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Mount santubong summit

We tackled mount santubong summit. The trail is HARD work and not for those looking for an easy... read more

Reviewed today
Lucy B
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Amazing day trip

Myself and friend set out nice and early to tackle the full day trek to the summit (there is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
StephC1392
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

We tackled mount santubong summit. The trail is HARD work and not for those looking for an easy hike, but totally rewarding once completed! Be prepared to use your upper body strength to pull yourself up the steep inclines for the last 1 to 2...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and friend set out nice and early to tackle the full day trek to the summit (there is the option of the shorter trail to the waterfall for those who aren't keen on slogging it out all day) We began walking at 8am, reached...More

Thank StephC1392
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful. At the start you can choose between the red and blue trail. We chose the red one which goes all the way to the top. The blue trail will lead you to one of the waterfalls. If you are planning on doing the...More

1  Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We walked from the start to the second waterfall (part of the red route) and back on a part of the blue route (the first waterfall where you can cool down). This took about 3,5 hours. It was a great walk!! But I thought it...More

4  Thank Maud v
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We did this climb with our children (8, 10 and 12). The children are used to walk and to climb. The treck is not adviced for beginners, as its quite long (day trip) and it can be exposed. The second part of the climb is...More

3  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the waterfall. The walk up to the waterfall was gorgeous and fun clambering about. The kids (6,3 and 10 month) enjoyed a lot. It was shady and warm and we enjoyed the sounds of the jungle and saw enormous ants, lizards, terrapin and...More

Thank Mim N
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Climbed Mt Santubong a few times. It is very challenging as the path is not properly maintained and often you have to rely on collapsing rope ladders. Which proved to be a tough challenge as I was wearing slippers. I love the challenge though, so...More

Thank Grateful-Bread
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Start and finish at the park headquarters so you can register your trek. It is very challenging and parts of the track (bridges and ladders) are broken thus making it even more treacherous. The ladders are wooden rungs and ropes and not well maintained with...More

1  Thank DebbieAdelaide
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The track is clear. If you start your hike from Bukit Puteri entrance it cut short the trip by a maximum of 1 hour compared to starting from the Mount Santubong National Park entrance. If you have the time, it is advisable to start your...More

1  Thank Fadhli O
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

As one of the other posters said, don't underestimate this peak! Very challenging in places as it's steep and hard work plus you'll be climbing rope ladders when you begin approaching the summit. But if you like that sort of thing you'll find it really...More

Thank Rob S
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nalney
19 November 2016|
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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.
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Katherine L
24 July 2015|
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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
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5 April 2015|
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Response from Mohamad U | Reviewed this property |
Hi my fren, I had twice experience climbing Mount Santubong. Bukit Lambir is not so difficult as compared to Mount Santubong. I lost my way at Mount Santubong during my first climb due to wrong compass reading.
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