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The Kuching Wetlands National Park is located approximately 15 kilometres from Kuching town and covers an area of 6,610 hectares which reaches Sibu Laut and Salak rivers. It was recognized as national park in July 2002 and it was formerly known as remains of the former Sarawak Mangrove Forest Reserve which were protected in 1924. The park is mostly comprised of a saline mangrove system that includes networks of marine waterways and tidal creeks interconnecting the two major rivers. Recognising the ecological significance and tourism potential of the area, the Sarawak State Government is currently formulating a management plan for Kuching Wetlands. In November 2005, Malaysia designated the park as a Ramsar site, a wetland of international importance. The park is also acts as the home of at least three predominantly creatures such as the proboscis monkey scientifically known as Nasalis Larvatus, the long tailed macaques and mudskippers as well as white bellied sea eagles and horsehoe crabs.
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport, it will take around 1 hour and 40 minutes to reach Kuching International Airport by using airlines such as Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and to Malindo airlines. Once you reach the airport, you can rent a car or take a taxi to go Kuching Wetlands National Park.
Mount Santubong is a mountain which located about 35 kilometres north of the state capital Kuching town. It only takes only about 45 minutes to reach from the city centre. The Santubong area is one of the best places in Sarawak to see the rare Irrawaddy dolphin, finless porpoises and Indo-pacific humpback dolphins are sighted in the waters off Santubong. There is a well-kept Malay village at the foot of Mount Santubong. For precautions and comfort, you should wear a pair of walking shoes with good grip and bring at least large bottles of drinking water per person to keep you hydrated during trekking.
The Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching, Sarawak is one award-winning living museum where you can experience walking into ethnic homes which have different cultures of Sarawak. It is situated at the foothills of the mythical Mount Santubong and displays the costumes, handicrafts, lifestyles and traditional dwellings of the state's major ethnic communities You can see the unique handicrafts that can be found here such as Sarawak beads and Pua Kumbu which is traditional lbanese textile. This cultural village is also the venue for exciting international events such as the Rainforest World Music Festival and the World Harvest Festival.
This resort is situated along the sandy beach of Teluk Bandung, facing the breathtaking South China Sea and 90 acres of sea frontage, surrounded among the world’s oldest tropical rainforest by the slope of the legendary and majestic Mount Santubong, a mere 40-minutes drive from Kuching City and 50- minute drive from Kuching International Airport. In addition, it is only 2 minutes and 300 metres walk away from the beach. The elegant rooms at Damai Beach Resort come with modern interiors, large windows and beautiful wall paintings and each well-designed room is equipped with a TV and private bathroom with bathtub.It also comprises of 5 dining options include refreshing beverages at Clifftop Pool Terrace, Mango Tree Terrace and Santubong Bar, two swimming pools and a variety of fitness facilities and guests also can get massages at the spa or simply relax on the private beach. There are outdoor activities such as bicycling and jungle trekking activities.
This magnificient resort is located minutes away from the famous Sarawak Cultural Village, The Bako National Park, Satang Island and Santubong River are nearby places of attractions. The rooms offer luxurious stay and comfort with panoramic views of South China Sea and the foothills of Mount Santubong.It comprises of around 207 guestrooms and suites and facilities which include signature restaurants and bars, swimming pools, , a gymnasium and sports recreation centre, and a magnificent grand ballroom and about six meeting rooms as well as spa. There are various activities available here such as visits to a nearby national park, jungle trekking and mountain climbing.