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Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan

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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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  • 極富教育意義的地方 附近原本是長鼻猴的棲地 改種棕櫚樹後 猴子只能生活在保護區內 讓人們學到開發跟保育的平衡 教通方便,從山打根飯店9:30am發車 司機會很貼心介紹,約4pm回飯店。 可以看兩個平台以及一小時保育影片 適合全家老小參加 長鼻猴溫馴可愛! 
  • The Island is famous for this adorable, funny , playful monkey with a big nose ! They were very active and playful and my little boy loved them .. all the trips include viewing the proboscis monkey ho...  more »
  • It was not really on our list of things to do and our taxi driver suggested we do it. Yes it was on a commercial Palm Oil plantation, but the owner had developed a lot of infrastructure to support the...  more »
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  • Another great place to visit, truly awesome viewing area with an almost 360 degrees view of the habitat. The monkeys come up pretty close but we never felt threatened. A great experience for all.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy the trip very much, upclose and personal with the proboscis monkey.... Terrifying and fun