Agro Technology Park in MARDI
Located in Tanah Rata in Cameron Highlands is the very unique Agro Technology Park. This is where you can see some of the most interesting and exciting vegetation which are grown here. The Agro Technology Park is operated by MARDI or Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute by the Malaysian government.
There are 6 main areas here at the park. This includes the Research Centre where most of the studies are carried out. The Information Centre is where visitors can buy souvenirs and learn more about the efforts involved at the park.
More than 40 types of Roses and Strawberries
For those who like to see what really happens here can visit the various gardens which are divided into English, Herbs, Orchids and Rose. This is where you can see the 40 different types of roses, 10 types of strawberries and hundreds of citrus fruits.
As it is one of the major projects undertaken by MARDI, it welcomes more than 100,000 visitors each year. The park was originally opened by the British in 1926 which makes it the oldest research station in Malaysia. Entry to the park is RM5 for adults and RM3 for children where it is opened daily except for public holidays. Visitors can find all types of items here including exhibitions and latest technologies involved in the agriculture industry of Malaysia. Besides that, there is a cafeteria here while those who are adventurous can try out the jungle trails here which comes in from Tanah Rata and heads towards the foot of Gunung Berembun not far away.