Tag Archives: Nature

KL Bird Park

The KL Bird Park is located in the serene and scenic Perdana Botanical Gardens, 10 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur city centre. Home to more than 3,000 birds of 200 local and foreign bird species, the main feature that distinguishes KL Bird Park from other bird parks is the concept of free-flight. Stroll through […]

Pulau Kukup Johor National Park, Johor

Pulau Kukup is one of the largest uninhabited mangroves in the world. It is also the only one situated in Johor waters. Today, Pulau Kukup has received international recognition, being granted the status of a ‘Wetland of International Importance’ (RAMSAR site) by the Geneva- based Ramsar Convention Bureau. A local folklore tells the tale of […]

Zoo Johor

Established in 1928 by the late Johor King, Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar, Zoo Johor is one of the oldest zoos in the country and also in Asia. Originally called an “animal garden”, the medium-sized zoo was handed over to the state government to manage in the 1960s. Catch a glimpse of mighty […]

Sungai Lebam Wetlands, Johor

Watching fireflies, or lightning bugs, is one of the main attractions in the Sungai Lebam Wetland Preservation area. Catching sight of the synchronised blinking lights for the first time is a magical experience. Fireflies emit light at their lower abdomen to attract mates and also scare away predators. They are harmless, but visitors should refrain from […]

Tanjung Piai National Park, Johor

If you’ve ever dreamed of falling asleep to the lilting sounds of the ocean, or waking up to the splendour of the universe, Tanjong Piai presents itself as a natural wonderland at the southernmost tip of Asia. Located 90km south of Johor Bahru’s city centre, Tanjung Piai’s natural wonders have been gazetted into a National […]

Gunung Ledang, Johor

Shrouded in mystical legends and folklore, Gunung Ledang continues to charm and intrigue locals and visitors alike. According to the legend of the Princess of Gunung Ledang, the Sultan of Melaka wanted the Princess’ hand in marriage and she, not wanting to marry him, demanded that the Sultan present her with seven jars of women’s […]

Desaru Fruit Farm, Johor

Situated on 100 acres of land, Desaru Fruit Farm offers visitors a fun time learning about the country’s tropical fruits. Packed with over 100 varieties of tropical fruits, 10 species of plants, a petting zoo, koi fish pond and other attractions, a visit here promises an interesting experience for the whole family. Learn how to […]

Endau Rompin National Park, Johor

Endau Rompin, straddling the Johor/Pahang border, is the second National Park after Taman Negara. It covers an area of approximately 80,000 hectares of rich and exotic flora and fauna, encompassing the watershed of the rivers Endau and Rompin, from which it derives its name. In other words, this place is huge. The park is home […]

Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, Selangor

Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) regrets to inform that the Canopy Walkway and Rover Track will be closed effective 13th October 2015 until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and appeal for understanding and cooperation from all visitors especially FRIM regular joggers to refrain from using the Rover Track. For any query or assistance, […]

Elephant Sanctuary, Pahang

Kuala Gandah Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary, Pahang is a rare and fantastic opportunity to get up close to endemic Malaysian elephants. This truly unique Elephant Orphanage of Kuala Gandah in Pahang will give you a very rare opportunity to learn about these displaced gentle giants. Get the chance to ride them through the jungle, with the […]