What is special in Gunung Mulu National Park?
Gunung Mulu National Park is justifiably famous for its limestone karst formations, some of the most spectacular caves on earth. Mulu is home to the world’s largest underground chamber (the Sarawak Chamber), the world’s largest cave passage (Deer Cave) and the longest cave in Southeast Asia (Clearwater Cave).
How do you get to Gunung Mulu National Park?
To/From Miri: You need to go by road to Kuala Baram along the Miri-Brunei border road (see Miri page for bus connections), then taking a boat up the Baram River to Marudi. Here, you have to take a series of boats up the Tutoh River to reach Gunung Mulu National Park. The Miri-Marudi leg can also be cover by plane.
What should I pack for Mulu?
Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure…
- Water bottle. This is a necessary item even for simple trekking.
- Good trekking shoes.
- Plastic bags.
- Towel and toiletries.
How many bats can you have in a Deer Cave?
2 million bats
The cave itself is just a major enclosed space. What makes the cave special is the 2 million bats. There are some 8 different species who co habit.
How can I go to Mulu from KL?
There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Mulu Marriott Resort. However, you can take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to TBS Kuala Lumpur, take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Miri, then take the drive to Mulu Marriott Resort.
Where is the good luck cave?
It is in Gua Nasib Bagus (Good Luck Cave), which is located in Gunung Mulu National Park, in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.
How many bats are in Borneo Deer Cave?
At dusk, a swarm of bats disperses to hunt in the rainforest surrounding Deer Cave. One of the planet’s largest underground passages, it holds more than two million bats. This story appears in the March 2019 issue of National Geographic magazine.
Can I drive from Miri to Mulu?
Yes, the driving distance between Miri to Mulu Marriott Resort is 243 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Miri to Mulu Marriott Resort.
How long is Deer Cave?
|2,160 m (7,090 ft)
|196.64 m (645.1 ft)
How many caves are in Mulu caves?
four show caves
All you need is a curious mind and an open heart, and you’re all set! Within the World Heritage Site of Mulu National Park in Sarawak, are four show caves that are incredibly unique in their own mysterious way.
Why are caves so scary?
Caves have always instilled a sense of mystery and fear. They’re dark, cold, and, in theory, they could be home to scary creatures. They can extend underground for miles, and many have yet to be explored, so what’s living down in the inky darkness is anyone’s guess.