Cloud Forest

Step into a realm high in the mountains

Enter the Cloud Forest, a mysterious world veiled in mist. Take in breath-taking mountain views surrounded by diverse vegetation and hidden floral gems. And learn about rare plants and their fast-disappearing environment.

  • Indoor temperature range: 23°C to 25°C

Interesting Facts About Cloud Forest

Discover cool facts and figures about this botanical world veiled in mist.

Cloud Forest


A mysterious world veiled in mist; the Cloud Forest is a 35-metre tall mountain covered in lush vegetation shrouding our breath-taking indoor waterfall. With plant life from tropical highlands up to 2,000-metres above sea level, you’ll enjoy learning about unique biodiversity and geology of cloud forests and the environmental threats they face within the nine unique zones of this Conservatory.


  • How big is the Cloud Forest?
    0.8 Hectares.

  • What does this look like?
    0.8ha is about as big as 1.5 regular football fields put together. The largest international football field is 0.82ha, while the smallest is 0.62ha.

Inside The Cloud Forest

  • Humidity: 80% – 90%

  • Temperature: 23ºC – 25ºC


  • How much space does the Cloud Forest occupy?

  • What does this look like?
    About as big as 60 Olympic-sized swimming pools. The volume of an Olympic-sized pool is approximately 2,500m3.

  • Did you know?
    2,577 glass panels of 690 different shapes and sizes were needed to cover the whole 12,000m2 surface area of the dome.

Curious to find out more?

Find out more about the unique habitat in Cloud Forest by joining a free “ASK Me!” guided tour of selected areas in the conservatory. Pick up amazing facts about the plants on display and be inspired to play a part in protecting the environment!

See upcoming schedule here