Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park
A. Overview

The idea of ​​establishment or Jurong Bird Park Jurong Bird Park was first conceived in 1968 by Dr. Goh Keng Swee, Singapore's Finance Minister at the time. He mengangankan a bird park as a place where people can rest or relax in a natural environment. This bird park is the first bird park in Southeast Asia which was built at a cost of S $ 3.5 million, not including costs for land purchase.

During construction of this bird park, the Singapore government asked the ambassadors and high-ranking foreigners in the country to donate various kinds of birds to the bird park was newly built. After that, various kinds of birds from around the world such as finches (finches), pheasans (pheasants), Herons (stork), mallards (drake), Owls (owl), and cockatoos (cockatoo) began to arrive. On opening day, carrying at least 12 countries, 7 zoos, and 40 individual donors had contributed birds to the Jurong Bird Park collection. Since January 3, 1971, Jurong Bird Park opened to the public.
B. Feature

Jurong Bird Park is one of the largest parks in Asia Pacific and the best bird parks in the world with total area of ​​20.2 hectares of the park is open and has a collection of more than 9,000 birds of 600 species. Collection of this bird park is generally a species of birds in Southeast Asia.

This park has four large bird cage, where visitors can walk around in it. The management also made waterfall for visitors to add a sense of comfort when he saw the sight of birds from Africa and South America. The visitors also can see the attraction of birds, held at the Pool Amphitheatre and Fuji Hawk.

Large bird cage is designed specifically as habitat. In addition, there are also places an open landscape with exotic flowers such as heliconias to add a beautiful landscape. Travel on this bird park will certainly presents its own sensation for visitors from around the world.
C. Location

Jurong Bird Park is located at 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628 925, in the western region of Singapore. Bird Park is easily reached by various modes of transport. If in doubt, visitors can contact the manager at Bird Park (65) 6265 0022.
D. Access

Jurong Bird Park is open daily from 8:30 to 18:00 hours local time. To get to the location, visitors can take a taxi or private car, the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) and bus services are available every day. In addition, visitors can also take advantage Panorail who serve every day from 8:30 to 18:00 hours local time. However, the visitors must pay attention to the last train which departs from the central station at 17:45 local time.

To achieve the Jurong Bird Park by taxi or private car, visitors must exit at Exit (Exit) no. 17 of AYE. From PIE, visitors should use Exit 36, then turn left into Jalan Bahar Jalan Boon Lay direction and finally turn right to Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim to reach the bird park.

Another transport option is the MRT and public buses. Visitors can ride the MRT to Boon Lay Station and then transfer it to SBS or bus No. 194 or 251.

Another way to go to Jurong Bird Park is to utilize BusHub Services Pte Ltd which serve passengers every day. For more information, visitors can visit the site www.bushub.com.sg, or contact the manager on telephone number 6753 0506, or can also contact via email at the address: enquiry@bushub.com.sg.

This daily bus service to bring visitors directly from the pick-up to the Jurong Bird Park and back again. Rates for one-way trip is S $ 4.00 for adults and S $ 2.00 for children.
E. Ticket Prices

Ticket prices for the visitors is S $ 18.00 for adults and S $ 9.00 for children (children aged 3-12 years). In this park there is also a service trip with panorail a cost of S $ 5.00 for adults and the price of S $ 2.50 for children.
F. Accommodation and Other Facilities

There are many places to eat in the area of ​​Jurong Bird Park. There are some small kiosks that provide food, rice, and noodles. There are also restaurants that provide a delicious burger with meat and without oil with service a la the U.S., as well as other food choices are also delicious to eat.

Jurong Bird Park also has a gift shop that offers a wide selection of souvenirs to take home, as a memento to take home. There are also places to relax around the Bird Park, where the end can be rested and protected from the hot sun and rain.

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