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Address: Kampong Rayu, Kuching, Malaysia
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Full-Day Matang Wildlife And Trekking At Kubah With Lunch from Kuching
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Matang Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Kubah National Park Tour from Kuching

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Will definitely see the orangutans!

While the place is supposed to be a rehab for injured or neglected animals, we did not see any training or rehab going on. The guide said it could be because it was raining. I was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2016
Lakshmy B
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

While the place is supposed to be a rehab for injured or neglected animals, we did not see any training or rehab going on. The guide said it could be because it was raining. I was quite sad to see a couple of orangutans in isolation - am sure they suffer loneliness but it's to be sure they don't attack... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Although the animals are caged, and this seems a little sad, it is good to know that they are being cared for and that a number of the orang-utan are being rehabilitated to live in the wild. A good place to see the orang-utan; Aman is very stately. Both the orang-utan and the sunbears are in big enclosures that you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

of my visit to Matang Wildlife Centre was Aman smiling at us as he posed for his photo. Another orangutan frolicked around on the grass like s/he was posing for playgirl/boy. I could've watched the baby orangutan all day as he played happily alongside a volunteer. Although it made me sad that Peter was angry & in a cage all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This Centre provides an opportunity to see how injured or orphaned wildlife is rehabilitated, and to catch sight of some of Borneo's very special animals and birds, including the orang utan, sun bears and hornbills. Expect fairly basic cages and compounds, however, and mammals generally enjoying a siesta rather than swinging from vines, as you may in Semenggoh. A highlight... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We visited Kubah national park, paid entry then were able also to visit Matang without further cost. It was possible to walk to Matang in the trails from Kubah ( think they estimated a three hour walk), we chartered a taxi for the 20 minute drive. At the entrance there were some very graphic pictures of some gruel some results... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Although it was good to visit for first timers, the wildlife centre has a lot of room for improvements. There was not enough signage along the slippery paths and not a lot of information as to the origins of the animal, natural habitats, feeding time, etc. There was also no facility for refreshments.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

My kids enjoyed the moment with orang utan. first time they met the baby orang utan which is about size with them. Even they don't talk but they do have eyes contact with human being... very amazing creature. :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

After a no-show of the wild/semi wild orang-utans, we decided to go to Matang to ensure we did get to see these beautiful creatures. We were the only ones at Matang! This centre cares for the very elderly orang-utans that cannot be let free and the very young that are being taught skills so they can be transferred to Semenggoh... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

40 minutes drive from the city of Kuching. Worth the while if you like to take a slow stroll thorough the track of the natural forest setting. Bring along a raincoat or umbrella in case the surprise shower during your walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I attended the Asia for Animals conference held at BCCK in Kuching last Oct 6-9, and as part of the conference, we were made to choose 1 out of 4 activities for free. I chose to go to Matang. As was discussed to us by one of the volunteers, Matang Wildlife Rehabilitation Center was built to rehabilitate animals in order... More 

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