Kepong Botanical Gardens

Kepong Botanical Gardens is a part of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and is the park that the public go to for a jog, a walk, skywalk, bird watching or just simply to relax by being at the tropical rainforest. This park operates from 7am-7pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays) and 7:30am-7pm(Monday-Thursday). Take note that this park is closed on Fridays.

Kepong Botanic Gardens View From Tower 5View of Kepong Botanical Gardens from Tower 5 of the Skywalk
Kepong Botanic Gardens LakeThe lake
Kepong Botanic Gardens Bamboo PlantsBamboo plants at the park
Kepong Botanic Gardens BenchThere are many benches to sit beside the lake
Kepong Botanic Gardens TreesThis is one of the many unique trees at the park
Kepong Botanical Gardens PathsGood landscaping and walkways at the park
Kepong Botanic Gardens Ginger GardenLearn more about the ginger family at Ginger Garden
Kepong Botanic Gardens GazeboWell maintained gazebo for picnic or simply to sit down and relax

Plan to spend about 1-2 hours here. As the paths along the lake are not so shady, try to go in the morning or evening as the weather can be hot and humid. Having a bottle of water and a cap will help too.

There are proper restrooms facility for your use.

Entrance fee to the park is RM5/car for parking, RM1/person for Malaysian and RM5/person for foreigner.

Address: Jalan E 4/15, Taman Ehsan, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor

Tel: +603-6279 7000

Skywalk At Kepong Botanical Gardens

The Skywalk is located here and operates from 8:30am-3:30pm from Saturday to Thursday. It is closed every Friday. The highest point of the skywalk is 141m above sea level. There are 11 towers and 8 bridges with heights ranging from 18m to 50m with a total walkway length of 250m. 

Tower 5 is the highest tower at 50m. You will need to pay an extra fee to access this tower besides the normal entrance fee. You will be able to see a panoramic view of the surrounding areas. Look out for durian trees as you take a slow walk on this structure.

Be careful as the steps can be slippery especially when they are wet. Make sure you wear a pair of sports shoes with good grip. Bring along a cap and a bottle of water as the weather is usually hot and humid here.

Kuala Lumpur city centre can be seen from here. Try to look for Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower and Merdeka 118 Tower.

Kepong Botanical Gardens SkywalkThe Skywalk structure from a distance
Kepong Botanic Gardens Skywalk StructureThe Skywalk metal structure
Kepong Botanical Gardens Skywalk Tower 1The start of the Skywalk. Make sure you wear a suitable sports shoes with good grip when climbing the steps
Kepong Botanic Gardens SkywalkSee the treetops while walking here
Kepong Botanical Gardens Skywalk PeakThe Malaysia Flag on top of Tower 5, the highest point of the Skywalk
KL City View From Kepong Botanic GardensThe view of Kuala Lumpur City from Tower 5. Prominent landmarks include Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower and Merdeka 118 Tower

View From Tower 5

Entrance Fees To The Skywalk

Students from 7-17 years old: RM8 with MyKad, RM25 without MyKad

Staff of FRIM: RM8

Senior Citizens above 60 years old: RM10 with MyKad, RM40 without MyKad

Adult: RM15 with MyKad, RM40 without MyKad

Additional Charge for Tower 5: RM5 with MyKad, RM10 without MyKad. Tower 5 is only for visitors who are 13 years old and above.

If you are coming in groups of 10 or more, you will need to book in advance at the Visitor Information Counter. Call +6013-6279 7649 or email:

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