Borneo Orangutanbaby

25km west of the waterside town of Sandakan is Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, a rehabilitation centre which runs popular pay-to-volunteer programmes. Founded in 1964, the centre provides medical care for orphaned and displaced orangutans, along with dozens of other species, including elephants, gibbons and sun bears.

Alongside their four-week volunteering schemes, Sepilok is a popular day trip from Sandakan.

14 days

The best of Sarawak

Orangutans, rainforests and beaches
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Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary Tours

Off The Beaten Track in Borneo

Kota Kinabalu, Sepilok and the Kinabatangan River

15 daysFrom £3,000
Destinations Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, Kota Kinabalu, Kinabatangan Wildlife Reserve, Danum Valley
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Caving, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism

Beach and Wildlife

Explore Borneo's national parks and beaches

14 daysFrom £3,000
Destinations Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Bako National Park, Kinabatangan Wildlife Reserve, Mulu National Park, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Caving, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Luxury, Adventure & Boutique Beach

Explore Borneo's beaches and cities

15 daysFrom £3,000
Destinations Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Beach, Adventure, Caving, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries

Borneo Highlights and Langkawi beach

15 days exploring Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia

15 daysFrom £3,000
Destinations Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries

Malaysia's Wildlife and Nature Encompassed

Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Gaya Island

20 daysFrom £3,000
Destinations Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Adventure, Caving, Hiking & Trekking, Water Sports, Kayaking, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities

The Contrasts of Malaysia

Experience wildlife and cities in Malaysia

19 daysFrom £3,000
Destinations Borneo, Malaysia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Beach, Adventure, Water Sports, Kayaking, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, Culinary, Food

Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary Travel Companies

Experience Travel Group

Boutique holidays for curious travellers
Destinations South Asia, Southeast Asia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

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