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General Information to National Parks in Sarawak

 

 

 

2 Other Parks in Kuching City :

1) Matang Family Park
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 
Santubong
Semonggoh Wildlife Centre
Similajau National Park
Tanjung Datu National Park

 

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION GENERALLY APPLIES TO ALL PARKS IN SARAWAK

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

litter

PENALTIES

The minimum fine for the above offences is RM1,000 and six months imprisonment.

PERMIT

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

Category C:

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.


 


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