Melaka Botanical Garden

The Melaka Botanical Garden is in Ayer Keroh. It is where Melaka Skytrex is located. Besides Melaka Skytrex, the garden also hosts Malacca Forestry Museum and Book Village Malaysia.

The garden was first opened in 1984 as Ayer Keroh Recreational Forest. However, it was reestablished as the Malacca Botanical Garden in 2006.

The garden spans over 359 hectares. There are Orang Asli Park, Deer Park, Prehistoric Garden and the Storyland. The garden is also equipped with the facilities such as children’s playground, suspension bridge, watch towers, picnic spots and camping spots.

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Operating Hours

Tuesday – Friday: 9.00 a.m – 17.00 p.m
Weekend: 9.00 a.m – 18.00 p.m
Monday: Close


There is no entrance fee.


Lebuh Ayer Keroh, 75450 Melaka, Malaysia.

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Malacca Botanical Garden is an absolute treat for the eyes, the body and the mind. The garden reminds one of Jurassic Park since due to the lots of life-like statuaries of dinosaurs, which kids will adore. Walk around the long hanging bridge over the lake for a much better view of the place. If all the checking out and walking makes you famished drop into the Coffee shop Botanikal, found inside the yard itself, for a fast bite.


Lush and tranquil, Melaka Botanical Gardens offers the optimal ambiance for leisure activities varying from jungle trekking, hiking, running and camping to boating.


Free yourself from the the hustle and bustle of the city with a visit to Melaka Botanical Garden. The lush greenery is part forest reserve and part recreational park. Rent an electric buggy or a bicycle to get around the massive garden. Even better, walk or jog on the paved trails. The highlight of the day is a congratulatory sign to mark a certain mile in your walk. Yay for mother nature!

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Nearby Attractions

A Famosa Resort

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A Famosa Resort is a holiday resort consists of a water theme park, a golf course, a safari and accommodation ranging from apartment units to the villas. The new addition to the place is a shopping place called Freeport A Famosa Outlet.

Proclamation of Independence Memorial

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The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is one of the museums located in Melaka City. The building was built in 1912 to house the Malacca Club, which is a social center of the British.

Christ Church

Christ church

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Christ Church is the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia. After the Dutch ousted Portuguese from Melaka, there was a transition from Roman Catholicism to Protestantism.

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