Interesting Places In Malaysia
Bukit Jambul Orchid and Hibiscus Garden is located along Persiaran Bukit Jambul, close to the Hotel Equatorial and easily within reach from any part of Penang.The idea behind the creation of the Bukit Jambul Orchid & Hibiscus Garden and Reptile House, as it is called, came from two friends, a horticulturist and herpetologist.
The two hectares park at Bukit Jambul includes the Orchid and Hibiscus Farm and Reptile Farm. Visitors to the garden will enjoy the spectacular collection of a wide variety of hibiscus, orchid and tropical flowers near a cascading waterfall. You will find birds like the emu, ostrich and kasawari, snakes, a talking parrot, four giant land tortoises from Seychelles, snapping turtles and six arapaima gigas.
There are also exotic reptiles like Chinese rat snake, Green tree viper, Albino Burmese Python, Green anaconda, Blue tongue skink and saltwater crocodiles in the reptile farm.Others are the deer park, an ornamental Japanese pond, a cactus garden, a tea kiosk, a pottery corner and several plant sale areas.