Encounters With Wildlife


Malaysia’s wildlife parks, sanctuaries and centres are home to a wide range of animal species so animal lovers have plenty of opportunities to get up close, observe or interact with their favourite creatures of the earth, sea and sky.


Ulu Muda Eco Park (Sik)

Kuala Lumpur & Selangor

KL Bird Park
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Aquaria KLCC
• KL Bird Park
• Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park
• Sungai Karang Forest Reserve Hornbill Observatory Centre (Sabak Bernam)


Langkawi Wildlife Park
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Langkawi Wildlife Park
• Underwarter World Langkawi


• Melaka Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary


Kuala Gandah Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Cherating Turtle Sanctuary (Cherating)
• Kuala Gandah Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary (Lanchang)

Pangkor Island

• Turtle Bay


• Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm


• Orang Utan Island/Bukit Merah Laketown Resort (Semanggol)


• Snake & Reptile Farm (Batu Pahat River)


The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre rescues and rehabilitates Malayan sun bears, the world’s smallest bears that are only found in Southeast Asia
Photo: Clement Liew Ket Hin/Sabah Tourism

• Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (Sandakan)
• Danum Valley Conservation Area (Lahad Datu)
• Deramakot Forest Reserve (Sandakan)
• Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary (Sandakan)
• Kipandi Butterfly Park (Penampang)
• Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

Get up close to proboscis monkeys at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary which is located In the heart of the mangrove forests of Semawang in Sandakan
Photo: Ramble and Wander/Sabah Tourism

• Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Kota Kinabalu)
• Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (Sandakan)
• Tabin Wildlife Reserve (Lahad Datu)
• Tawau Hills Park (Tawau)
• Turtle Islands Park
• Tuaran Crocodile Farm (Tuaran)

Catch feeding sessions at 10am and 3pm from a platform and viewing gallery which can be reached via a boardwalk through a lush forest at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
Photo: Tourism Malaysia


Semenggoh Wildlife Centre

• Lanjak-Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary (Sibu, Kapit, Sarikei)
• Matang Wildlife Centre (Kuching)
• Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary (Lundu)
• Semenggoh Wildlife Centre (Semenggoh)


• Kenyir Elephant Conservation Village (Kenyir Lake)
• Lang Tengah Turtle Watch at Tanjong Jara Resort
• Pasir Chagar Hutang (Redang Island)
• Sungai Ketiar Elephant Sanctuary (Hulu Terengganu)