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Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

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Mile 19, Sankadan | Sps 3, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Proboscis Monkey is such good entertainment and a joy to observe Again they are free to come and go as they please but they are feed and again for the tourist. Unlike the orangutan they just mosey about walk across the veranda,jump from tree...More

Thank KeenTraveller12372
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way of seeing these wild Proboscis monkeys up close and not behind fences. Situated in a reserve within a working Palm Oil plantation on land that has been set aside by the Chinese owner and left as native forest to preserve some habitat for...More

Thank slip20182018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled here in August and it was sensational. There were Proboscis monkeys galore and adults and children were oohing and aahing at the antics of the monkeys who were quickly followed by a troop of Silver-leaf monkeys (langurs) that sprinted from the jungle to join...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Probiscus and cheeky Silver lead or David Beckham money were wonderful to see. An easy hour spent here watching their antics. The PB are certainly proud of themselves and one rarely presented without the characteristic lipstick out or as locals say, the red hot...More

Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Proboscis Monkeys after viewing the Orangutans and to be honest I enjoyed these more. They were everywhere and jumping from tree to balcony, interacting with other monkeys, of which there were a large quantity of. THis did not appear to be as touristy...More

Thank Rockmelon1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I recommend the morning visit, and go early enough to visit both platforms. There's no guarantee that the monkeys will show up, but I hear almost always some of them come out. I got lucky and saw two groups in one area on my visit....More

Thank Maxsm2014
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Good to see the monkeys only if you cant see them in the wild. Nothing special About this place, quite commercial

Thank julie_keans
Reviewed 24 September 2018

i am in two minds about this place. Located on a palm oil plantation and run by the local farmer, it is really an exploitation of these unusual monkeys who's natural habitat is being reduced by the palm trees. On the other hand it is...More

Thank LanieG60
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I found this to be the best of the three animal sanctuary we were taken to, don’t miss it, loved hearing the locals call the monkeys in , they came slowly then once the Alfa male was content the6 all came, several tiny babies were...More

Thank cans4kd
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Well worth a visit, this sanctuary enables you to get close up and personal with proboscis monkeys and other visiting species depending on the time of year. Make sure you visit both sanctuaries to maximise the experience.

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Eric L
22 September 2018|
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Response from Alaksander | Reviewed this property |
We drove there ourselves. 2 person could be the minimum break even cost for the shuttle service. Not sure was it stated clearly in their policy. Rent a car or bike and you can explore more places nearby Sun bear and Sepilok... More
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TravellingGreenFrog
22 July 2017|
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Nonsense only a handful are kept and its a tiny amount of forest ( have seen bigger gardens). All the monkeys (7-10) stay outside the office\shop.Local tourists pulling at them and taking ridiculous selfies with no respect... More
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TravellingGreenFrog
22 July 2017|
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Response from jayne s | Reviewed this property |
Pgrobinson 10 I totally agree with what you say, we are so against deforestation for the use of palm oil plantations, I scrutinise everything I buy looking at the ingredients to avoid it. I apologise for giving a negative... More
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