Tempurung Cave

Tempurung Cave is a limestone cave that is located in Gopeng, Perak. It is popular among cave enthusiasts. The length is more than 3 km long and it is the largest cave in Peninsula Malaysia.

Part of the cave has been developed as a show cave equipped with electric lighting and walkways. There are several range of routes with various lengths and difficulty. The tunnel of the cave runs from the east to the west covering a distance about 2 kilometers under the limestone hills known as Gunung Tempurung and Gunung Gajah. 

The cave comprises of five huge domes with ceilings that resemble coconut shells. Each of the domes has different calcium formations and marble. These caves are famous for its breathtaking gallery of stalagmites, stalactites and other amazing rock formations. The visitors are required to bring a change of clothes and shoes. Torch lights and safety helmets are available for rent.

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Operating Hours

Saturday – Thursday: 9.00 a.m – 5.00 p.m
Friday: 9.00 a.m -12.30 p.m, 2.00 p.m – 5.00 p.m


Entrance Fees
Adults: RM 6.00
Children: RM 2.50
Seniors: RM 3.00


Pusat Pelancongan Gua Tempurung,, 31600 Gopeng, Negeri Perak, Malaysia.

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Hear From Others

It is a perfect place to explore the beauty of nature even if you are new to caving activities. Although Gua Tempurung may not be as big as Gua Niah in Sarawak, it is just perfect for the beginners!


We saw various stalactites and stalagmites. The guard informed us on how precious these are – Its grow an inch in a hundred years and took million years to form entire cave. That is why it is important for us to preserve it… Our precious, our treasure. Imagine if it’s been destroyed, we have to wait for another million years to get a new formation.

Hazeru Nakata

Caves are bad ass. When you enter a cave, you’re expecting an adventure. Peninsula Malaysia’s largest limestone cave certainly delivered, well eventually.


Nearby Attractions

Sungai Bil Waterfall 

The waterfall at Sungai Bil s a famous picnic area for locals and visitors for a weekend getaway. The pristine river and tranquil atmosphere had drawn in visitors to have picnics and to bathe in this river.The fall is equipped with facilities like public hall, car park and rest houses.

Pangkor Island

Pangkor Island is an island located in Manjung District, Perak. It is where the British colonial domination started in Peninsular Malaysia when Perak ruler signed the treaty called the Pangkor Treaty. The interior of the island is forested and it is a home to 65 reptile species, 17 amphibian species, and 82 total herpetofaunal species. The major industries of the island are tourism and fishing.

Terrapin Conservation Center

For fear of further decline in Terrapin population, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks established Bota Kanan Terappin Conservation Center. The reserve is located at the Perak riverfront.

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