Ideal duration: 1-2 Days
Best Time: March to October Read More
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Sepilok is a small town located in the state of Sabah, around 25 km from Sandakan. Sepilok is popularly known for its Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre which is a perfect spot for ecotourism and to enjoy a laid back weekend. It is also known for the World’s only Sun Bear Sanctuary, the Sun Bear Conservation Center.
Another major highlight is the Rainforest Discovery Center. Sepilok makes a perfect spot to spend a day witnessing animals in their natural habitat while trekking on the trails. The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation is the prime destination at Sepilok. Aimed at rehabilitating orphaned Orangutans, the center was established in 1964. Best time to visit the centre is during the feeding time that is 10 AM to 3 PM but the center closes from 12PM to 2PM for visitors.