In the capital of Malaysia, despite the progressiveness of the urban landscape, much attention is paid to various parks and natural complexes. You can just relax and enjoy the greenery in city parks, the most important of which is Central Park.
It is located near the Petronas Twin Towers . More than 2,000 tropical plants have been collected in this city park. However, nature lovers can go to specialized complexes where you can admire the beauties of tropical flora and fauna.
Check this comprehensive guide to Kuala Lumpur butterfly and bird parks; learn more about ticket prices, how to get there, opening hours, what to do and see and other visitor’s tips.
Butterfly Park in Kuala Lumpur
There is a whole park in Kuala Lumpur, whose inhabitants are bright tropical butterflies. This complex is within walking distance of the Orchid Garden, as well as the Bird Park. In total, about 6 thousand different butterflies live here. You can also see large dragonflies in the park.
- Address: Jalan Cenderawasih, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Located in: Perdana Botanical Garden
- Phone: +60326934799
- Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
- Official Website: klbutterflypark.com
- Ticket Prices:
- Non Malaysian:
- Adult – 25 RM
- Child (2 – 11 years) – 13 RM
- Malaysian Citizen:
- Adult – 13 RM
- Child (2 – 11 years) – 6 RM
- Note: park accepts payments in cash only
- Non Malaysian:
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How to Get To KL Butterfly Park
By KM Komuter
Butterfly park landscape
The creators of the park specifically decided to reproduce the natural habitat of butterflies. On the territory of the complex there is a lot of greenery, various plants and shrubs. In total, about 15 thousand species of plants are represented in the park. The deeper the guests go into the park, the more they are immersed in this atmosphere: in the tropical greenery here and there you can see decorative ponds with turtles and colorful carps, waterfalls, fountains. For the convenience of its colorful residents, the park also maintains a high level of humidity.
Since the butterflies in the park live almost in their natural environment, during a walk you have to look closely to see them.
Butterfly park ticket price
Entrance fee to Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park is RM20, for children under 11 years old – RM10.
Bird Park in Kuala Lumpur
It is located on the territory of the Botanical Garden (as well as the Butterfly Park). This complex is the largest of its kind in Malaysia, and in the whole world. Here the birds are free to fly and move as they please. The fact is that the territory of the park is fenced with a net located high in the sky.
Therefore, its inhabitants are almost in natural conditions. The bird park in Kuala Lumpur has become a haven for more than 3 thousand birds. It is inhabited by both local birds and those brought from various countries of Southeast Asia.
According to tourists, in the Bird Park you should definitely catch the shows held there with the participation of birds, as well as the feeding process. Usually these events take place during the daytime from 10 am to 5 pm.
How to get to the bird park and ticket price
The ticket price is 67 ringgit for adults and 45 for children under 12 years old.
How to get to Bird Park? The first option is to take the B115 bus. It follows from the KL Central station. Or you can get to Pasar Seni metro or Kuala Lumpur electric train station. There you should focus on the building of the Central Mosque: the entrance to the Bird Park is located not far from it. To meet more animals you can in Zoo Negara.
Firefly park in Kuala Selangor
A visit to the firefly park near the Malaysian capital is one of the most popular excursions here. Its demand can be fully explained: after all, contemplating thousands of small lights in the bosom of nature is an impression of incredible beauty. The Firefly Park is not located in Kuala Lumpur itself, but 70 km from the city. Their colony chose the territory near the Selangor River. These bushy areas are reserved, since such numerous colonies of fireflies are a rarity in nature.
Rules for visiting the firefly park
Of course, it’s worth going to the firefly park after sunset, when it gets dark. When visiting the park, it is important to follow a few rules. First, it is undesirable to talk to your companions. Fireflies are afraid of noise and stop glowing. For the same reason, you need to turn off the sound and vibration of the smartphone. Secondly, tourists do not recommend shooting the spectacle on the phone: there is a lot of trouble, and the pictures do not come out as high quality as we would like (it will only take time in vain).
During the tour, visitors board a boat. Its driver makes sure that the guests of the park behave quietly, do not frighten the fireflies and let each other enjoy the mysterious spectacle of nature.
How to get to the firefly park and ticket price
To get to the park, you need to get to the Pasar Seni metro station, and then transfer to bus number 100 and follow to the final one. Or you can take a taxi to the park. The cost of visiting the park is 15-20 ringgit.