There are many spectacular waterfalls in Tasik Kenyir. These
waterfalls are popular spots for picnicking as they provide a
cool, relaxed and rejuvenating ambience that awaits its
visitors, a picnic at these falls is featured in almost every
itinerary. Better basic amenities like toilets, changing rooms
and rest areas are being planned at these popular spots.
Lasir - Located 16 km (30 - 45 minutes boat ride) to the south
of Pengkalan Gawi, is one of the most popular picnic spots in
Tasik Kenyir. With a majestic fall of some 500 feet, Lasir drops
gracefully onto a multi tiered level of boulders and rocks
forming cascading showers of foaming white sprays of water.
This waterfalls, as with all waterfalls within Kenyir, is well
shaded by the leafy green canopy of the surrounding tropical
Saok - A mere 15 minutes boat ride from Pengkalan Gawi,
Saok Waterfall is fast gaining popularity among holiday
makers. Cascading waters over its rocky terraces and
boulders and a flat sandy area at ground level make it a perfect
picnic spot for the whole family.
Tembat - Unlike Lasir and Saok, Tembat Waterfall is actually
composed of five rapids of fast flowing cascades. With a large
camping area at its side, it is without doubt, the most popular
destination for campers. A hiking trail leading to the top of the
fall rewards the hiker with a magnificent view of the waterfalls
and its surroundings. A boat ride from Pengkalan Gawi to
Tembat takes about an hour.
Other waterfalls within the Lake is the Petang, Leban,
Terenggan, Lata Terap and Petuang.