Padawan Pitcher Plant & Wild Orchid Centre

Padawan Pitcher Plant and Orchid Garden showcases lowland pitcher plants and orchids from around Borneo.

This attraction centre is situated right in the heart of Kota Sentosa (10th Mile Bazaar).

The Pitcher Plant Garden is now a host to 35 species/subspecies of pitcher plants (Nepenthes) from all over the island of Borneo ranging from the largest, N. rafflesiana n.rafflesianawhich has the ability to store a liter of fluid and to the tiniest, N. gracilis.

There is a plan to exhibit the pitcher plants from other Asean Region and from our own highland species in the near future.

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Other than pitcher plants, there is a small collection of wild orchids and other rare and exotic wild plants found in Padawan area.

Opening hours: 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Tuesday to Sunday (Public Holiday & Rest days inclusive)
*Closed on Mondays.

Entrance fees:

Tourists: RM 6.00          Malaysian: RM3.00

*Free entrance for tour guides and taxi drivers.

*School visiting in huge groups are advised to write to Setiausaha MPP for free admission.

For more details, please contact the Padawan Municipal Council.

En. Dilop Jina

Tel: 082 – 615566

Website: http://www.mpp.sarawak.gov.my

Related reading:

http://www.theborneopost.com | Pitcher plant – unique and interesting

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