Explore Kilim Karst Geoforest Park


Set sail on a journey into the maze-like waterways of the sprawling Kilim Karst Geoforest Park nature reserve. Traverse tangled mangrove forests and pass striking limestone cliffs on an adventure 550 million-years in the making.

Accompanied by a local naturalist, venture along little-known tributaries by boat while keeping your eyes open for macaques and monitor lizards. Active adventurers can also explore by kayak. Paddle at your own pace and explore the smaller nooks and crannies of this ancient terrain.

There’s no shortage of geological wonders on this mystical voyage. Visit the thousands of insect-eating inhabitants at Bat Cave, then head to Fossil Island to search for signs of prehistoric life. There’s no choice but to look up in awe as you glide past sea arches, glacial drop stones and cascading waterfalls.

The whole area teems with wildlife too. If you are lucky you may even be able to spot crocodiles and dolphins. Birders should look out for the White Bellied Sea Eagle, or the ever-popular kingfishers and kite birds.

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Stephanie Carthy
Raised in Australia but has made England home, Stephanie brings extensive first-hand experience across all seven continents.