Paya Indah Wetlands


Paya Indah Wetlands

For longer visits, stay for a night or two at Paya Indah Wetlands’ chalets, dorms or camping grounds. Photo by Peter Choo.

Fun Fact
At 3100 hectares, Paya Indah Wetlands is roughly 387 times the size of Bukit Jalil stadium.

Contact

+603 8768 7616 / +603 8768 8726 (Dept. of Wildlife & National Parks)

p…@wildlife.gov.my

http://www.wildlife.gov.my/

Address

Paya Indah Wetlands
Department of Wildlife and National Parks
KM 4, Jalan Dengkil-Banting
43800 Dengkil, Selangor


Details

Paya Indah Wetlands is an upcoming ecotourism destination located near Dengkil in Kuala Langat

Covering approximately 3100 hectares, the wetlands are divided into a Conservation & Research Zone, Educational Zone and Recreational Zone.

This massive wetlands park consists of 18 lakes and ponds in total, including a hippopotamus pond, crocodile pond, ecology pond, water lily ponds and fishing ponds.

It is also a bird-watching haven, where over 210 species of residential and migratory birds have been recorded.

The park also provides accommodation in the form of chalets, hostels and camp sites. There are also traditional Malay showhouses, where cultural activities are often held.

Things To Do

Activities at the park include:

Free

  • Hippopotamus feeding at Kolam Hippo – 10am daily
  • Crocodile feeding at Kolam Buaya – weekends and public holidays at 11am
  • Pelican feeding at Kolam Lestari – 10.30 am daily
  • Porcupine feeding at Laman Fauna- 11.30 am daily
  • Jungle trekking at Recreational Zone
  • Bird watching at Recreational Zone
  • Observation tower (max. 10 people at any one time)
  • Bamboo groves
  • Picnic sites
  • Cultural activities at Terengganu Malay House

Paid

  • 4WD Night Safari – RM120/two hours
  • Swamp trekking guided tour – RM120/4 hours
  • Kayak and paddleboat rental at Tasik Teratai/Tasik Sendayan – RM7/30 minutes (9am – 12pm, 3pm – 6pm)
  • Fish feeding at Kolam Ekologi (RM3 per packet of pallets)
  • Fishing/angling at Tasik Typha – RM10/two hours, no live bait allowed
  • Bicycle rental at Recreational Zone – RM5/two hours (adults), RM3/2 hours (children – tricycles)
  • Bird watching guided tour – RM120/4 hours
  • Biodiversity Education Program – 3 day 2 night stays for schools and colleges
  • Nature trail guided tour (all 3 zones) – RM120/4 hours
  • Photography guided tour – RM120/4 hours

Opening hours

Monday – Sunday 7.30am – 7.00pm
Friday 7.30 am – 12.00 pm and 2.45 pm – 7.00 pm
Accommodation Booking 8.00am – 2.00pm (Weekdays), 8.00am – 5.00pm (Weekends)

For visitors staying at the chalets, hostel or campsites, activities are provided from 7.30pm till 11.00pm.

Price/Entrance fees

Entry to the wetland park is free. Separate charges apply depending on selected activities.

Chalets/Hostel/Camping

Air-conditioned chalets (double bed/twin sharing) RM120.00/night
Air-conditioned hostels (sleeps 16 males and 16 females) RM9/night per person
Camping RM9/night per camp
Family Day site rental/Tapak Hari Keluarga RM175.00/day

Map


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How to get to Paya Indah Wetlands


Driving is the best way to get here. Paya Indah Wetlands is situated beside the ELITE highway. Dengkil is the nearest town (±9km away). The journey from Kuala Lumpur takes approximately 45 minutes.

By Bus

By Train