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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Sandakan

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Wildlife Area
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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  • Visited the sunbear centre. The educational videos are interesting, and walking around the walkways above the enclose to look at the bears is cool, but there's nothing else to do here other than that....  more »
  • Great experience, the bears are quite shy so you need to be patient, but up on the canopy walk you'll definitely see them just after the bears are let out of the enclosures for breakfast. They're quit...  more »
  • I didn't really know a lot about Sun Bears before I went here but left absolutely loving everything about them! Staff were very friendly and happy to stand and share as much information as they could ...  more »