Bako National Park

Established in 1957, Bako is Sarawak’s oldest national park. Only accessible by boat, the park covers an area of 2,727 hectares at the tip of the Muara Tebas peninsula. Even though it’s one of the smallest national parks in Sarawak, it contains almost every type of vegetation found in Borneo, from mangrove to heath forest, from tropical swamp to coastal flora. Explore the park on a well-maintained network of nature trails, hike along dramatic sea cliffs, hang out on secluded beaches, or head into the jungle for some trekking. The park is full of wildlife - proboscis monkeys, silver leaf monkeys, long-tailed macaques, wild boars, monitor lizards and numerous species of birds.