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Kubah National Park

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Address: Kuching, Malaysia
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Matang Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Kubah National Park...

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Waterfall trail

Walked the waterfall trail with our kids. Took about an hour. Very helpful guy at the HQ recommended an alternative route back via the main trail which was much nicer than coming... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Mombasa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Walked the waterfall trail with our kids. Took about an hour. Very helpful guy at the HQ recommended an alternative route back via the main trail which was much nicer than coming back down the road. Lovely pool to swim in at the waterfall. Take plenty of water & snacks. Beautiful - a very different feel from Bako. Good footwear... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My husband and I hired a guide for the day to do both the Kubah Park and the Matang Wildlife Sanctuary. We started at Kubah park and took the moderately easy trail to visit the waterfall. It was a great opportunity to see oversized tropical flora, fauna and trees, as well as massive insects. The walk takes about 2 hours... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This park is definitely less well-known than Bako National Park, but it is still definitely still worth a visit. I didn't see much wildlife other than frogs and birds, but the trails are nicely marked and well maintained, and there is a great waterfall on one of the trails. The trails are mostly easy - moderate level and are relatively... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is the park nearest to the city, so if you do not have much time for a real exploration into the forest, you can always go to Kubah National Park, of which, a visit to the adjacent Matang Wildlife Center is a good combination!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I liked how natural and untouched Kubah National Park felt. The trails were rugged with a lot of ups and downs. I hiked to a waterfall and across other jungle trails. There were much fewer tourists at Kubah than at Bako. Although the wildlife was less present (I only saw one monkey at Kubah, and a bunch of giant insects),... More 

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Paris, France
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10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The indications regarding the difficulty of the trails were quiet... strange. Prepare a lot of water. The trail can be very difficult in some places for people afraid of height. To go to the waterfall, we took a long road that spoiled a little bit our adventures. To go back we decided to use another trail, but this one was... More 

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Banting, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The park is generally hard walking so a reasonable level of fitness is required. Arrived just after dusk and dropped our kit at the accommodation, basic but clean and spacious, then went for a night walk, great! Birded most of the following day. We enjoyed the walking that much we went back on a free day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This was a fantastic day trip, starting early we got the 8 am bus from the bus station. There are a number of hikes that you can do in the park, but by the far the highlights are the waterfall (where you can swim and sometimes spot frogs) and the circuit that takes in the viewing platform and affords views... More 

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Sibu, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a place where you can bring your kids to . They have wild animals that are kept in the enclosure . It's like a mini zoo.. And to go from one place to another , you need to walk through the trail that was provided and it's quite safe for the kids to walk. after visiting the animals,... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

At Kubah, we took a long climb up a hill, and then we took the waterfall trail. The waterfall was really pretty, and we got to swim in the pool at the bottom of the falls. But before we took a swim, we took a 1.5 km hike with pretty views. We saw pandan leaves and a sweat bee nest.... More 

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