Tidal Bore Festival (Pesta Benak) 2019
September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Located on the bank of the Batang Lupar River in Sri Aman, the Pesta Benak or Tidal Bore Festival is one of Sarawak’s iconic events, centered around the natural phenomenon where water rushes up the Batang Lupar river, causing waves as high as three metres.
The Festival features longboat paddling competitions and showcases, tidal bore surfing, water sports, food and trade fairs and nightly entertainment.
The Festival also features Miss Tourism Benak and Ratu Kebaya Benak, singing competitions and bazaars.