We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Natural trails

Instead of using the modern trails, I'd reckon you to use the natural trails by relying on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ull S
,
Kuching, Malaysia
Don't underestimate the hike to the Summit

My wife and I went on the hike and reached the Viewpoint after about 1.5 hours. In our moment of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ullrich L
Read all 218 reviews
132
All photos (132)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bukit puteri”(10 reviews)
“blue trail”(10 reviews)
About
Contact
Kuching, Malaysia
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kuching
from US$49.00
More Info
from US$113.32
More Info
from US$122.66
More Info
from US$55.00
More Info
Reviews (218)
Filter reviews
179 results
Traveller rating
96
67
12
3
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
96
67
12
3
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbukit puteriblue trailupper body strengthlots of watertough climbbring glovesgreat sense of achievementlong legsbring enoughstart earlyfallen treesnational parkjungle trekthe loopeasy hikenice hikeshort trail
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 179 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Instead of using the modern trails, I'd reckon you to use the natural trails by relying on the marked trees. Start your climb at wee hours in the morning. The view will be breathtaking. Going down will not be as challenging as climbing up (provided...More

2  Thank Ull S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went on the hike and reached the Viewpoint after about 1.5 hours. In our moment of excitement we decided to continue and attempt the Summit climb. We would think we are recently fit doing sports 5 times a week but the...More

4  Thank Ullrich L
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We selected Santubong thanks to reviews and we did not regret at all! Great hiking with ropes and ladders, very steep. You can refresh in the waterfall. Views from top are not that great as there is a forest cover but at least you can...More

2  Thank Ksulka
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We did not walk up the mountain but did the loop circuit. It was harder than we thought and took a longer time than expected. Over two hours but it was most satisfying when we finished the circuit having clambered over tree roots and rocks...More

2  Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

It is a stiff walk and climb to the top, but the scrambled and ladders make for a lot of fun. Make sure you get to the flags at the top, the views are great. Take care, go slowly and monkeys and birds will be...More

Thank R0062
Reviewed 24 April 2018

You don't need any guide to hike Mount Santubong. Very clear landmark provided by the rangers from Sarawak Forestry and you can request for a map as well. Blue path (waterfall) and Red (Mount Santubong summit). I can say it's moderately challenging. Start early, register...More

5  Thank IzzShariff
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The easier loop track goes by a nice waterfall, a treetop walk, and through the jungle. It's not difficult, but it's not the perfectly cleared paths you'd hike in New Zealand/Australia. The more challenging summit hike takes you all the way to the top (we...More

Thank DougChan
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited after 24 hours of rain. The warden said the blue walk was easy and would take an hour. He advised us we would need to cross 2 rivers. We thought he meant streams-we were SO wrong! The ground was very slippy and there...More

4  Thank lesley k
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Very technical, at beginning 5/10 but 2nd half is 8/10 in challenge/ difficulty to climb. Coming down is equally challenging as need to be focused due ladders & roots. Good to trek in dry season to avoid slippery. We went in group of 9 (age...More

1  Thank Patilashok
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Hi all, was wondering if i could hike up solo in mount santubong? Is it safe? And has anyone ride a bike from Kuching city to Santubong? Hope to hear from you guys soon!

10  Thank Hidayah F
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
nalney
19 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from izret | Reviewed this property |
there is a registration counter at the beginning point, you have to sign in, write down your data including the phone number (optionally), and then sing out, if something happens, they know about you.
1
Vote
Google Translation
Katherine L
24 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mohamad U | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathrine, you can get a taxi from Bako or maybe private transport(Van). If you planned to stay overnite at Santubong, I suggest you rent one air conditioned Chalet at Camp Permai where you can enjoy the wild and you can... More
1
Vote