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Shangri-la Rasa Ria Nature Reserve

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Address: Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran 89208 , Malaysia
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The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve was established by Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort...

The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve was established by Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in collaboration with the State Wildlife Department of Sabah.

This protected ecological space aims to facilitate rehabilitation programmes for endangered species of animals as well as those endemic in Sabah. The Rasa Ria Nature Reserve provides a home until they ready to be rehabilitated into their natural habitat.

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Fabulous walk

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning walk. We went for the one hour trip. We saw a huge 4 foot bear cat asleep on a branch. Lots of squirrels, different birds . Lots of fauna and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The reserve is just a forest now. The orangutans are no longer there. You can book a night walk, but there is not much to see. The staff working there are very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning walk. We went for the one hour trip. We saw a huge 4 foot bear cat asleep on a branch. Lots of squirrels, different birds . Lots of fauna and insects pointed out. The views looking down over the seas are spectacular. A comfortable walk but you do need to wear sensible shoes, and wear... More 

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Halifax
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the afternoon viewing before we arrived. They only accept a reservation 72 hours before arriving incase of cancellations. The tour begins with a short ,very informative documentary explaining the rescue and rehabilitation work done by the Nature park. Many of the orangutans are being rescued from Palm Oil plantations.

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laguna, philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't see any animals during our day trip. We were told No orangutans anymore; they have been moved to Sandakan (45mins flight via airasia). The hike is quite tiring with the heat. But no rush. The canopy walk was not that long. View was nice. Interesting activity if you are staying in Tuaran; otherwise, skip it. Tours on Tuesday,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We went to the 11am canopy walk. It took us around 10 minutes to walk to Ocean Wing. It was just me and my friend on the walk that day, so kind of private tour (there were other 4 persons did not show up). Our rangers, Sabinus and Aman are both funny and knowledgeable, shared many information about plants, legend... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

** It wasn't "very good" but it wasn't just "average" either so we err on the side of generosity ;) We need a “GOOD” button TripAdvisor! A well organized activity by the Reserve, and an enjoyable walk-hike with a knowledgeable guide. A fair bit of flora and fauna along the walk-hike. There were only a few juvenile and a couple... More 

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

bit hard and tough in places due to steepness of the climb only for last 5 minutes to be honest wear good trainers or boots and socks as the little mossies love ankles, but well worth the walk and the views are great plus look out for everything from porcupines deers snakes squirrels tarantulas and many more wonders of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Offers canopy walks during the day and evening. The wait and watch night time event is fun. The views from the summit is amazing.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great guides, good views but this picture is wrong as there are no apes here. We also did not see any monkeys

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great place to see Orangutans that have been saved from fires, deforestation etc. These animals are special and need to be saved! You might even get to touch one if you are lucky!

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