Fantastic National Parks in Malaysia

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National Parks in Malaysia

Here is the list of 5 Fantastic National Parks in Malaysia

1. Penang National Park, Penang

Penang National Park, Penang
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Spread over an area of 23 square kilometres, Penang National Park is the world’s smallest, located at the north-west corner of Penang Island. The park is packed with wonders galore like the seasonal meromictic lake, lovely pristine beaches, lowland dipterocarp forests and mangrove forests. The national park is home to 417 species of flora and 143 species of fauna. Harbouring 9 beautiful beaches, Penang National Park is also known as ‘Bay of Glowing Amber’ due to the shimmering sunset view at its beaches.

2. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota-kinabalu

Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota-kinabalu

The Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a collection of five Malaysian islands just off the coast of Borneo that are the perfect travel location for anyone looking for a day (or a few) of underwater activities and relaxing at the white sandy beaches, perfect for a day of lazing around and sunbathing. Some of the islands also have resorts where travellers can spend a few days, like in Gaya.

3. Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak

Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak

Occupying an area of more than seventeen thousand acres, Lambir Hills National Park is located in Sarawak state of Borneo island. It is blessed with great wildlife and lush forest greenery which make it a lucrative tourist attraction. Lambir Hills National Park is a hotspot amongst researchers and research scholars who study Lambir’s natural history of plant life and animal life. 

4. Niah National Park, Sarawak

Niah National Park, Sarawak

Niah National Park, located in the Miri Division of Sarawak, encompasses of limestone caves and forms an archaeological site that attracts the interest of both history and nature lovers. The Niah National Park is lush green with exotic vegetation and wildlife having innumerable activities for those that crave adventure. The National Park makes for a great exploration site as it holds human remains that are more than forty thousand years old.

5. Bako National Park, Kuching

Bako National Park, Kuching

Bako National Park is the oldest national park of Malaysia and covers an area of roughly 27 square kilometers. The park houses a large number of species of both flora and fauna indigenous to Malaysian Borneo.

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