Nature Attractions in Pahang

Pahang has an abundance of nature attractions. If you are interested in other attractions in Pahang, take a look at the North Pahang, Around Kuantan, South Pahang or attractions for kids in Pahang.

Around Kuantan

Cherating Beach

Cherating Beach

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Cherating is a very popular beach in Pahang. It is located at the fishing village with the same name. It has a white sandy beach and offers a beautiful view of South China Sea.

Gelora Park

Taman Gelora

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Taman Gelora is a recreational park that is located next to Royal Pahang Golf Course. The park offers a picturesque and peaceful environment for visitors who go there to do light exercise and intense workout.

Sungai Pandan Waterfall

Sungai Pandan Waterfall is the largest multi tiered waterfall with a breathtaking view in Malaysia. It is located in Sungai Pandan, Kuantan.. It is located in Sungai Pandan, Kuantan.

Pelangi Falls

Pelangi Falls

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Pelangi Falls is located near Sungai Lembing. The waterfall earn its name due to a unique phenomena where a rainbow or sometimes double rainbows can be seen at the falls almost on daily basis.

Charas / Panching Cave

Charas Cave

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Charas Cave is a 400-year-old limestone and granite located on the Charas Hill. Its highest peak is 355 meters above sea level. The cave is surrounded by oil palm fields.

Teluk Cempedak

Teluk Cempedak

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Teluk Cempedak is the most famous beach in Kuantan. There are wooden railings built along the beach to enable the visitors to enjoy the beautiful view of the beach.

North Pahang

Mossy Forest 

Mossy Forest

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The mossy forest is located at Mount Irau. The place is damp, gloomy, a bit spooky but beautiful and looks like a set in the fairy tale. The huge canopy of tall trees are intertwined, allowing a tiny bit of an opening for sunlight to go through.

Kuala Tahan National Park

Kuala Tahan National Park of better known as Taman Negara is the first and the oldest official Protected Area in Malaysia. The park is estimated at 130 million years old, making it one of the oldest rain forests in the world.

Lake Bera

Tasek Bera

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Lake Bera is a natural freshwater lake system located in Jerantut. The lake that is the largest lake in Malaysia. It is a home to the indigenous people from the Semelai tribe.

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

Kuala Gandah Elephant

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The Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary houses more than 20 orphaned elephants that were rescued from the forest areas where their habitat has been threatened either by farmers or poachers.

Mount Tahan

Mount Tahan is the highest Mountain in Peninsular Malaysia. It is located inside the Taman Negara. Mount Tahan’s height is more than 2000 meters. It is also one of the toughest mountain to climb.

Chamang Falls

Chamang Waterfall

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Chamang Waterfall is a popular destination among Bentong residents especially for a weekend getaway. The majestic waterfall burst out from the mountains flow into a fast-moving river is a sight to see.

South Pahang

Tioman Island


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The most famous island in Pahang is Tioman Island. It is also one of the most beautiful island in South East Asia. The island offers a relaxing experience with its tropical setting surrounded by a fascinating deep blue water for you to explore.

Lake Chini

Lake Chini

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Lake Chini is the second largest freshwater lake in the country. It consists of 13 interconnecting water bodies. The lake is blessed with vast treasures of nature, which is rich in biological resources.

Bukit Ibam Blue Lake

Tasik Biru

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The blue lake is the largest and the deepest quarry lake ever recorded. The mining activity had increased the amount of soluble solid and heavy metals in the water. The chemical reactions between the rocks and the soil caused the water to look mesmerizing blue.