10 Natural Wonders Of Malaysia
In the late afternoons, visitors head just outside the cave to watch millions of bats take flight out of the caves. Truly a sight to see and one of the best natural experiences in Malaysia.
|Inside the massive deer cave|
The Mulu National Park also offers the famous limestone pinnacles of Mount Api. Though it is beautiful, but in reality, visitors need to trek there and back in three days. It is not a commercial tourist spot where you can see in half a day.
|The exterior of Batu Caves in 2018, but the highlight is inside the cave temple|
2. Batu Caves in Selangor
|The Horse Rock at Tusan Beach|
3. Tusan Cliff Horse Rock in Miri, Sarawak
|Mount Kinabalu view seen from the Kinabalu Park entrance area|
4. Mount Kinabalu in Sabah
The national park here is totally worth the trip as the weather is cooling, and there are a lot of short trails for you to explore. Overall, this is probably the top three things you can do around Kota Kinabalu.
|The stunning pinnacles of the Mulu National Park|
5. Pinnacles at Mulu National Park in Sarawak
|Magnificent Sipadan Island seen from a boat|
6. Sipadan Island in Sabah
There are 120 daily permits for visitors, that are arranged by various dive operators in Mabul and Semporna. To dive at Sipadan Island, it can cost you easily about RM1000.00 for three dives and boat transfers.
|Scuba diving with a school of barracuda’s at Sipadan Island|
To Get Here – From Semporna Town, it is a 40 minute boat ride, while from Mabul Island, it only takes 20 minutes. From Kota Kinabalu, you need to fly to Tawau City, then drive down about 90 minutes to Semporna Town where you catch your boat to Mabul Island.
|One of the cave entrances at Niah National Park|
7. Niah Caves in Sarawak
For the adventurer, Niah is one of the top three caves to visit in Malaysia, due to the sheer massive size of it. One of the caves that will have you mesmerized is the Traders Cave, as seen in the photo below. Just look at the comparison of the people in the photo.
|Traders Cave in Niah, look at the people in the photo|
To Get Here – It is 90 minute drive one way from the city of Miri, and you will need a tour company to arrange for this. Park fees and guide is a must, as the caves are huge and you may even get lost exploring.
|Glimpse inside the Mossy Forest of Cameron Highlands|
8. Mossy Forest in Cameron Highlands, Pahang
|Moss growing everywhere in the forest|
To Get Here – Self drive, hike or engage a local tour service with guide from Brinchang Town in Cameron Highlands. From Kuala Lumpur, it is a four hour drive one way to Cameron Highlands.
|A scale model of Maluai Basin outside the visitor center|
9. Maliau Basin in Sabah
|The Maliau Falls, a 7 tier waterfall taken from a helicopter|
From the studies center, it is a 23 km trek through thick rainforest and park rangers are required to bring you through one of the most amazing rainforest in Southeast Asia.
|The amazing cobra sea stack at Bako National Park|
10. Cobra Sea Stack at Bako National Park in Sarawak
|Silhouette of Mount Kinabalu. Photo taken from Crocker Range|
- ^ what to do in Miri (blog.malaysia-asia.my)
- ^ free things you can do in Kota Kinabalu (blog.malaysia-asia.my)
- ^ Sipadan Island (blog.malaysia-asia.my)
- ^ Niah Caves (blog.malaysia-asia.my)
- ^ Mossy Forest in Cameron Highlands (blog.malaysia-asia.my)
- ^ Bako National Park (blog.malaysia-asia.my)
- ^ MalaysiaAsia (www.instagram.com)