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Malaysia National Parks

A Place Where Paddy Cannot Grow

We went to the park with a tour guide. We had an enjoyable trip and the tour would be suitable for anyone young or old. If you are really into hiking and wildlife spotting I would recommend going on one of the longer walks which were not offered on the tour we were on. We [...]

The World’s Most Diverse Ecosystem

There are several hiking trails in Lambir hills the shortest is 20 minutes to the first waterfall and fresh water pool. You can walk for hours take a towel and drinks as there are no places to buy drinks on the walk the rainforest is very good with wildlife all around you you can get [...]

The Wild Side of Sarawak

Sarawak’s botanical riches, diverse landscapes and wildlife make it a favorite stomping ground for nature lovers and scientists alike. Where in Malaysia can you find a state that boasts more than 20 national parks, five wildlife sanctuaries, three nature reserves and 700,000ha of totally protected forest land (10 times the size of Singapore)? The picturesque [...]

Highlights: 1. Canopy walkway 2. Up-river boat rides (i.e. Sungai Tahan) 3. Swimming at waterfalls, rapids and streams (i.e. Lata Berkoh) 4. Jungle trekking 5. Flora & fauna photography Negatives: 1. Noisy, inconsiderate tourists who come in droves and scare away everything. This is the jungle, not the mall. 2. Malaysian service industry is still [...]

Sarawak has a coastline that runs 700km along the northwestern side of Borneo. A good place to begin discovering its beauty is Damai Beach, in Santubong. This vacation spot is embraced by the South China Sea and has the majestic jungle-clad Mount Santubong as its backdrop. If you're in good shape and love a challenge [...]

It’s sad to see again that one of our Malaysian tigers is trapped by poachers. It happened on Oct 4 2009 when a 120kg male tiger had its forelimb ensnared by traps set by poachers. Luckily the Perak National Parks and Wildlife Department managed to save this tiger from dying due to injuries caused by [...]