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Sarawak Orchid Garden

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Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Very pretty

Worth jumping on the boat to cross the river to these pretty gardens. Walked around for about... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nina L
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Various types of beautiful orchids

We cross the Sarawak river from the Kuching city using local boat which costed us 1 RM per ride... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabbie M
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth jumping on the boat to cross the river to these pretty gardens. Walked around for about 30mins. Free entry as well.

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cross the Sarawak river from the Kuching city using local boat which costed us 1 RM per ride. The place is not away from the Astana with a couple minutes walk from the pier. It is an interesting place to visit because the place...More

Thank Gabbie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an outdoor garden with some covered corridors. To avoid the heat it's best to visit early in the morning or late in the afternoon. Only 5 minutes walk from the boat jetty. The orchids are quite nice but varieties are not diversified enough. Still...More

Thank pchu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only spent a short time here but it is free and the Orchids are beautiful. If you love photography or orchids this is heaven for you. A beautiful spot to spend a morning or afternoon.

Thank Travelgypsyisme
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am not really into flowers and gardening, that is the domain of my partner. However, as she has been too unwell to leave the hotel for the past 3 days I thought that I should visit on her behalf and take loads of pictures...More

1  Thank Purrfecttune
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A great collection of really beautiful orchids species found in the tropics. The garden is neatly laid out with walkways and big trees for shade. They hold orchids competition from time to time and some of the rarest orchids would be on dislay at their...More

Thank Lucas G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited on a hot and humid day so a cold drink and ice cream at the neat cafe was welcome. Very well set out display of many orchid varieties. Impressive orchid house with vast array of orchids. Great for macro photography.

Thank rick_81_au
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you love orchids you shoud go to the garden. But even trip it self is interesting - crossing the river with interesting boat. Just wait for some passingers and it costj 1 ringgit.

Thank izi f
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The orchid garden is located across the river behind the palace/Astana and beside the legislative building. It is easy to get to by ferry although the challenge is to find the right sampan Pier on Jalan Main Bazaar to cross from. I was sent to...More

Thank stuffmatters
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were there when everything wasn't in bloom but it is a good place to take a morning or afternoon stroll. There were plenty of trails and plants to see there and would have been lovely to see the blooming flowers.

Thank Photodude45
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Eka M
what time the sampan available in the morning? I'm planing to go there in the morning
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
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Lucas L
Entrance fee
5 March 2017|
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Response from Chin V | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee. It's free of charge.
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Bradbury2711
If I get a water taxi across the river is it a long walk to the garden,what are the opening hours, and what would the cost be if I caught a taxi from the city centre?
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
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