Explore a protected area of Malaysian rainforest at Semenggoh Nature Reserve. Featuring a wildlife rehabilitation center and botanical research center, the reserve can be explored on your own or on a guided tour. Admire orangutans in their natural habitat as they come to the main center at feeding time, and enjoy the plant and animal life up close on a range of nature trails and walkways. While the most esteemed inhabitants are the endangered orangutans, you will also have the chance to spot gibbons, porcupines, terrapins, and crocodiles during your visit. Plan your Semenggoh Nature Reserve visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kuching using our Kuching trip planner.
Semenggoh Nature Reserve Reviews
We saw no orangutans during our visit, sadly. I understand from the guides that they hadn't been sighted for the entire week of our visit (the last week of December). This was due to our mis-timed... more »
Maybe they were ordered extra for us :), but there were many of them. I recommend to take along a 100 or 200mm Tele to take detailed pictures. They hang out at a reasonable distance from the... more »
It's best to go at feeding time because that's when the orangutans came out. But it is not guarantee that they will come out. We are lucky cause we saw 3 orangutans.
Based on some negative reviews I did not expect too much. Was I ever pleasantly surprised. Despite being informed that chances would be slim to see any Orang Utans during the rainy season, we were lucky to see two of them. Loved every moment of it.
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