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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and Sandakan City Tour
A full day spent visiting the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre followed by an in depth city tour allows you to get under the skin of this beautiful region and see the endangered primate in the flesh.
Sepilok is the largest orangutan rehabilitation centre in the world. Housing orphaned primates, the centre is vital in the protection of the species located on the edge of the Sepilok forest. Enjoy watching the apes as they feast on bananas at feeding times and learn about the rehabilitation programs underway at the centre. For this part of the tour, brightly coloured clothes are best avoided as oranguatans tend to be attracted to them, so bring spare clothes with you should you want to change.
After working up an appetite, experience an authentic lunch at a local restaurant and sample the local cuisine. During the afternoon, you will be whisked on a whistle-stop tour of the city of Sandakan’s highlights which includes stops at the Agnes Keith Museum, Buli- Sim Sim, a water village on stilts, and the Chinese Temple overlooking the Sandakan bay. The drive through the town finishes at the Sandakan Memorial Park to round off the day.
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