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“Orang utan freedom”

Semenggoh Nature Reserve
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 23 July 2014

A place where orang utans could be wild and free. We did not see any orang utans as the forest was full of fruit so they had ample food stocks. I appreciate this and love that the animals are not available on human demand, If you wish to be guaranteed an orang utan sighting this may not be the place for you. On the down side there were a few alligators caged further back into the reserve, however I am not sure about why this was so and it may not be a permanent arrangement. The grounds are lush and well worth the visit.

Thank Bron D
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

This project and place is amazing!

I however failed to see any orang utans because it was the middle of the fruit season and they did not feel like coming out of the jungle - but that is how nature work!

Go there!

Thank Barbara2608
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We were told several times before walking down to view the orangs, that their sighting is rare. This is a good thing, as it means that they are less dependent on us for their food and survival and they are managing on their own. But I couldn't help hoping we will see at least one. We were so disappointed in the morning as we waited for 35 minutes and there was no sign of them. My husband was thoroughly disappointed and we decided to cancel evening plans and come back for the evening feed. The ticket is valid for the whole day so you don't have to pay twice.
In the evening, as we started walking towards the feeding area, it began to rain. And hallelujah, the Orangutans decided to pay us a visit.
It's better that you don't take infants as the monkeys sometimes get aggressive and throw things or pee on you while jumping above. Carry an umbrella as it rains off and on. Drink as much water as you can as you get dehydrated quickly.
Don't forget to pay the crocodiles a visit and check out the orchid garden with the pitcher plants

Thank kaalika
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We had read reviews and were concerned about not seeing any orangutans because of the fruiting season in the jungle. When we bought our tickets, they told us they hadn't seen one for over a week. But lucky us, 3 emerged! The staff and grounds were great and it was really cool to see these interesting creatures. Price is reasonable too! Just beware of other gawking tourists looking up--they might give you a bump.

Thank LindsayStella
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

It is fruits season now.
Orangutan can get their food by themselves and probably they don't appear in front of tourists.
I joined 3pm feeding but couldn't see them.
Better to go morning feeding and maybe you can see them.

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