Gunung Gading National Park  

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Gazetted as a National Park in 1983.

Located in Lundu District and is about 11/2 hours drive from
Kuching city.

The park consists of rugged mounted peaks- Gunung Gading (the highest point at 906 metres), Gunung Perigi, Gunung Sebuluh and Gunung Lundu. These mountains provide a scenic backdrop to the nearby beaches at Pandan and Siar.

There are numerous rare plants in the park, the most notable being the Rafflesia tuanmudae (bunga pakma) which is reputed to be the world's largest. It was discovered by the 19th century Italian botanist, Odoardo Beccari and named in honour of the 2nd White Rajah, Tuan Muda Charles Brooke. The Rafflesia can grow
up to 1 metre in diameter: When in bloom, the flower gives off nasty smell which
attracts flies and other insects. It takes 9 months to mature and flowers for only 4-5 days before dying. There is no specific season.

In order to protect the Rafflesia, there is a plank walk built close to where the flower is found. The park wardens also take visitors on guided walks to the flower that are blooming deeper in the forest.

Call the Park HQ at 6082-735714 or the National Park Booking Office at 6082-248088 to check out if any flowers are about to bloom or in full bloom. Peak period is from the month of November, December and January.

Other attractions in the park include a series of challenging jungle trails and a number of waterfalls with excellent bathing spots.


1. Kuching - Express Bus Terminal [20 mins]:
(Sarawak Transport Co.)
Bus Stop opposite General Post Office.
Bus Fare RMO.90 each way.
Bus leaves every 20 rains: 6am - 7pm
RM12 one way by Taxi.

2. Express Bus Terminal - Lundu Town [2 hrs]:
No. EP7 - LUNDU (Sarawak Transport Co.)
Depart: 8:15am/1 lam/2pm/4pm
Return: 8am/1 lam/2pm/4pm
Bus Fare: RM10.00 each way

3. Lundu Town - Gunung Gading National Park [5 mins]:
Leaves near Lundu Bus Station,
Fare RM5 p/person
It leaves when there are enough passengers.
Approximately 30 mins by foot from Lundu
bus station to Gunung Gading park HQ.
Accommodation reservation and inquiry:

3 rooms (1 double bed-room 1)
(2 single bed-room 2 Et 3)
Shower and toilets attached.
Air-conditioned Et Fan
RM150 p/house

4 rooms (2 double bunk bed each)
Shared bathroom and toilets.
Fan only.
RM15.00 p/bed, RM40 p/room

CAMPSITE (tent not provided)
Shower room Et toilets only
10 sites available.
RM5 p/person, p/night.


(Sarawak Tourism Complex, Jalan Tun Abang Hi. Openg)
TEL: 6 082-248088 FAX: 6 082-248087

Permit: To stay overnight, permit will be issued during
accommodation booking.
No permit issued for the day-trippers and entrance fee to
be paid at the Park's entrance.
Tips: No restaurant in the park, but ell type of accommodations
ere equipped with cooking utensils, cutlery and borbeque
pit. Basic needs like refrigerator and electric kettle are
also provided. Lundu bazaar is the nearest place to shop
for groceries.
Rafflesia Blooming Inquiry
082-735714 (Gunung Gading NP)
082-248088 (hiP Booking Office)


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