Fairy Cave Nature Reserve and Similajau National Park off limits to unvaccinated visitors

Latest SOPs for Fairy Caves Nature Reserve.

By Ashley Sim

KUCHING, March 1: Visitors who are not vaccinated or who have a High Risk status are not permitted to enter the Fairy Cave Nature Reserve in Bau or the Similajau National Park in Bintulu, both of which reopen to the public starting today.

This is according to the Sarawak Forestry Corporation’s (SFC) latest standard operating procedures (SOPs).


The maximum number of people who can visit Fairy Cave Nature Reserve at the same time is 150, while at Similajau National Park, the maximum number of people who can visit at the same time is 100.

Visitors who are fully vaccinated and have a Low Risk/Casual Contact Asymptomatic status are allowed to enter, and children under the age of 17 who are not vaccinated must be accompanied by their fully vaccinated parents/guardians.

Face masks must be worn at all times, except when engaging in strenuous physical activities such as hiking.

Visitors are also advised to maintain a physical distance of at least 1 metre from other individuals and to remember to avoid the 3Cs (Crowded, Confined, and Closed) and practise the 3Ws (Wash, Wear and Warn).

Visit SFC’s official Facebook page for more information on the SOPs. — DayakDaily

The latest SOPs for Similajau National Park.