Deer Cave, Gunung Mulu National Park

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#3 of 22 in Nature in Sarawak
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Deer Cave attracts thousands of visitors every year with its unique rock formations, including the one at its south entrance that resembles the profile of Abraham Lincoln. The cave was opened for public in 1984, and it was long regarded the world's largest cave passage. It is home to three million bats you can watch twirling and swarming outside the cave from the park's bat observatory. The walk to the cave through a tropical rainforest via a 3 km (1.9 mi) plank is an attraction in its own right. To visit Deer Cave on your trip to Gunung Mulu National Park, use our Gunung Mulu National Park road trip planning site.
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  • a fantastic experience. be sure to do Lang cave FIRST then only do the Deer cave so you are left awed by the huge cave entrance and the bats within. Bring a headlamp and be sure to take your time... 
    a fantastic experience. be sure to do Lang cave FIRST then only do the Deer cave so you are left awed by the huge cave entrance and the bats within. Bring a headlamp and be sure to take your time...  more »
  • I have seen many caves around the world and this is an absolute natural wonder of the world not to be missed!! Knowledge of the guides was fantastic and to see the bat exodus and learn about the HUGE....  more
    I have seen many caves around the world and this is an absolute natural wonder of the world not to be missed!! Knowledge of the guides was fantastic and to see the bat exodus and learn about the HUGE....  more »
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  • Breathtaking and stunning natural beauty. Make sure you visit during the bat exodus; seeing the bats make a circle in the air before flying off is truly mesmerising.
  • 🏞️🏞️🏞️🏞️🏞️ Mulu National Park Entering Deer Cave 5🌟 Big Big cave with shower on top, Lincoln's shadow, running stream inside the cave. Outside Deer Cave 5🌟 Wait till 6.20pm to spot the numerous groups of bat flying out to search for food. It becomes the feast for hawk if u can spot it in the video.

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