Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre: A Half-Day Excursion to Visit the Orangutans of Borneo

Sample Itinerary for Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre Tour

  • Firstly, meet upon arrival at Sandakan Airport or at Hotel lobby.
  • Proceed to the world famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre for a unique Wildlife Tour.
  • The journey overland will take approximately 30 minutes.
  • On arrival, register at the reception counter.
  • Firstly, proceed for a 30 min video show on the Centre.
  • The Centre was founded in 1964, to rehabilitate orphaned baby orangutans – most rescued from logging sites/plantations because of illegal hunting or illegal pet trade.
  • Proceed to the platform to observe the daily feeding of the Orang Utan (time: 1000 hrs & 1500 hrs).
  • In addition, you can visit the nursery area where the younger Orang Utans first learn to be outside and play on a large climbing frame.
  • Depart Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre for Sandakan Town or the Airport.
  • End of tour.

Note: Tour can commence either in the morning or afternoon.

Things You Should Know / Bring / Wear
Suitable walking shoes / long sleeves shirts / change of clothes / water canteen/plasters / insect repellent / mosquito oil / binoculars / camera / water proof bag for camera / torchlight / raincoat and personal items.

Sepilok Orang Utan

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