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Tasek Lama Recreational Park

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Address: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Tranquil

This was a lovely surprise to find within walking distance of our hotel. Many locals use this recreational gardens to jog, walk or just relax. At the time when my husband and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Carrolyn M
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Drouin, Australia

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Drouin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely surprise to find within walking distance of our hotel. Many locals use this recreational gardens to jog, walk or just relax. At the time when my husband and I visited there were a couple of groups of school children, it was lovely to see their enthusiasm and interest in nature. Beautifully kept, with many places to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My Bruneian friend, Paul brought me to this nature park. It was about 5.30 pm when we came and there were already quite a crowd of the locals coming here to exercise and had their evening stroll. This is one of the oldest recreational parks in the city. It has a natural waterfall and lake, and features a beautiful garden... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lots of opportunities to either relax, stroll, jog or commune with nature in the park. This is a real gem and worth a visit to see monkeys roaming free!

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a recreational area. Better come during early morning where you can find joggers and hikers. But after 4pm also a good time as you can find some activities going on like taichi, zumba and other group activity stuff. Waterfall is nice. It may look brown but it is normal for waterfall in brunei. You can swim in it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Tasek Lama is probably the best recreational park I have seen! With everything from playgrounds, running tracks, a rockclimbing wall and its very own waterfall!! Attached to a forest reserve there are ample trekking opportunities, magnificent views from Bukit Laur and even a couple of waterfalls and waterholes for swimming! Spent 5 hours trekking here and it was an awesome... More 

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Bsb
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Been a while since I have been to Tasek Lama and I was back here yesterday morning with my wife for a early exercise. I was amazed at how much it has improved. The paths are now better maintained and there is a sign for the paths. Really nice place to go to and next time I would bring my... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Waterfall looked nice on the picture and would certainly have been if it wasn't that brown and muddy. Apparently you could swim in there but the water was anything than inviting. The other trails were ok and the observation tower was nice though the view from there was not really that good.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wow, it's comfortable place for jogging, walking and relaxing. here you can see rainfall and if you go for walking in the jungle, its very beautiful and nice place

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The Hague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

What a lovely day in the Park. And who knew you could find such well maintained paths - dirt for hiking up the hills, paved for strollers to see the water fall and old lake (Tasek Lama), and also a padded running path! Lots and lots of people about, but it did not seem crowded.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

no waterfalls,the trek was straight up,1200 stairs! I gave up around 800 and had to sleep. The guides fed us lovely meals but I saw nothing I wanted to see.

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Additional Information about Tasek Lama Recreational Park

Address: Address: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Location: Asia  >  Brunei Darussalam  >  Brunei-Muara District  >  Bandar Seri Begawan
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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