This page leads you to initiatives, articles or links selected by the Greenselipar team with the aim of helping you to discover or re-discover Malaysia’s nature. 

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Malaysian Nature Society, the oldest home grown environmental NGO, provides nature oriented activities and information on the environment and works towards the conservation and preservation of Malaysia’s natural heritage.

MNS is the first partner of the Greenselipar project. 

Gopeng Rainforest Resorta family managed eco-guesthouse in a traditional malay wooden house, set amongst durian orchards on the foot of Cameron highlands.

The SEMAI of Ulu Geroh: A memorable trail in the jungle with a Semai guide: a unique opportunity to see rare and endangered Rafflesia and Raja Brookes butterflies in the Malaysian Peninsula.

The Flying Rhino guesthouse and eco-tours in Kuala Kubu Baru on the foot of Fraser Hill.

Pro-Eco Adventure nature holidays in peninsular Malaysia : camping, jungle trekking, fishing.

Raptor Watch Weekend in March: an public event to watch the annual arrival of hundreds of Raptors.

Save Our Seahorses Malaysia and the Merambong seagrass shoals : a Malaysian NGO looking for Volunteers to help conserve the rich biodiversity of the Pulai River Estuary in south-west Johor.

The Frangipani Resort and Spa, Langkawi: value for money, luxury accomodation with a clear conscience.

Japamala Resort, Tioman: An elegant hideout with a heart.

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Rimba Ilmu, Kuala Lumpur’s botanic garden open to the public. Guided tour with MNS on the first saturday of every month.

Outskirt Outreach, take the path less ordinary is a social aid movement that organize tours in Perak for Travelers willing to meet hidden communities and discover nature hidden gems.

The Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, FRIM: Nestled in the suburb of Kuala Lumpur, the FRIM offers nature trails, a canopy walk, an MNS-run education center and infinite flora and fauna. 

Semengoh Wildlife Center, orangutan Rehabilitation Center, Sarawak. This is Sarawak’s ideal location to observe orangutans in their natural environment. 

Sepilok orangutan rehabilitation center, this one is in Sabah.

Kuala Gendah sanctuary for translocated elephants: feed the elephants, take a bath in the river with them, and feel like Tarzan. 

Sekeping Serendah, Selengor : ideal retreat 1 hour from KL to relax with your friends or with your family 

Permai Rainforest resort, Damai, Sarawak, treehouses hidden in the greenery of the Damai rainforest, to relax at the foot of Gunung Santubong and enjoy the beaches of Damai.

Uncle Tan’s Jungle camp, Kinabatangan River, Sabah is the best (rustic) place to stay to experience the rainforest and observe endemic wildlife with a very friendly and skilled team of experts. 

Borneo Travel Adventures, Kuching, Sarawak : a travel agency closely linked to the community project of Nunga Sumpa Longhouse in Batang Ai district (Wild Asia award 2006).

Recommended links :

A quick overview of National parks on the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board of New York website

Sarawak National Parks 

Nature Escapes site provides a selection of outdoor activites from 1 to 4 hours drive from KL

Written by C.Bossis, Kuala Lumpur, 7 oct. 08

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