While the park is chiefly designed as a research center, it is also opened to the public.
Places To Visit
Bring your kids to the 72-hectare animal park to watch the various breed of of livestock such as goats, sheep and cattle and chicken being reared by the park’s researchers.
You could also see rare or exotic birds at the aviary.
The Four Seasons Temperature Garden
Here, you could enjoy the beauty of indoor spring, the warmth of summer, the bracing autumn and the coldness of winter all in the scorching heat of the tropics. Extra ticket needed though.
Spices & Beverages Garden
If you are into medicinal plants, you could learn and see exotic herbs, medicinal shrubs and beverages plants grown on this 16 hectares garden.
There are over 3000 cactus plants in this garden, including the giant Saguaro commonly found in Mexico.
Tropical Fruit Garden
The 36 hectares Tropical Fruit Garden contains local fruit trees such as rambutan, durian, mangosteen and cempedak.
You can also visit the coconut house built from parts of the tree and see the variety of coconut-based products exhibited in the house.
Things You Can Do
There are more than 100 camping sites in Taman Botani to accommodate families,school children or social groups. The ground also has an amphitheater,praying room,jungle tracks and barbeque facilities.
Visitors can also engage in fake war game or engaged in the paintball game at the Paintball Valley. Package starts from RM100 (~$25.54).
Call Luke 017-683 0273 or Geges 017-386 0346 for reservation.
Skytrex Adventure Park
On weekends kids and adults could also enter the Skytrex Adventure Park for some extreme adventures in the jungle.
Avid anglers could try fly fishing at the Yellow River Damn. Call Nik : 012-3246959 or Malek : 012-2627387 for more information.
Note: Park is closed on Monday
Adult (12 – 54 years) : RM 3 (~$0.77)
Children (6 -11 years) : RM 1 (~$0.26)
Senior citizens 55 years and above :RM 1 (~$0.26)
Own Transport or Taxi The park is approximately 1 hour from KL. From the Federal Highway exit at the Bandar Shah Alam interchange and follow the signboards to the park. Taxi fare is approximately RM20 (~$5.11) from Kuala Lumpur and RM[/currency]10 from Klang.
Bus Take bus number 63 or 338 from Kuala Lumpur and stop at the bus station near a Maybank building in Shah Alam town centre. From here take a taxi to the park.
Get off at the Shah Alam Station. Then take a taxi 20 minutes to the park.