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10 Interesting Things You Probably Don’t Know About Jurong Bird Park

Tourist | Apr 26th, 2016 |

It’s your first time here in Singapore and you’re probably wondering if Jurong Bird Park is worth a go. Or you might be a local who haven’t stepped foot in Jurong Bird Park for a long time and wondering if it’s time to revisit the place again.
Here are 10 captivating reasons why you should stop hesitating and make your trip to Jurong Bird Park!
1. It Is Asia’s Largest Bird Park
The largest bird park in Asia is actually sitting right on this tiny red dot. The title doesn’t come in vain, Jurong Bird Park has a collection of more than 5,000 birds across 400 species.
2. You’ll Get Close Falconry Experiences With The BirdsTouching A Parrot At Jurong Bird Park
We are often so thrilled that we can be in such close proximity to kangaroos and koala bears at some wildlife parks. So why not enjoy the same experience here in Jurong Bird Park instead? You can try having a conversation with the parrots at Jurong Bird Park and you will be surprised at how well trained these birds are.
3. You Can Feed Those LoriesLory Feeding Experience
Ever wondered how is it like to be walking on a rainbow? The Lory feeding experience comes close to it, where a bowl of feed costs $3. Imagine stepping into the world’s largest Lory Flight aviary, you’ll be immersed in the spectacular, high-flying world of the Lories and Lorikeets!
4. You Can Hike Up The Waterfall Aviary
Put on those running shoes and hike up the wondrous and largest walk-in aviary, the Waterfall Aviary, that houses over 600 birds and a 30-metre high waterfall.  Enjoy the view from the world’s tallest man-made waterfall when you reach the top!
5. You Can Feed The PenguinsFeeding the Penguins
Are you a huge fan of the Madagascar movie? You wouldn’t want to miss out the penguin feeding session then! Apart from watching the entire feeding session, visitors get 3 huge sardines to feed the adorable penguins themselves for just $2!
6. You Can Lunch With The Parrots
Enjoy a sumptuous Asian buffet lunch at the Songbird Terrace and watch the Parrots show while enjoying your meal. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just hunting for a new dining experience, you can be assured of a tantalising menu accompanied by the fantastic Parrot show.
Lunch is available from 12.30PM to 2.00PM and the buffet lunch is priced are at $25 for an adult and $20 for a child. The Parrot show starts at 1.00PM, do note that the last seating is at 1.30PM.
7. Join In The Fun And Be A Part Of The High Flyers ShowHigh Flyers Show
If you’re never a big fan of birds, the High Flyers Show may change your mind. The High Flyers Show features a star-studded lineup of our feathered friends, and you are invited to join in the fun and be a part of their performance too.
8. Catch The Kings Of The Skies Show
Don’t miss out on the majestic eagles, hawks, owls and vultures in a spectacular display of agility and sharp-eyed accuracy right before your eyes at the Kings of the Skies Show at the Hawk Arena.
9. Save Up To 25% Off Your Ticket If You Purchase Them Online
Enjoy great savings when you purchase your tickets online! Singapore citizens get to enjoy up to 25% off the regular ticket price and non-Singaporeans get a 10% off your ticket price.
Simply purchase your tickets through their official website here.
10. You Can Spend Your Birthday At Jurong Bird Park For Free
You will enjoy a free admission if you spend your birthday at Jurong Bird Park! On top of that, you will get a 10% off retail merchandise and food & beverages in the park. You will also be entitled to a complimentary drink. To enjoy all these perks, simply flash your Wild Birthday badge that will be issued at the ticketing counter.
How To Get There?
The nearest MRT station to Jurong Bird Park is Boon Lay station, which is on the East-West (Green) line. You can catch bus number 194 from Boon Lay bus interchange and it will take you straight to Jurong Bird Park.
Jurong Bird Park opens from 8.30AM to 6.00PM. Last ticket sale is at 5.30PM.
Address: Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925

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