Visitors enjoy the cool weather as the town is surrounded by lush trees and tropical jungle.
Located approximately 70 km from Kuala Lumpur.
The township planned by first Town Planner for Federated Malay State of Malaya, Mr. C. C. Reade,
during the British period for the Federation of Malaya. Kuala Kubu Bharu, was built after the previous town of
Kuala Kubu was swept away by a massive flood in 1883. Many people died in the tragedy, including the
British District Officer, Sir Cecil Ranking. Superstitious locals blamed the flooding on Sir Cecil Ranking
for shooting a white crocodile, believed to be a river guardian.
IQWAL @ Kuala Kubu Bharu
to choose Kuala Kubu Bharu as a hometown.
IQWAL @ WINGS OF KKB 2014 (SELANGOR BIRDS RACE)
Wings of KKB 2014: Selangor Birds Race is holding the event in its third year with the collaboration of
Awana Genting Golf & Resort from 25th to 27th of April, 2014 attracts 350 participants including those from
Japan, Iran & Thailand. It is where participants get to learn about the importance of preserving biodiversity through
bird watching. The event started at Kuala Kubu Bharu and ended at the Resorts World, Genting Highlands.
Previously, these competition was only open to primary and secondary school students.
Now, they open up 3 new categories; Open Category, IPTA / IPTS Category (college & university students)
and Bird Photography contest. For the Open Category, IPTA / IPTS Category as well as bird photography contest, participants have to go through 10 checkpoints starting from Bandar Kuala Kubu Baru to Resorts World Genting.
They will observe the birds around Kuala Kubu Bharu town, Millennium Park, KKB Recreational Forest and
Hulu Tamu Hot Spring and ends at Resorts World Genting. The group will be given a binoculars and reference book,
'Birds Of Malaysia' for the activity.
The prizes worth RM10,000 including Nikon D3100 and 2 days 1 night accomodation at
First World Hotel, Genting Highlands
IQWAL & SAHABAT MEDIA @ WINGS OF KKB 2014 (SELANGOR BIRDS RACE)