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21 Scenic Campsites In Malaysia To Escape To When You Need A Break From Life

Being in nature is the best kind of therapy.

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1. Hammocks By The River @ Hulu Langat

Switch off your phones, wrap yourself in one of the hammocks, and enjoy the sounds of crickets chirping at this campsite in Hulu Langat. It's the perfect getaway from the city that isn't too far yet secluded enough for you to enjoy nature with your friends.

They offer different packages, from regular tents to glamping amenities. There are toilets and showers available. Plus, the space is pet-friendly!

Address
Lot 617, Jalan Sungai Makau,
Batu 14 Hulu Langat, 47310 Hulu Langat, Selangor

Contact:
+6011-28108190

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2. Cozy Leisure Farm @ Cameron Highlands

Escape the heat and enjoy cooler air at this campsite in Cameron Highlands, which overlooks Bertam Valley. Imagine having a hot cup of MILO or coffee in the morning and taking in that view! The space is equipped with toilets, a barbecue area, as well as an indoor and outdoor area where you can set up your tent.

Contact:
+6012-5773639

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3. TWCampstay @ Terengganu

There's a certain laidback feeling and calmness that TWCampstay offers, with its peaceful scenery and ocean breeze. If you haven't had good rest in a while, lay in a hammock and drift to sleep to the sound of soothing wind chimes as they sway in the wind.

Scattered with quirky, makeshift knick-knacks, we assure you that this campsite in Terengganu will make you forget about your worries and never want to leave.

Address
Pantai Tok Jembal,
21300 Kuala Terengganu,
Terengganu, Malaysia

Contact:
+6017-9456905 / +6013-9898545 / +6017-9009058

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4. Draco Nature Camp @ Tapah

Draco Nature Camp is run by a married couple who also enjoy camping themselves. The campsite is located by a crystal clear stream where you can go for a swim. There's also a two-hour educational hike that a guide can take you on, leading you on a trek against the flow of the stream.

Address
Batu 7, Kampung Asli Sungai Cincin,
35300 Chenderiang, Perak

Contact:
+6019-2289042

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5. Rumah Kebun Camping Ground @ Hulu Langat

Even if you're new to camping and don't have a tent, Rumah Kebun can provide all the camping necessities. All you need to do is show up. It's the perfect spot for a family vacation, with a stream located nearby, as well as a pool. Toilets, a campfire pit, and a barbecue area are also available.

Address
Kg Sg Semungkis, Bt 14 1/2
Hulu Langat, Selangor

Contact:
+6019-2224956

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6. UbiPadi Leisure @ Hulu Langat

Surrounded by hills, this camping ground is located on a fruit orchard with a beautiful lily pond. There are also kids' pools for those who want to swim and two fishing ponds in the vicinity for fishing enthusiasts. You never know, you just might catch something for dinner! Boats, barbecue equipment, tents, and bicycles are also available for rent.

Address
Batu 18, 673, Jalan Sg. Jerang,
Kampung Jawa, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor

Contact:
+6019-7778590

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7. Resort Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel @ Rawang

For those who love doing activities while on holiday, this campsite offers that and more with electric scooters, ATVs, kayaks, and bicycles for rent. Toilets and showers are available, as well as a lake and small stream for anyone who wants to take a dip.

Address

KM 23, Jalan Kuala Lumpur - Rawang Compartment 3,
Lagong Forest Reserve, 48000 Rawang, Selangor

Contact:
+6012-2761609

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8. Willow Tree Campsite @ Hulu Langat

Located on a seven-acre hilltop property, Willow Tree Camping offers stunning mountain and sunset views for those who need to just relax and recharge.

You'll need to bring along your own tents and sleeping equipment. However, they do provide piped water for washing, bathrooms and cold showers, a meal prep area, firewood for small campfires and dedicated campfire spots, as well as solar lights for security and convenience.

Address
PT 8878 Batu 24 & 25,
Jalan Genting Peras, Hulu Langat,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Contact:
+6016-9839715

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9. Kem The Woods Ulu Yam @ Ulu Yam

Kem The Woods is a spacious campsite with a large, clear stream located right next to it. Jungle trekking, paintball, barbecuing facilities, and team building activities are some of the available services at the site. The place comes equipped with showers and toilets. 

Address
1, Jalan Sungai Tua Ulu Yam, Selangor

Contact:
+6012-6893297

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10. Tanjung Hills Retreat @ Janda Baik

Nestled in a valley of hills, Tanjung Hills Retreat is located just 100m from the foothill of Gunung Nuang and is a quiet escape for those needing to unwind. Pitch a tent by the pond then take a dip in the small stream nearby. There are toilets, fire pits, as well as plug points available. 

Address

Lot 25731, Kuala Lurah, Kampung Janda Baik,
28750 Bentong, Pahang

Contact:
+6017-2101322

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11. YAKA Campsite @ Negeri Sembilan

Hidden away from the main roads on an elevated hill is this spacious campsite that's perfect for new campers and families. Tents are available for rent if you don't have one and there's a small pet farm with deer located in the same area.

There are toilets and a common hall, though several campers say to take note that the toilets are a slight walking distance from the camping grounds.

Address

WanderCamp 玩樂營, YAKA CAMPSITE,
71750 Lenggeng, Negeri Sembilan

Contact:
+6016-3319659

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12. Yunkai Campsite @ Bentong

Sick of the heat? On the way up to Genting Highlands is a campsite surrounded by great mountain views. Temperatures are said to drop as low as 16ºC to 20ºC, especially at night. So if you love cooler weather, this place is ideal! Toilets are available on the premises.

Add
ress
Genting Sempah,
28750 Bentong, Pahang

Contact:
+6011-28355078

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13. Santai Riverside @ Janda Baik

Take a breather and head to Santai Riverside in Janda Baik, which is only less than an hour's drive from KL city. It's a great camping spot, especially for families, as there's a shallow stream nearby to swim in, with tube floats provided by the campsite. Toilets, pondoks, and plug points are also available.

Address

Kampung Janda Baik,
28750 Bentong, Pahang

Contact:
+6011-26982170

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14. Payung Getaway Campsite & RV Park @ Cherating

You can get the best of both worlds at this campsite in Kuantan, where you can either camp by the stream or by the beach, as the campsite is wedged between both. The place is equipped with basic facilities, such as bathrooms and plug points. Food stalls are within walking distance. Optionally, you can cook on the premises.

Address

Jalan Kampung Cherating Lama Balok,
Kampung Cherating, 26080 Kuantan, Pahang

Contact:
+6011-23802900

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15. Nomad Adventure @ Gopeng

For the more adventurous souls, check out this campsite which has plenty of activities. There's white water rafting, jungle trekking, kayaking, abseiling, and many more.

You can pitch your tent by the river and use the two canopies provided to prepare food. There are also bathrooms, a dining hall, a bouldering wall, and a jungle lounge where you can relax.

Address
Earth Camp, Lot 17525,
Kampung Chulek, 31600 Gopeng, Perak

Contact:
+6016-2011219

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16. Riverside Camp @ Gopeng

What better way to enjoy nature than to head to this campsite located by a refreshing stream in Gopeng? Have a picnic, go for a swim, end your evening with a barbecue, and enjoy a starry night! This spacious campsite can accommodate all, whether you're new to camping or a regular. 

Address

Riverside Camp 31600
Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia

Contact:
+6014-2944404

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17. Taiping Bamboo Resort @ Taiping

Unwind at this resort in Taiping that also offers camping facilities surrounded by greenery. It has a nearby stream where you can swim, and an indoor and outdoor area where you can pitch a tent. If you wanna explore a bit more, there's a jungle trek nearby as well. 

Address

Burmese Poo, Kolam Renang Batu Besar
34000 Taiping, Perak, Malaysia

Contact:
+6017-6666827

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18. Sungai Lembing Campstay @ Sungai Lembing

Popular for its 'rainbow waterfall', Sungai Lembing is also known as a camping ground among regulars. The area is just 100m from the main road, making it easily accessible. It's also quite open and spacious, with a wide river where you can pitch a tent next to. Toilets and showers are provided, as well as a sink for washing dishes.
 
Address
Kampung Bayas,
26200 Sungai Lembing, Pahang

Contact:
+6012-2524961

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19. ABC Camp @ Janda Baik

With a shallow stream nearby for you to splash in, this campsite is a great spot for those with kids or those who just need a short getaway. Frequent visitors mention that there are toilets with water heaters available on the site, as well as a large space for team building activities.

Address
Kampung Sg Lurah, Janda Baik,
28750 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia

Contact:
+6013-3880158

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20. Hulu Tamu Eco Resort @ Batang Kali

Hulu Tamu Eco Resort is located on a durian orchard with 12 campsite lots by a stream and five more camping spots on the hillside. There are individual toilets, showers, and plug points for each camping spot.

The camping grounds are spacious enough for you to enjoy some privacy. The stream is also said to be pretty shallow, making it good for families with young kids. 

Address
Hulu Tamu Eco Resort, Jalan Ulu Tamu
44200 Batang Kali, Selangor, Malaysia

Contact:
+6018-3110608

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This campsite in Sabah offers a breathtaking view of Mount Kinabalu, with a river flowing directly from the mountain next to the camping grounds. Wake up to the sounds of the cold, refreshing water trickling as you take in the crisp, fresh air. Every angle at this campsite is picturesque!

Address

Sabah Kg. Melangkap Baru,
89158 Kota Belud, Sabah

Contact:
+6011-36244723

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What other must-visit campsites should we add to this list? Let us know!

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