Popular Nature Spots

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Malaysia’s vast array of recreational forests, waterfalls, national parks and botanical gardens offer nature lovers plenty of opportunities for exploration and communing with nature. Here are some popular green spaces to check out.

Johor

Endau Rompin National Park
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Endau Rompin National Park
• Hutan Bandar MBJB (Johor Bahru)
• Kota Tinggi Waterfalls

Located at the foot of Mount Muntahak, Kota Tinggi Waterfalls is a popular picnic and bird-watching spot
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

Kedah

The 925m-long Tree Top Walk Sungai Sedim is the world’s longest canopy walk
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Tree Top Walk Sungai Sedim (Kulim)

Kuala Lumpur & Selangor

Putrajaya Botanical Garden
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Bukit Kiara Park
• Chilling Waterfall (Kuala Kubu Bahru)
• Forest Research Institute Malaysia (Kepong)
• Kanching Rainforest Waterfall (Rawang)
• KL Forest Eco Park
• Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve
• Kuala Kubu Baru (The Sticks)
• National Botanical Garden (Shah Alam)
• Putrajaya Wetland
• Putrajaya Botanical Garden
• Sekinchan
• Sungai Tekala Recreation Park (Semenyih)

Labuan

Labuan Botanical Garden
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Labuan Botanical Gardens (Jalan OKK Abdullah)

Negeri Sembilan

• Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest (Kuala Pilah)

Pahang

• Janda Baik (A Little Farm on the Hill, Enderong Resort)
• Rainbow Waterfall (Sungai Lembing)

Perak

Gunung Lang Recreational Park
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Bukit Batu Putih (Gopeng)
• Cermin Lake
• Mount Lang Recreational Park (Ipoh)
• Maxwell Hill
• Lata Iskandar Waterfall (Tapah)
• Lata Kinjang Waterfall (Tapah)
• Tanjung Malim (Lubuk Kawah)

Perlis

Learn about medicinal plants including famous ones like Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma Longifolia Jack) and Misai Kucing (Orthosiphon Aristatus) at the Perlis Herbal Forest
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Perlis Herbal Forest (Kangar)
• Perlis State Park

Sabah

Located at the foothills of Mount Kinabalu, Desa Dairy Farm in Kundasang is often referred to as Sabah’s “Little New Zealand” for its picturesque views of grasslands and mountains, and temperate climate
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Kawang Forest Centre (Papar)
• Kokol Hill (Kota Kinabalu)
• Kundasang (Desa Cattle Dairy Farm – “New Zealand of Sabah”)
• Mahua Waterfall (Tambunan)
• Poring Hot Springs (Kinabalu Park)
• Sabah Agriculture Park (Tenom)
• Sabah Tea Garden (Ranau)
• Sorinsim Waterfall (Kota Marudu)

Sarawak

Bako National Park
Photo: Sarawak Tourism Board

• Annah Rais Hot Springs (Kuching)
• Bako National Park (Kuching)
• Jangkar Waterfall (Lundu)
• Lambir Hills National Park (Miri)
• Mount Gading National Park (Lundu)
• Tanjung Datu National Park (Lundu)

Terengganu

Chemerong Waterfall
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

• Chemerong Waterfall (Dungun)
• Lata Tembakar Waterfall (Besut)
• Sekayu Recreation Forest (Kuala Berang)