Sarawak Cultural Village
The Sarawak Cultural Village is the perfect place to learn about Sarawak’s rich history, culture, and traditions.
Curious about the ethnic communities that make up what Sarawak is today? Then look no further as you dive into the rich history of Sarawak at the Sarawak Cultural Village, an interactive “living museum.”
Sarawak Cultural Village is about 35 kilometres from the Kuching city centre, which is a 45-minute drive away.
Opening Days and Hours
Sarawak Cultural Village is open daily from 09:00 to 17:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission fees are RM 60 (USD 14.59) for adults and RM 30 (USD 7.30) for children and senior citizens. A lunch package is available for an additional RM 25 (USD 6.08) for adults and RM 20 (USD 4.86) for children and senior citizens.
How to Get There
You can choose to either drive or grab a taxi, which takes about 45 minutes from the city centre. You may also opt for public buses that may take up to 90 minutes to get to the site.
The Sarawak Cultural Village is suitable for travelers who love history and culture. It is a great place for young couples, family with kids, senior citizens, group of friends, solo travelers and backpackers.
Time to Spend
Half a day is sufficient to cover the entire tour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Two cultural shows are scheduled daily at 11:30 and 16:00. So best to arrange your visit around these times to get the complete experience.
Sarawak Cultural Village is within walking distance of Mt. Santubong if you are interested in hiking or trekking.
Tour packages inclusive of lunch are available. Alternatively, several seafood restaurants are available near the entrance to the mountain as well as the beach resort, with mid to high prices depending on the food ordered.
The famous Mt. Santubong about 5 kilometres away, and the Damai Golf and Country club about 4.6 kilometres away.
Dorms, home stays, and hotels of mid-range to luxury prices are available within the area.
Good to Know
Yearly events are held at the cultural village such as the famous Rainforest World Music Festival. So if you are interested in making your trip more memorable, you could consider planning your trip to coincide with the event’s schedule.