Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey SanctuarySabah is a state in Malaysia which you can find a lot of precious Mother Nature elements – both flora and fauna – which some of them are even near extinction. Amongst these precious flora and fauna, the government of Sabah is also pouring in huge effort in preserving and protecting the monkey species in the state. One of the best places in Sabah to witness the activeness of the monkeys is the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary in Sandakan. Besides of obtaining the chance to witness different monkey species in the place, you will also get the opportunity to learn more about these mischievous little creatures in the same time.

In the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, you will be able to observe these previous monkeys up close with the guidance of the local people. There are certain ways to handle and interact with the monkeys in the sanctuary, and the local people – your local tour guide – will teach you how. It is a rare chance for you to be able to interact with monkeys personally because they are usually very alert and often rejecting foreign elements that they are not familiar with. Thus, visiting the monkey sanctuary here in Sandakan will definitely teach you the proper and new ways to handle these monkeys properly.

If you are interested with the different monkey species, the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary is also one of the best learning spaces for you to investigate and discover more of these monkeys’ secrets. Here, you can say hi to many different monkey species which some are hard to be found in the wild.

Apart from that, if you stayed till late evening in the monkey sanctuary, you can also take a night tour around the place with the guidance from the local people to explore more of the wildlife in nighttime. At this hour, you will obtain the rare chance to see different animals such as the wild boar, flying squirrels, and a lot of other creatures coming out from their hiding places to start off their nigh activities.

In short, there are many precious and rare opportunities for you to explore and know more of the local animals in the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. This place is especially recommended for individuals who like to conduct a research on the local flora and fauna. The elements in the monkey sanctuary are so many to the extent that you would not find one day sufficient to discover and learn entirely about the different fauna species in the place. Thus, if you plan to stay longer in the monkey sanctuary, you can always head on to the accommodation provided by the local people to rest your body first so that you can continue your exploration in the following days.

Recommended Area to Stay in Sabah:
Kota Kinabalu
From city’s heritage exploration to islands escape, accommodation option in KK is countless.
Mount Kinabalu
For visitors looking to discover mother nature and access to the highest mountain in South East Asia.
Gateway to the islands paradise (Mabul Island, Sipadan Island, Kapalai Island and more!).