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Wednesday, June 05, 2002

Gunung Gading Park & Land Dayak Longhouse, Sarawak
Gunung Gading Park & Land Dayak Longhouse, Sarawak

Situated about 120km from Kuching, the journey to Gunung Gading National Park and Salako Longhouse passes through dense rainforest, rubber plantations, pepper orchards, cocoa garden, padi fields, small roadside towns and kampongs. The Salako Longhouse, which is situated in the foothill of the Pueh mountain range. Kampong Salako is home to the Bidayuh tribe known as the Land Dayak. A visit to the Salako Longhouse will give you a chance to observe the daily lifestyle of the Bidayuh people and come to understand how so many families can live under one roof. Click here for Sarawak tour information.

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Satang Island Excursion, Santubong, Sarawak
Satang Island Excursion, Santubong, Sarawak

Cruise down the Santubong River to the open sea passing mangrove swamps, fishing village and resorts located at the foot of Mt Santubong. Proceed on to the South China Sea to Satang or Turtle Island. Satang Island, situated offshore from Santubong and Damai, is one of the three islands under the protection of the government to allow migrating turtles to lay their eggs free from human interference. Satang Island is renowned for its widest variety of soft corals and vast range of marine life. Click here for more tour information.

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Jong's Crocodile Farm, Kuching, Sarawak
Jong's Crocodile Farm, Kuching, Sarawak

Located about 20km along Kuching/Serian highway, this privately owned crocodile farm is arguably the largest of its kind in Sarawak. Spread over an area of three and a half acres of land, it houses over 1000 crocodiles. Other birds and animals bred in the farm include goats, turkeys, monitor lizards, hornbills, deers and even a python. Click here for more tour information.

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Wednesday, March 06, 2002

The Mulu Experience, Sarawak
The Mulu Experience, Sarawak

Mulu in Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to the world’s largest and most fascinating caves. The caves of the World Heritage listed Mulu National Park break all known records. Among Mulu’s treasures are the Sarawak Chamber (the world’s largest cave); Deer Cave, with the biggest known cave entrance in the world; and Clearwater Cave, with the world’s longest underground cavity. Mulu is definitely the adventure caving tour of a lifetime. Click here for tour information.

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Thursday, February 28, 2002

Bako National Park, Sarawak
Bako National Park

Bako National Park, situated about 38km from Kuching on the Muara Tebas peninsular at the mouth of the Sarawak River, can be reached by car and longboat in one and a half-hour. The park is a botanical treasure with as many as 25 different types of vegetation. It is also home to numerous species of birds, snakes and animals such as proboscis monkeys, long tailed macaques, wild boars, sambar deers and monitor lizards. Sixteen well-demarcated paths in the park can be followed without any difficulty or fear of getting lost. Click here for tour information.

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Monday, February 25, 2002

Sarawak Cultural Village, Sarawak
Sarawak Cultural Village

Located about 35km from the city and built on a 17-acre site, next to a scenic man-made lake, the village boasts seven ethnic houses representative of the Malay, the Chinese, the Penan and the longhouses of the Bidayuh, Iban, Orang Ulu and the Melanau. Browse around the village and observe the inhabitants of the various houses displaying their skills in making traditional handicrafts such as beading, wood-carving, bamboo-carving, pua-weaving, etc. You can also view traditional methods of making sago, crushing sugar cane and how the Penans make blowpipes and other hunting instruments. Click here for tour information.

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Sunday, February 17, 2002

Kubah National Park, Sarawak
Kubah National Park, Sarawak

Situated at 20km from Kuching is the Kubah National Park comprising of an area of about 24 sq-km where a day trip can be easily made. Composed principally of sandstone, siltstone and shale, the plateau sandstone foundation has built a scrap-bounded range which includes Mt. Serapi, Mt. Selang and Mt. Sendok. At least seven waterfalls, some up to 10m in height, in three sets can be found in the park. Rich in palms and orchids the park is also a haven for a wide variety of butterflies. Click here for more tour information.

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Monday, December 10, 2001

Lambir Hills National Park, Miri, Sarawak
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Friday, October 26, 2001

Secret Underwater Gardens Offshore Miri, Sarawak

Lambir Hills National Park, Miri, Sarawak

The Lambir Hills National Park, gazetted in 1975, covers an area of approximately 6, 952 hectares Southwest of Miri, Sarawak. The highest peak rises some 450 meters above sea level. The lower slopes and valleys are home to huge stands of mixed forest. Within the park wildlife such as the Borneo gibbon, bearded pig and the barking deer, lives. Click here for tour information.
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Underwater Scene, Miri

Read an article about the secretive world of the diving elite, where a divemaster painstakingly explore the vast Miri coastal area, one square metre at a time. Armed with only a sonar depth sounder, an underwater scooter and an underwater communicator to keep in touch with the boatman, they spent two years sounding, discovering, exploring and mapping 10 reef systems that appeared on no one's maps. Even local fishermen didn't know about these new reefs. Click here for more.

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Wednesday, August 08, 2001

Mulu Show Caves based on Royal Mulu Resort
Mulu Caves, Sarawak

Mulu in Sarawak is best known for its caves. Lang Cave is known to have beautiful and magnificient stalagmites, flow rocks, helitites and rock corals of various forms and shapes which should not be missed. Deer Cave is the biggest cave passage in the world. Wind Cave is known for its magnificient stalactite and stalagmite. Other activities are bat watching and observation of the Penan settlement lifestyle. Click here for tour information.

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