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Solo hiking

Easily accessible from Damai. Several trail - from 2 hours to 5 hours summit hiking. Take lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elena L
Moscow, Russia
The best morning exercise

This beautiful mountain visible from afar from all sides and is very tempting . We started climbing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Evgenii S
Moscow, Russia
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Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily accessible from Damai. Several trail - from 2 hours to 5 hours summit hiking. Take lots of water, snacks & repellant. There is also a small waterfall, to swim/ freshen up.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elena L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful mountain visible from afar from all sides and is very tempting . We started climbing shortly before dawn to escape day heat and to have better chance of clear visibility on the top . The trail is very steep but well equipped ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Evgenii S
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Ok I just went climbing Santubong so here are some updates as of December 15th, 2018. It seems information is a bit difficult to get so I’ll try to explain a bit from what I experienced. How do we get there? According to the hotel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
16  Thank Akf A
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Amazing views from this mountain. Tropical flora and fauna. May be difficult for children. Рекомендую к посещению. С детьми может быть тяжеловато.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Destination747674
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Although reasonably fit, both of us found this walk pushed us to the edge of our endurance. 7 hours hike up and down with a significant part of the walk very very steep if not ladders. Don’t underestimate the effort required or the sense of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShanghaiMurphy
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Looking for a different kind of mountain to climb? Look no further. I've been to EBC before and I never thought that Mount Santubong would be that challenging until I met the first ladder. It was mainly an uphill task with MANY 90-degree ladders to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zainal88
Reviewed October 11, 2018

this is the most challenging trail i very did! but i love it! the 90 degree trail is the hardest! the view is great as well!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sally2523
Reviewed October 10, 2018

beautiful hike, all you need is plenty of water and lots of stamina to get up the mountain then enjoy the view

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marianomelman
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Went with a group of avid hikers from KK, all of us underestimated Mt. Santubong, thinking that this would be a half day hike. However, it took us the whole day! Suggest to go with a friend, signs sometimes can be tricky. Be prepared with...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank LauraJC13
Reviewed August 24, 2018

By far, my most 'enjoyable' experience, recruiting every muscles from arms, core and legs. Tough but satisfying!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jaslyn G
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Blisseth S
November 21, 2018|
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Response from LauraJC13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Blisseth, there are minibus from Kuching hotels that takes you there. Gloves are pretty cheap, the garden gloves are sufficient, not necessary to have though. I'm sure you will meet some hikers there. As a local, my... More
Hidayah F
March 7, 2018|
Response from Ull S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hidayah, Going solo? It is possible. Bike to Santubong, that's possible as well. Hope this helps!
November 19, 2016|
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Response from izret | Reviewed this property |
there is a registration counter at the beginning point, you have to sign in, write down your data including the phone number (optionally), and then sing out, if something happens, they know about you.
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Singapore, Singapore
Mount Santubong (2 Replies)
Hi, I was wondering if there were any interesting stories to cover on Mount Santubong? I have to do a film project on anything related to the mountain (people, myths, nature - anything) in a few months. Can someone please help? Thanks!
May 06, 2012|
Response fromJadamros|
Have you heard of the legend of the Princess of Mount Santubong? "Oh…… Puteri Santubong, Sejinjang sayang, Kisah lama, Zaman mensia maya. Puteri Santubong, Puteri Sejinjang, Penjaga gunung Negeri Sarawak, Manis sik ada dapat dilawan, Anak dak Dewa turun kayangan. Oh…… Santubong puteri bertenun kain malam, Oh…… Sejinjang puteri menumbuk padi siang. Satu hari nya dua kelahi, Beranuk anuk sik renti-renti, Seorang madah dirik bagus agik, Seorang sik ngalah walau sampai ke...More
sarikei s
Melbourne, Australia
Groups for climbing Mount Santubong or Serapi? (1 Replies)
Hi all, I am curious if there's any social groups that I can join to climb the mentioned peaks or mountain above while someone is in Kuching? I am interested in looking into joining one when in Kuching. Thanks in advance.
August 08, 2016|
Singapore, Singapore
Public bus or shuttle advice (4 Replies)
Hi to all... I will be travelling to Kuching for 5 days in early December. I would love to visit Kubah National park and Mount Santubong. I need some peace and quiet for a relaxing holiday... Does anyone have a time table for the public bus schedule? I am planning on booking Telang Usan Hotel. Where should i take the buses from. Do any of you know if there are any shuttle service from this hotel? Any advice or help is greatly appreciated...Thanks in advance!
October 26, 2012|
Response fromMatti80|
In the morning buses start from Kuching to Kubah about every hour. If I remember correctly Matang Transport do this route. Kubah Park is close to the city, only 20 km. Enjoy