Kubah National Park IS a popular Nature Attraction ideal for jungle trekking.

Kubah National Park which is located 22 kilometers from Kuching City has an area of heavily forested slopes and ridge of 2,230 hectares.The park is open from 8.00am to 5.15pm local time daily including sundays and public holiday.


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The park which was established in 1989 to protect and preserve the area rich flora and fauna was opened to the public in 1995. Since then it has become a popular tourist destination in Matang area...attracting both local and foreigners alike.

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Kubah National Park is mixed Diterocarp Forest with small acres of scrub forest and isolated patches of Kerangas Forest. The park is famous for its palms....hundred of different species spreading in an area of 22 sg.kilometer.

Kubah National Park Layou


A garden which is located along the Selang Trail a short distance from the park headquarters is devoted especially to the park best know feature...the palms. The Palmetun as it called...contained different shapes and sizes of palms...with each one labeled for easy recognition.

Kubah National Park is accessible via Kuching-Matang Road.. Matang Transport Company bus no 11 which you can board at Saujana Car Park in Kuching City served this sector. You can also hire a taxi or make transport arrangement with the local agent.

Kubah National Park Entrance

A nominal entry fee is imposed on entry to all Protected Areas in Sarawak. You can obtained the permit at the Park entrance or Matang Wildlife Centre if you come via Lundu-Sempadi Road. The entrance fee cover both the park and also the wildlife centre.

For those that would like to take time to explore and experience the nature surrounding can stay at the accommodation available at the park. You need to pre-book your accommodation at National Park Booking Office located at Visitor Information Centre in Kuching City or online at http://ebooking.com.my.

Kubab National Park Accommodation Typ

The park has...

  • 5 large chalets with two bedroom each that can accommodate 2 bed per room...equipped with air-conditioned and kitchen facilities.
  • 3 small chalets with 3 bedroom each that accommodate 10 pax at one time is also equipped with air-condition and kitchen facilities.
  • a hostel that can accommodated 12 pax at one time.

And at the Matang Wildlife Centre there are...

  • 2 units of Chalets with 2 room each
  • 1 hostel with 8 rooms
  • a longhouse lodge with 8 room...each have two twin-sharing bed.
  • a camping site with common bathroom and toilets.

You can also find accommodation outside the park...among them are...

  • The Kebun Homestay located at Kampung Rayu Melayu...Matang is only 30 minutes from the park. They can also include a visit to Kubah National Park in their guest itinerary. You can make inquiry about their package here.
  • Kampong Telaga Air Homestay provide clean and affordable accommodation while experience the kampong lifestyle.

You can also find variety of Hotels, Inns, B&B, Lodging and Guesthouse in Kuching City. Find your favourite accommodations around Kuching here.

Crystal Clear Mountain Strea

Kubah National Park with its lush surrounding and variety of flora and fauna is a great site for jungle trekking and bird-watching. The well marked trails within the park took you through Mixed Dipterocarp Forest...crystal clear jungle streams....stunning waterfall and also the rich selection of orchids and ferns.

There are 6 well marked trails within the park with you can choose to explore. The distance and duration varies from each trails and also the terrain types. There are...

  • The Waterfall Trail is a 3 hours journey to the waterfall and back to the Park Hq. The trails passes through Mixed Diperocarp forest connected by numerous plankwalk section across swampy area and small stream.
Kubah National Park Waterfall Trail
  • The Rayu Trail which took 3 hours and 30 minutes one way journey ended at the Matang Wildlife Centre. You will passes plenty of Riverine forest with some buttressed rainforest giant and a number of Bintangor Tree.
Rayu Trail Info


  • The Main Trail which passes through Mixed Dipterocarp Forest is connected to other trails namely the Selang Trail...Rayu Trail and Waterfall Trail. You can choose to continue your journey into the forest or return back to the Park Hq via the Gunung Serapi Road.
  • The Selang Trail lead you to the Bukit Selang Viewing Point. The 2 hours journey to and back to the headquarters is worthwhile as you will be rewarded with a superb panoramic view of the surrounding area....with tree covered slope of the park to the agricultural land and small villages in the distance.
  • The 5km Summit Trail took about 4 hours to reach the Summit View Point and another 4 hours back to the HQ. You have the option to go the Summit View Point or Gunung Serapi. You are rewarded by amazing view of Kuching town...Mount Santubong and Sarawak south-west Coastline in the distance. To really experienced the amazing sunset and sunrise view you need to spend the night here... should you choose to do so...do inform the Park Headquarters of your intentions.
Kubah National Park Summit Trail
  • The newly established Belian Trail passes through huge Belian trees...gingers plant...climbing figs and also plenty of fruit trees. If you are lucky...you can encounter giant squirrels...Maroon Woodpecker and White-rumped shama.

Kubah National Park is the most visited and accessible national park in Sarawak. It has became the preferred tourist destination among both local and foreigners alike beside the Matang Family Park nearby.

The nearby jungle was also the site for the Hollywood movie

Farewell to the King featuring Nick Nolte and Sleeping Dictionary featuring Jessica Alba.

The park is ideal for jungle trekking...bird watching and nature exploration.

Exit Kubah National Park to check other Sarawak National Parks.