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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The park has...
And at the Matang Wildlife Centre there are...
You can also find accommodation outside the park...among them are...
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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...
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 movieFarewell 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.