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PERAK - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

KUALA GULA : Tourist Attraction

 
 

BUKIT MERAH RESORT

WATER PARK

Kerian district in Perak is not all about laid back fishing villages and paddy fields as there is a popular holiday resort with a water-theme park offering excellent accommodation and other facilities to enjoy.

 

Perched on the edge of a huge lake and framed by a picturesque backdrop of rolling blue hills, Bukit Merah Laketown Resort is a refreshing getaway that offers excellent opportunities for fun and relaxation. Ideally located along the North-South Expressway. Bukit Merah Resort is a great family retreat where a host of interesting activities such as leisurely fun in its popular Laketown Water Park are available.

 

Covering approximately 4.5ha. the Laketown Water Park has the distinction of being the largest water park in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia- Here visitors can have exhilarating experiences testing the thrilling facilities that include a Monsoon Lagoon Wave Pool. Giant Wet Bubble. Giant Water Flume Rides, Body Speed Slides, Boomerang, and cable car rides. Another popular attraction here is the resorts Eco Park with its walk-in enclosure that offers not only hilarious and educational animal shows but also friendly encounters with some rare and exotic animals In the Eco Park are more than than 60 species of local and exotic birds, different species of reptiles and colourful butterflies.

 

On its 400m raised jungle boardwalk, visitors will get to meet tame, gentle, and friendly animals from the wild such as a docile Binturong (Bearcat), python. iguanas. and Squirrel Monkeys. Bukit Merah Laketown Resort is also helping in conservation as it is the only private resort in Malaysia where the endangered and lovable Orang Utans are conserved and rehabilitated for release into the wilderness of Borneo- Kept safe and secure in an island, visitors can get a close look at these remarkable animals via access of lake cruiser ferries.

 

After a full day of fun and walking about, visitors may also opt to relax and enjoy local favourites or Western treats at the Marina Village. located in the main resort area. Consisting of eateries, a shopping arcade, a family entertainment arena, and banquet facilities, the Marina is the place for visitors to shop for souvenirs and to dine. Bukit Merah Laketown Resort also offers a wide range of accommodation that range from well-appointed service apartments. inns. villas, resort homes, and luxurious Water Village chalets. For the more adventurous, there is also the Lakeside Camping Ground.

 
 

KALUMPANG ISLAND EXCURSION

 

Optionally, you can also hire a boat from a local fisherman here or from the Perhilitan office here to get to Kalumpang Island. a separate location further south that encompasses a lake This is a favourite roosting spot for isolated migrating bird species looking for safety among the higher branches of taller trees that thrive here.

 
 

QUAINT FISHING VILLAGE

 

After all the birding and nature appreciation excitement, a good idea is to visit a fishing village and see some of the interesting local industries that include manufacturing belacan (shrimp paste). fish-farming. drying of fish and other seafood, and collecting cockles The locals here are friendly and you will strike a decent conversation with the elderly folks in short time.

 

 

SEAFOOD & COTTAGE INDUSTRIES

 

Apart from bird watching and nature appreciation. visitors who come here can see local fish and seafood processing industries, the process of making charcoal, paddy fields in various stages. traditional fishing. as well as the trapping of mangrove crabs, which are abundant in this part of the country. There are also many tiger prawn farms in the Matang area, which is also famed for its caged fish farming industry specialising in producing groupers. and sea bass. The best shopping product to take home from the Kuala Gula area particularly from Kuala Kurau is its popular dried Ikan Kurau Dried seafood products are cheaper and fresher here then those found in most other parts of the country.

 
 

ACCOMMODATION

 

At Kuala Gula. you may rent riverside chalets from Perhilitan while day-trippers with cars can stay at budget hotels in Sagan Serai. Taiping. or Pant Buntar. Taiping has medium rated hotels too and a golf resort called Taiping Golf Resort, while at Bukit Merah, the vast Laketown Resort offers international standard accommodation.

 
 
 
KUALA GULA : Tourist Attraction
PERAK - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA