WIND CAVE IS NOW PARTIALLY OPENED FOR VISITORS

Kuching, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 – SARAWAK FORESTRY is pleased to announce the partial opening of Wind Cave Nature Reserve with effect from May 14, 2012. The reserve had been closed for maintenance works since last year.

The walkway of Passage 1, 2 and 3 are now opened and basic amenities such as toilets, shelters and platform are provided for visitors visiting Wind Cave Nature Reserve.

The entrance fee to Wind Cave Nature Reserve is RM1 for local visitors and RM5 for foreign visitors, in accordance with the National Parks and Nature Reserves Ordinance, 1998.

About Wind Cave Nature Reserve

The Wind Cave Nature Reserve is part of the Bau Formation, a narrow belt of limestone covering about 150 sq km of Southwest Sarawak. Due to the comparatively soft and soluble nature of limestone, and the intense tropical rainfall of the region, the whole of the Bau Formation is intersected with caves. Whilst many caves of the Bau Formation are remote and inaccessible, the Wind Cave is within easy reach of Kuching and is a popular day trip and picnic destination. The Wind Cave Nature Reserve covers 6.16 hectares and includes the cave itself and the surrounding forest

The public can obtain the latest information on the Reserve at www.sarawakforestry.com.

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For further clarification or queries, kindly contact Zulkifli Baba Noor, Head of Corporate Communications, SARAWAK FORESTRY at +6082 612211 (direct) / +6082 610088 (general) / [email protected]

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