March 20, 2023

The lost world of Malaysia

For adventure type and nature lovers, the word ‘The Lost World’ sounds so intriguing to them. The word lost world remind us of movies like Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and The Lost World of Atlantis.

The mysteries and new findings in The lost world will motivate people to explore it. The lost world always describe like very remote area, no inhabitant, usually prohibited areas by the natives, no basic land access and usually surrounded with misty jungle.

In Malaysia, there is one place that have all the criteria above:

The Sabah Lost World – Maliau Basin.

Still new to the researcher and adventurer. You must get a pass from the Sabah State to enter it with not exceeding the maximum person allowed. The actual scientific expedition in Maliau Basin only starting in 1988.

Maliau Basin tour by The Telegraph reporter here

It’s like the Mini Amazon. The Sabah State Government is in the process of listing the Maliau Basin as a World Heritage Site. For more reading about Maliau Basin please browse here and here. Sabah Tourism Board Official website here.


Hi, I'am Asmaliana, I work at Tourism Melaka. I love my state, Melaka, the world heritage city by UNESCO.

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