Parks and Gardens Leisure

Take a leisurely walk. Go cycling. Exercise. Embrace the cool air. Refresh your senses. Malaysia’s vast arrays of parks and gardens are gifts of nature that will definitely attract you. Whether it is botanical garden or reserved park, go green and stay healthy.

Be spellbound by the colourful flora and fauna. Peninsular Malaysia is blessed with more some 8,500 species of flowering plants, while Sabah and Sarawak have between 10,000 and 12,000 of flower plants species. In addition, Malaysia has about 3,000 species of trees, 1,000 species of orchids, 300 species of palms and 60 species of bamboos - some of these plants are endemic to Malaysia.

As one of the world’s top 12 biodiversity destinations, Malaysia offers innovative eco and garden tourism. In fact, the Tourism Malaysia Garden has successfully bagged the Show Garden Gold Award at the prestigious annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London for two consecutive years 2010 and 2011.

Most parks and gardens around the country offer garden trails while enabling you to enjoy a leisure time getting up close with the beautiful flora and fauna.

Recommended Places to Visit:

  • Perdana Botanical Gardens
  • Fraser’s Hill
  • Penang Botanic Gardens
  • Tropical Spice Garden
  • Cameron Highlands
  • Kinabalu National Park
  • Agriculture Heritage Park
  • Putrajaya Botanical Gardens
  • Taiping Lake Garden