Top things to do

Museum in Kapit

Fort Sylvia

Built by Charles Brooke in 1880 to take control of the Upper Rejang, this wooden fort – built of belian (ironwood) – was renamed in 1925 to honour Ranee Sylvia, wife of Charles Vyner Brooke.The exhibits inside offer…
Malaysian in Belaga

Syarikat Kim Guan Huat Trading

Sharing signage with an electronics shop next door, this friendly Chinese-owned kopitiam (coffee shop) is Belaga's best place for breakfast before a jungle hike or onward travel. The wantan sup (wonton soup) and lak…
Market in Kapit

Pasar Teresang

Some of the goods unloaded at the waterfront end up in this colourful covered market. It’s a chatty, noisy hive of grassroots commerce, with a galaxy of unfamiliar edibles that grow in the jungle, as well as handicr…
Bakery in Kapit

Famous Bakery

Freshly baked Chinese and Western-style pastries, cakes, mini pizzas and other easy-to-pack day-trip picnic fare or on-the-river snacks for the boat trip to Belaga. Don't miss the unique sausage-and-bun satay on a s…
Port in Kapit

Waterfront

Kapit’s waterfront is lined with ferries, barges, longboats and floating docks, all swarming with people. Porters carry impossibly heavy or unwieldy loads – you may witness 15 egg crates stacked in a swaying pile – …
Chinese in Kapit

Soon Kit Café

An old-time kopitiam (coffee shop) with laksa (RM7) in the morning and excellent nasi goreng (fried rice; RM5) and cheap cold beer (RM3 to RM5). Push the boat out with the special laksa (RM9), topped with omelette a…
Malaysian in Kapit

Night Market

Delicious satay and barbecue chicken are the highlights of this night market, which moved to a new riverside location in 2018.
Temple in Kapit

Chinese Temple

Built in 1889, the Hock Leong Tieng temple is one of the oldest buildings in Kapit.
Malaysian in Belaga

Crystal Cafe

Owned by an Iban-Kenyah family, Crystal Cafe is a good bet for a simple meal of mee goreng (fried noodles; RM4), laksa Sarawak (RM5), nasi lemak ayam (chicken with rice cooked in coconut milk; RM6) or nasi ayam peny…
Sports in Kapit

Baleh-Kapit Raft Safari

A challenging two-day race recreating the experience of Iban and Orang Ulu people rafting downstream to bring their jungle produce to Kapit. For details, check with the Resident’s Office in Kapit or Sibu’s visitor c…