Jurong Bird Park

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About Jurong Bird Park

Located on the Jurong Hill in Singapore, the Jurong Bird Park is an absolute must-visit if you are a nature enthusiast. With more than 5,000 birds from over 400 different animals and 9 zones, this is also Asia’s largest bird park. The Waterfall Aviary is particularly noteworthy here, which is the largest walk-in aviary in the whole world. Spanning an area of almost 20.2 hectares, the Jurong Bird Park was instituted back in 1971 and is managed by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore. Some of the other highlights of the park that make it extremely popular include the world's largest walk-in lory flight aviary called the Lory Loft Forest Enclosure where you can also feed the vibrant lories and lorikeets. Other major attractions are the Flamingo Lake which is a sight to behold with umpteen playful flamingos thrashing about ; The Penguin Coast, which is home to some of the most endearing penguins, and the Pelican Cove that boasts of the planet’s most comprehensive collection of pelicans. The best time to visit Jurong Bird Park is during the shows, which are well known for being engaging as well as entertaining. Some of the most popular shows at Jurong Bird Park that are organized are the Kings of the Skies Show and the High Flyers Show. There is also a themed waterpark here that is especially attractive to kids and is known as Birdz of Play.

Best Time to Visit Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park

The best time to visit Jurong Bird Park is during the mornings or late afternoons when the park is relatively free of large crowds or school groups. You can thus beat the crowds and explore the park and its various sections in peace during this time without having to wait in long queues in the heat and humid weather of Singapore. However, if you want to truly experience the vibe and views of the park, it is best to visit here during the sunset hours

Jurong Bird Park Timings Jurong Bird Park timings are from 08.30 AM to 06.00 PM daily, throughout the year. The last time of admission is at 5:00 PM.

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How to Reach Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park

1.) How To reach By MRT: If you want to know how to reach Jurong Bird Park, you can take the East-West MRT line that is headed for Tuas Link, and alight at Boon Lay (EW27). Once you are at the Boon Lay bus interchange you can take Bus No. 194, which will take you straight to Jurong Bird Park.

By Bus: There are various bus lines that you can take from different parts of the city if you are wondering how to go to Jurong Bird Park. These include the bus lines 174, 249, and Safari line 2.

By Taxi/Car: If you want to know how to go to Jurong Bird Park by road, you can go via the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) from the City by taking Exit 17 onto Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim to reach Jurong Bird Park. You can go via the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) from the City, then take Exit 36, and turn left onto Jalan Bahar towards Jalan Boon Lay. From here you need to turn right at Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim to reach Jurong Bird Park.

2.) Jurong Bird Park Location: The Jurong Bird Park address is 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925

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Facilities at Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park
  • ATMs: There is an UOB ATM machine near the park ticketing counter
  • Nursing rooms: There are nursing rooms located at Birdz of Play, for guests who are traveling with small children
  • Wheelchairs: To facilitate mobility through the various sections of the park, the authorities here provide the option of renting a wagon, stroller, electric scooters, or complementary wheelchairs
  • Lockers: There are locker facilities at the park where you can store your belongings by paying a nominal amount
  • Gift shops: At the various gift shops around the park you will find rain gear in case you need them, like ponchos, umbrellas, etc.
  • Other facilities: The park also provides diaper changing facilities, first aid, left luggage, and lost and found facilities. Other guest services include a guided tram ride, rental services, dining facilities, and per-planned itineraries.
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Rules and Regulations of Jurong Bird Park

  • The park has specific marked areas for humans where you can roam in order to ensure that all the feathered inhabitants of the park enjoy a safe environment here
  • You cannot venture into prohibited areas at any cost
  • It is strictly prohibited to feed the birds at the park, tease them, or pluck at their feathers
  • You are not allowed to use cameras for photography with a flash as it is believed to disturb many birds and animals and in some cases, even blind them
  • In case you wish to use any of the photos or videos taken here for commercial purposes, you need to take prior permission from the park authorities
  • The entire park is a no-smoking zone and if you wish to take a smoke you can use the designated smoking area near the entrance of the park
  • You cannot bring your pets or plants inside the park premises as the Bird Park is a quarantine zone
  • The use of rollerblades, tricycles, skate scooters, inline skates, and pull trolleys inside the park is not allowed in order to ensure the safety of the birds as well as of the other guests at the park

Jurong Bird Park Tips

  • Follow the best Jurong Bird Park tips and visit the Park with at least half a day planned out for it as there is much to see at the park
  • The park is best explored on a sunny day to enjoy it to the fullest. So make sure you are well prepared with adequate sunscreen lotions, water, as well as sunglasses, and hats
  • Carry an umbrella as well as you may experience sudden spells of rainfall as is very common in this part of the world
  • If there is lightning, head indoors immediately without any delay
  • Apply insect repellent or carry a bug spray on you even though there are minimal chances of an insect bite at the park
  • Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes as you will be required to be on your feet for quite some time to explore the park
  • In case you feel unwell during your visit here, you can reach out to the Guest Relations Officers that are positioned throughout the park

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FAQ's of Jurong Bird Park

What is so special about Jurong Bird Park?

The Jurong Bird Park is Asia’s largest bird park that boasts of housing over 5,000 birds from approximately 400 different species. It is also home to the world’s largest walk-in aviary- the Waterfall Aviary. It is a great place to visit with friends and family or even solo to enjoy a fun-filled day witnessing some of the most exotic residents of the park.

Does Jurong Bird Park offer dining options?

Yes, Jurong Bird Park has a number of restaurants both inside and around the park that offers a wide range of cuisines and culinary experiences. There is the Songbird Terrace where you can dine watching the parrots or the Hawk Café where you can enjoy some of the most exquisite Singaporean dishes. For some spicy Indian delicacies, you can head to Curry Garden or even visit Pizza Hut Express for a good old slice of pizza. Beat the heat with a lip-smacking ice cream at Birdz Play Café or enjoy a great selection of gourmet coffee at the Lory Loft Café. There is also the Waterfall Café where you can dig into some refreshing salads and fruit cups.

How many birds are there in Jurong Bird Park?

The Jurong Bird Park houses over 5,000 birds from 400 different species.

What are the other things to experience in Mandai Wildlife Reserve?

  • Singapore Zoo: This wildlife park is set inside the rich Mandai rainforest and is the habitat for almost 2,800 animals.
  • Night Safari Singapore, Mandai: This is the world’s first night zoo and is an exceptional experience that you should not miss. It offers four strolling trails that give you a chance to see several inhabitants of the reserve that are otherwise not noticeable from the cable car.
  • River Wonders, Mandai: This is a another famous tourist attraction that comprises a zoo and an aquarium spread across an area of almost 30 acres.

How long should I spend at Jurong Bird Park?

You should spend at least 6 hours at this massive bird park if you wish to enjoy it thoroughly. This will cover all its different sections, shows, along with adequate time for lunch and snacks.

Are there souvenir shops at Jurong Bird Park?

Yes, there are souvenir shops at Jurong Bird Park where you can pick up several interesting items that can serve as good keepsakes. There is the Entrance Plaza at the Bird Park Entrance (Feathers) that offers a variety of avian-inspired plush toys or other memorabilia such as caps or tees that are great for gifting or taking back home as memory.

How much Jurong Bird Park is far from Singapore Zoo?

The distance between Jurong Bird Park and Singapore Zoo is around 29 km and takes approximately 2 hours and 6 minutes to cover the distance.

What should I bring to Jurong Bird Park?

It is advised that you visit the Jurong Bird Park on sunny days to make the most of your visit. So make sure that you carry adequate sun blocks, water, insect repellents, as well as sunglasses, hats, and umbrellas.

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