Kuala Selangor Nature Park (Taman Alam Kuala Selangor in Malay) is a haven for a wide variety of flora and fauna, Kuala Selangor Nature Park (Taman Alam Kuala Selangor) comprises over 200 hectares of coastal land where a large part of it is mangrove swamps.
Mangrove ecosystem are extraordinary in that they protect the coastline, serve as fish breeding ground, give refuge to diverse wildlife and supply wood. Kuala Selangor Nature Park is much more than just mangrove trees in a swamp. The Nature Park stretches over 800 acres of three distinct habitat which include inland secondary forests, muddy estuaries and mudflats, and a brackish lake that is inhibited by wetland animals.
The area also has more than 150 species of birds and an estimated 100,000 wading birds, comprising 30 species, passing through here on their annual migration. Thus bird watching is perhaps one interesting activity in Kuala Selangor Nature Park.
There are four trail to take to view the wildlife. They are the Egret Trail (550 metres), Pangolin Trail (1km), Coastal Bund (1.7km) and Langur Trail (1.1km) which lasts approximately 30 minutes, 50 minutes, 2 hours and 2.5 hours respectively.
Observation hides and towers are available to visitors. You are advised to bring along binoculars and camera with telephoto lens in order to see a better view of the birds and other animals. There are also chalets for those who are interested to experience a night in the wilderness.
Daily: 9.00am – 6.00pm
RM4 for Adult,
RM1 for Children (below 17 years old)
RM 2 for Senior Citizen (above 60 years old)
Photos credit: Malaysia Nature Society
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