Jurong Falls

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Jurong Falls
Jurong Falls.JPG
Location Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Type Artificial
Total height 30 m
Average
flow rate
140 litre/s (31 gal/s).

Jurong Falls is one of the tallest artificial waterfalls in the world, at 30 metres (98 ft) tall. The falls are located within the open-access Waterfall Aviary at the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore.

Water plunges over the top of a towering cliff at a rate of 140 litres (37 US gal) per second. The water is recirculated through a meandering stream that cascades down over a series of levels, creating an ideal environment for water birds, fishes, plants and other lifeforms at the aviary.

Designed with a rainforest landscape, the Waterfall Aviary is a 20,000-square-metre (4.9-acre) walk-in aviary, the second largest in the world, that houses some 1,500 free-flying birds from 80 African species and 10,000 plants with 125 species of trees, bamboo, palms and ground-cover vegetation. Two observation posts at the top of the waterfall offer visitors panoramic views of the aviary.

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Coordinates: 1°19′04″N 103°42′20″E / 1.3176484°N 103.7056127°E / 1.3176484; 103.7056127