Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Travel: Deerland Park, Pahang

The Deerland Park is a privately owned and managed deer park in Lanchang, Pahang. The park has some 30 Indonesian deer (Cervus timorensis).

Visitors to the park has a chance to hand feed these gentle creatures and observe their behaviour at close hand. Other attractions in the 4-hectare park located at the edge of the Krau Forest Reserve, include ostriches and a sun-bear (Helarctos malayanus) named Muda. 

There is also a section dedicated to the cultivation of traditional herbal plants, which has over 40 species of traditional herbs. A 200-metre wooden walkway runs through this area, leading up to an observation tower in the middle of Bukit Rengit.

Just a few minutes further down the road, you will also find the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary and an orang asli settlement that would make interesting stopovers.


The park is located 25km from Temerloh town. About 2 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur and 10 minutes from Kuala Gandah.

Opening Hours:

Deerland Animal World
(Visit to Nature Garden by appointment)
 Daily (except Fridays) 10.30am to 5.30pm.


Adults (Malaysian): RM5.00
Adults (Non-Malaysians): RM10.00
Children (Malaysian): RM3.00 (below 12)
Children (Non-Malaysians): RM6.00

Getting There:

From Kuala Lumpur, take the Karak Highway to Lanchang, passing Karak town along the way. At Lanchang, take a left just before the BP station and proceed following the directions indicated on the signboards towards the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary. The Deerland Park is located on the right before reaching the Kuala Gandah Elephant Rehabilitation Centre.


Deerland Park
No 67, Jalan Zabidin
28400 Mentakab,
Pahang Darul Makmur

Enquiries: 013 988 1345 (Cik Harlina)
Office      : 013 967 6242
Fax         :  09-277 9305
E-mail     :  kraunaturepark@yahoo.com.my