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Jurong Bird Park
Written by Rahul on April 30, 2020 Share on

Jurong Bird Park – The largest paradise in Asia for exotic birds

One interesting fact that everyone would love to hear about this country is that its name was derived from an Indian language. Singapore, derived from the Sanskrit word Simhapura means “Lion City”. It is considered to be one of the cleanest cities around the world. And which makes it one of the most visited countries for tourism. Singapore records an average of 18.5 million people visiting this country on an average. Yes, You guessed it right! Singapore has 4 different official languages that run in the country which are English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. The country is home to many iconic tourist locations like Merlion, The Jewel, Marina bay sands, Gardens by the bay and many more. Singapore is generally found on the travel bucket list of numerous travellers because of its rich value in tourism. This blog will mainly focus on one of Singapore’s major attractions, Jurong Bird Park – the home to a variety of exotic birds.

Fun Facts:

In Singapore you are banned to do the following things which will be heavily fined:
Use of chewing gum which is banned in Singapore
Feeding sky rats called the Pigeons.
For connecting into someone’s Wifi.
For Busking the streets
The Singapore City
The View of the Singapore City | P.C – Needpix.com (Google)

Jurong Bird Park:

The Bird Park is an aviary and bird sanctuary located in Jurong, Singapore. It is a very famous tourist location and is very common with travellers visiting Singapore. This Park covers the western part of Jurong hill, which is the highest point of the region and is managed by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS).

The 5 Fact Section: (Jurong Bird Park)

  1. The Bird Park which has 19 exhibits is also home to 5000 birds of 400 different species. It previously had only 1000 birds from 60 different species.
  2. The then Prime Minister thought that maintaining Elephants and tigers will be expensive, so he came up with the idea of the Bird Park. In 1971, the Jurong park was built.
  3. In 1981, they started bird shows where the birds drove bicycles on highwire and played Basketball. At one point they felt that the birds should not do such things, so they just held a normal bird show.
  4. The 2HA Waterfall Avery is the second-largest walk-in aviary in the world which is also home to 1000 free-flying birds.
  5. The Lory Loft, which is nine-storeys high, is also the world’s largest walk-in flight aviary for Lories and lorikeets.
Macaws in Jurong Bird Park
Macaws in Jurong Bird Park | P.C – Wikimedia Commons (Google)

The Direction Guide to Jurong Bird Park:

Visiting Jurong Park is one of the most unique experience one will get while visiting Singapore. The place has an average footfall of 810,000 tourists visiting this experience filled location.

Address:

2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925

MRT Stations:

East-West Line:
Boon Lay, EW27 (194)

By Bus:

The closest bus station that is available to the River Safari will be Opp Jln Pesawat stop. The service that will take you there will be the 249.

By Taxi:

Jurong Bird Park is 30 minutes away from the city centre.

The Location of Jurong Bird Park
Picture Courtesy: Google Maps (Street View)
Location of Jurong Bird Park
Picture Courtesy: Google Maps (Satellite View)

Timings & Tickets Info:

Timings:

Jurong Bird Park is one of the most unique attractions in Singapore and one of the sole reason associated with it is that the park is open 7 days a week. The Opening and the closing timings are as follows:

8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
(Entry restricted from 6:30 PM)

Tickets:

  • The Ticket Prices are as follows:

    At Main Entrance:
  • Adult:
    River Safari – s$ 32
  • Child:
    River Safari – s$ 21
  • Senior Citizen:
    River Safari – s$ 15

    Online Prices:
  • Adult:
    Normal Rate: s$ 28.80
    Peak Rate: s$ 30.40
  • Child:
    Normal Rate: s$ 18.90
    Peak Rate: s$ 19.95

The best time to visit Singapore will be between the months of February and April.

I hope that this article has answered all your queries regarding the Jurong Bird Park and also given you an overlook to the great land of Singapore with some fun facts to make you ponder upon. An ideal visit to Singapore will be a 6-7 day trip which will help you cover all the best of tourist attractions. You can build a dream vacation all by yourself if you visit the Pickyourtrail website. One of our travel advisers will get in touch with you to help you build your customised Singapore trip package that you have always dreamt about. Look out for more fresh contents on the Pickyourtrail website and also drop in your comments for any additions.

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