The Sri Aman Division is one of the eleven administrative divisions in Sarawak, east Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. Formerly part of the second Division, Sri Aman.
Formerly known as Simanggang.
It is 193 kilometers, 2-3 hour drive, from Kuching, Sarawak.
It is a trade center for the timber, oil palm, rubber, and pepper of its mostly agricultural district.
Sri Aman is famous for the benak, or tidal bore(Pesta Benak),
of the Batang Lupar River.The tidal bore comes in from the river mouth and fills up the river very rapidly in the course of about 10 minutes. The wave crest at Sri Aman is up to 2 to 3 metres high.
Pesta Benak (Tidal Bore Carnival) in Sri Aman
is one of the yearly activities in the Sarawak tourism calendar.
The objective of Pesta Benak Sri Aman is to introduce Sri Aman town through tourism and encourage tourist from in and outside the country to visit Sri Aman.
Tidal Bore Carnival