Semadang River is a little over an hour drive from Kuching city centre and has a perfect balance between tranquil atmosphere, beautiful landscape and swift moving current.
If you want to experience the fun and relaxing river trip with the majestic landscape and nature that Borneo rainforest has to offer, this kayaking tour is definitely a tour for you to book. The Semadang kayaking day trip allow beginners and even kids (6 years old and above) with a very basic fitness level to get experience a taste of the vast Bornean ilderness from a different perspective from the safety of a sturdy kayak. No prior experience is necessary since your guide will teach you all the techniques you will need on location.
The kayaking session of 11km in total will start at Bengoh Bidayuh village where your guide will explain the unique features of the river. After a quick safety briefing and practice, you will begin by gently paddling down the river, where you are likely to be blown away by the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. You'll be making a stop at a small waterfall along the river before heading to your lunch stop at another Bidayuh Village - Danu Village. After lunch, you will kayak downstream to a small cave then another stop at Tanjung Baru for swimming. The trip will end at around 2:30 p.m. and time may vary depending on the pace of the group.
08:30 a.m.: Pick up from Kuching Town (Hotel/Meeting Point)
09:30 a.m.: Arrive at Bengoh Didayuh Village
Safety Briefing by Semadang Kayak Guide
Start kayaking adventure at starting point
Visit Mini Waterfall
11:00 a.m.: Lunch at Kampung Danu (Bidayuh Village)
Village walk to Herbs garden
Caving at Rembang cave or Majok Cave or Babai cave (Caving Package)
River Fish Feeding
03:00 p.m.: Arrive at Kampung Semadang (Finishing point)
Transfer to Kuching Town around 4:30 p.m.
*Please note that the price includes:
-Packed Lunch ( Bidayuh Style native lunch)
-A complimentary Photo CD from the day
-Transfer from/to Kuching town
-Kayaking through Semadang River
-Kayaking equipment (Paddle & Kayak)
-River Fish Feeding at Tanjung Baru (Subject to local weather and water condition)
-Stopover at Aruang Pi’in Trusan Mini Waterfall & at Sibudak for swimming.
-Experience English Speaking Guide
**Please note the following information:
-The pickup time mentioned above is for clients in hotel within Kuching city. For those in outskirt of Kuching, pickup will be advised accordingly.
-Surcharge rates are applied for pickup from Damai/ Santubong/ Kubah areas.
-Right is reserved to cancel, re-schedule or change any part of the kayaking trip, due to but not limited to , river, road, or weather conditions. If the trip is cancelled for such reasons, a full refund will be given
-Any health issues are to be declared in confidence prior to the kayaking adventure.
-There is no minimum number of participants for this activity.
- Special price is given for 5+1 pax
***Please bring along:
-a change of clothes
-suitable shoes/sandals (flip flop is not advisable)
(1) Orang Utan: extra charge of MYR 30 (no pax min) / pick up at 08:00 a.m.
~The add-on adventure will start with a visit to Semenggoh Wildlife Centre to see the orangutan which their feeding time is at 0900 am. Then proceed to Kampung Bengoh for kayaking adventure.~
(2) Caving: extra charge of MYR 70 ( 2 pax min) / pick up at 09:30 a.m.
~ The add-on adventure will include the discovery of the undevelopped caves under Bengoh Range near Semadang which are quite unique. It is wild, and by wild we mean no interior lightings, no handrails, no walkways; a cave in its natural state. So don't forget to wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing and a wellington boots with snug fit and a good tread. The guide will lead you through the cave entrance where big fig tree roots clings the limestone walls. After rainfall thousands of little bats cluster on the cave ceiling to leave at dusk to feed on insects. There is one crawling section or tight passageway but it is easily navigable with guide's instruction.
(1) & (2) Orang Utan & Caving: extra charge of MYR 100 ( 2 pax min) / pick up at 08:00 a.m.
~ Combination of the add on (1) & (2)