White-Water Rafting

Be a daredevil. Challenge the impossible. Go wild. Feel the heart pounding when you shoot the rapids and turn a corner to avoid hidden rocks and huge fallen trees along your routes. Enjoy white-water rafting in some of the most perilous rapids in Malaysia.

White-water rafting sites are graded accordingly. Sabah’s Pedas and Kiulu Rivers are certified as Grade 3 and Grade 2 but under wet weather, they can swell into Grade 4. An excellent destination is the Kampar River in Perak, which boasts 14 rapids, which are Grade 1-3. Also in Perak, Slim River is for diehard adventurers – a Grade 3 white-water rafting experience. Some of the rivers like Sungai Selangor (Selangor River) which is Grade 4 rafting river, for instance, is only 1 hour outside of Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur For a more family-friendly destination, Sungkai River is great for those with little or no white-water rafting experience. The most commonly used rafts are bamboo rafts and tube (rubber) rafts.

Today, white-water rafting in Malaysia is a popular adventure sports. It has seen people from all walks of life come pit themselves against the challenging rivers.

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  • Lambir Hills National Park
  • Similijau National Park
  • Langkawi Mangroves
  • Kenyir Lake
  • Endau Rompin National Park
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