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Category: National parks, Local time: 11:34:04
The Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park is a protected area in Malaysia
. It is located in the eastern part of the country, near the island of Borneo.
About Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
The Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park was founded in 1974. It occupies an area of 49 km2, of which two thirds are the sea and the remaining part comprises islands and coral reefs. Five smaller islands in the South China Sea are famous for rare underwater flora and fauna. Gayi, the largest island, occupies an area of 15 km2. It is covered with dense tropical forest with a number of hiking trails. The main beach on the island distinctive with fine white sand. The second island, Manukan, offers perfect conditions for diving and swimming. The Paulau Sapi Island is proud of one of the most beautiful and most popular beaches in the park. Island Sulug is the farthest, and relatively untouched. The smallest island - Mamutik - offers sandy beaches and coral reefs.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:19:24 PM
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: rafting, hiking, climbing, swimming, fishing, windsurfing Character of the park
: marine, mountain, insular Protected animal species
: elephant (Elephantidae), shark (Selachimorpha), octopus (Octopus vulgaris), jellyfish (medusa), butterfly, parrot, turtle Other services
: snacks, bungalows, bar, restaurant, beach, toilets, showers Distance from the main road
: 6.6433076504101 Why to go there?
: cliffs, marshland