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Niah Caves

Miri, Malaysia
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Historical Niah National Park Day Trip from Miri
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We travelled in a group from Miri to Niah caves, having just come back from a fabulous trip to Mulu caves. It is not made clear that you need to buy tickets at the new admin building which is behind you once you have entered...More

Thank LizMulliss
Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes about 1 hour to walk from the park entrance to the start of the cave. The trail is well-paved with mostly rusty boardwalks. Wear comfortable footwear with grip, because some sections are quite slippery. The board walks are pretty well-made with slip stoppers....More

1  Thank iceberk35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to Gua Niah, you can take a car or van hire with the way rm35. Prices vary according to each driver. The distance from Simpang Ngu (bus stop) is 16 km. No taxi service is available around the terminal. The entrance fee...More

2  Thank nurhanimqasih
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mostly is walking all the time in there. They are 2 main caves, Great Cave and Painted cave. A good place to visit and relax as well.

1  Thank kwlee23200
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Niah cave are an hour drive via the coastal road and 1.5 hours by the old inland road. We stopped at Niah town to have lunch of drunken tiger prawns, the white silky "Tutu" fish and the local ferns. After paying for entrance fee...More

2  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you didn't book to Mulu, these caves are a must. The entire experience is gorgeous. This is not a 1/2 day event. It takes you 1.5 hours, no matter how fast your driver to get there each way. Also, you will need to hike...More

3  Thank Mll351
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A 1.5hr drive from Miri, we booked a guided tour and requested a morning start. Our guide provided interesting information throughout the trip and motivation to push on as there are lots of steps in the cave and some slippery parts on the walkway, so...More

5  Thank ER N
Reviewed 24 April 2017

For those who enjoy outdoor activities. An hour of interesting and fun walk. Caves and nature. Memorable experience.

Thank Chew S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

caves were stunning and huge. to do traders cave niah cave and painted cave is about a 10km round trip mostly board walks but lots of stairs. villagers have a small shop where drinks and trinkets can be purchased about half way to caves. take...More

2  Thank Ken J
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The Niah caves are known to be the early birthplace of civilisation, with considerable evidence of past human habitations uncovered including: "The earliest flakes and chopper tools date from about 40,000 bc. The remains of a skeleton of an adolescent male, about 38,000 bc, the...More

3  Thank WonderWorldinUK
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Is the niah caves open during the new year? 1/1/2017?
26 December 2016|
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Response from tay3111 | Reviewed this property |
phone no +60 85-737 450
•are there tiket required during the visit? •if any, how much perhead? • everyday open? • from what time until when?
5 October 2016|
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Response from NelliePelliePoohski | Reviewed this property |
The boat across the river is only 1 RM per person in each direction and the trails are easy to follow. There is a little stall selling water and souvenirs at the turning for the caves and the paths are all good boardwalks