labelled correctly..

Thank scout91q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a sanctuary and also conservation of the Orang Utans, hence no human contact allowed. If you are lucky, while you walk on the pathway, wild orang utan might just be on the trees. Carry on your binoculars, it helps. Its nice to watch...More

Thank Reka08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The closest u can get to them and u are visiting them in their home...the caretakers at the centre were also were friendly. The outdoor nursery had a crazy orang Utan which was banging his head on the ground while lifting a leg.. It drove...More

Thank subashp2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice laid out park with very close up encounters with orang utans, so close we could have touched them.

Thank mikemiddler1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well organised and set up centre, the outside nursery is a must see. We didn't see any adults feeding, but did see other monkeys. You can always go back again for pm feeding if you don't see any in the morning session.

Thank 221jennir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a flight having flown from New Zealand to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur and we made it to the Orangutan centre for the morning feeding. It was quite busy with everyone crowded onto the viewing platforms but great to see the Orangutan and...More

Thank CHight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss this, but keep your littlies under controll as they monkey are wild creatures and should on no account be approached or touched . They are kind confident and will grab items if they can get away with it.

Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were watched by a waiting orangutan. She hung above the entrance watching us watching her. Wonderful place to see mothers and babies and to take you time walking along the boardwalk. We were lucky enough to see the Orangutan in their...More

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4 April 2018|
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Response from Stephen L | Reviewed this property |
As said earlier it's 6-8 hours by road. Flying is the quicker option, but the scenery by road past Mt K.Kinabalu is fantastic. Afternoon OU feeding is definitely quieter, morning has all the day trippers. Kindergarten has... More
1 April 2018|
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Response from Kerry553 | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week and arranged a taxi from recommendation on t.a he was fantastic. picked us up at airport at around 7am and dropped us back at 5pm. We saw alot . if u want his number I can send it thru.
22 February 2017|
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Response from theunseencolors | Reviewed this property |
Yep, regular hours on Sunday. Taken from the official Sabah Tourism Board website: "Security Gate: Daily from 8.00am till 5.00pm Reception & Ticketing Counter: Daily from 9.00am till 11.00am and 2.00pm till 3.30pm... More