Sunday, September 26, 2010

Tanjong Mentong National Park

Being  the the new gateway and part of the Taman Negara (Malaysia's National Park), Tanjong Mentong is interconnected with Tasik Kenyir (Lake Kenyir). As such, you have to take a boat from Sg. Gawi jetty in Lake Kenyir to get to the Tanjong Mentong.

Tanjong Mentong has one of the world's most complex and rich ecosystems, as it is part of the world's oldest untouched tropical rainforest estimated to be 130 million years old. Here you can find a variety of exotic collection of  flora and fauna as well as  wildlife in their natural  habitat and sorroundings.

Climb the Mount Gagau (one of the highest peak in Taman Negara at 1,376m) where you'll be able to get a birdseye view of the National Park that spans across three states (Pahang, Kelantan & Terengganu).

Discover and experience the thrill of cave exploration at  Gua Bewah and Gua Taat situated close to Tanjong Mentong.

There is a minimum charge of RM1 per person for entrance permit, while fishing licence cost RM10 each and camera licence is RM5 per camera. Accomodations are provided by Tanjong Mentong Resort which has  5 chalets and 60 bed hostel. There is also a jetty, restaurant , meeting hall and a viewing tower for visitors convenience.

For enquiries, kindly contact :
Deputy Superintendent,
Taman Negara Terengganu National Park, Tanjong Mentong,
Hulu Terengganu, Terenggnu
Tel : 09 622 7751


The Manager,
Tanjong Mentong Resort
Tel : 09 623 6684

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