Butterfly Park, Kuala Lumpur (Taman Rama-rama)

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Location Info

Address: Taman Tasik Perdana,
Jalan Cendarasari,
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Office Number: +603 2693 4799/4907
Fax Number: +603 2693 7066
Opening Hours: 09:00am - 06:00pm - Daily

District » City Centre


The Butterfly Park, Kuala Lumpur is located inside the Lake Gardens Kuala Lumpur. The Butterfly Park is one of the five gardens and parks which make up the Lake Gardens. The Butterfly Park has an extensive collection of over 6000 butterflies from more than 120 species.


The park is beautifully landscaped with myriads of lush greenery and colorful flowers. There are also a nursery and breeding area where you can see the butterfly larvae emerging as butterflies from their cocoons. Other than these butterflies of various colors and sizes, there are also insects on display. Among the insects on display are the rhinoceros beetles and the praying mantises. In the Butterfly Park itself is also a souvenir shop where you can purchase home some preserved butterflies which are made into bookmarks, keychains and so on.

Here is also a place where you can learn about the metamorphosis process of the caterpillar to a full grown butterfly. This is definitely a great place to bring your kids. Other than the Butterfly Park, do visit the surrounding attractions in Lake Gardens. You would not want to waste the chance to visit the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park which houses over 3000 birds from more than 200 species. Being the world's largest free flight aviary, this is a definitely a must to visit. Just a stone throw's away is the Deer Park Kuala Lumpur. There are several species of deer being exhibited here. The admission into the Deer Park is free

However, if you do want to feed them, there would be a charge. A little further away is the Islamic Art Museum which is a place where you can learn more about the Islamic religion and also the intricate architecture and design of the museum. If you do come to this area, never forget your camera. There will be so many interesting things which you can capture. Be sure to stay a few more days in Kuala Lumpur as there are so many things to see and do. One day is definitely inadequate


The easiest way to get to the Butterfly Park is of course by taxi. If you would like a cheaper alternative, you can opt to take the RapidKL bus number B101 and B112. Remember to get down at the Dayabumi Complex and walk towards the National Mosque. The Butterfly Park is just a short walk from the National Mosque.

If you are taking the KTM Komuter, stop at the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and walk towards the National Mosque. The Lake Gardens of Kuala Lumpur is just behind the National Mosque.