Hidden amongst a treasure trove of tropical plants, orchid blooms and huge trees are the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort. The resort is within walking distance of the world famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, home to the last of Northern Borneo’s wild but gentle Orang-Utans.
The Orang-Utan Sanctuary is the world’s oldest and largest rehabilitation facility and was established in 1964 to help rehabilitate orphaned Orang-Utans back into the wild
This river-front resort combines rich traditional style with contemporary luxury and is a haven for nature lovers. Sepilok Nature Resort offers 23 comfortable, individual timber chalets equipped with wooden furnishings, ceiling fan and air conditioning, en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower, coffee and tea making facilities, 220 volts electrical point (3 pin socket - British) and a private balcony with views over the river or jungle.
At the Sepilok Nature Centre you are able to enter the jungle on a guided basis to observe the feeding of the orang-utans under rehabilitation. Adjacent to the Orang-Utan Sanctuary is the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre where you can observe the world's smallest bear. Naturalists are also able to observe the structure of the lowland forests and all the large number of different bird species found on and beneath the different canopies of numerous species of trees. If you feel like a walk, have a look at the orchid garden where over a 150 species of South-East Asian orchids can be found. Jungle trekking, bird watching and other local tours can also be arranged.
The main building houses the large restaurant area with surrounding covered terrace and reception area. Wifi is accessible in the public areas. The resort also has a small gift shop and tour desk.