Located at the northwestern part of Terengganu, covering an area of 260,000
hectares, Kenyir Lake is the largest man-made lake in South-East Asia. With about 340 islands and surrounded by 14
waterfalls, many rapids and rivers, Kenyir Lake is also home to numerous species of freshwater fish and exotic
wildlife. This makes it well known as an angler's paradise. The lake is rated as one of the best tourist
attractions for natural lovers, fishing enthusiasts and photographers.
- Kenyir Lake Triathlon
More than 300 competitors from 17 countries have confirmed participation for the Olympic distance event comprising 1.5km swim, 40km cycle and 10km run.
- Kenyir Lake DFZ
Kenyir Lake, the largest man-made lake in South-East Asia, has been officially declared a Duty Free Zone (DFZ). Kenyir, is blessed with 340 islands while being rich in flora and fauna, “The Terengganu government hopes the DFZ will act as an impetus for the growth of eco-tourism in the area,” he said.
- Rebirth of Kenyir Lake
Southeast Asia’s largest man-made attraction, the Kenyir lake, is blessed with 340 islands while being rich in flora and fauna and with a DFZ status, it will be another boon for the growth of eco-tourism of the area. The proposed development for Kenyir includes the construction of 300 hotels and chalets, a theme park, an orchid garden, a fruit orchard as well as bird and butterfly parks.