Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), Sandakan

4.4
#1 of 88 in Parks in Sabah
Meet some of the island's most famous inhabitants in their native habitat at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). Opened in 2014, the center rehabilitates sun bears that have been rescued from captivity, then reintroduces them to the wild in the surrounding nature reserve. Visit the main center to learn about the conservationists' important work, as well as the threats posed to these distinctive and desperately endangered creatures. Stand on wooden observation decks to watch the bears play, climb, and feed as they head down the road to recovery. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) and many more Sandakan attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sandakan trip planner.
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Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) Reviews

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  • Thoroughly enjoyed our few hours here and we were luckily enough to see the sunbear climb a tree and build its nest for an afternoon nap! This was all about 20 metres from the viewing platform. An...  more »
  • Is this really the only way to protect the wildlife in Asia? If yes, then urgent actions are requiered. For me it was worse than a zoo. The animals should be in the jungle. Protect the jungles...  more »
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  • Wicked knowledgeable staff. Truly passionate people working for a good cause. Great reserve. Arguably more enjoyable than the orangutan sanctuary across the street.
  • Great place to bring kids and family to educate them about wildlife especially sun bears. One of a few places that has air conditioned toilets.

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