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The smallest but oldest of all Sarawak’s national parks, the rivers and jungles of Bako National Park are easily accessible by boat on a day trip from Kuching.

Views of the rocky outcrops of this wonderful coastal park are brought into sharp focus by sailing among the mangroves and landing to explore on foot.

Wildlife of Bako National Park

Long-tailed macaque, Bako National Park, Malaysian BorneoCovering 27 square kilometers, the park is home to a variety of wildlife, including bearded pigs, long-tailed macaques, over 150 species of birds and the rare proboscis monkey.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Bako National Park

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Bako National Park, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Bako National Park

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    Our expert guides to exploring Bako National Park

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Bako National Park, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Bako National Park at its best.

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      Proboscis monkeys, Sandakan, Borneo

      What to see in Borneo: our highlights guide

      What to see in Borneo: our highlights guide

      This guide features recommendations for things to do in Borneo. It focuses on the states of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo, which offer a lot of variety in a smaller radius than Indonesian Borneo.

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