Encompassing 173 acres, Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park is a sprawling area with lush greenery, lakes, gardens, trees and trails. Explore the park on foot, rent a bicycle or take the tram service to visit museums, monuments, gardens and animal parks. Visit the KL City Gallery situated in Dataran Merdeka for information on tram rides and bicycle rentals.
Perdana Botanical Gardens is the city’s premier park, sprawling over 200 acres. This tropical garden features exotic blooms, luxuriant foliage, impressive sculptures and majestic raintrees.
View an assortment of rare and exotic orchids at the Orchid Garden. The adjacent Hibiscus Garden showcases a variety of these pretty blossoms, including Bunga Raya, which is Malaysia’s national flower.
Touted to be the world’s largest butterfly garden, this park spans over 80,000 sq.ft. with more than 5,000 butterflies. Special attractions include the Raja Brooke, Iswara, Malay Lacewing, Five Bar Swordtail, Yellow Tip, Indian Leaf and Lime Butterfly species.
Family Package: (2 Adults & 3 children) RM34
Non-Malaysians: RM24 (Adults) RM13 (Children)
Additional charges for video cameras (RM4).
Opening hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm daily.
Last admission is at 5.00pm.
Tel: 03-2693 4799 / 4907
Getting there: KL Hop On Hop Off tour bus / Tram / KL By Cycle
Sprawling over 20.9 acres of land, this park features more than 3,000 birds from 200 local and foreign species. It is reputed to have the world’s largest free-flight walk-in aviary. The brilliantly landscaped park is home to the Changeable Hawk Eagle, Bird of Paradise, Rhinoceros Hornbill and many more. After a visit, enjoy a meal at the Hornbill Restaurant & Café, built in the style of a traditional Malay house.
Malaysians (with MyKad)
RM25 (Adults) RM12 (Children aged 3 – 11 years)
RM63 (Adults) RM42 (Children aged 3 – 12 years)
Opening hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm daily
Tel: 03-2272 1010 (KL Bird Park)
03-2693 8086 (Hornbill Restaurant & Café )
Getting there: KL Hop On Hop Off tour bus / Tram /
KL By Cycle
Explore this uniquely landscaped garden to view a collection of prize-winning sculptures in wood, marble, iron and bamboo. Exhibits are crafted by the ASEAN region’s finest artists. The garden is situated adjacent to the National Monument.
This pleasant oasis in the city consists of a man-made lake, a paddock, jogging trails, exercise stations and a children’s playground. Go boating in the lake or take a walk to enjoy the fresh, crisp air and lush green surroundings.
This sanctuary has the distinction of being the oldest as well as the only permanent forest reserve in the heart of the city. Beginning at the slopes of KL Tower, the lowland dipterocarp forest stretches over 10.5 hectares and is home to a diversity of inhabitants. Marvel at the lush foliage from the 70-metre boardwalk or join a guided tour to take a closer look at the trees, bamboos, herbs and climbers.
This is a beautifully landscaped park with approximately 1,900 indigenous trees and palms set amidst soothing water features. The park beckons all in the family with a children’s playground, a wading pool and a 1.3km rubberised jogging track. A delightful attraction here is the Symphony Lake, where two fountains provide dazzling animations.
Sprawled over 110 acres of land, Zoo Negara houses over 500 animal species. Explore the ‘Seven Wonders’ of the zoo which consist of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fishes, insects and plants. 90% of the animals here are kept in spacious areas with landscaping that resembles their natural habitat. Spend the day observing tigers, lions, orang utans and many more. Children and adults alike will enjoy the animal shows and tram rides. Zoo Negara is recognised as the largest zoo by the Malaysia Book of Records. It has also received 10 more recognitions in the field of wildlife breeding. For entrance fee and other information, please visit Zoo Negara’s website.
Normal rate (Malaysians):
RM45 (Adults) RM18 (Children) RM23 (Senior Citizen)
Normal rate (Non-Malaysians):
RM50 (Adults) RM25 (Children)
Visit the website for more details on entrance fees.
Opening hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm daily
Tel: 603-4108 3422 / 3427 / 3428
Getting there: RapidKL LRT – Wangsa Maju Station. From the station, taxis are the most convenient mode of transport to the zoo.
There is so much to do and so many places to see in Malaysia. To make sure that you don’t miss anything, use this handy map to navigate your way across the country and find great places to visit.
Perlis is the northern gateway to Malaysia. Despite its small size, Perlis has an abundance of attractions that make it a great destination.
Kedah is Malaysia’s largest paddy producing state. Delve into history in Lembah Bujang, the site of an ancient civilisation or relax in Langkawi, a world-famous resort island.
The site of a UNESCO World Heritage City, Penang is a holiday paradise with fabulous beach resorts and eclectic cultures. It is also the undisputable haven for foodies.
A tin-rich state in its heyday, Perak beckons with a range of sights and experiences. The state’s top attractions include Pangkor, an island getaway and Pangkor Laut, an internationally-acclaimed private island.
Hailed as the Cradle of Malay culture, Kelantan is a destination teeming with age-old arts, crafts and pastimes.
Beautiful islands, culture and nature give Terengganu its magical appeal. Dive, snorkel, sunbathe at the islands or journey to its hinterland to experience the best of nature.
The largest state in the peninsula beckons nature-enthusiasts with exciting eco-adventures. From Taman Negara, the oldest national park in the country, to the idyllic Tioman Island, Pahang is simply mesmerising.
Malaysia’s dynamic capital city is bustling with attractions and activities. Explore the city by day and night.
Selangor is home to the country’s main airport KLIA, and the main gateway by sea, Port Klang. It is also the country’s most developed state with a long list of shopping malls and themed attractions.
Putrajaya, the administrative capital of Malaysia, is a well-planned township with impressive buildings, verdant parks, scenic lakes and beautiful bridges.
Find the best attractions in this vast eco-paradise.
Sarawak, the largest state in Malaysia, has a vast wilderness that contains numerous national parks including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mulu National Park.
Located off the northwestern coast of Borneo, this island thrills visitors with its wreck diving sites, historical relics and duty-free shopping.
The birth place of the nation, Melaka is a treasure trove of history and heritage. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage City for vestiges of the past.
Known for its fascinating Minangkabau culture and a unique social system, Negeri Sembilan is the place to learn age-old customs and traditions.
Visit Malaysia’s southern gateway, for a family vacation at the theme parks or escape to its islands for an unforgettable holiday.
Enjoy birdwatching at 55 Important Bird Areas (IBA) throughout the country, tucked away at various habitats such as islands, coasts or lush lowland and montane rainforests.
Love the cool highlands? Find refreshing destinations to unwind in Malaysia. From French-themed settings, energetic amusement parks to forest-clad hills, there is something for everyone.
Find the coolest, trendy spaces to hang out while you tickle your tastebuds with the best delights.
Find the fun and thrill that you are looking for in Malaysia. Meet your favourite characters, plunge down the world’s longest water slide or enjoy the rides and games!
Get your rod ready to reel in the best catch in Malaysian waters.
For those who appreciate the finer things in life, Malaysia is the place to indulge in sheer comfort and sophistication. Luxe Malaysia takes you beyond your expectations.
Enjoy exploring the South China Sea, Andaman Sea, Celebes and Sulu seas for incredible sights from pelagic species, sea turtles to reefs, wrecks and more.
The best way to engage with the locals, a homestay programme gives a peek into the lifestyles, customs, cultures and pastimes of a local family.
What better way to explore Malaysia than through its food! Follow the aroma to track down lip-smacking delights found around the country, together with interesting snippets on its culture and origins.
Get your complete info on cruising, yachting, anchorage facilities and land excursions around the country.
Blessed with year-round sunshine and rain, Malaysia has a wealth of tropical flora and fauna. Visit its national and marine parks to enjoy the captivating sights both on land and underwater!
Get a glimpse into Malaysia’s rich mosaic of ethnic communities and indigenous people.