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  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

The centre attracts tourists and researches alike, giving them the opportunity to watch the orang utan up close in their natural habitat. A boardwalk which leads to a viewing gallery and feeding platform where the apes are fed milk and bananas twice a day at 10am and 3pm by rangers. Feeding time also attracts long-tailed macaques to the area. 

Opening Hours

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 
Exhibition Hall: Daily (except Fridays) from 9.00am till 4.30pm
Centre: Daily from 9.00am till 12.00pm and 2.00pm till 4.00pm Fridays 9.00am till 11.00am, 2.00pm till 4.00pm 

Getting There

If you are not on any tour, public buses and taxis are available from Sandakan town. The Labuk Road Bus Company vehicles depart from the front of the Sandakan Town Council (Majlis Perbandaran Sandakan or MPS) from 6.00 am onwards. Fares are RM2.10 one way, but it will only stop at the junction to the Centre. You will have to walk about one and a half km in. You can hire a taxi for a return trip for about RM100.00 negotiable. The distance between town and the Centre is approximately 23km.

Admission Fee

Above 17 years old: Malaysian RM5, Non-Malaysian RM30

17 years old and below: Malaysian RM2, Non-Malaysian RM15

Use of Cameras, camcorders, camera phones etc will be charged RM10.00.


Location Map

Contact Information

Batu 14, Jalan Labuk Sandakan Sabah

WDT200, 9009 Sandakan Sabah

Office +60 89-531 180
Fax +60 89-531 189

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