We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sarawak Cultural Village

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Book In Advance
All photos (1,565)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cultural show”(301 reviews)
“living museum”(57 reviews)
“long houses”(84 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Jalan Pantai Damai, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Sarawak Cultural Village
from US$ 50.65
More Info
from US$ 41.10
More Info
Reviews (1,741)
Filter reviews
1,498 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cultural show living museum long houses tribal houses blow pipe rainforest world music festival air conditioned theatre ethnic groups different cultures orang ulu shuttle bus traditional food local tribes entrance fee sago damai beach resort must visit place
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,498 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

The village is about a 30 minute drive from central Kuching, and provides good quality displays of the various ethnic groups that live in Sarawak. There is a typical house displayed for each group, in which staff from that group show examples of crafts, cooking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Curtain12856
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must visit for every visitor to visit. The cultural dance show is a delight for the eyes and ears. Very entertaining.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Expedition241260
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This just feels so fake, it’s just not enjoyable 30-45 minute show in a purpose built tourist destination. It does give an insight to a fascinating culture but do yourself a favour and stay one night in a longhouse. If you like the tourist set...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paulbo4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here. It’s a great way to learn about the different ethnic groups in Sarawak. We enjoyed visiting each of the houses, where we got the opportunity to try local sweets and biscuits, freshly made. We thought the Cultural show was good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gill12013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived the starting point and I called the number given in the confirmation email but to no avail. I am forced to buy new tickets from the counter. I also showed the counter my confirmation email and electronic ticket but they don’t accept. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank knoxiknox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can experience the life of main tribes in Sarawak and participate in cultural show. You need to allocate at least 4 hours to really appreciate the culture and place

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank maliamelur
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Very informative visit - learned so much about the different tribes and their way of life. It was raining very hard when I was there but it was still possible to move around because of the wooden walkways. Wish I had had more cash with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tourismprof2
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Just Explore the Cultures, Natures and Adventures of Sarawak, Land Of Hornbills and Welcome o Sarawak Culture Village,..a great Kuching City Tourism Attractions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wan ahmad shukr... S
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

If you aren’t going with a driver from the tour agency or staying nearby (Damai Beach Resort), you can consider Grab service. Relatively easy to get a Grab car based on my experience. Please take note of the showtimes 1130am and 4pm as this is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bwmonochrome
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We knew in advance that this is not the original longhouse therefore were not setting an expectation. But we were pleasantly surprised. Staff & performers were friendly and nice. Quite a no. of houses to visit. Some had demo of cloth weaving, traditional way of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GinnyToh
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 57 nearby hotels
Dormani Hotel
24 reviews
7.93 km away
Kuching Waterfront Lodge
150 reviews
8.19 km away
The Ranee Boutique Suites
572 reviews
8.20 km away
The Waterfront Hotel
319 reviews
8.25 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 693 nearby restaurants
MyDapur Restaurant
2.41 km away
3.12 km away
Nasi Lemak Pandan Special
4.25 km away
Bayridge Seafood & Chinese cuisines
4 reviews
5.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 171 nearby attractions
Sarawak Orchid Garden
373 reviews
6.39 km away
Cat Museum
583 reviews
5.06 km away
Damai Central
185 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
22 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from amillidge | Reviewed this property |
We took small regular van back to Kuching. From memory 10 MR per person, which was double what locals paid. Still hardly a fortune. You could get a Grab there and van back? Unless make other arrangements with someone... More
19 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from MrADobbs |
We got a taxi driver from Kuching for R 160 for 4 hrs. We got tickets from the Daima Hotel next door for 60.
2 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from NSEL | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee is RM60 for adult, RM30 for children (6 to 12 years old)