Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre | Half Day | Sabah, Borneo

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MYR 200.00
(Including tax)

Seeing an Orangutan is often on the 'wish list' of visitors coming to Sabah, Borneo. A half day trip to the World famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre offers you the chance to observe Orangutans during the morning or afternoon feeding session and to watch from a viewing area juvenile Orangutans in the Sepilok nursery. This trip offers a wonderful opportunity to see these amazing creatures up close and personal, whilst learning about conservation efforts to protect them.

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre - Half Day Tour, Sabah, Borneo

A trip to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, Borneo offers you a glimpse of the life of the famed ‘Wild man of Borneo’. Orangutans are only found in Borneo and on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The Bornean Orangutan is only found in Borneo. Visiting Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre is a rare opportunity to see this endangered species.

The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah aims to returned orphaned, injured or displaced Orangutans back in to the wild in Sabah, Borneo. To date, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre have successfully released many Orangutans back in to the surrounding Kabili-Sepilok Forest, near Sandakan. The highlight of visiting Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah is the feeding time. Get there for opening time as before the feeding session starts the Orangutans will start to gather. Your Orangutan Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre trip itinerary will provide time for you to watch the full feeding session.

Look, Listen but don't take one home - Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, Malaysia

You will tend to see younger Orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, Borneo as the mature male apes have successfully rehabilitated in to the surrounding rain forest, and are self sufficient. Being younger, these Orangutans are also more playful and cheekier! Expect one or two Orangutans to come up on the platform at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, Borneo and take a closer look at you – sometimes a very close look. You will also see Pig Tailed and Long Tailed Macaques who have learned that there is a very easy meal available at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, every day!

If you have two or more days available during your holiday and seeing wildlife is one of your top priorities then why not combine a trip to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre with a visit to the Kinabatangan River with our 2D1N or 3D2N Kinabatangan River Trips. A great choice for seeing Orangutans and a range of amazing wildlife.

Trip Itinerary - Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Half Day Tour, Sabah, Malaysia

Morning Feeding Session Half Day Tour Itinerary

8:00hrs - 9:15hrs: You will be collected from your hotel in Sandakan, or Sandakan Airport (your flight will need to arrive at Sandakan Airport by 8:00hrs latest) or from a Lodge near Sepilok. You will then be transferred by minibus to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary (a ~ forty minutes drive from Sandakan).

10:00hrs: You will arrive at Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. After registration, follow a guided boardwalk that will lead you to the Feeding Platform, a chance for you to explore the lowland rainforest trees. Witness the feeding of Orangutans, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orangutan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre and pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall.

~11:30hrs: Depart Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary for Sandakan and transfer back to your respective hotel or to Sandakan Airport (it is recommending you catch a flight departing from Sandakan Airport from 14:00hrs or later).

Afternoon Feeding Session Half Day Tour Itinerary

13:30hrs - 14:15hrs: You will be collected from your hotel in Sandakan, or Sandakan Airport (your flight will need to arrive at Sandakan Airport by 13:20hrs latest) or from a Lodge near Sepilok. You will then be transferred by minibus to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary (a ~ forty minutes drive from Sandakan).

14:30hrs: You will arrive at Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. After registration, follow a guided boardwalk that will lead you to the Feeding Platform, a chance for you to explore the lowland rainforest trees. Witness the feeding of Orangutans, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orangutan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre and pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall.

16:00hrs: Depart Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre for Sandakan and transfer back to your respective hotel or to Sandakan Airport (it is recommending you catch a flight departing from Sandakan Airport from 18:00hrs or later).

Trip Pre-requisites - Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Half Day Tour, Sabah, Malaysia

This trip is suitable for all. Minimum 2 persons per booking.

Trip Inclusions

Return transfer from Sandakan Airport / hotel within Sandakan, entrance fee to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, English speaking licensed Nature Guide.

Trip Exclusions

Lunch, Camera/Video conservation fee at Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary (RM10 per item), flights to / from Sandakan.

Recommended Packing List For The Trip

Raincoat, cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera and personal medications (if needed).

Notes - Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary Half Day Tour, Sabah, Malaysia

Prices shown are valid for trips up to 31st December 2017. For trips after this date please contact us for a quote.

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