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Sarawak Orchid Garden

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Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Short Walk from new river Pedestrian Bridge

We took the new pedestrian bridge over the Sarawak River. From the parking lot there are signs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
earth, sol
Lovely setting

We also visit the gardens when we come to Kuching. Easy to get to on river boat. Will be good to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the new pedestrian bridge over the Sarawak River. From the parking lot there are signs pointing to the Orchid Park. With our standard Map app, it took 15 minutes walk. The gardens are interesting just to wander through even though there is little...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We also visit the gardens when we come to Kuching. Easy to get to on river boat. Will be good to walk to when the bridge is open.The gardens are peaceful easy to get around and have some lovely orchids. No body rushes you so...More

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't need to have an interest in orchids to find a visit to this garden worthwhile. You just need to have an eye for the beauty of nature and the beauty of the orchids has certainly been displayed to good effect by the staff...More

Thank aussietravman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just 100 m from the Astana there is a quiet Orchid Park - no entry fee. A waterfall and a nice walkaway. In hot days you would welcome the cooling house on the right side.

Thank Václav V
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The garden was difficult to find as there aren't enough signposts, but only "mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun". There were few people walking about to ask directions. Best to get a taxi. We walked from the Astana and was told...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

If you like flowers you should visit this free attraction in Kuching. Of course not all the orchids are in flower just when you want them to be but enough are to make the visit worthwhile. A lovely peaceful time wandering through the attractive gardens...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

To reach the orchid garden, you have to cross the river. It's RM1 and entrance is free. There are so many varieties of orchids here but not all are in bloom. The lovely landscaped garden is quiet and peaceful. A nice place to spend some...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Nice garden to walk around and spend 1-2hrs relaxing, taking photos & learning orchid names. Workers are very attentive in constantly changing the non flowered pots with flowered pots. Plenty of colourful orchids and other plants as well. The right path leads to a man...More

Thank tinagargopal
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I enjoyed wandering through the garden looking at the most beautiful orchids Ive ever seen. Its a peaceful and pretty garden and a great spot to photograph the magnificent golden parliament building.

Thank katblue
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This place brings back so many memories.I noticed a lot of changes, I love the new landscape and newly added variety of orchids. I love the willow tree located towards the end next to and empty space of grass field.it reminds me of the willow...More

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Eka M
18 April 2017|
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Response from rick_81_au | Reviewed this property |
Reviewed this attraction rick_81_a... Wyee, Australia 0 Votes just stand and wait at the ramp opposite the "ASTINA"?( which is on the opposite bank), a 'sampan' ( water taxi) will come and collect you. The same will happen... More
Lucas L
5 March 2017|
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Response from Chin V | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee. It's free of charge.
12 June 2015|
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Response from Ali575 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the opening hours but definitely take a little ferry across the river and walk. It is not far at all. You can't go in but you can see the Astana and Chief Ministers residence on either side of the road. The... More