Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Penang Bird Park

The first & largest bird park of its kind in Malaysia. Established since 1988, the 5-acre park on the mainland portion of Penang State, has a collection of more that 300 species of birds from all over the world, of which more than 150 species are of Malaysian Species. More than 3,000 birds in this park are carefully and scientifically housed in more than 150 cages for the breeding and conservation purpose. While the Geodesic Domes and 2 giant sized Walk-in-Aviaries, keep hundreds of tamed birds which offers priceless memory and exciting moment for visitors, after hand-feeding them. Exotic birds ranging from tiny Sunbirds to huge, gigantic 8-foot tall Ostriches frolic in an environment that imitates their natural habitat. Penang Bird Park is particularly proud of its hornbills, sunbirds, and pheasants collection. Penang Bird Park is the bird-park loved by the expert ornithologists as well as for the people of all ages who love birds.

How to go there?
Situated on the mainland along the North-South Highways, reachable in 10 mins from the Ferry terminals by bus, or 5 minutes drive from the Penang Bridge toll plaza. Driving along the North-South Highways - turn off at Seberang Jaya interjuntions, following the road signs to Butterworth. Or take special bus from Komtar direct to Seberang Jaya. Free parking for all cars and coaches. Add: Jalan Todak, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Penang,

Entrance Fees:
Adult - RM 10
Children (below 12 year-old) - RM 5
School Children (with school uniform) - RM 2
Camera - RM 1
Physically and/or mentally handicapped & under privileged persons are allowed free entrance

Open Daily: 9.00am - 7.00pm including weekends & all Public Holidays.
Tel : 604-399 1899
Fax : 604-399 1899

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