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Parks of Putrajaya

There are 12 unique parks of different themes ranging from formal urban parks and botanical gardens to the man-made fresh water wetlands and tropical rainforest, contributed to the rich diversity of character and activities in Putrajaya. Taman Botani, Taman Wetland, Taman Warisan Pertanian and Taman Equestrian Putrajaya are among the top parks to be visited in Putrajaya.

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Let’s discover the precious jewels of parks of Putrajaya… 

Known as “Mother of all Gardens in Putrajaya”, Taman Botani extends over 92 hectares of land and is one of the largest botanical gardens in the country. The garden serves as a venue for environmental education programs, research centre and recreational activities as well as an ecotourism destination with more than 700 species of plants from over 90 tropical countries in South America, Africa and the Asia Pacific regions.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

The garden is divided into three main sections, namely Ornamental Garden Section (13 thematic gardens) , Ethno-Botanical Garden Section and Conservation cum Research Section. This botanical garden also houses a living plant collection and plant specimens at the Nursery Complex for research purposes.

Taman Botani Putrajaya


Explorer’s Trail

Canopy Bridge (B)

Enjoy the scenic tropical rainforest canopy. This 170 metres long bridge runs across a valley cultivated with various species of rainforest trees such as kasai, keruing and terap nasi.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

Heliconia Trail (C)

Explore the Heliconia that is abundant with heliconia species and banana of various shapes and colour.

Vine Garden (D)

A special garden adorned with a collection of climber plants such as king’s mantle, bauhinia and bread flower.


Palm Hill (E)

Mangrove fan palm, Chinese fan palm and today fishtail are among the palm collection that you can find while trekking through palm hill. Try to look for a palm species with sharp spines on its stem.

Taman Botani Putrajaya


Sun Garden (F)

Cycas is an ancient plant that has been in existence since over 230 million years ago and it was a food source for herbivorous dinosaurs. Take a look at the Japanese sago palm while learning how to tell time with the sundial (one of the oldest ways used by human to estimate time).

The obelisk has three surface facing east, northwest and southwest. The time can be determined by looking at the shadow formed on the copper plate of the sundial.

Taman Botani Putrajaya


Floral Garden

Tropical American Collection, African Collection and Asia Pacific Collection are three main plant collections which have shaped this garden into a beautiful and unique landscape.

African Collection (G)

Look for the unique sausage free and mickey mouse plant in the African collection.

Ficus Shade (I)

The bodhi tree is one of the fig tree species planted here in Ficus Shade. This tree is deemed sacred by Hindu and Buddha devotees as it is believed that Siddharta Buddha had meditated and received enlightenment under this tree.

Tropical American Collection (J)

The colonnade of tower trees is an indication that you have reached the Tropical America Collection section. Immerse yourself in the colours and beauty of frangipani flowers, golden candles, jacaranda and vase plant.

Asia Pacific Collection (L)

The structural combination of wood and lime wall provides a unique view at the Asia Pacific collection garden.

Floral Steps (M)

This row of steps begins at the obelisk in Sun Garden and cascades down towards the lake waterfront where it traverses the Tropical American Collection, African Collection and Asia Pacific Collection at the Floral Garden. Take a look at the decorative plants and shell ornaments o each step.

Taman Botani Putrajaya


The Lakeside

A splendid view with green landscape, unique building architecture complementing the background, it is a place for visitors who crave serenity and peace. From this walkway, visitors can see the dam that separates the Putrajaya lake from the wetland.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

Hibiscus Walk (K)

Enjoy the beauty of Malaysia’s national flowers while relaxing by the lakeside.

Fern Garden (Q)

Bird’s nest and maidenhair fern are among the fern species found here.

Moroccan Pavilion (R)

Adjacent to the garden sits the pavilion constructed in Moroccan architecture style to commemorate the ties between Malaysia and Morocco.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

The unique Moroccan Pavilion offers a quiet and cool place for contemplation and reflection while enjoying the variety exhibits brought over from the Islamic Civilization.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

Intricate and enchanting Moroccan designs keep visitors in awe, especially the entrance courtyard, King’s Court and Granada Court. The water fountain situated in the centre of Granada Court is inspired by the Lion’s Court of Alhambra.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

Exploring the park is made easy by the availability of the tram rides, bicycle for hire, guided tours and an excellent network for pedestrian trails.

Taman Botani Putrajaya

Get yourself a chance to explore the Botanical Garden in Putrajaya with the EcoRide. Take pleasure in the lusk greeneries of flora and fauna within. Have fun!

Taman Botani

Service Hours : 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Regular Price for 30 Minutes : RM 70 (Mykad) / RM 80 (Non-Mykad)
*valid driving licence only

Must Do:

  • Visit the Moroccan-themed Islamic Garden Pavilion
  • Drop by at the Visitors’ Interpretative Centre (VIC)
  • Walk along the explorer’s trail
  • See the floral gardens
  • Rent a bicycle and enjoy a ride along the trails
  • Go on a guided tour
  • Get souvenir at the gift shop

Fast Facts:

Type of Park: Recreational Park
Activities:
  • Garden Guided Tour
  • A Visit to Morocco Pavilion
  • Exploration Activities (Walk & Hunt, Cycle & Hunt, Explorace, Morphological Hunt)
  • Educational Module
Facilities 
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Tram Ride
  • Site Rental: Lakeside Activity Area, Vine Garden, Rain Shelter, Lake Cabana
  • Garden View (VIC)
  • Exit Plaza
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Putrajaya Seafood Restaurant
Entry Fees:Free admission to the garden but there are some services and facilities will be charged based on hourly basis.

RM3 for individual and RM1 for students for the entry to the Moroccan Pavilion.

Operation Hours:Park: Daily  7.00 am – 7.00 pm (Including Public Holidays)

Visitors Interpretive Centre (VIC):

  • 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • 9.00 am – 5.30 pm (Weekends, School & Public Holidays)
GPS Coordinate:2.945534, 101.692184

 

Taman Botani
Precinct 1, 62000 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8887 7770
Fax: 603-8887 5037
Email: botani@ppj.gov.my
Facebook: Taman Botani Putrajaya

Wetland Park Putrajaya, your key to unlocking the wonders of wetlands…..

Over the years, Taman Wetland has developed into more than a “water filter” for the Putrajaya Lake as it has successfully sustained a balanced ecosystem with lush vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife to this terrestrial-aquatic wetland environment.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

Spans across 197 hectares, Taman Wetland consists of Wetlands Park and the Lake recreational Centre, is a public park that serves as a gateway to the wetlands as well as a wildlife sanctuary.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

This Malaysia’s first man-made wetland park is an attractive and interesting destination for passive recreational, educational and social activities. Provided with well designed roads and trails, the most visited spots are the Lookout Tower, Nature Interpretative Centre and the Flamingo Pond.

Taman Wetland


Lookout Tower (Menara Pandang Jauh)

Standing at 18-metres tall, the Lookout Tower is the highest point in Putrajaya Wetland, visitors will be mesmerized by the beauty of the wetland area as the habitat for various flora and fauna species. Among the plants you can find here are tembusu (Fragraea fragrans), mahang merah (Macaranga sp.) and wild mangosteen (Garcinia subelliptica).

Taman Wetland Putrajaya


Nature Trail (Denai Alam)

By following the Nature Trail, visitors will come across a variety of flora species such as pulai (Alstonia angustifolia), gapis (Saraca indica) and kasai (Pometia pinnata). If you are lucky, water-hens or squirrels will cross your path.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya


Flamingo Pond & Swan Lake

Take a peek at the beautiful flamingos and mandarin ducks at the scenic Flamingo Pond.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

Taman Wetland Putrajaya


Wetland Cell

Taman Wetland plays an important role in preserving the ecosystem of Putrajaya and acts as a natural filter from river water from Sungai Chuau and Sungai Bisa before entering the Putrajaya lake.Don’t miss to learn the importance of wetlands as a natural filtration system for the waters of Putrajaya’s man-made lake. Visitors will find marsh plants such as giant bullrush (Scirpus grossus) and common reed (Phagmites karka) filling up the wetland cells. Wetland cell is also a habitat to birds, fish and other animals.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya


Nature Interpretive Centre

As an information hub, Nature Interpretive Centre showcases various information on wetland ecosystem through interactive displays complete with audio visual, 3D image and ecosystem models.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

Discover the uniqueness of the Centre by watching the audio display 240 degree about wetlands.

Taman Wetland

 


Lake Recreational Centre

The Lake Recreational Centre on the other hand serves as a centre for water recreational activities, proven to be most suitable for boat fishing, boating and canoeing. The lake also serves as a habitat for a variety of local fish species.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

As a popular ecotourism destination, Taman Wetland offers a variety of activities , biodiversity, open spaces and public amenities for passive recreational, educational and social activities. Several species of local marshland birds and water birds including the Little Egret, Little Green Heron, Cinnamon Bitten and migratory birds from the northern Hemisphere have been spotted here.

Taman Wetland Putrajaya

Must Do:

  • Visit the Nature Interpretation Centre (NIC)
  • Take in the sprawling view from am 80m lookout tower
  • Enjoy nature as you walk along the trails
  • Watch flamingos at the flamingo pond
  • Spot birds such as Little Egrets, Little Green Herons and Cinnamon Bitterns

Fast Facts:

Type of Park:Nature and Recreational Park
Entry Fees:Free except there are some services and facilities will be charged based on hourly basis.
Activities:
  • Guided Tour of Park (Nature Interpretation Centre (NIC), Viewing Deck, Flamingo Pond, Wetland Cell and nature Trail)
  • Educational Module for the primary students
  • Exploration Activities (Scavenger Hunt, Wetland Treasure Hunt, Aquatic Treasure Hunt)
  • Kayak Workshop
  • Water Rafting
  • Lake Crossing
  • Fishing
 Facilities:
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Tram Ride
  • Duffy Boat
  • Kayak
  • Rowing
  • Paddle Boat
  • Binoculars for bird watching
  • Wetland Park Camping Centre
  • Site Facilities for weddings, sports day, family day, private or corporate event: Padang Semarak, Padang Merbuk, Taman Palma, Flamingo Pond, BBQ Site and Wakaf
Operation Hours:Park: Daily- 7.00 am – 7.00 pm (Including Public Holidays)

Nature Interpretation Centre – Daily: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (Closed on Monday)

GPS Coordinate:2.963822, 101.696802

 

Taman Wetland 
Precinct 13, 62300 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8887 7774
Fax: 603-8887 5036
Email: putrajayawetland@gmail.com
Facebook: Taman Wetland Putrajaya

Spreads over 14.4 hectares, Taman Warisan Pertanian showcases the development and importance of Malaysia’s commercial agriculture sector and agricultural industry including rubber trees, oil palms, coffee and cocoa, tropical fruits, herbs and spices.

Taman Warisan Pertanian

With more than 170 plants and tree species, Taman Warisan Pertanian becomes an attractive and educational park where visitors have a hands on experience through agricultural activities conducted by park facilitator.

Taman Warisan Pertanian

Taman Warisan Pertanian

The agricultural and educational activities offered by the park are rubber tapping and processing demonstration, agro hunt, traditional games, agro-telematch, rubber art, colouring and drawing. Watch how latex is collected, congulated and rolled into rubber sheets.

Taman Warisan Pertanian

Among the attractions here are the visitor’s complex, food court, orchard, herbs and spices track, rubber trees and viewing deck that overlooking scenic view of Putrajaya. Taman Warisan Pertanian is truly an interesting spot to understand the country’s agricultural heritage.

Taman Warisan Pertanian

Must Do:

  • Explore the herb garden
  • Walk along the spice trail
  • Get a fantastic view from the viewing deck
  • See how fruits are grown at the orchard
  • Watch rubber-tapping and processing
  • Ride on a buggy for a quick tour

Fast Facts:

Type of Park:Agricultural and Recreational Park
Entry Fees:Adult: RM2 ; Child: Free
Activities:
  • Agricultural and Educational Activities: rubber tapping and processing demonstration, Agro Hunt, traditional games, agro-telematch, rubber art, colouring and drawing
  • Educational Module
Facilities 
  • Visitor Complex
  • Viewing Deck
  • Herbs & Spices Track
  • Fruit Orchard
  • Rubber Plot
  • Souvenir Shops
  • Food & Beverage
  • Facilities for Disable People
  • Rental Facilities: Viewing Deck, Small holder House, Medan Tani and Garcinia Room
Operation Hours:Visitor Complex: 7.00 am – 11.00 pm (Monday-Friday)

Orchard: Daily: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

Life Kitchen : Daily: 7.00 am – 11.00 pm

GPS Coordinate:2.927503, 101.700983

Taman Warisan Pertanian
No 7, Jalan P16, Precinct 16, 62150 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8887 7772
Fax: 603-8887 5038
Email: tamanwarisanpertanian@gmail.com
Facebook: Taman Warisan Pertanian Putrajaya

Situated at the highest point in Precinct 1, Taman Putra Perdana has an area of about 62.4 hectares and is surrounded by Persiaran Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. Known as one of the best place to enjoy a panoramic view of Putrajaya, Taman Putra Perdana’s main attraction is the Putrajaya landmark or “Mercu Tanda”, which is the first national monument to be built in Putrajaya to celebrate the country’s achievement in conjunction with the establishment of Putrajaya in 1995.

Taman Putra Perdana

Designed in the shape of cone, Putrajaya Landmark symbolizes the harmony between God, Man and Nature. The monument situated amidst a well-paved walkway with 78m in height, featuring a cascading fountain. Its design is inspired by the national flag and it is a popular backdrop for photography.

Taman Putra Perdana

The Putrajaya Landmark, beautifully lined with trees and water fountains, symbolises the beginning of Putrajaya with its futuristic capture and time capsule storing official documents on the history of Putrajaya. Other attractions include a fragrant herbal garden, jogging track, flower garden and gazebos.

Taman Putra Perdana

Fast Facts:

Type of Park: Recreational Park
Entry Fees:Free Admission
Activities:
  • Jogging
  • Bicycle Tracks
  • Picnicking
  • Photography
 Facilities :
  • Mercu Tanda Plaza
  • Entrance Plaza
  • Terrace Garden
  • Casket Plaza
  • Perdana Mall
  • Fragrant Garden
  • Gazebos
  • Wakaf
Operation Hours:7.00 am – 8.00 pm (Monday-Friday)

7.00 am – 10.00 pm (Weekends, School and Public Holidays)

GPS Coordinate:2.941818, 101.695646

Taman Putra Perdana
Precinct 1, 62000 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8000 8000
Fax: 603-8887 5000

Conceptualised as the principal Metropolitan Park, Taman Wawasan offers various attractions such as the hibiscus lawn, promenade, jogging trails and shelters.

Tamaan Wawasan

Visitors can relax in shelters and rest areas dotting pedestrian walkways, jogging and bicycle tracks across parks. This park aims to conserve the flora and fauna of Core Island area with an area of 137 acres.

Taman Wawasan (Wawasan Park)

Covered by dense vegetation and rubber trees, Taman Wawasan is a perfect place to slip away to enjoy the natural splendor within the city proper.

Taman Wawasan

Fast Facts:

Type of Park: Recreational Park
Activities:
  • Jogging
  • Bicycle Tracks
  • Pedestrian Walkways
  • Picnicking
  • Frolicking in shallow waters
Facilities:
  • Three Theme Adventure Playground (Parks, Water, Forest)
  • Park Promenade
  • Hibiscus Courtyard
  • Amphitheater
  • Light Beacons
  • Gazebos (Wakaf) & Shelters
  • Jogging Tracks & Headlands Area
Entry Fees:Free Admission
Operation Hours:Daily: 7.00 am – 7.00 pm (Including Public Holidays)
 GPS Coordinate: 2.931064, 101.690768

Taman Wawasan
Precinct 2, 62602 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8887 7163
Fax: 603-8887 5026

A fun-filled and safe outing along the picturesque track!

Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

Situated within 70-arcres of attractive lush greenery, Equestrian Park Putrajaya, also known as Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya (TEP) provides all level of services and facilities for public riding, equestrian and polo competitions. The park offers equestrians top-notch facilities and services on par with renowned parks worldwide.

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

Saddle up on these majestic yet gentle creatures for a rewarding experience that not only builds confidence, but also helps in developing an appreciation for horses. Discover the joys and benefits of riding a horse, with the Riding School, stable tour, joy ride, archery and many more.

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

Equestrian Park Putrajaya also offers venues and facilities to cater wedding photography, birthday parties & pony ride, outdoor events and corporate events. Dine, unwind and enjoy quality time with family, friends and perhaps horses too.

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

Services:

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

 Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya

Fast Facts:

Operation HoursRiding Shool:Closed on Monday.Daily: 7.45 am – 11.45 am & 4.15 pm – 7.15 pm
Riding School Direct Line:603-8881 1271
GPS Coordinate:2.896114, 101.684638

Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya
Jalan Kandang Kuda, Precinct 5, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8888 6080
Fax: 603-8888 8699
Email: enquiry@tep.my
Facebook: Taman Ekuestrian Putrajaya
Website: tep.com.my

Premised on the theme “Challenge Park”, the 46.73ha Taman Cabaran is positioned as an active recreation centre within the setting of a natural environment, offering an opportunity for more active recreation such as jogging, mountain biking, grass slope play activities and adventurous pursuits for children.

Taman Cabaran

Incorporating three keys elements, namely Wall Climbing Complex, Skate Park and Bike Trail, Taman Cabaran is a sports park that probably the largest of its kind in South East Asia.

Taman Cabaran

Facilities for extreme sports are a big draw in this park together with walking and jogging trails, mountain bike trails, wall climbing, skate board facilities and inline skating park.

Taman Cabaran

Taman Cabaran

However, along the ridge, look out points, pavilions, sheltered rest areas and viewing towers complement and afford sports for rest and relaxation while low gradient walking trails offer a horde of passive recreational activities. The park also contributes as an educational resource by encouraging the study of nature with its natural habitat walks, interpretive information boards and observatory.

Taman Cabaran

The park is a famous venue for local and international adventurers that seeking for challenging activities.

Taman Cabaran

Fast Facts:

Type of Park:Sports and Recreational Park
Activities:
  • Skateboarding
  • Wall Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Inline Skating
Facilities:
  • Extreme Sport Facilities (Climbing Sport):- Climbing hall, administration office, toilet, pro shop, emergency room, sauna, surau, store, workshop and cafe.
  • Extreme Sport Facilities (Sliding Sport):- Sliding sport arena, thrill park, extreme bike route, administration office, bicycle washing area, bicycle rental shop, amphitheater, toilet, pro shop, emergency room, information centre, VIP room, surau, store, workshop and cafe.
Entry Fees:Based on Sports Facilities Usage.
Operation Hours:Sliding Sport/Skate Park:
  • 10.00 am – 7.00 pm (Monday – Thursday)
  • 10.00 am – 11.00 pm (Friday – Sunday)

Climbing Sport:

  • 10.00 am : 8.00 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday)
  • 10.00 am – 10.00 pm (Wednesday, Friday and Saturday)
GPS Coordinate:2.889332, 101.665406

Taman Cabaran
Kompleks Sukan Lasak Putrajaya (Sukan Luncur)
Jalan P5, Precinct 5, 62200 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8800 8443
Fax: 603-8887 5022

Seeming like a coniferous forest, the evergreen pines and its surrounding mild colours is a constant welcoming sight with views worth the hike in what appears to be tropical high country in Putrajaya.

Taman Saujana Hijau

Its wide walkways for running and cycling lanes encircle and pass through the park either shrouded with glistening dew in the morning, circling with raptors catching thermal heat in the afternoon and laced with gentle breezes throughout the day.

Taman Saujana Hijau

Taman Saujana Hijau houses tropical highland plants and its beautiful landscape give a unique experience to joggers, cyclists,  nature lovers and photographers.

Taman Saujana Hijau

Fast Fact:

Type of Park:Recreational Park
Activities:
  • Jogging
  • Cycling
  • Picnicking
  • Photography
Facilities:
  • Jogging Track
  • Cycling Track
Entry Fees:Free Admission
Operation Hours:Daily: 7.00 am – 7.00 pm
GPS Coordinate:2.963212, 101.676779

Taman Saujana Hijau
Precinct 11, 62300 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8800 8000
Fax: 603-8887 5000

Conceptualised as a showcase of urban forestry, it combines a tropical forest ecosystem, flowing streams and park facilities such as nature trails and viewing platform. The park is also dedicated to educate the public and for that particular purpose, an Educational Centre is established.

Taman Rimba Alam

Nature lovers can learn about the wonders of nature through the forest trail guide.

Taman Rimba Alam

Your adventure in Taman Rimba Alam will bring you close to approximately 400 species of tropical rainforest trees. You have a chance to observe species of trees such as keriung merah (Dipterocarpus verrucosus), white meranti (Shorea agamii), melantai (Shorea marcoptera), tualang (Koompassia excelsa) and many more.

Taman Rimba Alam


Explorer’s Trail 1

Your journey will begin here as you enter the scenic and immense park with a total of area of nearly 400 acres.

At the main entrance of the park, there are rows of trees consisting of species:

  • Merawan siput jantan (Hopea odorata): Its tree bark contains a high amount of tannin that can be used in the process of treating animal skins to produce leather
  • Jelutong (Dyrea costulata)
  • Chengal tree (Neobalanocarpus heimii): Have a higher price in timber market.
  • Kapur (Dryobalanops aromatica): All parts of the tree secrete a pleasantly scented resin. Try to scrunching its fallen leaves in between your hand and smell it. Look at the bark of the tree, it is peeling like torn roll of paper. The aborigines use the campor tree bark to build the wall of their houses and for weaving baskets.
  • Keriung kapas (Dipterocarpus costulatus): Categorised as critically endanger in the Red List of Threatened Species by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural (IUCN).Taman Rimba Alam

Explorer’s Trail 2

Get ready to delve further into the natural treasures of Taman Rimba Alam. This route will take you to the highest point of the park.  It is highly advised that you keep an handy insect repellent and use it often throughout this journey.

Discover tree species such as

  • Kelumpang burung (Sterculia parviflora): Try to find the fuit of kelumpang burung tree, a bright scarlet fruit that has black seeds inside which is also known loccaly as perupak, rongga jantan and unting-unting. The seeds can be cooked anf are edible.
  • Kembang semangkuk jantong (Scaphium macropodum): The seed is soaked in water and then consumed to cool down the body and combat excessive body heat. It is often associated to the Malaysian all-time favourite beverages such as ais kacnag and lai chi kang.
  • Kekatong (Cynometra malaccensis): Classified as heavy hardwood, kekatong has a density of between 880-1155 kg/m3 at 15% moisture content. The timber is suitable as building material for heavy construction such as window frames, beams, posts and roof truss components.
  • Tongkat Ali Hitam (Polyalthia bullata): One of the rarest and most valuable tongkat Ali species, tongkat Ali hitam has high medicinal value especially in its roots. Traditionally, it is used as an aphrodisiac and sex hormone booster for men and as a remedy to treat kidney problems, high blood pressure and diabetes.Taman Rimba Alam

Explorer’s Trail 3

You may experience a slight change of mood when strolling along this route, with the sound of forest-dwelling birds and insects as well as the picturesque landscape resembling in actual tropical rainforest.

Along this route, you will come across species of trees threatened by habitat loss,

  • Belian (Eusideroxylon zwageri): Also known as Borneo ironwood, it is one of the hardest, most durable timber and almost immune to termite attacks. The timber is most suitable for general heavy construction and building of maritime structure. Unfortunately, this tree species is now critically declining and hard to find due to its benefits and excellent quality.
  • Penarahan (Horfieldia superba): Penarahan tree contains an alkaloid called horsfiline which has analgesic effects and widely used in traditional medicine practices throughout the Southeast Asia region.Taman Rimba Alam
  • Obahu (Pometia pinnata): This tree belongs to the family Sapindaceae, like the lychee, longan and rambutan. Obahu fruit can be edible.
  • Kayu arang (Diospyros diepenhorstii): Named as kayu arang due to its black-coloured, rigid trunk and hardwood.
  • Tualang tree (Koompassia excelsa): Tualang tree is one of the tallest tropical tree species and is highly preferred by the giant honey bees (Apis dorsata) in building their nests.

At the end of the route, make a brief stopover at the pond and take snapshot at the plaque commemorating the officiating of Taman Rimba Alam Putrajaya and the Tualang tree (Koompassia excelsa) planted by Y.A.Bhg. Datin Paduka Seri jeanne Abdullah on 31st October 2008.


Explorer’s Trail 4

Continue your journey along this last route. You are advised to visit the park during daytime and walk in groups. Be cautious as wild boars and monkeys often prowl around this area.

Take a close look at the:

  • Manau rattan (Calamus manan): Has thorny stems and can climb up other plants. This plant is mainly harvested for the furniture and handicraft making industry. This species is becoming scarce and is short supply due to over-exploitation of forests.
  • Karas (Aqularia malaccensis): Has very high value in the international market as its resin can be used for the making of incense and perfumes.
  • Pulai (Alstonia augustifolia)
  • Perah (Elateriosper tapos)
  • Keruing kertas (Dipterocarpus chartaceus) & Keruing neram (Dipterocarpus oblongifolius)
  • Stilted simpoh (Dillenia reticulata): Has impressive stilt roots that bear resemblance to the shape of an elephant’s trunk. The slightly hollow trunk makes it suitable to be used as charcoal or for building rafts.
  • Nyatoh taban merah tree (Palaqium gutta): This tree yields a type of rubbery substance called “gutta-percha”, is an excellent non-conductor of heat and electricity. It is widely used to make handles for surgical equipment, temporary tooth filling and funnel covers used in chemical laboratories.

End your journey at the water catchment area. Relax and unwind while enjoying the tranquil and magnificent landscape before heading home.

  • Golden Bamboo (Bambusa vulgari): Harvested to make satay skewers and chopsticks for daily use.Taman Rimba Alam

Fast Facts:

Type of Park:Metropolitan Recreational Park
Activities:
  • Jungle Tracking
Facilities:
  • Administration Building
  • Information Centre/Forest Education Centre
  • Camping Ground
  • Forest Trail/Footpath
  • Shelters/Viewing Platform
  • Putrajaya Stable and Mounted Police Stable
Entry Fees:Free Admission
Operation Hours:Daily: 7.00 am – 7.00 pm
GPS Coordinate:2.939345, 101.718286

Taman Rimba Alam
Precinct 15, 62675 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8800 8000
Fax: 603-8887 5026

The China-Malaysia Friendship Garden is a Lingnan-style garden complete with distinctive Chinese elements and character. The overall plan of the garden is based on the style of Lingnan Garden that comprises six major elements, namely mountain, water, stone, building, calligraphy and plants.

China-Malaysia Friendship Garden

Paved with coloured bricks and stones, with winding corridors, luxuriant trees, flourishing flowers, exquisite courtyards and a pavilion reserved for renowned calligraphers and painters.

China-Malaysia Friendship Garden

The garden stands erected as a testimony to the long-lasting friendship between China and Malaysia.

 China-Malaysia Friendship Garden

China-Malaysia Friendship Garden
Lebuh Sentosa, Precinct 4, 62250 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8893 1967
Fax: 603-8893 6590
GPS Coordinate: 2.912707, 101.6773

Taman Pancarona is a popular venue for various community activities and family day activities. As the park is envisioned as a handicapped friendly park, ramps are designed with the gentlest of slopes allowing smooth pedestrian movements throughout the park.

Taman Pancarona

It is a unique park that consists of comprehensive sports facilities such as a half Olympic size football stadium and courts for futsal, basketball, volleyball, netball and sepak takraw besides the usual jogging tracks and exercise stations.

Taman Pancarona

The mini stadium and naturally terraced open sitting area able to accommodate up to 1,000 spectators at any given time.

Taman Pancarona

Fast Facts:

Type of Park:Sports and Recreational Park
Activities:
  • Sports Activities
Facilities:
  • Sports facilities :- Football Field, 2 Fustsal/Basketball Courts, 2 basketball Courts, 4 Sepak Takraw Courts, 3 Volleyball Courts
  • Audience Grandstand that can accommodate up to 800 spectators
  • VIP Room & PA System
  • Car & Motorcycle Parking Lot
  • Surau
  • Changing Room
  • Male & Female Restroom
Entry Fees:Based on Sports Facilities Usage.
Operation Hours:Daily: 7.00 am – 11.00 pm
GPS Coordinate:2.915479, 101.688901

Taman Pancarona
Precinct 3, 62675 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8887 7769
Fax: 603-8887 5022

The development of Taman Selatan is outlined as two distinct components which is a recreational park that offers outdoor facilities for residents living in the vicinity as well as areas for places of worship and areas demarcated as cemeteries that cater to the various religions.

Taman Selatan

Fast Facts:

Type of Park:Cemetery Park
Activities:
  •  Funeral
Facilities:
  • Burial grounds for Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and Hindus
  • Muslim Prayer Hall (Musala)
  • Crematorium
  • Religious Pavilions
  • Staff Housing
  • Administration Building
  • Memorial Centre housing a Memorial Wall & Exhibition Area
Operation Hours:Daily: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm
GPS Coordinate:2.884184, 101.673723

Taman Selatan
Precinct 20, 63000 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-8887 7674
Fax: 603-8887 5022

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