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Gua Tempurung

Tours Guide
How to Get There:  Location Map

There are a variety of tours into the caves.

Visitors can walk in comfortably for most of these tours as they do not need any prior preparations.

Certain tours such as the River Adventure Tour require visitors to bring a change of clothes and shoes.

Torch lights and helmets are available for rent.



Tour Packages

Tour 1 Golden Flowstone

Duration 40 minutes
(from entrance to Golden Flowstone at platform 3 and return)

Time:  Tours are conducted from 9am to 4pm  (last entry at 4pm)


RM2.50  (Child aged 6 to 12 years)
RM3.00  (Senior Citizen aged 60 years and above)

As you enter through the walkway on stilts over the cave river, you will see layers of white marble stone slabs and walls with different hues.

Walking deeper to the dimmed showcase gallery, you will be struck by the beauty of the Golden Flowstone.

Standing at a height of 90 metres, Golden Flowstone describes the sloping and wavering floor and wall of the cave which has a golden hue when water flows over it and illuminated by gentle light.

Stalagmites and stalactites on walls and ceilings take various astounding sizes and shapes.

Your eyes seem to play tricks on you when images of dolphin, jellyfish, tiger, lion, cow's head, seahorse, old man, Lord of Buddha and Zorro's eye come into view.


Tour 2: Top of the World

Duration 1 hour 45 minutes
(from entrance to Top of the World at platform 5 and return)

Time: Tours are conducted from 9am to 3pm (last entry at 3pm)

RM9.00 (Adult)
RM4.50 (Child aged 6 to 12 years)
RM3.00 (Senior Citizen aged 60 years and above)

Minimum No. of Persons: 5 Adults

You get to enjoy all the sights in Tour 1 and lots more when you climb higher to platform 5, standing 120 metres high.

By then, you would have climbed 640 steps! Take a breather at the Wind Tunnel and feel the cool breeze before you proceed to the Gergasi (Giant) Cavern, which holds a huge column that looks like a space ship.

Next, you will reach the Tin Mine Cavern where you will have a peek into tin mining activities that took place in the old days.

Then Alam (Universe) Cavern comes into view. There, you will see a slender stalactite called Tongkat (Walking Stick or Cane) before coming across the Fallen Warrior and Battlefield Cavern with an amazing formation that looks like a warrior falling down in a battlefield.

At the end of the journey, you will be rewarded with a rainbow of colours from sunshine reflected off the cave walls.

For the more adventurous, choose either Tour 3 or Tour 4 under both Dry and Wet Adventure Tour. The tours involving Wet River Adventure are however subject to weather conditions.


Tour 3 Top of the World & Short River Adventure

Duration 2 ? hours
(a journey of about 2.4km from the entrance to Golden Flowstone, Top of the World and return through the underground river)

Time: Tours are conducted from 9am to 12 noon (last entry at 12 noon)

RM 6.00 (Child aged 6 to 12 years)
RM 6.00 (Senior Citizen aged 60 years and above)

Minimum No. of Persons: 8 Adults

Not only will you see the Golden Flowstone and climb to the Top of the World, you will also go down 230 steps and get wet in the underground river! You will have lots of fun crawling through holes and sliding down slippery stones before getting out to be greeted by the beautiful sight of the greenery outside.


Tour 4: Grand Tour

Duration 3 ? hours
(a complete journey of about 3.8km from the entrance to Golden Flowstone, Top of the World and to the end of the cave (East) and return through the underground river)

Time: Tours are conducted from 9am to 11am (last entry at 11am)

* NO Tour on Friday

RM11.00 (Child aged 6 to 12 years)
RM 6.00 (Senior Citizen aged 60 years and above)

Minimum No. of Persons: 8 Adults

Expect thrilling moments as you have the adrenalin-pumping spelunking adventure of your life time.

You will wade through the underground river that reaches chest level at certain stretches, duck-walk and crawl through holes, climb almost vertical walls and slide down slippery stones.

The physical challenges will be worth it. You get to see lots of fascinating rock formations - stalactites, stalagmites, multi-tier ponds, volcano-like rocks, glittering crystal-covered walls and lots more.

Of course, the Golden Flowstone and the Top of the World Caverns are included in this tour that also takes you to the eastern side of the cave facing the North-South Expressway.

Your return journey will take you entirely through the underground river.




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