Fast Facts

Jurong Bird Park

Opened on: 3 January 1971
Initial capital: S$3.5 million
Total area: 20.2 hectares
Design concept: Large open concept displays with exhibits simulating natural habitats of birds; Four large walk-in aviaries for immersive experience
Highlights: Waterfall Aviary
Wings of Asia
Lory Loft
Penguin Coast
Pelican Cove
Breeding & Research Centre
Animal Presentations:
• High Flyers Show
• Kings of the Skies Show
Number of bird species: Over 400
Number of bird specimens: Over 5,000
Significant hatchings: Twelve-wired Bird of Paradise (first in captivity)
Bali Mynah
Blue Throated Macaw
Black Palm Cockatoo
Hyacinth Macaw
King Penguin
Oriental pied hornbill (first in the world to be successfully incubated and hatched)
Number of visitors: Approximately 800,000 annually
Admission charges S$29 (adult), S$19 (child aged 3 - 12 years),
S$13 (senior citizen aged 60 years & above)
Tram charges: S$5 (adult), S$3 (child aged 3 - 12 years)
Opening hours: 8.30am - 6.00pm daily
Address: 2 Jurong Hill Singapore 628925
Holding company: Wildlife Reserves Singapore Private Limited
(holding company of Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo)
F&B outlets: Songbird Terrace (Lunch with parrots)
Bongo Burgers
Hawk Café
Safari Scoops @ Birdz of Play
Terrace Kiosk
Lory Loft Cafe
Website: www.birdpark.com.sg

Night Safari

Opened on: 26 May 1994
Initial capital: S$63 million
Total area: 35 hectares
Design concept: A safari park divided into seven geographical zones, which can be explored either on foot via four walking trails, or on a 40-minute tram ride with live commentary
Highlights: Tram ride with live commentary, featuring free-ranging animals
Four walking trails: Fishing Cat, Leopard, East Lodge, Wallaby
World’s first Sunda pangolin exhibit at Fishing Cat Trail
Naracoorte Cave and walk-through wallaby exhibit at Wallaby Trail
Animal presentation: Creatures of the Night Show
7.30pm, 8.30pm, 9.30pm daily
(Additional show at 10.30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and eve of public holidays)
Number of exhibits: 41 (on foot); 38 (along tram route)
Number of animal species: Over 130 species (of which 38% are threatened)
Number of animal specimens: Over 2,500
Significant animal births: Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)
Asian elephant (Elephus maximus)
Sunda pangolin (Manis javanicus), believed to be first in captivity
Asian lions (Panthera leo persica)
Red giant flying squirrel (Petaurista alborufus), believed to be first in captivity in Asia
Number of visitors: Over 1.1 million annually
Admission charges:
(inclusive of English tram ride)
S$45 (adult), S$30 (child aged 3 - 12 years),
S$18 (senior citizen aged 60 years & above)
Opening hours: 7.15pm - 12 midnight daily
F&B and retail outlets open from 5.30pm
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road Singapore 729826
Holding company: Wildlife Reserves Singapore Private Limited
(holding company of Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo)
F&B outlets: Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant
Bongo Burgers
Casa Italia Italian Gelato
Chang Chawang Pub
Safari Sizzles
Zebra Café (East Lodge)
Website: www.nightsafari.com.sg

River Safari

Opening date: 28 February 2014 (Official Opening)
Key dates: 21 May 2010: Groundbreaking ceremony
29 Nov 2012: Giant Panda Forest opens to public
3 April 2013: Soft Opening of River Safari
7 Dec 2013: Launch of Amazon River Quest (boat ride)
1 August 2014: Launch of River Safari Cruise
Initial capital: $160 million
Total area: 12 hectares
Total volume of Water: 34,000m3
Design concept: A river-themed wildlife park that can be explored on foot by walking along freshwater aquariums, luscious walk-through exhibits and on board boat rides. 85% of the park’s animal collection can be viewed on foot while the rest is seen on boat rides. The park is divided into iconic river zones showcasing aquatic and terrestrial animals representing each zone.
River Zones/Exhibits: Rivers of the World:
- Mississippi River
- Congo River
- River Nile
- Ganges River
- Mekong River
- Yangtze River featuring Giant Panda Forest

Wild Amazonia:
- Amazon River Quest (boat ride)
- Squirrel Monkey Forest
- Amazon Flooded Forest

River Safari Cruise:
15-minute boat voyage along the scenic Upper Seletar Reservoir
Number of exhibits: 69
Number of plant species: 400
Number of animal species: 200 (including 40 threatened species)
Number of animal specimens: Over 6,000 (aquatic and terrestrial)
Opening hours: 10.00am - 7.00pm daily
Admission charges: S$30 (adult), S$20 (child aged 3 - 12 years)
(Inclusive of River Safari Cruise Ride),
S$14 (senior citizen aged 60 years & above)
Boat ride charges: Amazon River Quest (boat ride)
S$5 (adult), S$3 (child 3-12 years)
Minimum height requirement: 1.06m
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road Singapore 729826
Holding company: Wildlife Reserves Singapore Private Limited
(holding company of Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo)
Retail outlets: House of Kai Kai and Jia Jia
Opening hours: 10.00am to 6.30pm daily

River Safari Shop
Opening hours: 11.00am to 7.00pm daily
F&B outlets: Mama Panda Kitchen
Opening hours: 10.30am to 6.30pm daily (last order: 6.00pm)

River Safari Tea House
Opening hours: 10.00am to 8.00pm daily (Last order at 7.00pm)
Website: www.riversafari.com.sg
 

Singapore Zoo

Opened on: 27 June 1973
Initial capital: S$9 million (Government grant)
Total area: 26 hectares
Design concept:

Set in a rainforest environment, Singapore Zoo’s world famous ‘open concept’ offers the opportunity to experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature. Animals here live in spacious and landscaped environments simulating that of their natural habitat.

Singapore Zoo is taking this further by evolving into an Open, Learning Zoo. Instead of just observing the animals, educational content designed in an interactive mode is a feature of all exhibits. These interpretives aim to effectively convey facts about the animals and messages about wildlife conservation.

Highlights: Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife
Primates, including the world’s first free-ranging orang utan habitat
Fragile Forest
Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia featuring Hamadryas baboons
Elephants of Asia
Rainforest Kidzworld
Animal presentations: Rainforest Fights Back, Elephants at Work & Play, Splash Safari, Animal Friends Show
Number of animal species: Over 300 (of which 26% are threatened)
Number of animal specimens: Over 2,800
Significant animal births / hatchings : Sumatran orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus abelii)
Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra)
Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus)
Douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus nemaeus)
Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus)
Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)
Number of visitors: Over 1.7 million annually
Admission charges: S$33 (adult), S$22 (child aged 3 - 12 years),
S$15 (senior citizen aged 60 years & above)
Tram charges: S$5 (adult), S$3 (child 3-12 years)
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road Singapore 729826
Opening hours: 8.30am - 6.00pm daily
Holding company: Wildlife Reserves Singapore Private Limited
(holding company of Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo)
F&B outlets: Ah Meng Restaurant
Ah Meng Kitchen
Casa Italia Italian Gelato
Chawang Bistro
Inuka Cafe
KFC restaurants
Wild Deli
Website: www.zoo.com.sg