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Sarawak Orchid Garden

Lorong Foo Chow, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #10 of 36 attractions in Kuching
Type: Gardens
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If your ever visit Kuching Sarawak, and you are a flower lover and photographer, this garden is a must visit. There are a variety of local orchid species and blooming all year round. Entrance to the garden is free. The garden is very well maintained by the local state government. It is easily accessible by boat by the waterfront. May... More

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london
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you are an orchid lover this place is for you you need to cross the river by a boat which will cost you about 1 RM and it about 10 min walk from the jetty. If you are expecting to see many species and hybrid that are grown in a temperature control environment and beautifully presented, You will be... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Catch the boat from the base of the tower on Kuching Promenade to the wharf between the Astana and the State Legislative building. Then follow the signs. Google maps took us on a wild goose chase, and the address on TA is incorrect.

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is an Orchid Garden situated near the Astana in Kuching. There's two main ways to get there from Kuching city. Either by road of by boat across the river to the opposite side of the esplanade/waterfront of the Sarawak River. The park has different species of Orchids being planted around the area. Some in the Green House. The size... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My mom loves orchid and flowers so she had a great time there..lots of orchids and beautiful ones...well kept...

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Lismore, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Almost exclusively Vanda cultivars. I would have loved to see the collection house native species. Boat ride a-x river, nice short walk to garden past parliament house and other buildings worth viewing. Mind blown over Licuala orbicularis palm

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were welcomed by friendly staff, the place was clean and well-cared for, the flowers were blooming, and no entrance fee! After spending a lot on various attractions in Kuching, we were grateful for something free yet awesome. A must visit for flower-lovers.

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Lismore, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Took a little while to find out how to get there, boat from tower on riverside walk across to jetty nr Astana, RM 1 each way. Closed fort time I was there, closed every Monday. Wrong season for me to go, need to goagain next visit and time for the orchid season

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is an amazing garden, showcasing , many of the indigenous orchids of Sarawak and many of the hybrid Vandas , , beautifully arranged and looked after ....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were a little cautious about what to expect after several reviewers saying March and April must be out of season with few blooms but having been left looking for something to do after discovering the botanical trails at Semenggoh Orang-utan Centre are no longer open we decided to chance it. We got a water taxi across from the waterfront... More

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