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Address: Kuching, Malaysia

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An excellent mountain for avid climbers who do not have much time

An excellent mountain for avid climbers who do not have much time to climb other famous mountains in Sarawak or Sabah. This 800 meter tall mountain is just less than an hour drive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A short mountain trek but a great place for nature lover. Found nature waterfall on the way, nice for picnic!! As I'm not a good climbers, exhausted after the trek. Must go with a guide!

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Timaru, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was one of the hardest hikes I have done yet and was exhausted afterwards..had a great sense of achievement tho. Was disappointed at the top as it was very cloudy and wasn't much to see after that massive uphill climb. Was also very sad to see a massive amount of rubbish up there too :) Look after the national... More 

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Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

An excellent mountain for avid climbers who do not have much time to climb other famous mountains in Sarawak or Sabah. This 800 meter tall mountain is just less than an hour drive from Kuching. Trails are well-marked so that you wont get lost easily. Climbing from the base (manned by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation) will take you an average... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stunning but make sure u go with a guide and take plenty of bottled water. Breathtaking scenery and much wildlife to be discovered on route. Expect rain as so high up. Allow a day as exhausted afterwards. Well worth it though and would recommend if staying near the mountains

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I really did not expect how tough this climb would be. And I'm a pretty experienced hiker. Still, I highly recommend it, if you're in physical condition to do it. Very steep, lots of ladders, but nice view at the top, and you get a real feeling of accomplishment. Not recommended for kids under 12. We had read about the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a tough climb, but if you're after some strenuous exercise and haven't had the opportunity to do much hiking, you may enjoy it. We only did the 1.5 hour walk from the park office, through the forest, to view point F7 (a difficulty of 5-7) and decided not to bother with the further 2.5 hours through more forest to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A great historical site, must not missed this place as well make sure to respect the place as well. Keep away your ego.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My husband and I trekked up mount santubong after reading some of the reviews on trip advisor. We are both pretty fit and have done alot of trekking and found mt Santubong a definite challenge however also alot of fun! The monkey ladders are not as scary as they sound and are secure and well made! Make sure you stop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Having spoken to others that had climbed the mountain, we had been warned that it was a physical challenge. Even being fairly fit, I was still surprised at the gradient of the climb. It involves a lengthy hike up steep terrain and climbing up rope ladders. The mountain offers great views over Kuching and the Sarawak region from the top,... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Exhausted for 7 hours hiking but it was really a GREAT experience. As I know, there have two entry point (Santubong Mountain Trek canteen on the main road -which im starting from or Bukit Putri) and both entrance is free even there have a notice board inform you have to pay entrance fee starting from 2015. However, the staff at... More 

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Address: Kuching, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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