|PLACES OF INTEREST
Nature and Adventure
| Sungai Pandan
The Sungei Pandan Waterfalls 25 km from Kuantan is easily
accessible by road. The falls spanning over 11 hectares are a
popular holiday and picnic spot for locals and visitors alike.
Consisting of a series of cascading rapids the falls culminate in a
large cooling pool which is ideal for swimming.
| Gua Charah
In the Malay language the word 'Gua' means cave. The Charah caves
lay about 25 km northwest of Kuantan at Panching on the Sungei
Lembing road. Formed millions of years ago and carved out by the
forces of nature these caves offer an Interesting sojourn. Housed
inside one of the caves is a statue of the reclining
| Gunung Tapis Park
About 16 km from Sungei Lembing is the Gunung Tapis nature park.
Although still in the early stages of development the park offers
excellent camping spots and a number of activities. If you are so
inclined you can shoot the rapids on one of several rivers or fish
for the 'Ikan Kelah' a Malaysian sub species of the great Indian
Masheer (tortambroides duronesis).
| Sungai Kenau
Located 48 km north of Kuantan. This waterfall is located in the
town of Sungai Lembing - A tourist attraction for nature's lovers
with fresh air and crystal clear and clean water. This spectacular
wonder of mother earth must be carefully preserved for the next
Indera Mahkota Agricultural
The Agricultural Park was established to benefit the farming
community in particular, and all levels of society in general.
Apart from showcasing the nation's heritage of natural and
agricultural richness and diversity, the Park a]so serves as a
centre for research and development for the agricultural industry.
Its emphasis on care and concern for the environment also sets an
example for the public at large to follow.
Art and craft lovers can experience the rich cultural heritage of
authentic art and craft atKuantan infocraft. Located in the heart
of Kuantan in a refurbished historical building, Kuantan Infocraft
displays a range of traditionally made arts and crafts, skills of
which have been preserved and passed down from generation to
generation. This range includes, silverware, brassware, batik,
glass, pottery, basketry and wood and rattan crafts, all of which
make excellent souvenirs.