Spot rarely seen nocturnal wildlife at SFC’s ‘Urban Forest Night Walk’ at Sama Jaya Nature Reserve

SFC's Urban Forest Night Walk at the Sama Jaya Nature Reserve.

KUCHING, June 16: Come participate in the ‘Urban Forest Night Walk’ at the Sama Jaya Nature Reserve and one might have the chance to spot rare nocturnal creatures only seen when the sun sets.

According to a Facebook post yesterday by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), the ‘Urban Forest Night Walk’ is the first and only nature night walk in Sarawak.

“It is indeed a thrilling experience.

“If you are lucky enough, you might be able to see rare species of frogs, flying lemurs, and nocturnal birds.

“This night walk will be a wonderful opportunity to witness the nocturnal species that only come out at night,” SFC stated.

The SFC Urban Forest Night Walk at the Sama Jaya Nature Reserve.

The night walk begins at 7.30pm and ends at 10pm, as per the SFC ‘Urban Forest Night Walk’ itinerary.

“The night walk must consist of a group of a minimum of five to 10 people.

“Slot reservations can be made at the park on a first-come, first-served basis, and are limited to 20 people per night,” it noted.

SFC went on to say that the price for a group of five or less is RM50 per group.

“If there are more than five people, then one person has to pay RM10. For example, if there are seven people, then the payment will be RM70.

“The night walk is only available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays,” SFC explained.

It also highlighted that visitors should only bring phones, cameras, torchlights, night vision devices, and drinking bottles.

“Wear appropriate clothing for trekking activities, and no alcoholic beverages are allowed.

“Visitors are encouraged to read the Park Rules, which are posted near the park’s entrance, and are expected to follow them,” SFC said.

For more information, go to or SFC’s Facebook page, Sarawak Forestry Corporation. — DayakDaily