Location: Sarawak

Location Info

Address: Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia

District » Bintulu


Bintulu is located in Sarawak, in East Malaysia. It is approximately 205km away from Miri, about 215km away from Sibu and it is quite far from Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, which situated approximately 624km away. It is geographically located halfway between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.


Bintulu is the best place to chill out and relax when you stepped foot in Sarawak. It is a major industrial centre and will soon, turn into a capital of energy - intensive industries in Malaysia. There are quite a number of hotspots that are very popular among tourists in every corner of the world. These places are inclusive of Similajau National Park, Sarawak Agricultural Park, Temasya Beach just to name a few.

Similajau National Park possesses one of the most beautiful beaches in Malaysia. There, you can stroll along the golden sand while enjoying the cool breeze from the sea. It is definitely the best place that acts as a getaway from the concrete jungle and hustle lifestyle. Apart from the amazing stretch of beach, there are interesting species of flora and fauna that are to be seen around in the park. Many activities can be done there including jungle trekking, bird watching snorkeling and more. The Sarawak Agricultural Park or Taman Pertanian Sarawak possesses about 20 types of wild plants, along with orchids and fruits. There is a hanging pedestrian bridge in the park itself and of course, more exciting activities are available such as horse riding, fishing and etc. Apart from the natural side of Bintulu, there are various shopping places in Bintulu including supermarkets, shopping malls and markets. Besides shopping clothes and products around, one has to taste the food in Bintulu. Having a dish or two of Sarawakian dishes is the least you have to do.

Spending only a day to explore Bintulu is not enough as it has so much to offer. Thus, planning a stay for a night or two would be a better decision. Accommodation in Bintulu is easy as there are many hotels and hostels available around. Camping site are mostly available too, for those who embark the journey into the national parks.


To get to Bintulu, take any flight available. In Bintulu Airport, take the taxi to anywhere you want. A fare of RM35 is fixed upon your arrival in the airport. Once you are in the town of Bintulu, rent a car to go to the places of attractions.