About Kuching Waterfront
Kuching is the capital of Sarawak, and it has many exciting attractions that grab the attention of many tourists. Located near the Sarawak River, Kuching has become a popular getaway destination for its attractions and food. Most of the places in Kuching showcases the cultural and historical backgrounds for visitors to get to know about the city.
One of the famous attractions in the town is the Kuching Waterfront, which is a 2-kilometre esplanade stretched across beautiful tropical gardens along the Sarawak River. Kuching Waterfront is surrounded by many places of interest and all of them offer different kinds of experience. Kuching Waterfront’s main highlight is the traditional sampans or also known as the water taxis, offering passengers 60-minute river cruise. Don’t miss out on the Kuching Waterfront Bazaar famous for traditional crafts located within walking distance from Kuching Waterfront.
How to Get to Kuching Waterfront
Travellers can book a 20-minute trip to get to Kuching Waterfront by taxi or one of the ride-sharing services from the Kuching International Airport as well as Kuching Sentral bus terminal.
Popular Ferry Operator
Sarawak riverboats are operated daily by the Sarawak Traditional Boat Cruise that offers passengers pleasant sightseeing tours of the Sarawak River.
- Sarawak Traditional Boat Cruise
Popular Ferry Route
Popular route from Kuching Waterfront
No need to worry about the safety in Kuching Waterfront as there is a police station nearby to guard the place. Besides the usual facilities available nearby, travellers can also stop at a village called Kampung Boyan on the other side of the river to buy the traditional Sarawak layered cake popularly known as Kek Lapis Sarawak.
The recent development at Kuching Waterfront is a bridge to connect to Kampung Boyan. Therefore, instead of only having the option to go by boat, visitors now can walk to the village conveniently.
- Public toilets
- River cruise
- Food stalls
- Police station
- Prayer room
- Ferry operator counters
- Car parking lots
- Motorcycle parking lots
- Grocery store
Kuching Waterfront is among the best Sarawak attractions with the traditional river cruise as its major feature. Take a traditional boat cruise along the Sarawak River to witness the local sights of Kuching town. The boat ride allows passengers to see the views of Fort Margherita, Kuching Palace or also known as Astana and other Malay villages. Do not miss out on the opportunity to visit this charming city in Sarawak that is filled with amazing histories.
Kuching Waterfront Contact Details
57, Jalan Main Bazaar, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak