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MADAI BATURONG
VJR107F (MOSTTN)

KELAS VI (VJR)
KELUASAN : 3,436.50 HA
GN NO: 4/1984
RUJ. PETA : 107/211A-99194605


 
  • Area: 3,436.5 hectares
  • About 50km from Lahad Datu or about 15km from Kunak
  • Madai Baturong Forest Reserve Nature Centre is classified as Class 1 forest reserve
  • Madai is basically a bird cave where the popular bird nest delicacy originates, while the Baturong Cave is riddled with several caverns containing ancient coffins

 

updated on 23rd June 2010
Madai Baturong Forest Reserve Nature Centre

50km from Lahad Datu
15km from Kunak

  1. The forest recreation centre, located strategically along the Lahad Datu-Tawau Highway, serves as an important rest-stop for long-haul travelers.

  2. The surrounding forest consists of various forest types; MDF, limestone vegetation and ultramafic vegetation. This interesting combination of various forest types can be exploited to educate locals on forest conservation. An well-managed environment education programme can be established for this purpose.



Madai Baturong Forest Reserve Nature Centre
Lahad Datu

Activities in Madai Baturong Forest Reserve Nature Centre

 



Natural vegetation map of Madai Baturong VJR

(Vergin Jungle Reserve)

Entrance Fee: RM1.00/pax

Visiting Hour: Pre-arrange with the Kunak Regional Forestry office

Getting There:

  • From Kota Kinabalu - Lahad Datu by Air (MAS) - 55 minutes
  • From Kota Kinabalu - Lahad Datu by Bus - 7 hours
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Further Information:
Kunak Regional Forestry office
P.O.Box No 2
91207 Kunak
Tel: 60 89 851863
Fax: 60 89 851862