The Bulletin of Marine Science presents
Formed in 1906, Matang is the oldest managed mangrove forest in the world. For an additional fee, particpants will have the opportunity to participate in a day-long excursion just a few hours north of Kuala Lumpur.
The full-day tour will be all inclusive, including transportation to and from Kuala Lumpur, local seafood lunch, tour guides, boating in the mangroves to observe the natural wildlife of the forest, and more.
The mangrove field trip is available at online registration only. Space is limited.
07:00-10:30: Depart from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Sepetang
10:30-11:00: Arrival at Perak Forestry Mangrove Eco-Centre, trip briefing
11:00-14:00: Boat trip to see the mangroves and search for dolphins
14:00-15:00: Lunch at a local seafood restaurant in Kuala Sepetang village
15:00-16:30: Fish market, visit to the charcoal factory
16:30-19:30: Depart from Kuala Sepetang back to Kuala Lumpur