Sarawak’s natural attractions are wildly unspoiled and are hosts to astonishing biodiversity. The natural tourist attractions we have here give nature lovers the chance to discover wildlife in their natural habitat and at the same time enjoy the nature around them. Hikes and visits to the outdoors are also great ways to be amidst nature. To better experience nature in all its glory, camping out is a sure-fire way to truly get a feel of the wild side. Here are some places to camp and enjoy a night out in nature.
Permai Rainforest Resort, Santubong
This resort sits on 44 acres of lush rainforest and is host to many species of flora and fauna. The resort offers plenty of recreational activities such as dolphin watching, night walk, paddle boarding and hiking up Mount Santubong.
While cabins and treehouses are available, nothing beats camping under the stars at the end of the day. Permai Rainforest Resort has a site where you can camp at just RM10 per person per night. It’s close to the beach and offers emergency floodlight, toilet and shower block. Tents, camping equipment and food are not provided, so you will need to bring those along with you.
Getting there: Hire a taxi or van, which will take you on a 30-minute ride or so to the resort, located in Santubong.
Permata Pugu Camping Site, Lundu
This one is undeniably famous, not only with tourists but local folks as well. This campsite is located near Kampung Pugu beach, about 20 minutes from Lundu town.
The concept here is “glamping” (glamorous camping) and reviews speak of clean surrounding, refreshing sea breeze and stunning sunsets. As the day ends, retreat into your cosy and stylishly modern tents and let the crickets serenade you with their symphonic chirping.
Getting there: The campsite is about two hours’ drive from Kuching City. You can grab a taxi or other means of public transportation, or even rent a car and drive there yourself.
Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort, Miri
Located about 50 minutes from Miri City, the resort offers a plethora of activities that will keep you busy all day, such as Flying Fox Zip-line, boating, wall climbing, jungle trekking, archery, kayaking, fishing and so much more! There is even a beautiful waterfall nearby that you can take a dip in.
Various accommodation options are offered, including camping. For you campers out there, this is the perfect place for you to spend your holiday in a relaxing natural surrounding.
Getting there: Fly to Miri from Kuching, Kota Kinabalu Sabah or Kuala Lumpur. Upon arrival, grab a taxi or van that will take you there straight from the airport.