Semengoh Wildlife Centre located a short drive from the centre of the city. The aims of the centre are to rehabilitate confiscated wildlife which has been incapacitated or handicapped due to prolonged captivity by humans, with the objective of eventually releasing them to the forests; to conduct research on wildlife and captive breeding, particularly on endangered and game species for small scale farming; and to serve as an education centre for wildlife conservation for students, trainee teachers and the general public.
Get acquainted with what makes Sarawak truly unique, the cultural diversity. 24KM from Kuching City marks the Sarawak Cultural Village, an award winning ‘living’ museum spread over a 17 acre site at the foothills of Mount Santubong.Here you will get a glimpse of the tribal lifestyles lived by the many ethnic groups that lace the beautiful Land of Hornbills, Sarawak. There are about 150 people living in the village, demonstrating traditional daily activities for you to experience the arts, crafts, games and delicacies of the 7 major ethnic groups. Behold the architectural heritage that represents these ethnic groups; Longhouses of Iban, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu and the Melanau tall-house.You will be treated to a vibrant multi-cultural dance performance in the village’s own theater.
Crocodile farm and zoo is the first and the largest captive crocodile breeding farm in Malaysia have more than two thousand crocodile bred in captivity. Among the exhibit is a article described the history of the farm from the start till present time. There are two types of crocodile being bred at the farm....Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus Porosus) and Freshwater Malaysan Gharial(Tomistoma).A visit to the Crocodile Museum at the main building will enhanced your knowledge about the crocodile and their behaviour and habitats. The various exhibits documented the various record of man-and crocodile clashes in the Sarawak region. One of the prominent exhibit is the the skull of the famous Bujang Senang. The other equally attractive and popular is the feeding of the Arapaima...a giant freshwater fish at the Fresh Water Pond at 11.30 am and another at 3.30pm. Sharing the ponds are more than 15 other species of freshwater tropical fish, like chinese carps.
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Semenggoh Rehabilitation Center. A temporary home for displaced Orang Utans that have been rescued from captivity and young orphaned primates. These animals are re-trained to survive in their natural habitat. They learn how to forage for natural food and build nests in the trees. Many have been returned into the surrounding area. Take a walk on the trails and try to spot semi-wild Orang Utans.
Sarawak Cultural village showcases the tribal lifestyles lived by the many ethnic groups that lace the beautiful Land of Hornbills, Sarawak. There are about 150 people living in the village.
A walk through the well laid-out trail will reveal you the various crocodile holding pond and other animal cages, bearded wild boar, the sun bear and also a number of birds species at Jong's Crocodile Farm.