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Putrajaya Wetlands in Kuala Lumpur

Putrajaya Attractions

Covering a total area of 335ha, the wetland environment comprises Taman Wetland (138ha) and the wetland areas (197ha). One of the most popular tourist attractions in Putrajaya, the wetlands consist of 24 wetland cells built along the arms of the Chua and Bisa rivers.

Marshes and swamps were developed in there cells by transplanting more than 70 species of wetland plants form the Putrajaya Wetland Nursery. Twenty-four species of indigenous fish were later introduced into the wetland cells to enhance their biological diversity.

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Parks and Gardens

Parks and gardens feature prominently in this Garden City. One of them, the 85ha Botanical Garden at the northern entrance to the Government Precinct, wills thousands of local plants species and an ornamental garden.

In addition, the 62.4 ha. Taman Putra Perdana acts as the urban green lung while the Perdana Walk, a 4.7 ha. linear park will link Persiaran Perdana with Dataran Putra. Taman Rimba Alam and Taman Jati which are designed to be sustainable recreational forest parks will have nature trails, cycling paths and camping sites. The following are some of the most attractive parks and gardens in Putrajaya.

A good starting point to explore Putrajaya Wetlands is to visit Taman Wetland. As the gateway to the wetlands area, Taman Wetland house a Nature Interpretation Centre and a 25 meter high look-out tower which offers a bird's eye view of Putrajaya. Within the park, there are two marked trails with interpretative boards, a flamingo pond, picnic areas and other public amenities.

Taman Wetland is also a wildlife sanctuary, attracting a wide variety of animals to the combined terrestrial-aquatic wetland environment. Several species of local marshland birds and water birds including the Little Egret, the Little Green Heron and Cinnamon Bittern, and migratory birds form Northern Hemisphere have been spotted there. A pair of binoculars will come in handy for bird watching. Visitors to the park can also enjoy a leisurely walk, jog or cycle along its bicycle track.
Putra Wetland

In the Nature Interpretation Centre, there is a souvenir shop, a wetland diorama, wetland handicraft displays, an AV room and Wetland Café. The Centre, being the focal point for public education on ecotourism, provides information about the wetland plant bed filtration system, conservation of wetland habitats and also focuses on the uses of wetland products.

Putrajaya Wetlands, believed to be the largest constructed freshwater wetlands in the tropics, is the first one of its kind in Malaysia. Where geology, hydrology and biology have created natural wetlands, the Putrajaya Wetland carved out from rubber and oil palm plantations is the result of human ingenuity and technology.

Putra Wetlands

  • Opening Hours: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm
  • Location: Puctrajaya
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