A fusion of geological marvels, biodiversity and culture


The Sarawak Delta Geopark boasts 28 geological sites, 12 biological sites and 14 cultural sites.

SARAWAK is proudly unveiling its pivotal thematic destination campaign called “Gateway to Borneo”.

This is a strategic endeavour for Sarawak tourism as the state positions itself as a gateway to the greater Bornean region encompassing Kalimantan, Sabah and Brunei.

With a commitment to elevating its tourism prominence, Sarawak invites travellers to embark on an unparalleled journey of discovery and inspiration through the Land of the Hornbills.

Sarawak Delta Geopark

Sarawak has long been celebrated for its vibrant culture, captivating wildlife and diverse gastronomic heritage.

Among its myriad of culture, adventure, nature, food and festival offerings lies the Sarawak Delta Geopark, a region that epitomises this rich biodiversity like no other.

Covering 3,112sq km within Kuching city and its surrounding areas such as Bau, Padawan and Siburan, the Sarawak Delta Geopark offers a plethora of opportunities for unforgettable encounters with culture, adventure and nature.

From cascading waterfalls to mystical caves and pristine beaches, Malaysia’s sixth national geopark, promises an array of enchanting experiences.

It boasts 28 geological sites, 12 biological sites and 14 cultural sites – showcasing a tapestry of landscapes, habitats and traditions.

Within its boundaries, visitors can encounter unique geological formations and endemic animal species such as the orangutan, proboscis monkey and fairy cave gecko.

Situated in the southwestern regions of Sarawak, the geopark’s distinctive features have sparked efforts by the state to seek recognition as a Unesco World Heritage Site by 2025.

As of February 2024, the Borneo Cultures Museum has welcomed 920,000 visitors since it first opened in March 2022 and looks forward to welcoming its one-millionth visitor soon.As of February 2024, the Borneo Cultures Museum has welcomed 920,000 visitors since it first opened in March 2022 and looks forward to welcoming its one-millionth visitor soon.

Wildlife encounters and cultural immersion

For nature enthusiasts, the geopark is a paradise filled with opportunities for wildlife observation and cultural immersion.

Sanctuaries like the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre offer glimpses of majestic orangutans and support their rehabilitation efforts.

Meanwhile, the Fairy and Wind Caves provide travellers with a captivating glimpse into the geological marvels of Sarawak, inviting them to immerse themselves in the magic and mystery of these ancient underground worlds.

Whether exploring the chambers of the Fairy Cave or feeling the gentle breeze within the depths of the Wind Cave, visitors are sure to be awe-inspired by the natural splendour of these remarkable attractions.

Immersive cultural centres, such as the award-winning Sarawak Cultural Village Living Museum, will provide insights into the heritage and history of Sarawak’s local tribes, enriching visitors’ understanding of the state’s diverse culture.

Travellers can come and experience the history and heritage in a whole new way at Malaysia’s biggest museum – the Borneo Cultures Museum.

Since opening its doors to the public in 2022, the museum has welcomed 920,000 visitors and looks forward to welcoming its one-millionth visitor soon.

Designated as a Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy in 2021, Kuching is a culinary haven that tantalises the taste buds with diverse local flavours and innovative dishes.Designated as a Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy in 2021, Kuching is a culinary haven that tantalises the taste buds with diverse local flavours and innovative dishes.

Commitment to sustainability and community engagement

Sarawak is not only a destination for travellers but also a steward of its natural and cultural heritage.

Designated as a Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy in 2021, Kuching is a culinary haven that tantalises the taste buds with diverse flavours and innovative dishes.

From indigenous tribal cuisine to traditional Chinese favourites and Malay specialities, Kuching offers a gastronomic adventure like no other.

Visitors can explore bustling markets, hawker stalls and upscale restaurants, each offering a unique culinary experience.

Whether indulging in local favourites like Sarawak Laksa and Kolo Mee or savouring fusion dishes that blend traditional flavours with modern twists, Kuching promises a feast for all the senses.

The 27th Rainforest World Music Festival will also serve as a dynamic platform advocating for sustainable practices in tourism and conservation.The 27th Rainforest World Music Festival will also serve as a dynamic platform advocating for sustainable practices in tourism and conservation.

Additionally, the upcoming Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF), celebrating its 27th edition on June 28-30 at Sarawak Cultural Village will see responsible tourism and cultural celebration intersect under the theme “Evolution”.

RWMF is going beyond showcasing the world’s diverse musical traditions which have included the likes of Gypsy Kings featuring Tonino Baliardo, Big Mountain, and Huun Huur Tu among countless others, but aims to serve as a dynamic platform advocating for sustainable practices in tourism and conservation for the next generation of world music lovers.

With its rich biodiversity, cultural heritage and commitment to sustainability, Sarawak invites the world to uncover the wonders that await.

To catch a glimpse of the breathtaking nature and boundless adventures that await in Sarawak, visit the 54th edition of MATTA Fair, which will be held from March 22-24 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Mitec).

For more information, visit www.sarawaktourism.com.

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