The Santubong area, which is only 35 minutes from Kuching, has a lot to offer visitors. The rainforest slopes of Mount Santubong, its mangrove forests, rivers, near-shore waters, and mudflats are all excellent natural attractions. Santubong is one of the best places in Sarawak to see a variety of wildlife in a natural setting because of these diverse ecosystems.
The Santubong region in Sarawak is one of the best places to see the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin, which lives in rivers, estuaries, and shallow coastal areas. Finless porpoises and Indo-pacific humpback dolphins have been seen in the waters off Santubong on rare occasions. The Santubong Peninsula has a few fascinating coastal villages (kampungs). Kampung Santubong, a well-kept Malay village at the foot of Mount Santubong, is the most accessible from Damai.
Here Are 10 Things To Do While Visiting The Santubong Peninsula:
1. Climb Mount Santubong
2. No Energy To Climb To The Top? Just Hike Around It.
3. Take A Dip In One Of The Jungle Pools
4. Explore The Coastline, Not Just Damai Beach
5. Kayak Along The Shoreline
6. Have A Taste Of Sarawak Culture
Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) is an award-winning living museum depicting the cultural heritage of major racial groups in Sarawak.
7. Swim In The South China Sea
8. Visit Historical Sites
Historical sites include Batu Bergambar near Sungai Jaong, Cursed Crocodile Stone in Santubong village and archaeological site of Bongkisam.
9. Explore Damai Craftworld And Event Centre
It was formerly known and still preferably called Damai Central.
10. Sit Back, Have A meal and Enjoy The Sunset, You can read books too
This is perhaps the best thing to do at Santubong.