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Orang Utan Sanctuary

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Sandakan, Malaysia
60 89 765200
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  • Excellent53%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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“feeding platform” (137 reviews)
“behind glass” (22 reviews)
“nursery area” (21 reviews)
LOCATION
Sandakan, Malaysia
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60 89 765200
Ways to Experience Orang Utan Sanctuary
US$120 per adult
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US$726 per adult
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"feeding platform"
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"behind glass"
in 22 reviews
"nursery area"
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"feeding times"
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"afternoon feeding"
in 55 reviews
"young ones"
in 30 reviews
"morning feed"
in 18 reviews
"feeding sessions"
in 16 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 34 reviews
"amazing animals"
in 18 reviews
"rehabilitation centre"
in 22 reviews
"kota kinabalu"
in 13 reviews
"board walk"
in 13 reviews
"entrance fee"
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"night walk"
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"next door"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Its a bit touristic but they do need the money for medication, food, staff, the area. It will take you about two hours to go through it, you will see orang utan babies, the staff feeding the monkies, monkies thats curious of all the tourists,...More

Thank Anna W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an absolute thrill to be able to see this conservation and rehabilitation program in action. The little ones are a delight to watch at feeding time! Playing, climbing, rolling around. Mischievous little cuties!

Thank Kate5656
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I do not question the work of this center. If you can't go to the rainforest to see uran utangs then you should go. But if you're more into spotting them in the nature you definitely can skip this. You'll see the youngest uran utangs...More

Thank Bebtito
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed walking around the sanctuary and visiting the nursery with the baby orangutans. We took a Grab taxi there for less than $5 and booked a Grab taxi back to our hotel.

Thank Fliesenthal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very imported places for hurted orangutangs. You can watch the orangutangs from good watching places. There are no fence there round so the orangutangs can come and go as they want to.

Thank Anneli W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given an adoption of one of the baby Orangs last year as a gift because as part of the tour we would visit the sanctuary. It is an amazing place to visit with great walks with some really great photo opportunities. It is...More

Thank Ray069
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These beautiful, gentle creatures should not need a sanctuary. However Sepilok does a great job rearing rescued juveniles and releasing them back in to the wild if possible. We really enjoyed our visit and learned so much about these creatures. More people should visit so...More

Thank prettyangebaby
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "people of the forest" has been pushed to being endangered in the wild by deforestation. More efforts need to be put in conserving their habitats in the wild. Visiting as eco-tourist can help provide locals means of livelihood that conserve the species instead of...More

Thank Alaksander
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Except for the juveniles, these animals are out in the wild, so you can be unlucky and not see them. Feeding at 10 should bring them out, but by 10.30 nothing to see. Luckily we were patient and had a great time when one jumped...More

1  Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on our honeymoon - they seem to do such great work rehabilitating the orangutans and then releasing them to the wild if they can.

Thank aoifeey
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WendyA1957
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
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Martitarub_13
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.
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Raymond689
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
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