4 Reasons To Visit Jurong Bird Park In January

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If you haven’t been to Jurong Bird Park recently, there’s no better time than now for a revisit. Asia’s largest bird park turns 50 on 3 January and visitors can look forward to a series of celebratory events and activities throughout the year.

Since its opening in 1971, some 30 million Singaporean and international visitors have visited the Park.

We tell you why you should make your way to the Park next month.

Pay Only $2.50 For Admission In January

For the entire month of January, all local residents (Singaporeans, PRs, employment pass holders, dependent pass and long-term visit pass holders) pay only $2.50 for admission. This was the admission price when the Park first opened.

An old advertisement indicating Jurong Bird Park’s $2.50 admission price when it first opened in 1971

Admission tickets are only available online at www.birdpark.com.sg/jbp50. Pre-booking is mandatory to facilitate crowd management and safe distancing. Additional charges apply for gated aviaries and shows.

Catch Special Editions Of The High Flyers Show

Pools Amphitheatre
11am & 3pm daily

Enjoy special editions of the Park’s High Flyers Show which features pioneer birds like Big John, a sulphur crested cockatoo over 50 years old. Big John was already a full-grown adult when the Park opened, making him the Park’s oldest cockatoo.

Mohd Saad Yahya, Assistant Manager of Animal Presentations, with Sunny the hornbill at Pools Amphitheatre

Held at Pools Amphitheatre at 11am and 3pm daily, the High Flyers Show showcases the natural talents, breathtaking plumage and sharp-as-claws IQ of free-flying birds like parrots, hornbills, macaws and flamingos.

Submit Your Jurong Bird Park Photos

Penguin Coast
8.30am – 6pm daily

Step into the egg-shaped “Memories of Jurong Bird Park” portal and look back at the Park’s many picture-perfect moments.

You can also submit your own Jurong Bird Park memories with the hashtag #JBP50 on social media for a chance to be featured in the portal.

Catch A Glimpse Of Jurong Bird Park’s Evolution

Around the Park
8.30am – 6pm daily

Witness how the Park has evolved and progressed from its early days, appreciate its current sights and sounds, and catch a glimpse of what the future holds in Mandai at The Past-Present-Future Photo Points. The lenticular Photo Points change depending on the angle they are viewed.

Learn about the Park’s storied history and snap a photo of the treasured historic moments such as its early days of operations, as well as Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to the Waterfall Aviary in 1972.