The mighty Rajang River is 563 km, a river in Sarawak and the longest in Malaysia. Originated in Iran Mountains in Borneo, it flows south west into Kapit and then turns westward to the South China Sea.
The transport is totally dependent on river; the Rajang River is navigable for 130 km Upper River to the town of Sibu by big oceangoing vessels from the river mouth of the Rejang.
Next big settlement at the river bank is Kanowi, about 174 km away and about one and a half hour by road from Sibu but an hour by express boat. Before Kapit is small settlement of Song.
Sibu Passenger Terminal
The express boat from Kapit to Pelagus, Belaga Balleh and Putai is at 9 am. The journey might take up more than 4 hours.
The river fish species recorded are 164 and empurau is the most expensive fish fresh water fish found here. Rajang River is the means of transporting timber logs to Sibu.
The Rejang River is extremely attractive for those who like to explore sights and take in different fabulous view of exotic holiday location.
Timber logs transport by boat
Timber transport by boat