Tanjung Piai is a must place to visit due to its many unique features, and offers visitors a great alternative to city destination holidays.
Tanjung Piai National Park is characterized by deep twisting mangroves of 526 hectares and inter-tidal mudflat lands, another area of 400 hectares, which provide much of the support to the eco system in the park, surrounding forestry as well as protection to some of the animals and insect in this habitat.
Tanjung Piai National Park has a landmark monument. It is a monument made of environmentally friendly concrete 20 metres high and just 10cm wide. The monument is grey, reflecting the muddy plains and twisted mangroves on the forest floor. On the monument on the facade, visitors can clearly see the ferns of two native ferns, named for Tanjung Piai, Paku Piai Raya ferns, which are native to the Tanjung Piai’s forest.
Things Can Do In Tanjung Piai National Park
Walk in the mangrove forest
Elevated wood boardwalk connects different parts of the park and takes visitors straight to the heart of the mangrove forest without having to step in grey viscous mud. The boardwalk is 1,200 meters long and offers visitors a nature experience and light exercise.
Climb up the observation tower
The panoramic and spectacular views of the forest from the two observation towers and numerous viewing platforms are breathtaking.
Here, visitors are surrounded by nature and can see different levels of forest from the mangrove mud to the tree canopy, which is home to a variety of bird species.
Visitors to Tanjung Piai National Park can choose to stay at the campsite of the park camp for a truly unique experience.
The camp has 30 elevated tents, divided into two sections for men and women, and can accommodate up to 120 guests at a time.
Facilities at Tanjung Piai National Park
To facilitate visitors to the park, the following facilities are provided:
- Prayer rooms
- A souvenir shop
- Information gallery
- Fishing platform
Before heading to Tanjung Piai National Park:
- Wear comfortable neutral colors and pair them with sturdy, comfortable walking open-toed shoes.
- Protect yourself with insect repellent, sunglasses and a hat.
- Bring plenty of clothes and water. Stationery (books, pens) and personal equipment (binoculars, cameras).
- Don’t feed monkeys or don’t wear glitter like jewelry, as this will attract them.