Top Things To Do In Kuching With Kids
This was our last minute decision to visit Jong’s crocodile farm & zoo (杨氏鳄鱼场). The trip roughly take about 2.5 hours and within 45 minutes traveling times. According to their website, The crocodile farm and zoo was originally started by Yong Kian Sen when he started to collect crocodiles in 1963. Thereafter, his family purchased 1 hectare of land in Siburan for their crocodile farm.
Jong’s crocodile farm & zoo is one of the largest captive breeding crocodile farm in Malaysia. It is divided into crocodile museum, barking deer, bear, bird, crocodile, deer, fish pond, monitor lizard, porcupine and wild boar sections.
Inside the Crocodile Museum, we can find the historical photos, crocodile’s eggs, crocodile skeleton replica and also the nest. Furthermore, witness the skull of the notorious Bujang Senang. Bujang Senang was one of the largest crocodile ever caught in Sarawak. It has the records of most of the historic men-eater crocodiles in the region.Skull of white-backed killer crocodile “Bujang Senang” Happy Bachelor-19 feet 3 inches killed at SG. Pelaban at Lingga Batang Lupar Sri Aman on 20 May 1992.
Crocodile feeding is a must-see! The majestic crocodiles leaping several feet into the air from the swamp to get their food (Videao at bottom).
Next, Arapaima Feeding. The Arapaima, South America giant is one of the largest freshwater fish in the world. Some reach lengths of more than 10 feet (3 meters) and weigh upward of 400 pounds (180 kilograms)!
Lastly, shopping at their Souvenir & Gift Shop
Jong’s Crocodile Farm & Zoo Kuching Walkthrough
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM
Feeding Demonstration: 11AM & 3pm Daily
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