Penang Bird Park

Attraction Jalan Todak, Taman Tunku | Seberang Jaya, Penang Island 13700, Malaysia Published on: 01-07-2016

1 hours 30 mins
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
03:00 PM
04:30 PM
Second-time visit
Attraction
Family
Park
Zoo
Kids
9.07 - 2.47 USD

Penang Bird Park is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
The Penang Bird Park in Seberang Jaya has one of the best collections of birds indigenous to Malaysia, including the only full collection of Malaysian hornbills.

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Why Penang Bird Park is special ?

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 than 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 2 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.

What to explore at Penang Bird Park?

Built in a garden concept, the park boasts of its beautiful landscaping with the impressive collections of hibiscus, orchids, bamboo, ornamental plant and palm trees. Cascading waterfalls and natural ponds flourish with colourful fishes, lotus and water lilies, creating a home for the free-roaming pelicans, flamingos, swans, egrets, storks, herons and colourful ducks.
Observe from the Chinese-style wooden bridges that traverse the water or relax in the little Malay huts that dot the park to enjoy the beauty of nature at play. A cosy air-conditioned restaurant in the park serves delicious local and western food.
Penang Bird Park is also a home to several species of deers including the smallest deer in the world - Mouse-Deers. Giant Arapaima fish, pythons, giant estuarine crocodile, tortoises and other species of wildlife are also exhibited in this park.

How to get to Penang Bird Park?

If you're coming from the Penang Bridge, exit the North-South Expressway (E1) at the Seberang Jaya Interchange (Exit 163), and enter the Butterworth Kulim Expressway (BKE @ E15) in the direction of Butterworth.

After the Petronas Petrol Station, turn left into Jalan Todak. Pass Sunway Business Park on your right. Further down, pass the Arulmigu Karumariamman Temple on your right. The Penang Bird Park is immediately after the temple.

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Selling points

  • "Beautiful birds park"
  • "A lovely place of birds"
  • "Value for money"
  • "Great for family with children"
  • "Great for bird lovers"
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Duration
3.0 days
Estimated
141.13 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
22 places

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Jalan Todak, Taman Tunku | Seberang Jaya, Penang Island 13700, Malaysia

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Tips for you

  • Camera: RM1 Video Camera: RM5 Physically and/or mentally handicapped & under privileged persons are allowed to enter free
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  • There is souvenir shop carries skilfully handcrafts for people with different style here
    Shopping
  • Daily Bird Shows: 11.30am and 3.30pm
    Events
  • The bird park is just a five minute drive from the Penang Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in Asia.
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TripAdvisor View more

We visited the Penang Bird Park and we liked it, especially our teenage daughter who is an animal fanatic. Granted, it is not easy to find and the entrance is not very impressive, and it is rather local instead of a manufactured Disneyland-like experience, but that is part of its attraction. The Penang Bird Park is full of local and Southeast Asian species. The hornbills, pheasants, and peacocks were particularly interesting. Most of these species you don't have a prayer of seeing in the wild as the region is crowded with concrete high rises and palm oil plantations. We found the birds healthy and well cared for; the peacocks were some of the healthiest specimens we've seen anywhere. Our animal-loving daughter would have protested loudly otherwise. An escape from the plastic theme park atmosphere. The best thing for Penang Bird Park would be more visitors who appreciate a somewhat localized experience instead of another version of a shopping mall. P.S. This is not the only place we visited in Malaysia where the toilets are below par.

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You can take picture with the bird (try eagle) & your picture will be ready in less than 20mins. Price are reasonable too.

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