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Semadang Discovery Kayaking Tour Day Trip

Semadang, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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3 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people




Experience Borneo as you’ve never seen it before from a kayak on the Semadang river. Our full day tour is a perfect getaway for those who want to enjoy beautiful scenery and the tranquility of rainforest. Our friendly and professional guides will provide you with all the knowledge, understanding and equipment to ensure you have a fantastic time. No rush, no noise and just you and nature at its best.

Semadang river trips are only 1 hour drive from Kuching. The Semadang Discovery Kayaking is our most popular river kayaking adventure. The River is famous for its lush rainforest, incredible scenery and pristine water.

The trip departs from our base in Semadang / Kuching city centre and we provide transport to the start at Bengoh and back at the end of the day.

All preparation for this fantastic journey are taught to you on the morning of your trip by our experienced guides to make sure you are thoroughly prepared for your descent.

Return shuttles, equipment, guides and lunch are all catered for, just bring your sense of adventure for the great outdoors.

This is a great option for those with only one day to spare or those who want a taste of the Semadang River so they know what to expect when they come back for more!

Location : Padawan, Kuching
Distance : 10.5 KM
Duration : 3 Hours
Availability : Every day, all year round

Minimum Age : 3+ Years (3 – 5 years okay if accompanied 1:1 by an adult)
Minimum Pax : 2 Persons
Rating : Easy & Fun

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  • + Stunning Scenery : The Semadang River is a great river for people of all skill levels to enjoy and a scenic day out for beginners and adventurous people of all ages. This trip covers up to 10km of river and famous for its for its pristine water and incredible scenery.
  • + Complimentary Photos : Your guides with bring along waterproof camera to capture your moments on the trip and email it to you after the trip.
  • + Warm Home Cooked Meals : Nothing beats a warm home-cooked meal after the trip. We serve local Bidayuh dishes with fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • + Incredible River Tours : No previous experience of kayaking is required and the trip is so unique that you will think you are miles away from civilization. So bring your sense of adventure for this exciting trip down Semadang river.


Semadang, Kuching Kayaking Tour Program

8:00 AM - Meet up at Hotel / Meeting Point
Pick-up from your hotel in Kuching City and proceed to the Semadang River, in Padawan area. The journey will take around 1 – 1 ½ hours and offers scenic countryside of Sarawak rainforest.

9:00 AM - Kayaking the Semadang River
Arrive at starting point for a safety briefing given by our professional river kayaking guides, try on your lifejackets and helmets, grab your paddle and get ready to go!

10:30 AM - Trip Highlights
Stopover at Aruang Piín Trusan Mini Waterfall and Sibudak Riverbank for swimming. Experience hand feeding feedstuffs to wild fish and body rafting. The trip down river generally takes around 1 1/2 – 2 hours to arrive at the ending point.

1:00 PM - Lunch
Arrive at the lunch spot, freshen-up and get ready for lunch, shower facilities are available on site. (Corporate or large group booking lunch requests can be arranged upon booking. Please call +6011 6309 6899 to discuss)

2:30 PM - Depart to Kuching
Depart the base camp en-route back to your hotel in Kuching, estimated time of arrival back in Kuching is 4.00pm.


  • + Transfer: Air-conditioned 10 seater van
  • + 10km of Great Fun
  • + Bidayuh Home-Cooked Lunch
  • + 2 hour 30 minutes on the river
  • + All Kayaking Equipment
  • + Full Safety Briefing
  • + Safety Equipment, PFD
  • + Shower facilities
  • + Comfortable Surau Facility
  • + River Fish Feeding session
  • + Stopover at Mini-Waterfall & Sibudak Riverbank
  • + Bidayuh Home-Cooked lunch
  • + Return Shuttle
  • - Any Item(s) / Activities Not Mentioned
  • - Personal Travel Insurance
  • - Personal Expenses

Tour's Location

Semadang, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia


Things to Note
+ You may be required to assist in carrying your Kayak 100 metres over uneven terrain.
+ Wear well-fitting shoes / covered sandals with straps. (Slippers & Flip-flops are not allowed)
You Need To Bring
Set of change of clothes, Towel, Sunblock lotion, Insect repellent, Straps for sunglasses, Straps for waterproof camera, Personal Medication
Recommended Attire
+ Quick Dry T-Shirt, Well-fitting shoes / Covered sandals with straps, Shorts (dark colour), Straps if wearing glasses
Full refund up to 48 hours cancellation notice in advance of the date of the tour. That is prior to 12.01am on the day before the tour date. Cancellation notice must be given by email, if no cancellation notice is given, the refund policy is then at the discretion of the reservations department.
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Semadang Borneo Adventure

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