Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Kuching

Ethnology Museum

At the top of the hill, on the eastern side of Jln Tun Abang Haji Openg, the Ethnology Museum (the Old Building) – guarded by two colonial cannons – spotlights Borneo’s incredibly rich indigenous cultures. Upstairs …
Top Choice Taoist Temple in Sibu

Tua Pek Kong Temple

A modest wooden structure existed on the site of this colourful riverfront Taoist temple as far back as 1871; it was rebuilt in 1897 but badly damaged by Allied bombs in 1942.For panoramic views over the town and th…
Top Choice Museum in Kuching

Chinese History Museum

Housed in the century-old Chinese Court building, the Chinese History Museum provides an excellent introduction to the nine major Chinese communities – each with its own dialect, cuisine and temples – who began sett…
Top Choice Museum in Kuching

Art Museum

This museum features an exhibit called Urang Sarawak, which deftly and succinctly describes the people and culture of Sarawak, especially indigenous lifestyles and traditional mythology, historical periods such as t…
National Park in Western Sarawak

Semenggoh Wildlife Centre

One of the best places in the world to see semiwild orangutans in their natural rainforest habitat, swinging from trees and scurrying up vines, the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, is home to 28 orangutans who often swing…
Cave in Gunung Mulu National Park

Deer Cave & Lang Cave

A 3km walk through the rainforest takes you to these adjacent caverns. The Deer Cave – over 2km in length and 174m high – is the world’s largest cave passage open to the public, while the Lang Cave – more understate…
Museum in Kapit

Fort Sylvia

Built by Charle Brooke in 1880 to take control of the Upper Rejang, this wooden fort – built of belian – was renamed in 1925 to honour Ranee Sylvia, wife of Charles Vyner Brooke.The exhibits inside offer a good intr…
Cave in Gunung Mulu National Park

Wind Cave & Clearwater Cave

Zipping along a jungle river in a longboat on your way to the caves is not a bad way to start the day. The Wind Cave, named for the cool breezes blowing through it, has several chambers, including the cathedral-like…
Cave in Niah National Park

Great Cave

A raised boardwalk leads 3.1km (3½ to four hours return) through swampy, old-growth rainforest to the mouth of the Great Cave, a vast cavern approximately 2km long, up to 250m across and up to 60m high. Inside, the …
National Park in Northeastern Sarawak

Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park may well be the single most impressive destination in all of Borneo. There are few parks in the world that pack so many natural marvels into such a small space. From some of the world's…