Apr
6
2011

Malacca Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary

One of the activities during our stay at Philea Resort and Spa, Ayer Keroh, Malacca recently was a visit to the Malacca Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary. It is situated just after the Ayer Keroh Toll Plaza from North South Expressway. We took a buggy from the resort to the Butterfly farm.

Kimmy feasting on crickets :P
The first thing we did upon entering was to feed the monkeys bananas followed by feeding the iguanas life crickets! You’ve got to watch the video at the end of this entry to see how interesting the feeding sessions are!
We also got the opportunity to get up close and personal with a yellow python :D
I just love the feel of python!
So nice! But I wonder why everyone else ran away!
We also got to see this HUGE iguana! Nobody dared to go near it! Aiyayayaya!
Just so you know how huge it is, compare it to the motorcycle next to it! That is how BIG it is! Bigger than Ethan? @_@
There is also alligators. Look at the one closest to Ethan. Its eyes are open! Yikes! I’m scared!
Leopard. I saw a couple of leopards that look like they are pregnant!
If he doesn’t seem afraid of those leopard, he does seems afraid of these bunnies! Why-ah? Look at those two amorous bunnies kissing in front of the kids! Tsk tsk.. :D
We were delighted when we saw white peacocks! Oh my my, they are stunningly beautiful! Too bad they did not want to show off their tail to us :(
It was also our very first time seeing a real bearcat!

There were about five arapaimas in here and they are all super huge!

Ish.. I don’t like! Scary-lah wei!

Mr Crocs cooling himself? :D

Kimmy was afraid that the python might escape!!

There, the very same python! It did not escape-lah! :P

Otter! Cute!

I tell you, things we see or do here, we do not get to see or do it in Zoo Negara KL! This place is so much more awesome! Fail-lah Zoo Negara like that! If you know me well, you’ll know how much I love KL Bird Park right? But I’m disappointed that they do not have the white peacocks! They should have at least a couple! :(

Anyway, just realised I did not post any pictures of BUTTERFLIES in this post! :P
I caught Ethan feeding monkeys, iguanas, fish and more on video. Let’s watch this short movie to see what your kid can do at the Malacca Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary. A place truly worth a visit.
Malacca Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary
Leboh Ayer Keroh
Bukit Katil
75450 Malacca
Tel : +60 6 232 0033
Open Hours: 8:15am -6pm 

Update:
The entrance fees are Adult= RM8 and RM5 (3-12 years old)

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    wow, you are so brave! you know, we have been wanting to visit the reptile sanctuary but there is no signboard guiding us there. Only signboards to Taman Rama Rama and we didn't know that the reptile sanctuary is at the same place. How confusing :(

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    omg! i know u're snake oso!! LOL! i dare not to touch it for sure~!! :o

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    1st time see white peacock!! looks sooo beautiful la!! :D:D

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    hahaha Ethan scared of little animals is it?? :p

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    Been to the butterfly farm at Penang but not at Malacca, in fact never knew this existed until saw your post. great news for me for sure.

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    Ooh I once held a yellow python too! Smooth and cool skin, but rather heavy. Ayer Keroh sounds familiar – is it near the N-S Expressway where the rest-stop is a bridge which has KFC and A&W?

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    Anything goes for Bananaz except the python..eeeeeeee..haha

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    Aiya, didn't feed the python with rats ah? LOL!

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    aiyah..i should have gone there the other day in Malacca…

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    I like that iguana… Nice colour! I wonder if it would make some delicious soup… LOL!!!

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    you are very daring!!! i don't even dare to go near that phython, not to mention to touch it and to curl it around myself.. oooh, goosebumps, i am afraid of snakes~~

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    izzit a real crocodile or a fake one…because last time i went melaka crocodile farm i saw a lot more fake croco than a real one<a rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">thefye.com

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    This is definitely my favourite hangout too! Yalor, it's much much better compared to national zoo, sei ler(die ler) zoo negara!I love the movie clip you edited, so well organized and entertaining!

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    Those feeding are FOC kar, I hv been there but didn't get to feed any of this critters!

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    Alice – You can purchase the food from the counter. Must try ler. Kids will love it :D

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    Noted with regards!:)

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    STP – Lols! All you can think of is food! :PCorsage – Yes, you are right about the expressway and the rest-stop :)kumfye – they are real. I did not notice any fake one leh? mebe was too busy seeing those real ones..

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    It has been years since I last visit the butterfly farm. :) Now they have other animals as well huh!

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    you're one daring mama who loves pytons!Have a nice day! =)My recent post: Mille Crepe @ Nadeje, Plaza Mahkota, Malacca

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    wow that is so brave of you Merryn…

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    I hate snakes.

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    Love that place..

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    Fuyoh Merryn you are so brave. I dun even dare to touch the snake lah.

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    Wah. So much have changed since I last visited which was don't know how many years ago. how come it's suppose to be all reptiles but I see leopards etc..It's more like a zoo lar. But eeeee..you are so brave, Merryn. I hate and very geli with snakes. But I'm surprised you are afraid of crocodiles since you were not afraid of that python.

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    btw, how much was the ticket price? :D

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    oh my…what a big fat python! *run* u are so brave!! :D

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    Haha!! You are scared of the crocodile but not the python? I think the python more deadly! LOL!

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    LOL!! The alligator must be eyeing Ethan and thinking Wah! This boy is so yummy!!! Hahaha!!

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    Long time didn't go zoo!! But wait! Just went to see alligators, pandas and fishes at Ocean Park in Hong Kong. How come no pandas in Malacca sanctuary? LOL!

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    You are so brave, Merryn. My husband takut snakes..haha. But the iguana is scary lah. Next time if I happen to be in Malacca, must come here.

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    wah Merryn, u r so brave!!! *Salute*

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    Eeeeeeee, you are really brave to carry the python! I'll run away, far far away!

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    Salute to Merryn for holding the python! :)The zoo sure has upgrade lots of new stuff since I was there. Time to go again… yaay!!!

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    Lil Dahling – I've updated the entry with the entry charges. Adults RM8 and Child RM5. Thank you :D

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    din knw even melaka taman so fun one. Some said that melaka zoo is even better then the one in KL. must really visit when we go back the next round!

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