There are already many popular islands in Malaysia such as Penang, Langkawi and Tioman, all with their own attractions. But Sibu Island is like a fantasy island with its own unique features … nature, crystal clear ocean, white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs.
Archive for May, 2008
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There are over 20 diving sites off Miri, some of which are just a 20-minute boat ride from Miri, and there are no less than 206 hard coral species alone. Probably there are far more coral species in the Miri waters that in the Caribbean, which has about 60 identified hard coral species.
More attractive and value-added packages focusing on niche market, coupled with the roadshows held by Tourism Malaysia abroad, are earmarked to boost tourist arrival. The niche market comprises "long-stay" programmes at hotels, health tourism as well as meeting, incentives, convention and exhibition (MICE) activities apart from education tourism.
KANGAR – Have you seen a stump-tailed Macaque or "beruk kentoi"? If you have, then you must be one of those who had visited the Perlis State Park. Like the proboscis monkeys or "kera Belanda" which can only be found in Sabah, the stump-tailed Macaque (scientific name "Macaca Arctoides") can only be found in this state's park, a reason why many nature lovers love to go there.