Jurong Bird Park Singapore is the largest avian paradise of Asia. Visualize more than 5000 colorful birds of 400 species at one place. Doesn’t it sound incredible? If you are an ardent birdwatcher, Jurong Bird Park is the most awesome foreign destination to explore this summer vacation. Explore the top 12 reasons to visit the Jurong bird park with your loved ones.
Enjoyment never ends once you are at the park.
Age does not matter at Jurong Bird Park -everyone can have the most delightful experience in this 20.2 hectares park. Crested guinea fowl, iridescent starling, macau, pelicans, penguins, flamingos and turaco are some of the beautiful winged beings that you will be able to appreciate within striking distance. Anyone and everyone keen on bird watching would surely love the natural environment and birds at Jurong bird park.
2. Bird Shows
Witness marvels of the birds of prey like eagles, falcons, vultures, owls and hawks with exciting bird show “The Kings of the Skies”. The High Flyers(11 am, 3 pm) is a show to witness the star performances of the flying heroes. See and hear mimicking ability of Amigo, the Yellow-Naped Amazon, the only bird in world that sings in three languages. Parrots, hornbills and flamingos would leave you awestruck with their talent shows and free flying sessions.
3. Waterfall Aviary
An engaging experience awaits you at waterfall aviary, 13 stories high and 2 hectares wide. 600 free-flying birds like iridescent Starlings, Turacos, Rollers, Common Hoopoe, Parrots, Yellow-billed Stork and the timid Crested Guinea Fowls would welcome you in their surreal world as you tread the path through rainforests and mangrove swamps. Get a family photograph along the wheelchair-friendly suspension bridge with a 30-metre high waterfall as backdrop.
4. Welcome the newly hatched winged beings
If you want to have a look at the metamorphosis of avians, check out the incubation room, nursery and weaning room at the national park. Eggs and new born chicks are nurtured in best way possible at the Breeding and Research Center. You’ll love to see how those tiny beings are fed and taken care of.
5. Tram ride
You can wander through the special spots of the park in a tram and enjoy the ride with your kids if you do not want to walk too much.
Cost Per Adult : $5.00; Cost Per Child (3 – 12 years old) : $3.00
Last tram timings:
- Main Station – 5.30pm
- Lory Station – 5.45pm
- Waterfall Station – 5.55pm
6. Feed the birds and dine with them
Feeding the birds is definitely an experience you cannot miss out on. There are different spots where to feed birds of your choice. You need to buy food from park itself. Feeding birds is possible at 10:30 AM everyday at Waterfall aviary. Lory Feeding at Lory Loft continues from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM everyday. On weekends and public holidays, you can take the unique opportunity of feeding ostriches, pelicans and flamingos.
If you want to have a memorable birthday or anniversary, the birds of Jurong bird park Singapore are eager to join you for lunch at Songbird Terrace from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM. The bird show would be from 1 to 1:30 PM.
Price: $25.00 (Adult) and
7. Camping overnight
Give your kids a wonderful insight into the world of aves with some really brilliant camping options. Camp calendar is available here.
8. Birdz of Play
Birdz of Play is a unique zone where you and your kids can have a memorable experience with the birds. Your kids can splash in and get drenched at this bird-themed water playground that has both wet and dry playing areas. Adults can shop and relax while watching their toddlers engrossed in fun times.
|Weekdays||11.00 AM – 5.30 PM|
|Weekends, Public Holidays and School Holidays||9.00 AM – 5.30 PM|
9. Flamingo lake and pool
Flamingo lake has numerous flamingos of all sizes waiting to showcase their lifestyle to visitors. You will never get enough of these pink beauties while you are here. Flamingo Pool, the flamingo breeding center has some other beautiful flamingo species like Chilean and Caribbean species that you would have never seen before.
10. Penguin Coast
Cute penguins are here to win your hearts with their innocent style. You can even catch the live feeding of penguins over here.
11. Pelican Cove
Get swept off your feet by Pelicans and their fishing style at Pelican Cove at 2 PM everyday. Once they are done with the demonstrations, you too can feed them.
12. World’s largest walk-in lory flight aviary
Mornings and late afternoons are the best time to visit this aviary. It is 9-storey high and gives you a panoramic view of charming landscape with birds all around. If you want to have some unforgettable photographs, you know where to go!
Some great moments are waiting to get etched in your mind at Jurong Bird Park Singapore. Swan Lake, the various exhibits of the park and the winged superstars are sure to give you and your kids some indelible vacation memories. Book your Jurong bird park tickets from here.