Malaysia is a country blessed with abundance of rain and sunshine. A country with hills and mountains – both on Peninsula Malaysia and Borneo. A land of attractive extremes, where towering skyscrapers contrast with serene rural villages. Sanctified with natural wonders galore, it is perfect for a remarkable holiday mixed with some extreme adventure. With some of the finest beaches and diving spots in the world, it is ideal for island getaways. Due to the topography of the country, Malaysia has many white water rafting rivers. Its tropical climate makes whitewater rafting available the whole year round. Do you want to know what white water rafting Malaysia is all about? Then read on..
As we enjoy warm weather throughout the year, you do not need any special attire for whitewater rafting. No specific training or skill is not required because a safety briefing will be conducted prior to the activity. Even beginners can participate in this adventure with ease. White water rafting in Malaysia has gained immense popularity in the recent past will continue into the future. The fun and adventurous activity not only attracts the locals but visitors from around the world. The greatest thing is that no specific training or skill is not required. Even beginners can participate in this adventure with ease.
WHITE WATER RAFTING RIVERS IN MALAYSIA
Rivers have long been the means of connecting the native people of the land. They were until now a source of food, a means of transport, and now, an avenue for adventure tourism.
The indigenous people in the country has been using sampans and rafts for centuries, but whitewater rafting has only been a popular recreational and tourist activity in Malaysia since the early 1980s. Experiences variety from the high adrenaline Grade 5 rapids to the more tranquil family rides. Some of the rivers are very remote and long, traversing through kampongs and Orang Asli settlements. There are opportunities to traverse through virgin rainforests full of birds and animal life, while others even flow past limestone caves and prehistoric archaeological sites.
Whitewater rafting can be experienced on day trip from any major cities and towns in the country. For those looking for an extended program, those are available too. In addition, it is also an excellent corporate team building activity. Parents wanting to introduce their children to outdoor adventure can even start with whitewater rafting on some lower grade rivers.
Do you want to come on a whitewater rafting adventure? The details of one of the most popular rafting program in the country is whitewater rafting on Sungai Selangor.
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IS WHITE WATER RAFTING IN MALAYSIA SAFE?
Of course it is. All rafting operators impose self regulation as there is no regulatory body. Safety briefing is always conducted on land before the participants go into the water. This covers the paddling commands, capsize drills, paddling skills, actions when overboard or river rescue and then further instruction is conducted in the water before setting off for the adventure trip itself.
Keep in mind, all equipment meet US Coast Guard safety standards for whitewater rafting.