Events in Pahang

Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2017

Date: 25-26 February

The Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2017  is one of the pioneer bird watching events in Malaysia which was started in 1988. Now in its 30th year, the Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race attracts thousands of people from around the world who spend two days competitively bird watching. These highlands located in the state of Pahang are home to over 250 species of bird and the race is usually divided into categories catering to novice and advanced birders.


The event is organised by Tourism Pahang Malaysia, the Malaysian Nature Society, WWF Malaysia and the Fraser’s Hill Development Corporation. Each team comprises three people who are required to record species of birds that conform to the official list provided by the organisers. Species of birds that are not on the list may be included subject to acceptance by the arbitrators. . Apart from the race, the event will feature a bird photography contest, seminars and promotional booths. While you’re here, be sure to explore the lush rainforests, waterfalls and nature trails that make this area so unique.

Activities at the Fraser’s Hill Bird Race 2017
  • Bird Race
  • Bird Photography Contest
  • Talks
  • Promotional Booths

Bird Race Categories

Based on the previous years categories for the bird race, they are usually divided into three segments which are
  • Advanced category: For serious and experienced bird watchers
  • Novice category: For those who just take up bird watching out of curiosity or treat bird watching as an academic hobby
  • Local category: For the local residents who know the whereabouts of the birds in Fraser’s Hill are




Balok Wind Challenge 2017

Date: 17-19 Feb

Windsurfing Competition in Balok Beach, Kuantan! Sailing… Kitesurfing… Sup… Windsufing…


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