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Sepilok Orang Utan & Bornean Sunbear Tour

Take a closer look at these two critically endangered species, the Sepilok Orang Utan and Borneon Sunbear, on this incredible tour which departs from Sandakan on Borneo's east coast.

After being picked up from your Sandakan hotel, you will depart to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre where you will watch a video about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre.

Then, walk for ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans before continuing to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans.

Next, visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear, the Borneo Sun Bear.

Along the way, your guide will share his insight and knowledge on the two critically endangered species, including their habitats, habits and plight.

Please note this tour departs from Sandakan and not Kota Kinabalu.

Experience Includes

  • Visit two Bornean highlights: Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Pick-up and drop-off from Sandakan hotels
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Services of an English speaking guide

Experience Excludes

  • Meals and refreshments
  • Optional gratuities



Departure location

Sandakan hotels/airport. (This tour does not depart from Kota Kinabalu)

Start times



5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Please note this tour departs from Sandakan (not Kinabalu) which is on Borneo's East Coast.
  • Please note that a minimum of two adults is required to confirm the tour. Single travellers are welcome but must pay 2 x the adult rate by selecting "Solo Passenger" option.
  • Please wear casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Orang Utan sightings are not guaranteed as they roam freely in their natural Habitat.
  • No food drinks and bags bigger than 6-inch size bag allowed inside the Sepilok Orang Utan Centre.
  • Itinerary is subject to change without notice.
  • Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 72 hours of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.