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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Around 25km north of Sandakan, and covering 40 sq km of the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, this inspiring, world-famous centre welcomes orphaned and injured orangutans for rehabilitation before returning them to for…
Top Choice Animal Sanctuary in Sepilok

Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre

The wonderful BSBCC provides care to rescued sun bears (44 bears at the time of writing), the world's second-most endangered bear. The centre has full access for the disabled, and it's possible to see the bears fora…
Top Choice International in Sepilok

Lake Bistro & Bar

This open-sided restaurant makes the most of its lakeside setting with the dark tropical timbers complementing the lush garden and carriage lighting. Pan-Asian dishes of beef, chicken and seafood, pasta, burgers and…
Nature Reserve in Sepilok

Rainforest Discovery Centre

The RDC, about 1.5km from SORC, offers an engaging education in tropical flora and fauna. Outside the exhibit hall filled with child-friendly displays, a botanical garden presents samples of tropical plants. There's…
Animal Sanctuary in Sepilok

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

A local palm-plantation owner has created a private proboscis monkey sanctuary, attracting the floppy-conked locals with sugar-free pancakes at 9.30am and 2.30pm feedings at Platform A, and 11.30am and 4.30pm at Pla…
Malaysian in Sepilok

Mama Wati's

Friendly Mama Wati's is set up in a ramshackle contrivance beside the road just outside the SORC entrance. There's usually a gaggle of guides and drivers here having a smoke or a dish of noodles. Snacks include frie…
Cafe in Sepilok

Kafeteria Sepilok

Beside the entrance to SORC is this oasis of a cafe with hot and cold drinks, ice creams, sandwiches and hot meals.