Gambang is a resort getaway that boasts a luxurious atmosphere, featuring a popular waterpark and a collection of international restaurants. It’s also surrounded by alluring natural attractions, from waterfalls and rivers to coastal havens and wildlife reserves.
Things to do in Gambang
Part of the Bukit Gambang Resort City, Gambang Water Park is perfect for families with its kids’ water slides, shallow swimming pool, fast-paced thrill waterslides and huge dining area with numerous eateries. You can chill out in a rented wooden cabana, float along the lazy river or race your family down the Tube Courier. Children can also play around the water-based playground, which has dump buckets and water pistols.
Animal enthusiasts will want to visit Bukit Gambang Safari Park - Wild Savannah, where you can see adorable white lion cubs, dine with fully-grown African white lions, drive past free-roaming Savannah animals and watch exciting animal shows. Discover the world of predators during the Predator Instinct show and stick around for the nightly African Yabara Fire show, which features fire twirling and dances.
Do you love chasing waterfalls? Drive about 35 minutes to Sungai Pandan Waterfall, a protected nature reserve, to see its cascading waterfalls and picturesque swimming pond. Alternatively, head to Berkelah Falls, a series of tiered waterfalls with peaceful swimming spots and camping areas.
If you’re hanging around Gambang’s township, take advantage of the multiple dining options, such as Herrys Burger restaurant and Restoran Mama & Nana. The latter specialises in traditional Malay family recipes, serving up delicious rice and noodle dishes.
Getting around Gambang
Gambang is about a 20-minute drive from Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport, which has flights from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. The best way to get around is by renting a car or using the resort’s guided tours.