Moonriver Lodge and Garden Tour
Duration: 30 mins – 45 mins
Price: COMPLIMENTARY with staying Guests else RM10/adult, RM8/child
A leisurely introduction tour to the lodge, the surrounding gardens and waterfall garden where your guide will point out the various edible plants and Permaculture designs. A tour that engages your senses as you see the different colours of the garden, feel the sharp thorn of the Thai lemon tree, smell the fragrance of the rosemary herb and taste the freshness of the spearmint.
Water Valley Trail (not available for now due to fallen trees)
Duration: 45 mins – 1 hour
Price: RM10/adult , RM8/child
This is Moonriver Lodge’s most popular natural forest trail. Walk along the water trail into a small in-house waterfall. Proper footgear required as your feet will get wet as you walk near the stream and through bamboo forests. Don’t worry about leeches. Trek will take 45 mins -1 hour depending on participants’ fitness level. As this is a natural jungle trail, it can be “rough” for some standards. Swim gear and small towel will be useful if you’re planning to take a dip.
Food Forest Farm Tour
Duration: 1.5-2 hours ( 9:30am or 4:00pm)
Minimum 10 pax
Price: RM25/adult , RM20/child (4-12 yrs)
A leisurely tour to visit our Food Forest Farm. You will gather an understanding on how our hydroponic system works using the Autopot system. Simultaneously, you will be visiting our organic vegetable plots to see the difference between hydroponic and organic planting. Harvest some vegetables and taste the difference of a freshly harvested tomato. During the tour, the kids will have a fun and memorable ride at the back of our farm tractor or truck!
Gardening For Food Programme
Half programme: 2-3 hours, minimum 10 pax
Full programme: 3.5-5 hours, minimum 20 pax
Work in teams and get your hands dirty with some gardening work such as planting seeds in the nursery, preparation of garden beds, planting vegetables and harvesting vegetables. Understand where your food comes from, how it grows and how the seeds look like. A fun and guided activity to appreciate Mother Nature and her wonderful creations. Come and experience what life working on a farm feels like!
MRL Farm Challenge
Duration: 3.5-5 hours
Minimum 25 pax
Our new and exciting programme designed for school groups and team building. Similar to a mini-Amazing Race, you will work in teams to figure out clues and complete tasks/challenges whilst learning about farmwork, Permaculture design and more about our farm lodge. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and come with an open mind!
2 Day Permaculture Workshop: Building A Community Garden
Duration: 2 days
Minimum 25 pax
During this two day interactive and practical learning programme, you will spend 2 days with a Permaculture trainer who will guide your group in building a community garden on one of our sites. The trainer will teach you various Permaculture designs and principles which you immediately practice as you get dirty on our site while preparing garden beds and planting seedlings.
Duration: 2-3 hours
Minimum 25 pax
A fun ice-breaking programme where teams work together on clues to uncover “treasures” around the Lodge. A briefing and clue-sheets will be given out to the participants. You’ll be amazed at how much you learn about Permaculture and the farmlodge after this activity.
Rafflesia Flower Trek
Duration: 4-5 hours ( 9am -2pm)
Minimum 5 pax and age 6yrs and above
Difficulty : Beginner – Intermediate
A half day trek into the Lojing forest area to see the Rafflesia Kerrii (second largest flower in the world) in its various flowering stages. These flowers are protected by the local Temiars whom we engage directly as part of working with the local community. The trek ends with a packed lunch and a cool dip in the waterfall.
Mount Irau Trek
Duration: 6-8 hours
Minimum 10 pax
Difficulty : Intermediate – Advance
A full day trek into the surreally beautiful Mossy Forest – a scene from “Lord Of The Rings” as you embark on your dirtiest trek ever to the peak of Mount Irau. Don’t bother trying to keep your shoes clean. You will reach Baby Irau about 2.5-3 hours into the trek. Enjoy your packed lunch at the peak, perhaps a pot noodle! The route out is another challenge of endurance and perseverance. The challenge leaves you satisfied despite your sore knees and muscles next day. If you do come out early, try to get to Sungai Palas Boh tea plantation before their gates closes at 4pm for a nice cuppa!