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Niah Caves, Miri

(4.1/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Explore the vast underground chambers of Niah Caves, home to otherworldly rock formations, ancient cave paintings, and legions of swiftlets, the makers of solidified-saliva dwellings that often end up in bird's nest soups. Access the caves via a 3 km (1.9 mi) trek, doable without a guide. No special equipment is required here, but you can make your visit more enjoyable by wearing sturdy shoes, bringing plenty of water, and carrying your own flashlight to avoid paying for rental. Make Niah Caves a centerpiece of your Miri vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Miri itinerary planner.
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  • As caves go, there is nothing special about this one. Just plenty of walking up and down steps which can get slippery with bird faeces. Hand rails also the same. There are no stalactites or stalagmite...  more »
  • Do take the advise of all other bloggers: bring your own torch and gloves. Wear a pair of good slip-proof shoes. It's not a difficult place to walk trek through but due to neglect in maintenance, floo...  more »
  • Was supposed to cover a few caves, but didn't managed to cover the painted cave. We did the dark and the niah cave. You will need to take a boat to cross a small river (5 seconds to reach and cost 1 M...  more »