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Matang Wildlife Centre, Kuching

(2.8/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Meet and admire the orangutans of Matang Wildlife Centre. Stroll through the small zoo and rescue center, and enjoy the quiet jungle surroundings and lush greenery. Some of the orangutans are young and preparing for release, and some are permanent residents of the center. Learn about the rehabilitation of these endangered primates and see many other animals that populate this enclosed part of the rain forest, including sun bears, hornbills, crocodiles, and many others. Using our online itinerary creator, Kuching attractions like Matang Wildlife Centre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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TripAdvisor
  • Was very interesting, and the volunteers and staff were happy to answer all our questions and tell us about the rehabilitation process. This is not a zoo or tourist attraction and you need to be prepa...  more »
  • some of tourists might misunderstood this place however it is a rescued shelter for these animal there, and they will be release once they are ready to experience life by themselves! takes about 1hr d...  more »
  • We were there for 3 hours. It was hard and experience to access there and harder and more expensive to come back to kuching. It is good place for nature lover and scientistcal groups. It is not suitab...  more »
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  • The place is really great for family to hike in the cooling wood. The kids also enjoy seeing how the Orang Utan sunbath, listening to the call of the night owl, and touching the rare pitcher plants.
  • A great opportunity to get close to some of Borneo's endangered animals, in a center dedicated to conserving and rehabilitating them.
  • If you are interested in viewing the wildlife of Borneo closeup then this place offers an amazing experience you will never forget. Seeing the orangutan up close is an incredible experience and the work they are doing to protect and repopulate this amazing species is very important.
  • Wild life center look like zoo, because animals are in cages.
  • the place was so nice and wonderful.especially when we go in the evening.huuhaa.