Jurong Bird Park goes by the tagline “Where Color Lives” was one of the first bird sanctuaries in Singapore. Built in 1974, the park has a natural environment for birds.
The 20.2 hectare property has around 380 species of birds. This free-flying aviary is the first of its kind with exhibits that feature categories of birds from predatory birds, flamingos, toucans, and birds located in specific continents or countries.
Activities for kids include play areas which allow kids to interact with bird species and learn from the exhibit at the same time. There is also the Bird Discovery Centre where educators, students, and other academics can learn about the different species of birds inside the park. The highlight of the centre is its interactive classroom where students can have sessions with experts and tour guides.
Feeding sessions and birds shows are also very popular among visitors. Tourists can feed parrots and other birds to interact with them. The bird shows start at 10 am and the last show begins at 4 pm. People can find these shows in the Pools Ampitheatre, Hawk Arena, and the Songbird Terrace.
Aside from the feeding sessions, tours can be scheduled to visit the areas you want to see in the park. These guided tours are both educational and fun which makes it a go-to option for groups. There are also the photography booths for individuals and groups to take pictures with birds to bring home as souvenir.
Special events are also held in the park to promote their advocacy. The flagship program is the biodiversity conservation of the wildlife and ecosystem in the country.
Themed cafes and restaurants can also be found inside the park showcasing popular dishes in the country and they have a kids menu. Visitors can also go to the gift shops found at the entrance and inside the park. You can find stuff toys of your favorite birds and different souvenir items inside.
Order tickets online through their website right here. You can also order at the entrance or their authorized ticketing centers. Tickets are sold at 29 SGD for adults and 19 SGD for kids. The park opens 8:30 am and closes 6:00 pm. There’s plenty of time to enjoy the entire bird park.