Jerudong Park is located in Jerudong, suburban area of the capital city Bandar Seri Begawan. It is the largest amusement park in ASEAN. The present sultan wanted to build it as a big gift for Bruneian people with the budget more than 3 billion US dollars. It covers an area of more than 160,000 km2, and it first opened in 1994. In the first years, there is no entrance fee including playing fee.
Modern and interesting playthings in Jerudong are Carousel, Pirate Ship, Skydiver, Junior Rollercoaster, Chocolate Swimming Pool, Rollercoaster, Tram and Go-Kart Tracks. There are also well-decorated park, large lake and musical fountain for free. It is the place for recreation and entertainment for every member of family. Moreover, there is a five-star resort for staying overnight in this park.
The park used to be a place for many important celebrations. One of them is the Musical Fountain show concert by the famous singers: Ricky Martin, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston for 50th birthday anniversary of Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in 1996 which had more than 60,000 attendees.
For developing the park in the future, the park gives priority to improve kid zone: the stage for showing music and art talent and activities provided continuously. Moreover, there will be the improvement of park landscape for family, the addition of modern playthings, the construction of 21-hole mini golf course for sport lovers, the management of food booth and the strict adjustment of security at night.
Jerudong Park opens every day from 4.00 am. until midnight. The entrance fee is only 1 dollar not included the playing fee, but you can use the area of the park all day.
If you have a chance to visit the small country, Brunei, do not miss to go Jerudong Park that was built for being the place of happiness and enjoyment so that Bruneian people and tourists can get good impression from this small but prosperous country.