“Your journey into the historical mine starts here”EXPLORE THE DEEPEST AND LONGEST TIN MINE IN THE WORLD!
The Sungai Lembing Mine is restored to retrospect the glorious days of Sungai Lembing as Pahang’s richest manufacturer of tin. Sungai Lembing is prominent in the history of Pahang, and once dubbed as the El-Dorado of the east. “It was operated since 1886 for a period of a century. Part of the mine is refurbished and is now opened for visitors.”
Only in Kuantan, you can make your very own adventure into the real mines.
No fabrication only restoration! We conserve and preserve the originality of the mine.
The mine is preserved in it most natural and original settings. Visitors will be able to witness the glorious era of Sungai Lembing. Since the mine is located beneath a tropical rainforest, visitors will be able to experience a unique cooling climate in the tunnels.
“Safety is our prime concern.” – The safety of the mine is certified by relevant authorities.
Your Own Mining Expedition
Visitors will ride “The Minecraft” to enter the the mine. Then the expedition will continue on foot. It takes approximately an hour to complete the tour. The tunnel height is ranged from 12 feet to 200 feet. Children are allowed to enter with parents or guardians.
It is a journey outside of this world! An educative tour yet an adventure. Learn on how mining was carried out in the yesteryears. Discover how tin mining had contributed in the historical path of this country.
Discover the uniqueness of Sungai Lembing Mine
The tin mine in Sungai Lembing was once the deepest and longest underground mine in the world. It was operated on a big scale thus making Sungai Lembing renowned throughout the world. Visitors will experience a lifetime journey trough the “Original Mine” which displays various collections of mining paraphernalia’s. Visitors will come across mannequins, drilling machines, trams, interactive exhibits, info boards and other extravaganzas.
Sungai Lembing Underground Tunnel
Underground tunnels or ‘pengkang’ were dug manually without using explosives. Prior to mining work, the geological members will study the locations of tin ore deposits. Studies were conducted on an ongoing basis to ensure that mining activities will perpetuate. Myah mine has the deepest tunnel. There are also several other mines, such as the Taibeto mine, reaching more than 700 meters beneath, double the height of KLCC!