Exhibits in Jurong Park

Jurong Park is a landscaped park that is built in the western slope of Jurong Hill which is a perfect place for nature lovers and bird lovers alike. The place is located within the Boon Lay Planning Area of the Jurong district. It has an area of 50 acres or 202,000 metres.

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This park features the African Waterfall Aviary which is currently considered as the second largest walk in aviary around the world that covers about 4.9 acres or 2 hectares and includes more than 600 free flying birds from over 50 species.

Another exhibit is the Southeast Asian Birds Aviary, which as the name suggests houses around 200 species of Southeast Asian Birds. Some species are generally kept in cages while others are free flying. In another corner of the zoo is a section named as Dinosaur Descendants which is full or flightless birds such as emus, rheas, ostriches and cassowaries.

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The Penguin Coast is a 1,600 square metre or 17,000 square feet area which houses 5 species of penguins, Rockhopper, Humboldt, Macaroni, African penguins and King Penguins. It features a 69 feet or 21 metre tall Portuguese galleon façade which is specifically designed to look like a ship. The Lory Loft is a 32,00 square feet or 3,000 square metre and 9 storeys high area which houses lorikeets and lories. The ambience is the same with that of a rainforest valley in tropical Northern Australia.

The Pelican Cove is another exhibit that houses all 7 species of pelican, including the endangered Dalmatian Pelican. It features a boardwalk where visitors can walk along and observe the birds in the said habitat. Last but not least, the World of Darkness is a bird house that houses nocturnal species of birds which features a system of reverse lighting which typically changes day to night and vice versa.

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