Sarikei, East Malaysia

Sarikei is a town, and the capital of the Sarikei District in Sarikei Division, Sarawak, east Malaysia. It is located on the Rajang River, near where the river empties into the South China Sea.

Attractions in Sarikei include the Sebangkoi Country Resort, the wharf esplanade, the lake park and Merdeka Park.

Things to See & Do

* Pineapple statue
* Wharf esplanade
* Lake Park
* Sarikei Merdeka Park

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Ringgit (RM) (MYR)
Language – Bahasa Malaysia, English
Population – 56,800 approx
Land Area – 985 985 km2
Electricity – 2 vertical Square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – +60

Port Location – The port at Sarikei is located next to the clock tower and pineapple statue in downtown Sarikei.

Travel Links –Semarik River is accessible by boat from Sibu and Kuching.

Sarikei Regional bus terminal located 1 km from town centre serves as the main hub for express buses to various destinations in Sarawak including Kuching, Sri Aman, Sibu, Bintangor, Bintulu and Miri.

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