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Mount Santubong

Address: Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #10 of 66 things to do in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks

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Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well preserved nature and you can get well experienced guide where you can enjoy exploring the mountain. You may choose to stay in the Log Cabin which is surrounded by thick natural under growth...very cool..This is when you choose to stay in Camp Permai Chalet....If I am not mistaken, Log Cabin 21 has one naturan pool infront of it where... More 

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Alberton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Loved our stay in the treehouses...30 feet up with a view of the ocean. Loved the beach and rentals of boards and kayaks. Had a great hike to the waterfall....quite strenuous though....be prepared.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We decided to overnight at the peak was good decision. Even we need to carry heavy backpack to hike this mountain but it so rewarding after watching the sunset and the sunrise at the peak. It took about 3 hours to climb up from Bukit Puteri route which is the shortest compare to the main entrance.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Try to get public transport but couldn't. Luckily my colleagues invited for a free ride to the entrance near Bukit Putri. Remember, the old restaurant and other entrances are virtually blocked for unknown reason. Nevertheless, we made our way up via a small route besides the blockage. There is no charges. It's 30-45 degrees all the way up until you... More 

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295 reviews 295 reviews
131 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

While this area is over 35kms outside of Kuching, the trip is worth it just to see the beauty of the rainforst area and the low cloud obscuring the top of the mountain. Mother Nature showing she knows how to do it right.

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Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I and my family really enjoyed visit Cultural Village there. The view is spectacular. During our visit the weather was wet but still enjoyed the view.must go if you in Kuching area.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Everyone you speak to around Kuching says that Mount Santubong is a really tough climb, but admittedly I thought they were exaggerating. It turns out, they aren't! I'm a reasonably fit and active 31-year old guy, and I thought this hike was definitely a challenge. If you don't consider yourself to be in good shape, please don't attempt this hike.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

So the checkpoint at the Santubong trail-head that was operated by Green Paradise Seafood is gone, demolished this day. The good news may be that for a short time, no-one will be asking for a fee to climb the mountain from the closest trail-head! The bad news is if/when the park opens a booth here, it will probably be more... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a great walk and climb. Although the top is only about 800 m above sea level, it is a hard work and a number of sections are full of monkey bars. It is definitely not for casual walkers.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Breathtaking pics taken and great places to visit. The whole kampung is having a free WiFi access. Should not missed here.

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