Tag Archives: Nature

Tropical Spice Garden, Penang

Step into this little pocket of paradise and Nature’s sights, smells and sounds will instantly take over, obliterating all traces of the hustle and bustle that is associated with urban living. It is excellently tranquil and a suitable place to immerse one’s self in the splendours of Mother Nature, this veritable secret garden is the […]

Penang National Park

It is the smallest national park in the country with a size of 2,562 hectares. It was gazetted in 2003 and is home to 46 species of birds such as the stork-billed kingfishers, white-breasted waterhens and great egrets. A 2000 expedition led by the Malaysian Nature Society recorded 417 flora and 143 fauna species. Before […]

World’s largest cave chamber, Sarawak

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, Mulu National Park is home to an impressive collection of natural treasures, including razor-sharp limestone spikes called The Pinnacles, and Sarawak Chamber, the world’s largest cave chamber capable of accommodating 40 Boeing 747 aircraft. Meanwhile, the Deer Cave has the world’s largest cave passage as well […]

River safari, Sabah

Kinabatangan River is the longest river in Sabah. It is home to one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, especially around its lower basin. The Lower Kinabatangan forest-covered floodplain – one of the largest in the country – is a renowned wildlife sanctuary where exotic species such as Proboscis monkeys, Sumatran rhinos and Asian elephants […]

Mangrove swamps and orang utans, Sabah

Named after two rivers that flow through it, the Kabili-Sepilok Nature Reserve is home to an interesting and diverse array of wildlife and vegetation, consisting mainly of Dipterocarp and mangrove forests. There are several nature trails that lead through the forest, taking you from tropical highland forest to lowland mangrove swamps. The reserve is also […]