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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Sandakan
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Meet some of the island's most famous inhabitants in their native habitat at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Opened in 2014, the center rehabilitates sun bears that have been rescued from captivity, then reintroduces them to the wild in the surrounding nature reserve. Visit the main center to learn about the conservationists' important work, as well as the threats posed to these distinctive and desperately endangered creatures. Stand on wooden observation decks to watch the bears play, climb, and feed as they head down the road to recovery. Before you head to Sandakan, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sandakan trip generator, to make sure you see all that Sandakan has to offer, including Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre.
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  • The centre is tiny but it's totally worth visiting! The staff are super friendly and helpful and keen to answer all your questions - just don't be shy to ask! They are super nice and offer taking pict...  more »
  • Great visit the sun bear are really cool. You got to see them on different viewing platforms. They are really cool. Also the monkeys are really cool. And very friendly. 
  • This centre is a great experience for watching the sun bears. It was pouring with rain when we were there but there is lots of shelter to keep dry when watching these beautiful creatures. It is wonder...  more »