Kuching Day Tour – Mangrove & Wildlife Cruise with Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching Print


Kuching Day Tour – Mangrove & Wildlife Cruise with Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching - Amazing Borneo Tours
Kuching Day Tour – Mangrove & Wildlife Cruise with Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching - Amazing Borneo Tours
Kuching Day Tour – Mangrove & Wildlife Cruise with Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching - Amazing Borneo Tours
Kuching Day Tour – Mangrove & Wildlife Cruise with Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching - Amazing Borneo Tours
Kuching Day Tour – Mangrove & Wildlife Cruise with Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching - Amazing Borneo Tours

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

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Categories Price Per Person
Morning Session
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 640
480
Morning Session
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 4-9 Pax
MYR 630
470
Morning Session
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 10 Pax & above
MYR 560
420
Morning Session
Child Traveller
I am travelling with a group of Adults
MYR 320
240

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

ALL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Evening Session
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 800
600
Evening Session
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 4-9 Pax
MYR 750
560
Evening Session
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 10 Pax & above
MYR 670
420
Evening Session
Child Traveller
I am travelling with a group of Adults
MYR 400
300

Tour highlights

  • Seek out the elusive Irrawaddy Dolphins during the morning or the evening cruise 
  • Spot proboscis monkeys, estuarine crocodile, and fireflies at dusk 
  • Discover diverse wildlife in the thriving mangrove ecosystem 

Overview of Tour

Explore a riveting wildlife journey starting with a hotel pickup in Kuching, then head to the Santubong Jetty for a 3-hour cruise along the Santubong River. Keep an eye out for diverse wildlife, including the elusive Irrawaddy Dolphins and a variety of bird species. In the late afternoon, journey to the Salak estuary to spot the rare proboscis monkeys settling in for the night. Come face-to-face with crocodiles, proboscis monkeys, and the enchanting sight of fireflies, among other captivating wildlife. Return to the boat club and travel safely back to your hotel, concluding a day teeming with fascinating wildlife encounters. 

About The Location

The wildlife cruise in Sarawak unfolds primarily in the vicinity of the Kuching Wetlands National Park. The park, spanning 6,610 hectares, holds a prestigious position in the Wetlands of International Importance treaty signed in Iran in 1971. Notably, the national park holds the prestigious designation of being a RAMSAR site, signifying its international importance as a wetland, and is one of seven such sites in Malaysia. The mangroves here boast a rich array of wildlife and vegetation, with the star attractions being the rare Irrawaddy Dolphin and the estuary crocodile, highlighting the significance of this fragile ecosystem.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Kuching / Santubong Jetty

Your day begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel in Kuching, and you will be transferred from Kuching to the Santubong Jetty, a brief 30-minute drive away.  

Upon reaching the Santubong Boat Club, embark on a boat for a 3-hour wildlife cruise towards the Santubong and Salak Rivers. 

You will be on the lookout for the elusive Irrawaddy Dolphins, renowned for its unique appearance and found in rivers, estuaries, and coastal waters.  

Apart from Irrawaddy Dolphins, you'll commonly encounter estuarine crocodiles, macaque monkeys, mudskippers, monitor lizards, and silver-leaf monkeys. The wetlands also host a diverse range of bird species like the White Belly Eagle, White Egret, Seagull, Kingfisher, and more. 

If you opt for the evening cruise session, you will get a chance to witness the mesmerizing sight of fireflies twinkling among the mangrove branches! 

Cruise back to Santubong Jetty, followed by a safe road journey back to your hotel in Kuching. 

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Include Hotel Pickup & Drop off, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Local English-speaking Guide, Entrance Fees of Guided Cruises, Life Jacket 
Exclude Beverages and Any Items Not Mentioned 
  • Comfortable cotton T-shirts 
  • Long pants or shorts 
  • Good walking shoes 
  • Binoculars  
  • Camera 
  • Drinking water 
  • Torchlight 
  • Sunhat 
  • Sunblock lotion 
  • Insect repellent  
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle. Private tours are available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings. 
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions and may be re-organized to best meet operational situations. 
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary. 
  • Strongly recommend bringing a cap, sunshades, and sunblock due to exposure to the hot tropical sun. 
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staff. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements. 
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it's never expected, it's always very much appreciated. 

Why Travel With Amazing Borneo

TAILORED LOCAL EXPERIENCES

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THE AMAZING TEAM

We are your friend in need! We make your adventures unique and unforgettable, alongside our fun-loving guides, sharing insights into the authentic local culture.

VALUE PRICE GUARANTEE

What are you actually paying for? We guarantee the unrivalled prices and services, allowing you to pay LESS and travel more, for that desired quality and satisfaction.

EAT LIKE A LOCAL

Particular about food? So are we! We handpick restaurants, including quaint eateries around the corner of the alleys to give you that immensely local dining experiences.

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