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Bako National Park

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“wild boar”(28 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Jalan Bako, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
+60 9-261 0088
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful area, great for spotting wildlife (monkeys, bearded pigs, frogs, birds, etc). I did one of the hikes (paku) and it was pretty though, it was over 30 degrees and 99% humidity. The route is cool though, tree roots, rocks and a few handmade bridges...More

Thank Talitha M
Reviewed today via mobile

This is a must do if you are in the Kuching area and like a trek! We went there just for the day and have no regrets. Make sure you get there as early in the morning as possible. The first public bus leaves at...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed yesterday

This national park was a great trip with school trip. we can see many nature in bako national park..

Thank default1510201899
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bako National Park was a draw card to see the proboscis monkey in his own domain. The 'walks' were along steep tree root mountain trails that required a sense of balance and nimbleness and not for the faint-hearted. Bako was accessed by native boats and...More

1  Thank michaeldaniels71
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great opportunity to see a variety of monkeys including silver leaf, proboscis and macaques. Wonderful walks and decent food in the cafeteria.

1  Thank Neisha D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with our guide, enjoyable speed boat trip to get there, lovely secluded beach area when we arrived about 10am. Had to wade a few metres from boat to beach, sea was lovely and warm. Plenty of marked trails, on board- walks nearer park centre....More

1  Thank baxtermurph
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oldest national parks in Sarawak, there is a rich diversity of wildlife there. We went to see the proboscis monkey mainly and we were not disappointed. Lots of walking trails of vari=ying degree of difficulty. Well organised place.

Thank Oakworthgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park itself has lots to offer with walks and wildlife. We did 3 seperate walks , one of them at night and they were all great. The long tail Macacs were quite scary and they bailed us up on the path to our overnight...More

2  Thank Heliconnia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Bako NP with my two adult sons and niece. It was raining but the sea was calm. We were all wet but we were in for the adventure. While on the motorised ‘sampan’ going to the visitor centre, one of my son...More

2  Thank cheemengtham
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am very impressed with the park, well taken care of, Trails & guides are easy to follow. If you are visiting Kuching & love nature, this park is highly recommended !

Thank Laura C
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30 August 2018|
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Response from Angie_unterwegs2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes plenty!!!!
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7 June 2018|
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Response from Abby F | Reviewed this property |
We used Ooo Haa Tours & Travel, the first tour through whom we booked through our hotel (The Waterfront Hotel) but the subsequent 3 tours we booked with them directly. They pickup outside the hotel entrance. Musa was the... More
17 May 2018|
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Response from Cheow Wee C | Reviewed this property |
You dun really need a guide or package. We explored Bako on our own. Just get a Grab (I spent RM24 from Abell Hotel to Bako Ferry Terminal). Once you reached Ferry Terminal, go counter buy admission tickets, follow by the... More