Miri is the second largest city in Sarawak, and the gateaway to Brunei which is about two hours drive away. It is also the staging point for adventure treks into the interior of Borneo, or pleasant day trips into the green rainforest. The city of Miri faces the South China Sea and is situated along the banks of the Miri River and part of the city is surrounded by a ridge known as Canada Hill where Malaysia’s first oil well, Miri Oil Well Number 1 (fondly referred to as the Grand Old Lady) successfully struck oil in August 1910.

Nearby Attractions:

The park is easily accessible by car 30 minutes from Miri City. The area covers an area of approximately 6952 hectares, with rich varied flora and fauna. Optional tour is available, click here for more.

One of Southeast Asia’s most important prehistoric site, Niah National Park, lies a mere two hours drive from Miri city. The discovery of the oldest human remains in Southeast Asia along with other pre-historic relics in the cave, make the cave Borneo’s most important archeological site. The relics point to the existence of human activity in this area almost 40,000 years ago. Optional tour is available, click here for more.

The ‘shrinking lake’ Loagan Bunut gives its name to Loagan Bunut National Park. In the dry months of February until June, it is possible to walk right across dry mud flats of this popular bird-watching site. During the rainy season, they fill up to form a large, shallow lake.

Hotels, Shopping, Food & Entertainment

Miri caters to many visitors from neighboring oil-rich Brunei with its strong currency and affluent populace. With a number of modern high rise shopping complexes, Miri serves as the main commercial hub for towns and villages in its division as well as those in Bintulu and Limbang divisions. Miri also offers excellent food and entertainment outlets and there are many pubs, bars, cafes and karaoke lounges. There are many food outlets ranging from fine dining, bistros serving western cuisines to Chinese, Malay and local authentic dishes at seafood restaurants, cafes, and roadside food stalls.

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