Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden is one of two such adjoining parks in Kea Farm along the main road to Tringkap, 3km after Brinchang town or 7km from Tanah Rata, and a stone's throw away from Equatorial Resort. One of Cameron Highland's oldest tourist attractions; it's essentially a garden enclosure built along a hill slope, filled with free-flying butterflies and strange insects displayed in aquariums.

The park also has a tortoise pen, scorpion pond, reptile exhibits, mini insectarium and a small zoo section (mostly domestic animals). Open daily, tickets are MYR5 per adult and MYR2 for children; a garden caretaker kindly gives visitors a free guided tour when available.

Entering the enclosure, one can experience having a rabble of butterflies fluttering all around you. If you smell right, they might just want to cling to your shirt! So don't feel squeamish if a butterfly decides you are the perfect place to hang around!

Of all the species, the Raja Brooke butterfly (Troides brookiana) with its black and shimmering teeth-shaped electric-green markings on its wings is the most famous. This butterfly was named by the naturalist Alfred R. Wallace in 1855, naming it for Sir James Brooke, the Rajah of Sarawak. It is considered rare and therefore protected by the endangered species act.

Lastly, enjoy the travel at Cameron Highlands

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