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FRIM -Forest Research Institute of Malaysia

#3 of 56 things to do in Petaling Jaya Features Animals
Kepong, Petaling Jaya 52109, Malaysia
+60 3-6279 7000
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Don't come here and try and cycle

Visited with my wife and 2 small children with our bikes for family cycling trip. Found a large... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark L
via mobile
Interesting tour of the rainforest

We visited FRIM for the day in july. We didn't realise that you could not walk through the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise D
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on the nature trails. Then enjoy a bird's-eye-view of the trees by crossing the Canopy Walkway. This unique conservation facility is located 20 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kepong, Petaling Jaya 52109, Malaysia
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+60 3-6279 7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and 2 small children with our bikes for family cycling trip. Found a large, almost deserted landscaped area round a lake. Got half way round when a guard roared up on his motorcycle and politely informed us that cycling is not...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited FRIM for the day in july. We didn't realise that you could not walk through the rainforest without a guide, so had to pay for someone to take us round. This turned out to be a good thing, as our guide was fantastic...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

FRIM design in an university concept. Park, museum, gallery & recreational forest are very well organised & maintained. Suitable to enjoy nature environment with family members

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is nothing like going back to nature especially as it is so close to the city. It provided a perfect setting for a wedding. There is a magical atmosphere when you enter the serene and tranquil forest which then transforms into a festive carnival...More

Thank Rozita H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Australia, this place is very different from what is available in Australia. It is scenic but the humidity can be a strain for us Aussies.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Took off with my girls for half a day's outing to FRIM to chill out at the waterfall area. Surprised to find a scenic and small waterfall with nice spots to chill out under the shady trees. We enjoyed relaxing with the sound of water...More

Thank WongSChoo
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The trail to the canopy walkway is closed for good measure. Limiting your leisure and exercise to the main roads.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Nice fresh air break very close to KL. Some nice trails for both walking and biking but it's very busy there. Advice is to bring a towel and water.

Thank Damian G
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Known as the Lung of Kuala Lumpur, FRIM is located 11 KM from Kuala Lumpur.<br /><br />easy to access. Take a komuter train from KL Sentral to Kepong Sentral Station which cost you RM 2.60 one ride. From there use your UBER / GRAB apps...More

1  Thank Neiliskandar
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Since the canopy walk was going to close down for good, our gardening group decided to do the walk. Our nature guide Mr wan gave us a fantastic insight to Frim. He injected humour into his talk, he was articulate And informative. The walk was...More

Thank 15Maplewoods
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kawapeshrow
7 August 2017|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
FRIM is a resident site (people live there) so you can enter any day of the week. But the main Rover Track is closed unless you reserve a guide (expensive and not very available) for which I hear you need a least 10 people... More
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Jenny T
12 July 2017|
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Response from WongSChoo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say that the canopy walk has been closed since 30th June 2017. FRIM has decided to close it once and for all to allow the supporting trees to heal and regenerate.
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Natasha P
18 May 2017|
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Response from Eric8883 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can go with kids together to enjoy the short trek.. can have a try n feel the natural. not recommand go with kids, if u carry the baby to the canopy walk. but if u go with 13 n above children.. is high recommand... More
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