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Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary

Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary

Kuching Division, Sarawak


Established: 1979

Area: 60.90 sq km

Wild Life: Proboscis Monkey, Langur, Melalopho, Bornean Gibbon, Black Hornbill, Wrinkled Hornbill, Blue-eared Kingfisher, Ruddy Kingfisher, Jambu Fruit-Dove, Green Imperial-Pigeon, Great Frigatebird, Golden-bellied Gerygone, Bornean Bristlehead, Black-and-white Bulbul, Yellow-bellied Bulbul, Striped Wren-Babbler, Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker and Purple-throated Sunbird

Adventure: Bird Watching

Location: Kuching Division

Region: Lies at the extreme west of Sarawak. Bounded to the north and east by the Indonesian border, to the west by the South China Sea and to the south by Gunung Pueh Forest Reserve.

Nearest Town: Kuching

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

Altitude: 25 m

Rainfall: 2,792 cm

Temp: 22 c to 33 c

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

Nearest Airport: Kuching International Airport

How to Reach there: Accessible via Kuching.

Accommodation: The small huts on the beach are to be replaced by laboratory and guest house.