Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), Sandakan

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Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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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  • We were incredibly happy we visited this place. There is so much you don't know about these bears and we were shocked to find one chilling out at the top of a tree!! The centre is much less popular...  more »
  • The conservatory is a nice place to learn and observe the sun bears. It is easily accessible and offers several views to the area where the bears live. The founder seems very passionate about the...  more »
  • 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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