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Mukah is a small coastal town located in the Mukah Division in the central region of Sarawak.


Mukah is different from other towns/cities in Sarawak, as the population is predominantly the Melanaus, hence the nickname The Melanau Heartland. Melanau language is the medium of communication here. However, Malay, Sarawak Malay, Iban, Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, and English are spoken too. Mukah is the main sago producing area of Sarawak.

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By air[edit]

Mukah Aiport(MKM) is connected to Kuching and Miri with daily flights serve by MasWings[1].

By bus[edit]

Mukah is connected with major towns; Sibu,Bintulu, and Miri by express bus services.

Get around[edit]

By foot[edit]

Mukah is small and safe enough to be explored by foot.

By bus[edit]

Unfortunately, no bus services that serve in town. Usually people will ride van to go to the their location

By van[edit]

You can find Toyota Innova which drove by a guy called, Uncle Mail. He can take you around Mukah.

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Masjid Setia Raja is said to be one of the most beautiful mosques in South East Asia. The unique architecture of the mosque is its dome, which is the shape of the Melanau hat, terendak.

Lamin Dana, the living museum of the Melanau culture. Homestays are provided here.Telephone+60 84 871 543

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Boulevard Setia Raja' Walk and see the boulevard which located in between Medan Setia Raja and Medan Food Court. The boulevard connects the old town and the new town, with Medan Setia Raja in between. At the end of the boulevard, there is a clock tower.

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Jen Yuan Keropok Mukah - A famous crunchy cracker available in different flavours - fish, prawn, squid, yam, which you could buy back home to fry them. This is the most iconic gift from Mukah as Mukah is famous for its fresh sea products.

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Umai The Melanau version of sushi. Raw fish are sliced thin, and eaten with mix of ingredients including lime, onions, chillies and etc. Available in local food courts and the wet market.

Sago pearls was the staple food of the Melanaus. It is made from the sago plant.

Mukah ABC Try the local ABC in Medan Food Court. Comes in many varieties with very affordable price.

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Kingwood Hotel A 3-star hotel located in Medan Setia Raja. Rates start from MYR 159. Tel: 6084-87 4996/874811

Kingwood Resort A 3-star resort located 12 km from the town, by the sea. Facilities include swimming pool, and conference rooms. Rates start from MYR 185. Tel: 6084-87 3888

King Ing Hotel A 2-star hotel located at the old part of Mukah. Tel: 084-871403 / 084-871420/ 871400 / 871409 located near the Mukah River. Rates from MYR 65.

Hotel Sri Umpang Tel: 6084-87 1888

Mandyrin Hotel Tel: 084-872688 / 084-872699 located in the old township of Mukah. Rates from MYR 45.

The Sarina Hotel Tel: +60 84 872659 located in the new township of Mukah. Walking distance from the bus terminal and Maybank . Rates from MYR 50/

Qintai Inn Tel :084 - 872572 Rates from MYR 45.

Weiming Hotel Tel: 084 - 872276 Rates from MYR 50. Located in the old township.

Mukah Inn Tel: 084 - 874277 Rates from MYR 35. Located in Medan Setia Raja.

Royal Inn Tel: 084-874333

Highway Inn Tel: 084-874168 E-mail: [email protected]

Get out[edit]


Flights operated by MasWings connect Mukah to Miri (MYY) and Kuching (KCH).


Buses to Bintulu/Miri and Sibu are available at Mukah Bus Terminal.

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