Bako National Park

Gazetted in 1957, Bako is not only Sarawak’s oldest national park, but also one of the smallest covering an area of 2,727 hectares.

Why visit Bako National Park ?

  • Soak up the lovely scenery in Bako National Park
  • Marvel at the variety of birds & animals in the park
  • Watch out for the unique proboscis monkey
  • Trek the numerous trails and get up close with nature

Bako is easily accessible from Kuching and is a wonderfully diverse ecosystem with rainforest, abundant wildlife, jungle streams, waterfalls, incredible flora, beaches, a dramatic rocky shoreline and an extensive network of trekking trails from which to enjoy the wildlife. Otters, bearded pigs, silvered langurs, long-tailed macaques, proboscis monkeys and over 150 species of birds can all be seen in this beautiful national park.

Typically guests would stay in Kuching and transfer to Bako National Park for sightseeing.




A visa is not required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required. Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 8 Hours

Flight Time

16 hours with one stop


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