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Fairy Caves, Kuching

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#1 of 7 in Nature in Kuching
To enter the spooky underground world of Fairy Caves you have to navigate a cramped passage and climb some steep stairs. Once inside, look for interesting rock formations, including one that resembles a human throat and uvula, and another that looks like a statue of Quanyin, the goddess of mercy. A thin layer of plants--fed by the guano-enriched soil--clings to the wall of the cavern, creating an unusual look rarely seen in other caves. The makers of the guano hang from the ceiling and flit about the cave. Take a look at our Kuching trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Fairy Caves and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It's a big cave inside and I meant it's really big. Lots of stairs to climb, though manageable by most adults as the whole trail is ain't that long too. An hour is more than enough for you to walk the...  more »
  • Definately looks like a fairy cave. Plenty of stairs to walk up to the top but definately well worth it. Kids enjoyed it too  more »
  • Be prepared to climb a four storey set of steps to enter and watch your footing inside. No flip flops! It is worth the effort to visit these caves  more »
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  • Had an enjoyable experience during my visit there last year. Amazing stones formations. Beautiful place to visit. Unfortunately due to my phobia for height I didn't go inside the cave. However, my daughter went in and according to her it was awesome. Magnificent sight though at some parts the ground could be quite slippery so watch your steps.
  • Fairly large cave thats mostly untouched apart from some steps and a few statues around. Having said that, there isn't too much to see apart from the main cavern and there is minimal to no lighting. Do be aware that there is a fairly steep and narrow stair ascent near the entrance to the main cavern.
  • Very surreal scenes in this cave. First time exploring cave system and was a great warmup. Definitely bring a flashlight and sturdy shoes (much of the cave is slippery and wet).
  • Nice experience to try as beginner of explorer. Need to climb up 5 level tall stairs to make it to the entrance. Beginning of the cave is dark. Prepare torch light. After that beginning, the only light source is the sunlight (beside your torch light). The sunlight which makes the steps grow with moss and hench is slippery, you had been warn. The view is great no doubt!
  • Fairy Cave is awesome for pictures because of the lighting. It can be slippery and dangerous due to rain so be sure to hold on tight to the railings. It is also quite dark so don't forget to bring along a torch!
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