A Brand New Bird Sanctuary that will replace Jurong Bird Park is located within Mandai Wildlife Reserve, is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2023. Featuring about 3,500 birds from more than 400 species, with 24 per cent being threatened species.
Bigger than ever before, it consists of 10 zones, including 8 scenic and immersive walk-through aviaries. The landscapes of the aviaries were inspired by native habitats with over 400 species of birds and by cultural influences from around the world. The demonstration of bird conservation efforts to help save wildlife species and motivate others to take action.
The bird park will be 17 acres - equivalent to 24 massive football fields. Workers have also stated that the facilities housing birds are much larger than before.
Wings of Asia
Going for an open jungle concept, you can take in the view of many colourful birds soaring through the skies and hiding between the trees.
The Crimson Wetlands will be home to the Roseate Spoonbills and Scarlet Ibises. It will also include a clay lick wall where colorful macaws will feed against a backdrop of a floating South American hamlet. A waterfall and an elevated café will also be there as a monument to the Waterfall Aviary at the Jurong Bird Park.
Heart of Africa
Take a look at this walk-in aviary that gives off Lion King vibes inspired from the forested valleys of continental Africa. The main attraction here is the Bee-eaters’s Cliff. As the name suggests, you can catch sightings of bee-eater species swooping in and doing their thing.
Are penguins birds? It's time to put an end to this controversy because yes, penguins are birds - specifically flightless seabirds that live almost exclusively below the equator. Here they are being well treated and taken care of by highly trained professionals who know all about these birds.
The Winged Sanctuary
More than 100 rare and rapacious species, including the Brahminy Starling, Santa Cruz Ground Dove, Maleo, and Philippine Eagle, are included in this exhibition.
Songs of the forest
Songs of the Forest will include Asian singing songbirds like the Bali Myna and Strawheaded Bulbul.
There's no need to travel all the way to Australia. You can experience the same ambience and noisy birds like the cockatoos here too.
At Mysterious Papua, the Birds of Paradise have returned. Visitors will be able to view the birds up close from a longhouse-style bird hide.
Guests will have the chance to hand-feed the lories with a special mixture. Having the experience of a screeching bundle of colors on your hand is apparently part of the 'Top 10 Best Family Experience' by Singapore's Tourism Board.
Jurong Bird Park's One Final Flight
It's an exciting new development for Singapore's wildlife but it's only coming in 2023. In the meantime, enjoy Jurong Bird Park's final flight in Singapore with special prices coming your way.
[*All Image Credit: Mandai Wildlife Reserve]
Address: 2 Jurong Hill, (S)628925
Opening Hours: Thursday to Sunday, 8.30am to 6pm
Starting Price: SGD 25 ~