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General Information to National Parks in Sarawak
2 Other Parks in Kuching City :
2) Malaysia-China Friendship Park
13 National Parks in Sarawak :
Bako National Park
| Batang Ai National Park
| Gunung Gading National Park
| Gunung Mulu National Park
| Kubah National Park
| Kuching Wetlands National Park
| Lambir Hills National Park
| Loagan Bunut National Park
| Niah National Park
| Semonggoh Wildlife Centre
| Similajau National Park
| Tanjung Datu National Park
• THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION GENERALLY APPLIES TO ALL PARKS IN
What to bring?
Before departing for the park, visitors are advised to bring along these essential items:-
Clothing : Shorts and T-shirts are suitable. Slacks and long sleeved shirts and hat/caps are recommended for protection against sunburn and insects.
Footwear : Jogging shoes or rubber boots should be worn as trails in the forest can be quite muddy after rain .
Water bottle : A water bottle is necessary for longer walks in the Park.
Sunblock : Visitors are advised to apply sunblock while sunbathing to avoid sun burns.
• RULES AND REGULATIONS
The rules and regulations are there to protect the Park for the benefit of visitors.
It is an offence to :-
• enter without a permit
• fish inside the Park
• kill, capture/ poison or disturb any animal
• cut, remove, destroy or set fire to any object, living or non living, dead or alive
• introduce any animal or plant into the Park
• damage, erect any building or other structures
The minimum fine for the above offences is RM1,000 and six months imprisonment.
Visitors must obtain a certified permit from the nearest booking offices before entering the National Parks, Nature Reserves or Wildlife Centres. For professional film makers and those carrying out expeditions, special permission from the Sarawak State Secretary must be obtained in advance.
• ADVANCE RESERVATION
Visitors are advised to make advance reservations for accommodation within the park from the respective National Parks booking office.
• RESERVATION FEE
A non refundable fee amounting to 10% of the total accommodation charges; or the full amount if total charges is less than RM 10.
• OTHER CHARGES
Rent of locker
per day - RM 3.00
Park Entrance Fee
per adult - RM 3.00
under 18 years old - RM 1.00
Park Guide Fee
(per guide per hour, applicable to a few parks only)
Category A :
1 to 5 persons- RM 11.00
6 to 10 persons - RM 12.00
Category B :
1 to 5 persons - RM 9.00
6 to 10 persons - RM 10.00
T to 5 persons - RM 6.00
6 to 10 persons - RM 7.00
Category D :
1 to 5 persons - RM 4.00
6 to 10 persons - RM 5.00
Camera - RM 5.00 (per camera)
Video Camera - RM 10.00 (per camera)
Professional Filming - RM 200.00
Insurance - to be obtained from the Park Office
The above rates are correct at time of printing and subject to change. Please consult your nearest office to verify the charges.
• EXCLUSION OF LIABILITIES
Take notice that any person visiting Sarawak's national parks, nature reserves and wildlife centers enter at their own risk. The permit to enter is granted subject to the condition that the Forestry Department and/or the State Government and/or any officer shall not be responsible for any physical, mental or emotional injury sustained or any loss of life or property of whatsoever kind within these areas. The State Government or its officers disclaim any act(s) or omission however caused or arisen within these areas.
INDEX of Kuching City September 09, 2016 02:54:37 PM