About Jeti Taman Negara (Kuala Tahan)
Taman Negara provides a latitude to explore a true and lush tropical life. The 130 million years old virgin rainforest is waiting to share her pride heritage where it is one of the incredible beauty of nature on earth to discover, enjoy and release tension. Experience walking on the world’s longest canopy walkway, visiting the aborigine village, trekking under the rainforest canopy, climbing the highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia, caving, fishing, camping, observing wildlife and many more.
The famous canopy walkway of Taman Negara, the longest of its kind in the world, is well signposted from Kuala Tahan. Located in Jerantut within the state of Pahang, Kuala Tahan is the first gateway towards the Malaysian oldest rainforest through Kuala Tahan Jetty. Ferry tickets departing from Kuala Tahan Jetty can now be conveniently booked through Easybook. Covering 4343 sq km, the national park is one of the country’s biggest draws with its thick jungle and fast-flowing rivers pulling in thousands of tourists every year.
How to Get to Kuala Tahan Jetty
Various modes of transportations can be utilised to get to Kuala Tahan Jetty including train services and boat services. Common modes of public transportation such as bus and taxi services are also available to get to Taman Negara via Kuala Tahan Jetty.
For train services, trains from Johor Bahru have a direct route terminating at Jerantut Train Station. Bus, taxis and private car services are available from Jerantut Train Station to get to Taman Negara in Kuala Tahan. For boat rides to Kuala Tahan, take the route from Jerantut heading to Kuala Tembeling whereby Kuala Tembeling Jetty provides boat services straight towards Kuala Tahan Jetty. The boat ride within these two points takes an estimated time of around 2.5 - 3 hours.
Popular Ferry Route
Popular routes from Kuala Tahan Jetty (Taman Negara) in Pahang
- Ferry from Kuala Tahan (Taman Negara) to Kuala Tembeling
Several amenities within Kuala Tahan Jetty are accessible for the convenience of public use. Due to its strategic location catering for boat services to get to Malaysia’s famous Taman Negara, the jetty is surrounded with a variety of affordable and comfortable accommodations as the national park offers so much to be discovered.
Within Kuala Tahan Jetty, there is a host of cheap, cheerful local restaurants and food stands to furnish just about everything needed within its lovely area. Clean washrooms are also available.
Kuala Tahan Jetty Contact Details
Address: Kuala Tahan, 27000, Jerantut, Pahang, Malaysia.
Telephone: Not available
While Taman Negara may conjure images of a remote, ancient rainforest virtually untouched by civilisation, the park is well equipped with modern facilities including marked jungle trails, wildlife observation hides and a wide range of budget accommodation in Kuala Tahan. Chugging upstream along the Tembeling river in a wooden boat is the best way to get into the heart of Taman Negara whereby its launch point for adventure is through the tiny village of Kuala Tahan.