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Top Choice Beach in Tempurung

Pantai Tempurung

Borneo's loveliest beach is a long, almost-pristine stretch of white sand, lapped at by clear waters. The waves are gentle and great for swimming. You need your own wheels to get here, or else charter a taxi in Kual…
Memorial in Beaufort

Memorial Stone

There's a small monument to Private Thomas Leslie Starcevich, an Australian WWII veteran. In 1945 Starcevich single-handedly overwhelmed a Japanese machine-gun position, for which he received the Victoria Cross, the…
Malaysian in Beaufort

Wei Hiong

Opposite the train station, this little restaurant serves fluffy char siu buns (RM2.50), mee sup (noodle soup topped with pork), Singapore-style mee goreng and Chinese BBQ pork. Great for a pre- or post-train-journe…