Paya Indah Wetlands

Paya Indah Wetlands is a 450-hectare sanctuary near Dengkil occupied by countless species of birds and animals including Nile hippos, crocodiles, tortoises, pelicans, porcupines and more.

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


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

 piw[at], Facebook of Jabatan Perhilitan Semenanjung Malaysia


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


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

Covering approximately 450 hectares, the wetlands are divided into a Conservation & Research Zone, Educational Zone and Recreational Zone.

This massive wetlands park consists of many lakes and ponds, 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:


  • Hippopotamus feeding at Kolam Hippo – 10.00am daily
  • Crocodile feeding at Kolam Buaya – weekends and public holidays at 11.00am
  • 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


  • 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 – Sunday7.30am – 7.00pm
Friday7.30 am – 12.00 pm and 2.45 pm – 7.00 pm
Accommodation Booking8.00am – 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.


Air-conditioned chalets (double bed/twin sharing)RM120.00/night
Air-conditioned hostels (sleeps 16 males and 16 females)RM9/night per person
CampingRM9/night per camp
Family Day site rental/Tapak Hari KeluargaRM175.00/day


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


    • Andrew Lim on September 2, 2020 at 12:03 pm
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    May I know is the place open on 16 Sept 2020, Malaysia Day? And where can we eat in this place. Can we bring our own food or do we have to eat outside?

    1. Please get the latest opening dates from the wildlife department, their Facebook is above. There is cafe in Paya Indah Wetlands called Belibis Restaurant.

    • Annie Seow on March 24, 2021 at 2:31 pm
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    Family of 2 adults and 2 kids.. Can we book chalet and add bed.. Do you hv room on check in on 30th March 21 for 1 night

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