Located at the north-western corner of Penang Island stands the last wilderness and nature heritage of Penang. Part of the area forms the catchment of Teluk Bahang dam. It is the most remote part of the state. Lying way out of civilization, it is the nature park for scientific & nature studies and recreational activities.
Kuala Gula its surrounding area is a sanctuary for nearly 200 species of birds. It lies at the northern end of the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve in the state of Perak Adjacent to this fishing village are mangrove swamps, mudflats and estuaries while on its hinterland are extensive oil palm plantations.
During the late 19th century in Malaysia, the conversion of rainforest habitats into rubber and oil palm plantations marked the beginning of a colossal conflict between man and Elephas maximus, the Asian elephant. The encroachment of human settlements and agriculture massively eroded the size of the elephant's forest territory.
This scenic valley, traversed by rippling mountain streams, is home to the Batek aboriginal tribe. Within the park is magnificent limestone caves beneath which flows the Kenong River as it meanders gently on its way. The sense of tranquility and quiet solitude is broken only by the merry chirping of the birds and the cascading waterfalls.
Bukit Larut is renowned as Malaysia's first and least developed hill-station resort. The highest hill was originally named Maxwell Hill, after the mountain base of William Edward Maxwell an Assistant British Resident. As the area developed into a rest and recuperation retreat - mainly for local 40 -administrators and other visitors from the district - the entire highland settlement became…
Lush and relatively untouched, this Park encompasses the watershed of the rivers Endau in Johor and Rompin in Pahang . It is one of the few remaining lowland forests in the country, thanks to major conservation significance due to the diversity of the habitats and species found within. Its rocks and hills have been estimated to be 248 million years…
Amidst Malaysia's sprawling concrete jungle metropolis of Kuala Lumpur lays a remnant of the country's pre historic tropical rainforest. This ancient virgin jungle ecosystem flourished at the core of the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve.
Redang Island the largest of a group of islands dotting the South China Sea off the Terengganu coast.is partof Terengganu Marine Park. The island offers crystal clear waters and numerous dive sites for the enthusiast. Sheltered within the Redang Island Marine Park, the waters here abound with marine life burst with the largest assortment of coral species.
Tioman gained its fame from the Hollywood motion picture "South Pacific" in the early sixties. Since then nature lovers and sun seekers alike have paid homage to Tioman year after year. Tioman Island is situated 36 nautical miles from the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The main tourist season runs from early February until the end of October.