Gambang is a town in Kuantan District, Pahang. It is located at a junction between Federal route, MEC Highway and Tun Razak Highway . The Malaysia Electric Corporation (MEC) and electrical appliances manufacturing factory is located here. It is accessible via the Gambang Interchange of the East Coast Expressway (ECE). Gambang is a small town outside Pahang's capital, Kuantan. The main attraction in Gambang is the Bukit Gambang Resort City. Currently, Bukit Gambang Resort City houses to apartments building, hotels and a water-recreational center. Located 8 km from Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Bukit Gambang Resort City is a tourist attraction in and outside of Malaysia. Other than the resort, Pusat Rekreasi Sungai Pancing is also located here. It's a waterfall outside of the jungle in Gambang and a popular spot for the locals to spend their weekends.
To have more safe and comfortable trip to Gambang, you can take flight to reach Gambang from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport, Kuantan. Direct flights to Kuantan Airport are available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Penang International Airport and Singapore Changi Airport. Gambang is a scenic 30-minute drive from the airport.
If you travel from Kuala Lumpur you may use Karak highway towards Kuantan which will take approximately 3 hours driving. You may take exit 830 Gambang and continue to Lebuhraya MEC until you reach Gambang. If you travel from Johor Bharu or Singapore, take the North-South Highway to Yong Peng. Then take Highway 1 to Labis and onto Segamat. Continue the highway and follow the Gambang signboard.
You can travel to Gambang by Bus from Kuala Lumpur and any other part in Malaysia. If you travel from Kuala Lumpur you can take Transnational or Etika bus express from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Jalan Pekeliling and Pudu Sentral Station to reach Gambang.
You may visit Bukit Gambang Water Park to get a wonderful experience during your stay in Gambang. Bukit Gambang Water Park is Malaysia Best Water Park that covers a total area of 45.8 acres, designed in a lush secondary jungle. You may experience the longest, highest, largest and widest water-fun attractions in the country. There is always something for everyone to enjoy and a wonderland for children of all ages.
You may spend your time visiting Bukit Gambang Safari Park which is the largest safari park in Malaysia. The 138-acre animal sanctuary aims to bring you a wonderful experience with exotic animals from around the world. There are over 300 animal species, many of them being first of their kind in Malaysia. Bukit Gambang Safari Park is suitable for visitors of all ages as there are covered walkways and baby pram-friendly.
If you are looking for the nature, the ideal place for you to visit is Sungai Pandan Waterfall. Pandan Waterfalls is situated about 23 km from Gambang. It is a popular picnic and recreational location for Kuantan dwellers and those staying in the surrounding areas. You may spend a couple of time with friends, family and relative at Sungai Pandan Waterfall to enjoy the refreshing cold water and the beautiful scenery of the surroundings.
If you are looking for a nice place to relax with a beautiful, clean and not crowded, Berkelah Falls is an ideal place to visit while in Gambang. It is the place that indeed very impressive with falls that consists of seven tier and also known as ninth mile waterfall. Truly magnificent because it is everything a waterfall should have. The water was crystal clear, very soothing and perfect for swimming.
This is one of the main beach that people come to relax and chill for a time of leisure with family members. This beach is an enclosed bay and is a good place for water sports activities such as swimming, jet-skiing, surfing or sun-bathe. Kite flying during the windy days is a definite thing to do for children of all ages. Teluk Cempedak Beach offer facilities that include toilet, changing room, food stall, café and restaurant to tourists.
Mangala Resort & Spa is a luxury 5-star hotel located conveniently in the heart of Gambang. This resort located in a well position nearby tourist attractions such as Bukit Gambang Water Park within 7.4 km and near to Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport within 11.8 km. This hotel is the best spot for you who desire a luxury stay in Gambang.
Arabian Bay Resort is a perfect choice when you are visiting Gambang. With its location just 30 km from the city center and 20 km from the airport, this 4-star resort attracts numerous travelers each year. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions such as Bukit Gambang Waterpark Resort, Bukit Gambang Waterpark and Sungai Pandan Waterfall. For travelers who wish to travel with comfortable and affordable stay, Arabian Bay Resort is the perfect place to stay.