30 Fun Things to do in Kuching Sarawak

Written by: Jyotsna Ramani

Kuching, the famous cat city of Sarawak, stole my heart. I went there as a volunteer for MonkeeBar which helps raise funds for Project Orangutan. Then, I fell in love with the laid back Bornean lifestyle. So much so that I had my parents visit. Plus, I revisited as press for Rainforest World Music Festival.
Here's my personal experiences in the cat city and top 30 fun and interesting things to do in and around Kuching.

30 Things to do in Kuching City in 2017:

  1. Hike in Bako national park
  2. Look for Sea Turtles in Satang Island
  3. Hop on the Irrawady dolphin tour
  4. Orangutan Feeding at Semenggoh Nature Reserve
  5. Bird Watching in Kuching
  6. Enter the world of Cats at the Cat Museum
  7. Smell the Flowers at Orchid garden
  8. Volunteer at the Monkee bar
  9. Get a tan at Damai Beach
  10. High Five the Cat Statues
  11. Be Mesmerized by the best Sunsets in Malaysia
  12. Gulp Beer in Cool Drinking Holes
  13. Walk along the Waterfront
  14. India Street
  15. Check out the Kuching Mosque
  16. Visit the Quirky Upside Down Museum aka
    Rumah Terbalik
  17. Sarawak Museum
  18. See the Famous Fort Margherita
  19. Loiter around Padungan Street
  20. Kuching Old Courthouse
  21. Stay at Fancy Hotels
  22. Bask in the Cafe Culture
  23. Attend the Rainforest World Music Festival
  24. Shopping in Kuching
  25. Watch a Muay Thai match
  26. Buy Cat Souvenirs
  27. Try Local Food
  28. Stay Fit at Kuching Integrated Recreational center
  29. Meow Meow Cat Cafe
  30. Cooking class with a local

Green sea turtle preparing to lay her 118 eggs at Satang Island

Breathtaking Damai beach in Sarawak

Lovely views at the Kuching Waterfront

irrawaddy dolphin
Our very first sighting of the Irrawaddy dolphin

Adorable orangutan at Semenggoh, enjoying feeding hour

Vibrant colors at India street

Kuching Mosque

Asian fairy bluebird spotted at Bako

White bellied woodpecker

Sarawak Museum

Jam packed mall where a Muay Thai match was held

Lively intersection of Padungan street

Cat statues at Padungan St intersection

Local food galore

Our perfect rock to sit, chat, gulp beer and watch the epic sunset

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