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The Semenggoh Wildlife Centre was established in 1975 to care for wild animals which have either been found injured in the forest, orphaned or were previously kept as illegal pets. The centre is within the Semenggoh Nature Reserve, located approximately 24km from Kuching town. The centre has been caring for almost 1,000 endangered mammals, birds and reptiles from dozens of different species. However, it is the orang utan rehabilitation programme that has made the centre famous. As a result, the Semenggoh Nature Reserve is nowadays a centre for the study of orang utan biology and behaviour.
A visit to Semenggoh Nature Reserve is a chance to see semi wild orang utans, ranging from tiny infants to mature adults in a secure natural habitat.
The best time to visit the Semenggoh Nature Reserve is during the morning and afternoon feeding sessions. The feeding takes place between 9.00 to 10.00 am and between 3.00 to 3.30 pm daily. During these times, the orang utans will descend from the forest canopy to the lower branches of trees nearby the feeding platform.
Visitors to the Semenggoh Nature Reserve may take the Sarawak Transport Company bus No. 6 from Kuching town. It will stops outside the main gate and further 20 minutes walking will bring the visitors to the Wildlife Centre. Visitors may also hail a taxi from Kuching town or ask for a guided tours package.
While staying in Kuching, one shall find many activities that may suit for free time entertainment. Apart from visiting the Semenggoh Nature Reserve, for a different learning experience about Sarawak cultural heritage, people may head out to the Sarawak Cultural Village. This village showcases the various replicas of Sarawak major ethnic groups’ houses and its community way of life. On several scheduled intervals, there will be cultural performances too.
People who would enjoy taking pictures, it would be worthwhile to visit the Kuching Waterfront and took the Sarawak River Cruise. Pay a visit to the local cake shop and taste the famous Sarawak layered cakes in many flavours offered. At the end of the day, treat yourself for a great seafood dinner at Topspot Seafood Centre, an open seafood grilled centre located on top of a central building at the heart of Kuching town.
If you happen to be spending your weekend morning in Kuching, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Satok Guest Market. Shop for almost anything like local batik sarongs, fruits and flowers, arts and crafts, antiques and souvenirs, cakes and local delicacies, even pets and herbs. Among the famous catch here is the Salted Terubuk Fish, Sarawak Bamboo Mats and Pua Kumbu Fabrics.
Imperial Hotel Kuching has a very good location, situated 14.91 km from the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. It offers splendid service together with wide range of facilities provided.
This hotel is a perfect choice for people seeking a luxurious treat for holiday. Get the most excellent services and make your stay a memorable experience. Grand Medallion Hotel is situated around 18.09 km from the Semenggoh Nature Reserve.
Another great overnight option situated about 17.91 km from the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. A simple, yet practical hotel with decent facilities.
Zotel Business and Leisure Hotel is a good company for business traveller for its services and strategic location in Kuching town. It is also near to the Semenggoh Nature Reserve, situated around 17.2 km.
For family vacation or leisure, Memoire Hornbill Hotel provides a satisfactory comfort during your stay. It is conveniently reachable from the Semenggoh Nature Reserve around 16.65 km.
One of the most common preferred hotel situated just 18.44 km from the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. This hotel is likable by many tourist travelling solo, accompanied with friends or family.