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Mount Santubong

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Address: Kuching, Malaysia

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mt santubong loop trail!

if you are not really a mountain hiker but still want to hike a little bit, try mt santubong loop trail. you will pass a beautiful waterfall area with hanging bride. very good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kuching, Malaysia
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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are not really a mountain hiker but still want to hike a little bit, try mt santubong loop trail. you will pass a beautiful waterfall area with hanging bride. very good place to sit down and have a good rest after a hike or just for a swim! easy to medium hiking rate however im sure everybody can... More 

1 Thank Borneo_Lady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, do not underestimate this mountain. Unless you're of a relatively fit state the red route is not for you. If you are of an adventurous nature this is one experience that you must do. The trek is simply stunning. Very challenging, with a huge sense of achievement once you've completed the trek. Going down is just and tough as... More 

Thank Matthew W
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With big grins, let's wind in our hair, and flying across the many branches of the Santubong and Salak River Delta systems by speed boat, truly lifts the spirits. With a sharp eye for sightings for wildlife, we saw a few Irrawaddy dolphins in pods jumping in the water, and proboscis monkeys spotted on the tree-tops of mangrove swamp.

Thank Sk G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes about 45-minutes drive to reach Santubong National Park from Kuching town. The process is easy, just go to Santubong National Park office and register yourself in the log book, get a map from the officer. No fee for the entrance and no guide needed as the trail marking is clear to the visitor. Just follow the trail marking.... More 

Thank ArieHassan
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

I'm not new to trekking, but this 810m bad boy is nothing I've experienced before. It's super tough! I got long legs and arms so it is probably easier for me than for the others. Either way, bring a towel, big bottle of water and some sort of gloves as it gets to some proper climbing. The jungle is very... More 

Thank Seva_Latin
Orchard Road, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Been there weeks ago. We climb for about 4 hours and go down for 5 hours because we are exhausted. Lol. Anyway there were many things u can find whilst u climb the mountain. And i loved the legendary story about the mountain that has been told by the guide. U wanna know what it is u most go by... More 

Thank Jason_Chong86
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

it was an amazing hiking experience and mentally and physically challenging! it was raining when I reached the summit. and it was still raining when we going down. the rain makes it even more challenging and tough descend. you must bring enough water and food before you go up .

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

The drizzle started after we registered at the park office. We decided that a climb would be tough given the slippery ground and rocks (when crossing the streams). So we opted to reach the waterfalls before heading back. A 30-min trek took us over an hour. Along the way, we nearly stepped on a green vine snake, known to be... More 

2 Thank kapitanchina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This was a tremendous hike. Their are two trails, red and blue. Blue is the easier of the two featuring waterfalls and bridges. The red is the toughie which goes to the peak and has a waterfall exhibit too. You can go to station F7, nice easy hike but after that it gets tough. Its more of a climb than... More 

5 Thank David H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Those who are really love hiking can climb Santubong mountain. You may do this on day trip. No need guide.

1 Thank Faridah M

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