Jewel of East Coast-Sekayu Waterfall
Kuala Terengganu, proceed inland to the town of Kuala Berang.
Just before reaching the town center, watch out for a turning on
the left! At this junction , there is a road that leads motorist
to the Sekayu Waterfall. There are indicative signs before the
junction. The distance along this country road is 14 kilometers
road will continue to pass through small villages and countryside.
Nearing the end of the road, signboard there will indicate that
the park is situated after a right turn. The park is situated at
the fringe of the mountain range.
|Signboard of this design are placed
in many locations to guide visitors to the Park.
a mature park with chalets and campsites for overnight
stay. It also practices a security system, which kept the
main gate locked after dark.
So check with the park
authority if you intend to stay there and reporting after
regular working hours, on the closing and opening time.
||People looking after the park had
tried hard to make the area interesting. Features like
classify it a natural park - this is followed up with the
identification of timber trees and other Malaysian flora.
We were also surprised to find many species of mushroom
along the track.
There are waterfalls and cascades
along the 2 kilometers stretch of the river. A ad hoc
trail follows the river bank. Finally, this trail ends at
the main waterfall that this park is famous for.
|The fair size Tersat River runs the
entire length of the park. There are scenes of a river
going through the rapids, interspersed with major drops.
Such terrain makes the stretch unsuitable for white water
There are also many attractive
aspects. Examples are scenes of water tripping over the
rocks and boulders.
||The more distinctive waterfall is
this last drop before the hill slope get rather steep
empty into a flat bedded wide gorge.
The single drop is
approximately 25 meters high with no pool at the base.
The whole area is littered with boulders.
is a wonderful place for rest, river trekking and admiring