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FRIM -Forest Research Institute of Malaysia

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Address: Kepong, Petaling Jaya 52109, Malaysia
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+60 3-6279 7000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on the nature trails. Then enjoy a...

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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Must be agile

Today my husband and I hiked up the trail to the canopy. It is not an easy hike definitely not for beginners. The canopy as well is safe and fun if you don't mind heights. Our... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Toronto, Canada
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Many activities can be done here. Walk canopy is a must. And you must come early during weekend otherwise you cant hike.

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Thank honeybunny2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here to join biking with some friends. Place is large, quite nice. I don't get why foreigners have to pay more for entrance compared to locals though.

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Thank 金钱 倩
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took an uber for the 30 min journey to the rainforest. Had a private guided tour through the forest and the canopy walk. The guide was great -so knowledgable and interesting. The rainforest is beautiful. I'd recommend this trip highly. My only problem was trying to book online beforehand. I couldn't pay with credit/debit card and then tried PayPal which... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Decided to have our morning jog there last Saturday (Feb 18) and it was relaxing. So calm environment eventhough there are also people who went for biking. After our jog we went to a small waterfalls and get energized with the sound of the water from the falls. You can also try the canopy walk but you need to reserved... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Today my husband and I hiked up the trail to the canopy. It is not an easy hike definitely not for beginners. The canopy as well is safe and fun if you don't mind heights. Our guide was excellent and took his time with us. Great way to get some good exercise.

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Thank welltravelled019
west midlands UK
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We came to FRIM from Batu caves just beware of scam taxi drivers we were quoted 50R then 25R from an unlisenced driver, we refused and finally got a metered taxi cost us 12.75R. It was a bit confusing to find the canopy walk as the guy on the main enterence said it was D6 but signs went from A-C... More 

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Not a very good experience we had there.Shallow water,uncollected rubbish,a lot of hungry and aggressive monkey.Do not feed the monkey.once u did,they will come attack u for food.the rubbish bin is not properly covered so the monkey scattered all the rubbish looking for food.they are very aggressive. Try to go there during low season (peak season is public holidays &... More 

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Thank Nanie H
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Already reopen, since last year. They had improve the Skywalk Bridge and Jungle Trekking. Must book in advance and have a minimum forestry instructor fee charge.

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Bemus Point, New York
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome time on a guided tour thru one of Malaysia's rainforests. Walked over 10,000 steps. Saw so much. Highly recommended for those who enjoy hiking.

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Thank johnnyfrank66
Klang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

its a great place to bring your kids to learn about nature. a lot to do in here. outdoor activity is great with good weather tho.

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