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Matang Wildlife Center

Matang Wildlife Center

Kuching Division, Sarawak


Established: 1996

Area: 1.79 sq km

Wild Life: Orang Utan, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Crocodile, Sun Bear, Civet, Bear Cat, Hornbill, Brahminy Kite and Sea Eagle

Adventure: Rock Climbing, Swimming, Picnic Spots, Jungle Trekking, Camping, Wildlife Viewing and Nature Trailing

Location: Kuching Division

Region: Situated at the western corner of the Kubah National Park.

Nearest Town: Kuching City

Language: Malay, English, Chinese, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin

Altitude: 800 m

Rainfall: 3,990 cm

Temp: 12 c to 32 c

Best Time to Visit: 01-Jan to 31-Dec

Nearest Airport: Kuching International Airport

Accommodation: The longhouse has eight rooms, common bathroom and toilet. Each room has two twin-sharing beds. It is designed like traditional longhouse with all the rooms facing large communal area. There are two chalets. Each chalet consists of air-conditioned bedrooms with toilet and bath, living room, dining room and kitchen. ‘Type 5’ Forest Lodge (2-bedrooms, each with double bed) RM 150 per house. Hostel, RM 15 per person or RM 40 per room (4 beds), Campsite RM per person.





How to Reach there: It takes about 40 minutes to reach the Centre. Since there is no regular bus schedule to the area, hiring taxi is recommended. Alternatively, you may contact any of the travel operators who offer packaged tours. Local mini-buses serve the villages in the Matang area but the service is irregular. These mini buses depart from the alleyway near the Saujana car park.

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Near BY:

payang puri hotel-10.0 km
Merdeka Palace Hotel-19.5 km
Hotel Merdeka Palace-19.8 km
Palm Garden Seafood Restaurant-9.4 km
McDonald's Restaurant-20.0 km
Rock Road Seafood Restaurant-13.7 km
Tsui Hua Lau Restaurant-20.3 km
1568, Kuching Wetlands National Park-2.3 km
Kubah national park-11.5 km
Bako National Park-7.6 km
Matang Family Park-10.9 km
Bako Nat'l Park, Malaysia '07-9.0 km
Kubah National Park-13.6 km