Jurong Bird Park Overview

Home to Asia's largest collection of birds, Jurong is every nature lover's paradise. The walk in aviaries at Jurong let one walk through the artificially crafted bird habitats and witness these marvelous creatures flit about. The park houses over 4,000 birds in total, some of which are also kept on identified exhibits. The Bird park also conducts regular bird shows, such as the High Flier and the King of the Skies. There are some retail outlets around the Park, and dining options.

Renowned as one of the famous family attractions of Singapore, Jurong Bird Park features more than 5000 birds representing more than 250 bird species. Stretching over a land cover of around 202,000 sq. m. This place is a real heaven for bird lovers. African Penguin, Black-winged Myna, Bali Myna, Great Blue Turaco, Blue Crowned Laughing Thrush, Humboldt Penguin. Great Hornbill and King Penguin are some of the species found here. Embark on an adventure with Singapore tour packages from India at Jurong Bird Park, where entertainment knows no bounds.

African Waterfall Aviary, Lory Loft, Jungle Jewels Flight Aviary, and Southeast Asian Birds Aviary are some astounding specialties of this location. Hornbill and Toucans Exhibit, Parrot Paradise, Pelican Cove, Royal Rumble, Swan Lake and World of Darkness are some noteworthy exhibits here. Penguin Coast, Heliconia Repository, Birdz of Play, Bird Discovery Centre, are add-on entertainment. Jurong Bird Park is known for all the shows and activities it hosts for complete entertainment of the visitors. King of the Skies and High Flyers Show forms the two most important shows to be a part of. Spending an entire day won’t go in vain as there are myriads of things to enjoy – Wildlife tours, birds feeding, birds interaction session, kids play section and camping.

Set aside everything else, which makes this park a worthy investment for your time is that you can have lunch with the colorful Avian species here. Songbird Terrace of Jurong Bird Park schedules a 30-minute interactive show wherein you can lick on your favorite Asian food while the Avian species exhibit their natural skills and talents.

Hawk Café, Curry Gardenn, Birdz of Play, Lory Loft Café, Pizza Hut Express, and Waterfall Café are some other food outlets. After you are done with your Jurong Bird Park exploration, make sure to purchase a few souvenirs either from Bird Park Entrance or Birdz of Play (Birdz & Wormz). These memorabilia are surely going to replenish all your happy times spent at Jurong Bird Park.

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• Take a walk through the world-famous Jurong Bird Park in Singapore and check out the various fascinating zones and exhibits of the park.
• Enjoy hiking and encounter colorful African birds in the Waterfall Aviary, which is the largest walk-in aviary in the world
• Meet the large flightless birds like emus, ostriches, cassowaries, & rheas in Dinosaur Descendants.
• Encounter the world’s largest collection of Southeast Asian birds and vulnerable species like Bleeding Heart Dove and Bali Mynah at Wings of Asia.
• Catch a glimpse of the diving birds through the underwater viewing panel at Riverine.
• Spend time watching the host of beautiful, photogenic flamingos at the Flamingo Pool and Flamingo Lake.
• Learn about the feeding and nurturing of the newly hatched birds at the Breeding and Research Center (BRC).
• Watch the impressive and interactive bird shows, held twice a day in the park. Enjoy a family overnight camping experience in the park.

How To Reach

- By MRT and bus: Take the East West MRT Line and alight at Boon Lay station. Walk to the Boon Lay Bus interchange and take Bus 194 to the Jurong Bird Park. 

- By Road: Jurong Park is located a short drive away from the main city. One can either take the Central Expressway or the Pan Island Expressway to get to the park.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit the Jurong Bird Park is during the months of May to July, when the most birds can be spotted around the area. It is also best to visit in the morning hours when most of the Bird shows take place.

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Other Essential Information

Here is the list of zonal distribution of Jurong Bird Park

a. Birds of Prey – This zone lets you experience the magnificent hunting birds closely. To witness the majestic aura of birds of prey, be a part of Bird’s Eye Tour and King of the Skies show.

b. Breeding Research Centre – This is the place where you can find nannies of the Jurong Bird Park caring for the eggs and chicks. Also, do witness an incubation room here where they take the abandoned eggs for improving their hatching process.

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c. Flamingo Lake – Find the mud nest mounds where the flamingo eggs are incubated. You will have plenty of gorgeous pink-hued flamingos to capture in your Jurong Bird Park diaries. 

d. Flamingo Pool – Have you ever witnessed the beauty of Caribbean Flamingo? If not yet, Jurong Bird Park gives you this exciting opportunity to spend some time with them at their one and only Flamingo Pool.

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e. Hornbills and Toucans Zone – This is a 2000 m house homing to around 27 spacious aviaries which have about 19 hornbill species. You will be able to spot black hornbill here, which is one of the most difficult species to locate anywhere else.

f. Lory Loft Feeding – Visitors visit this zone primarily to feed the Lory Lofts with the dry mix, honey, and water. Do capture some beautiful moments as these birds greedily eat and drink what you serve them.

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g. Penguin Coast – Meet the most adorable sea creature of this planet at the Penguin Coast. This 1630 m indoor zone exhibits different penguin species such as Humboldt, Rockhopper, and Macaroni.

h. Pelican Cove – Spot on different Pelican species wandering here and there in this zone. American white, Asian spot-billed, African pink-backed, and Australian pelican species are worth endearing.

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i. Swan Lake – How about meeting a long-necked swan? Head towards Swan Lake or Swan Pond to watch the long-necked beautiful swans gliding through the free-flowing waters of the pond. 

j. Waterfall Aviary – Witness the magnificence of the world’s tallest indoor waterfalls at Jurong Bird Park’s Waterfall Aviary. What you can do here is simply capture some panoramic views of the surrounding beauty. If time permits, do hike towards the Hut to catch a glimpse of some of the reticent birds hovering all over your head.

k. Wetlands – Combined with the three essential elements of Earth – water, warmth, and nutrients, Wetlands, is a bustling zone to halt and engage in bird-watching. 

l. Wings of Asia – Spot some birds from the land of Asia at Wings of Asia. Although the majority of these are endangered species, authorities of Jurong Bird Park ensure they are protected here. You can educate yourself on the different field conservation projects and breeding services run in this zone.

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Places to Shop and Dine at Jurong Bird Park 

Do you wish to make your Jurong Bird Park visit a memorable one for you? Do make it a point to visit one of their gift shops to purchase a wide array of souvenirs sold here –

a. Bird Park Entrance (Feathers) – This point homes to many plush toys inspired by Avian. Also, there are other memorabilia like t-shirts, caps and so on, which makes it a perfect gift for someone special. This shop opens sharp at 09:30 am in the morning and closes down by 06:30 daily. It is operational on all operational days.

b. Birds of Play (Birdz and Wormz) – This zone is yet another worthy of visiting a collection of marvelous stuff to take back with you. -

c. Songbird Terrace: Indulge yourself in a sumptuous Asian meal while the colorful parrots entertain you. They do host a 30-minute Avian interactive show where these beautiful birds will be exhibiting their natural talents.

d. Hawk Cafe: For those who wish to satiate their taste buds with Singapore cuisines and delicacies, Hawk Café is an ideal point of halt. Hainanese chicken rice is their best-selling dish here.

e. Curry Garden: Spice your visit to Jurong Bird Park with North and South Indian delicacies and cuisines. From veg to non-veg, there’s a flavor for every taste bud.

For some quick-to-eat munchies, you can explore the dine-in menus at Birdz of Play, Lory Loft Café, Pizza Hut Express, and Waterfall Café.

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Places to visit near Jurong Bird Park

a. Jurong Point Shopping Mall – Singapore never falls short of shopping locations, and Jurong Point Shopping Mall explains why it is the best. Lying close to the Boon Lay MRT station, this is a one-of-its-kind point to visit. Right from section completely dedicated kid’s section to skincare for both men and women to food outlets, Jurong Point Shopping Mall has got it all.

b. Science Centre Singapore – This is a paradise for your child to learn, explore, and feed his brain with ample scientific stuff. Activities, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, science shows, demonstrations, Omni-theatre movies, and so on are meant for complete family entertainment.

c. Masego -The Safari Spa – For perfect relaxation, head towards the Masego – The Safari Spa. Essence facial, nature’s facelift, quick massage, herbal ball therapy, natural massage, prenatal massage, and postnatal massage are some of the services available here.

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d. Jurong East Swimming Complex – This a public swimming complex offering the comfort of a lazy river, wave pool, and fun water slides to everyone at highly affordable pricing. Competition pool, kiddy pool, lazy river, wave pool, water slides, mushroom, and jacuzzi, are some of the central attractions of this point.

e. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve – Experience the wildness of Singapore’s wildlife in 163-acred Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. You can simply stroll through the nature reserves or go for a bike trail – the choice is yours entirely.

f. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum – A perfect place for history buffs to dwell in search of knowledge. This museum homes to references to birds, fish, mammals, echinoderms and other creatures.

g. Jurong Lake Garden – Jurong Lake Garden is a nature’s landscape where families and communities can come together and spend some quality time in Mother Nature’s lap.

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Tips for Visiting Jurong Bird Park

- As Jurong Bird Park is filled with a lot of things to do, it is always better if you could plan to spend at least half of your day here.

- Put on your sunglasses and apply sunscreen while visiting here.

- To ensure your self-protection from occasional rains, make sure to carry your umbrellas. If it showers heavily, you can simply head towards Hawk Café to find a perfect shelter overhead. 

- Applying insect repellent is always better to keep you protected from unexpected insect bites. 

- Wear some comfortable shoes while you are visiting here. 

- Remember to carry plenty of water with you to avoid suffocation due to dehydration. Also, there are water dispensers located at different locations within Jurong Bird Park from where you can easily refill your water bottles.

- In case you feel hungry, you have many food points to visit within Jurong Bird Park.

- For assistance of any kind, approach Guest Relations Officer. You can easily find them roaming in and around the Jurong Bird Park.

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Point of Interest for Jurong Bird Park
African Treetops Zone

African Treetops Zone

This section shelters fascinating avian creatures, from across 111 species found in Africa, Seychelles, and Madagascar. You can take a 360 degrees walk through the rainforest canopy & see both the top tier and ground-dwelling birds. The common African birds that you can spot here include Purple glossy starling, great blue turaco, ashy starling, red-crested turaco, and golden-breasted starling.

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Parrot Paradise Zone

Parrot Paradise Zone

Parrot Paradise is home to South American species like golden conure & hyacinth macaw, the endangered red-fronted macaw, the critically endangered blue-throated macaw, and threatened species like the salmon-crested cockatoos.

You can also see black-legged parrot, burrowing parrot, blue-headed parrot, lilacine amazon, grey parrot, sun parakeet, yellow-shouldered amazon, red-sided eclectus parrot, galah, cockatiel, and major mitchell’s cockatoo.

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Bird Discovery tour

Bird Discovery tour

Be a part of one of the most exciting bird watching tours at Jurong Bird Park and unveil the diversified and endangered bird species here. Do not forget to miss their Wings of Asia bird feeding session. 

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Bird’s Eye Tour

Bird’s Eye Tour

Entertain yourself by flying a raptor or snuggling the Hornbill or meeting a chick nanny as exclusive offers under this tour.

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Feed the Animals

Feed the Animals

You can simply get close to some of the exciting Avian friends here during their feeding session. Head towards Lory Loft (to feed Lories and Lorikeets), Waterfall Aviary (to feed birds), Penguin Coast (to feed Penguins), Flamingo Pool (to feed Flamingos), and Pelican Cove (to feed Pelican Cove).

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Jurong Bird Park offers you two fun-filled camping options to enjoy with your family – Sleep with the Penguins Family Camp and 2-Day Bird Quest Camp. Both camping options will be guided tours and will give you a close encounter with the birds. 

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King of the Skies Show

King of the Skies Show

This show features some of the mighty creatures such as Harris’ Hawk, White-tailed sea eagle, and hooded vultures.

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High Flyers Show

High Flyers Show

To witness the talents and high IQ of birds dwelling at Jurong Bird Park, mark your presence at the High Flyers Show. Don’t be surprised to see Yellow-naped Amazon sign in three different languages.

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Jurong Bird Park FAQs

What can you do at Jurong Bird Park?

1. Guided Tours: Two types of guided tours are organized by the Jurong Bird Park - Bird’s Eye Tour and Private Buggy Tours.

2. Jurong Bird Park Shows: The park hosts two different types of bird shows - King of the Skies and High Flyers.

3. Overnight Camping: The park makes available for various camps, ranging from half-day stays to overnight camps. You can choose from Be A Junior Avian Keeper, 2-Day Bird Quest Camp, and Sleep with the Penguins Family Camp.

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Can I take unlimited tram rides around Jurong Bird Park with the tram ticket?

Yes, you are allowed to take unlimited tram rides with your Jurong Bird Park tram ticket.

May I bring my own food into the park?

You do not need to carry your own food. There are many food options available within Jurong Bird Park. Hawk Café, Birdz of Play Café, Curry Gardenn, Terrace Kiosk, and Songbird Terrace are some of them. Out of all, Songbird Terrace allows you to have your food with your favorite parrots.

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How many types of species are there in the park?

If you are exceptionally good at bird spotting, around 5000 birds are coming from approximately 400 different species. Out of the total count, 29 species are classified under threatened species. Black-winged myna, Philippine Eagle, Blue-crowned laughing thrush, Greater green leafbird, Blue Macaw, and Great Blue Turaco are some of the birds found here.

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Can I bring my own stroller or wheelchair into the park?

There’s no need to carry your own stroller while visiting Jurong Bird Park. Park authorities provide mobility access to the needful. You can either rent a wagon or a stroller for your infant. For rental fees, you can visit the official website of the Jurong Bird Park.

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Do you have nursing rooms or diaper changing facilities around the park?

Yes, there are diaper changing facilities available around Jurong Bird Park. Jurong Bird Park entrance, Lory Loft, Waterfall Aviary, Songbird Terrace, Pools Amphitheatre, Birdz of Play, Parrot Paradise and Hawk Avena are some of them.

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Is Jurong Bird Park worth visiting?

Offering you the chance to encounter a wide range of avian species from across the globe, Jurong Bird Park is absolutely worth visiting. The fascinating bird show, guided tours, and overnight camping options will make your visit to the park truly memorable.

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Jurong Bird Park Reviews

Atchuta Siva Kumar Imandi
Reviewed: 30 Jul 2022
Awesome response.from Thrillophilia team.
Shashank Hegde
Reviewed: 17 Apr 2022
The park has more than 5000 birds and various exhibits to explore. They have two shows, kings of the skies and high flyers for the visitors. We even got to feed the birds and the kids had a great time at the waterfall aviary. If visiting, make sure to get the tickets at the best deal with Thrillophi... Read More
Jayeshkumar Rathod
Reviewed: 17 Mar 2022
This was by far one of my most memorable trips to Singapore, especially since we all got to visit the Jurong Bird Park, thanks to Thrillophilia. The waterfall aviary here is man-made and is extremely beautiful, and the different colours of birds are a sight to behold here.
Gajaadhar Khanna
Reviewed: 13 Apr 2022
There are more than 5,000 birds in the park, as well as a variety of exhibits to see. The kings of the skies and the high flyers are the two shows they put on for visitors. At the waterfall aviary, the kids had a blast feeding the birds. Thrillophilia is the best place to buy tickets if you plan on ... Read More
Dr Tilak
Reviewed: 03 Feb 2020
The Jurong Bird Park is one of Singapore’s most beautiful attractions, although it's often overlooked by popular tour itineraries. If you’re visiting during migration especially, you get to see an absolutely fantastic variety. We visited the Jurong Bird Park during our time in Singapore and each on... Read More

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