What to do at Jurong Bird Park
Claiming the title of the largest aviary in Asia, Jurong Bird Park is home to over 400 species of birds and hosts exciting interactive shows and activities for all ages. This sanctuary will be sure to bring back memories of childhood excursions, making for a wholesome day out; whether you’re an avid birder or simply planning a family-friendly adventure.
Here are some of the eye-opening activities and experiences available at Jurong Bird Park.
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Note: All feeding sessions have been suspended for the month of January 2021 as part of the park’s Covid-19 measures.
Animals and zones at the park
The park is divided into 14 zones, including the nine-storey high Lory Loft which houses over 10 species of coloured lories and lorikeets – you can even try your hand at feeding them at $5/food portion.
Another must-visit is the Waterfall Aviary, where over 600 birds fly free in one of the world’s largest walk-in aviaries, with enclosures reaching an imposing height of 35 metres.
You can also treat yourself to unlimited tram rides ($5/adult, $3/child aged three to 12) that come with audio commentary as it passes by various bird exhibits.
Shows and activities
If you’d like to see the animals in action and get up close and personal with them, be sure to catch one of the park’s many interactive shows.
The High Flyers Show (11AM and 3PM) will open your eyes to the impressive talents of our feathery friends. Watch parrots duel each other and check out the only bird in the world who can sing in three languages.
On the other hand, the King of the Skies Show (10AM and 4PM, daily) showcases magnificent birds of prey including eagles, hawks and owls.
Visiting Jurong Bird Park
Those visiting the park in groups of six or less can join one of their many wildlife tours on offer. The Private Buggy Tour ($300/1.5 hr) comes with a personal guide and private buggy, while the more immersive Birds’ Eye Tour ($98/adult, $65/child) provides a behind-the-scenes experience with the birds and a chance to visit the Breeding & Research Centre.
Before you hit the West to visit the bird park, check out their website for any ongoing promotions and events to make your trip even more worthwhile. You can also sign up for their Friends of Bird Park membership ($39), which grants you annual access for 1 year with complimentary tram rides and 20% off retail, dining and rentals.
Getting there: Take bus 194 from Boon Lay Bus Interchange that will bring you here straight.
Address: 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925
Opening hours: 8.30AM-6PM, Daily
Jurong Bird Park website
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