KL Butterfly Park ~ Places to Visit in
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KL LAKE GARDENS AREA > BUTTERFLY PARK
Suitable for all ages to
get out of the city for a relaxing atmosphere while watching spectacular
butterflies all set out in beautiful gardens. This is the largest butterfly
garden in the world spanning over 80,000 sq ft of landscaped gardens with
over 5,000 live butterflies, exotic plants and ferns.
Other attractions here are Japanese koi fish, fresh water turtles, live insects
and a museum with a large collection of butterflies and insects
The park is an imitation of the
butterfly's natural habitat set in beautiful gardens that has a hydro-pond
with a limestone path right in the centre. Surrounding this hydro-pond is a
gazebo that provides a breathtaking view of the park.
To prevent the butterfly's
from escaping the whole park is covered by a net. To create such a beautiful
park they used over 15,000 flower and fruit plants essential for their diet
and pollinating activities of the butterflies.
The environment is one of quiet
atmosphere, peacefulness, and of being totally feel relaxed. It takes about
a hour to walk through slowly looking at everything and most probably a stay
about two hours to enjoy the environment.
You can see the butterflies
roaming freely, resting on the leaves of the plants and on fruits such as
The butterflies are spectacular,
especially the birdwings and there are lots of pupae around, some of which
actually emerge if you watch patiently.
The Butterflies are quite used to
humans so they don't normally fly away when you get close and would at times
land on you to sip the minerals from your skin as you perspire.
At the hydro pond, you can
enjoy feeding the fish - bring some fish food that you can buy at the
The place is an
excellent opportunity for great pictures and to test your photography
skills. A good camera and you definitely need a zoom lens and lots of
As visitors leave, the exit takes them through the air-conditioned insect
museum. The rooms have thousands of pinned specimens of everything from
butterflies and moths to stick insects and beetles.
An excellent educational trip
for kids, where they can learn about the
life cycle and mating habits of the butterflies. There is a nursery and
breeding area, as well as an insect museum to enhance their knowledge about
these creepy-crawlers. There are even live insects that test their
observational skills, their camouflage is so perfect.
the museum you come into a souvenir shop, where you can buy local
handicrafts, framed butterflies and beetles, fridge magnets, t-shirts, caps
and tote bags.
From 9am to 6 pm on weekdays.
Malaysians: RM 10 Adult; RM 5 Child
Tourists: RM 20 Adult, RM 10 Child
Video: RM 4
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◊ It can get humid and a little stuffy inside the park so bring some water.
The air-conditioned insect museum at the end of the park provides a welcome
change from the heat.
◊ Some areas have rather steep stone steps and are
rather slippery - those specific areas in the park might not be suitable for
Close and within walking distance to the Butterfly Park is The
KL Bird Park and the
Orchid and Hibiscus Garden.
Best Way to Visit -
Half Day KL Gardens & Bird Park
The tour takes you here and other places such as the KL Bird park, Deer Park
as well as to the Orchid and Hibiscus gardens.
PLACES & SIGHTSEEING ~ LAKE GARDENS AREA
PARLIAMENT HOUSE •
NATIONAL MONUMENT •
BUTTERFLY PARK •
ORCHID & HIBISCUS GARDENS
• KL BIRD PARK
• ISLAMIC ARTS
MUSEUM • NATIONAL
• OLD RAILWAY