Malaysians are generally lucky to have the chance to enjoy natural landscapes that are unique and interesting within the country, especially breathtaking waterfalls. In line with our previous post regarding waterfalls in Selangor, the following are more waterfalls in Malaysia that travellers can experience…
1. Kota Tinggi Waterfall, Johor
Located 60 kilometres from Johor Bahru and 15 kilometres from the laidback Kota Tinggi town, this two-tier waterfall is popular during weekends and suitable for children and grownups alike to have a refreshing dip in its waters. There is a lot of green algae formation on the rocks at this waterfall, so be sure to watch your step! One of the best ways to reach here is by booking a bus ticket online to Johor Bahru and take another short drive by car to Kota Tinggi Waterfall.
2. Rainbow Fall, Pahang
Situated in Sungai Lembing, Pahang, Rainbow Fall is the best place for you to see a beautiful and clearly formed rainbow at the bottom of the waterfall. The rainbow is formed in the mornings when the sunlight shines on the waterfall. You will be able to witness this phenomenon as the water catches the light and the band of colour appears within the mist.
3. Sekayu Waterfall, Terengganu
Located within Sekayu Recreational Forest in Kuala Berang, you should never pass the chance to take a dip in the waters of Sekayu Waterfall when you’re in Terengganu. The waterfall’s seven cascades feature water-cut pools that you can swim in, including views that guarantee a worthwhile experience.
4. Chemerong Waterfall, Terengganu
Located in the district of Dungun, Terengganu, this 305-metre waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in South East Asia. Chemerong Waterfall offers a cool and rejuvenating atmosphere for travellers to frolic and take in the serenity from the forest’s rich biodiversity. The waterfall can be accessed in one to two hours of jungle-trekking, depending on your hiking experience and fitness level.
5. Seven Wells Waterfall, Kedah
Consisting of seven connected natural water pools, travellers can climb 900 steps up to the top of the Seven Wells Waterfall or Telaga Tujuh on the slopes of Machinchang Mountain, Langkawi and swim in its refreshing waters. The upper part of the mountain is where the seven wells are located, so make sure to take it slow and steady so that you have time to feast your eyes on the fascinating surroundings.
6. Langanan Waterfall, Sabah
Known to be one of the highest waterfalls in Sabah, this 120-metre waterfall is situated in Ranau district, a three-hour drive from Kota Kinabalu. Be prepared for a long hike of about two hours with short rests in between and bring enough drinking water to remain hydrated. As you reach the waterfall, you are treated to a much cooler atmosphere and invigorating waters.
7. Jelawang Waterfall, Kelantan
Located at Gunong Stong State Forest Park in Jelawang, Jelawang Waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Malaysia with an impressive 303-metre high seven-tier waterfall. Visitors can simply relish the picturesque views at the top of the waterfall or dip into the water below, while adventurous trekkers can challenge themselves climbing up the adjacent seven peaks.
To make your trip affordable, travellers can explore these beautiful waterfalls in Malaysia by booking online bus tickets to the nearest cities and towns!