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FRIM -Forest Research Institute of Malaysia

#3 of 54 things to do in Petaling Jaya Features Animals
Kepong, Petaling Jaya 52109, Malaysia
+60 3-6279 7000
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Forest in The City

FRIM design in an university concept. Park, museum, gallery & recreational forest are very well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lee C
via mobile
A perfect wedding setting back to nature surroundings

There is nothing like going back to nature especially as it is so close to the city. It provided a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rozita H
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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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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  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kepong, Petaling Jaya 52109, Malaysia
+60 3-6279 7000
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Reviewed 3 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had a class outing at FRIM. We started with a short hike to the water treatment plant and finished having a dip in the upper pools of the waterfall.

Thank Lindeming
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We started early morning from KL Sentral and took a taxi to FRIM. The place is near Batu Caves. You have to go deep inside the Institute for the where place where the trek starts. Our guide that day was a veteran old time employee...More

Thank Mukund C
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Jenny T
12 July 2017|
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Response from Neiliskandar | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm it has been closed for preservation and maintenance purposed. but you still can go for jungle tracking ! or else you can try KL Tower Canopy walk at the Bukit Nanas Reserve Forest.
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
Sabrina N
2 April 2017|
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Response from Nanie H | Reviewed this property |
RM5 per car & RM1 per person (Malaysian citizen). Additional charges for Canopy walkway.