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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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  • went here the morning after the orang-utan sanctuary - as a time filler before our flight back to kk - the staff are really knowledgeable with excellent English , saw around half a dozen sun bears and...  more »
  • The bears here are adorable, the staff are knowledgeable and you can tell that the park is set up in the interest and conservation of the bears, rather than a simple tourist draw. We actually saw my O...  more »
  • Very easy to spot the Sun Bears there. But they are in big fenced areas so it is more like a zoo and not really a wildlife watching.