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Arial photo of Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre surrounded by rainforest.

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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Established in 1964, Sepilok was the first centre in the world to dedicate itself to the rehabilitation of orangutans.

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About Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

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Sepilok

Infant orangutan hanging from a rope at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Bakut eating green beans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Kolapis protecting his food in a tree at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Young orangutan in trees at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Tickets to Sepilok

    You can buy tickets (cash only) from the counter between 09:00 to 11:00 and 14:00 to 15:30. It costs 30RM for foreign tourists, the ticket allows you to attend both feedings that day. You can't pre-book tickets.

  • Opening times

    The centre is open 365 days a year. Open daily from 9am to 4pm. Feeding platform and outdoor nursery opening hours are: 09:00 to 12:00 (Fridays 09:00 to 11:00) and 14:00 to 16:00.

  • Presentation and film times

    Join our Liaison Officer before entering the reserve to hear fascinating insights about Sepilok and what to expect from your visit. Daily at 08:45, 09:00, 10:30 and 14:00.

  • Feeding times

    The orangutans are fed at 10:00 & 15:00 daily.

  • Photography

    There is a camera fee of RM10 (approximately £2) should you wish to take your camera to the feedings with you. Please note that cameras with over 600mm lens will incur a fee of RM1000 (approximately £180).

Outdoor Nursery at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre - wooden platform with many orangutans gathered eating fruit.
Outdoor Nursery Building at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Wooden walkway through the forest at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

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