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Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.1/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
Visit the home of the island's most iconic natives at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Founded in 1994 by a benevolent developer, the reserve protects around 60 of the seriously endangered primates, supplementing their diet and keeping track of their numbers. Visit the center at feeding time to watch the families of these pot-bellied, large-nosed monkeys emerge from the jungle, and take a walk across the reserve to observe them searching for food in their natural habitat. Put Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary and other Sandakan attractions into our Sandakan vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Good location, you can see a lot, most importantly getting into watches, feeding, and then you can see a lot of living monkeys. But they are very timid and people do not come close, and Shaggy monkeys, immediately pass on the pad people and behave like home:-)
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  • A farmer who had to palm oil does much the monkeys to a small strip of mangrove on the coast driven by the expansion of his country. He decided to give something back and to not go to hack and to protect the monkeys to feed them. Just a pity that there is nothing to fear more for a monkey and often photographed. Most people are shy and stay away. If you're lucky, there are also many Hornbills eat fruit. Nice to see the Dutch monkey. and some information about it. It is still not too happy tourist to that everyone goes to the care of the orang oentans.
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  • Great views up close & personal with proboscis & silver leaf Monkeys. There were Alot of them coming & going freely around feeding times. This area you can also see Alot of birds as well. 
  • This was absolutely the highlight of my trip to Sandakan. Unlike the orangutan centre, you get extremely close to the proboscis monkeys and silver leaf monkeys, which are very tame and very inquisitive about human visitors. Some of the young silver leaf monkeys were exceptionally beautiful, and I was reluctant to leave when my group finally had to move on. Cannot recommend highly enough!
  • Located within plantations, the road towards the monkey sanctuary is rocky. Different monkey species can be seen, but the proboscis monkey is the rather famous one for this location. Interestingly open for visitor to interact with the monkeys up close.
  • Rm15 for Malaysian. It's very far. Not to much tourist when i visited. Luckily, we were on time for the feeding time. Nothing to do, just watching those proboscis monkey to eat. Take some photos.
  • juz arrived.Wait Monkey to come over
  • Enjoy the trip very much, upclose and personal with the proboscis monkey.... Terrifying and fun
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