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Johor Zoo

Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
+60 7 223 4935
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Ranked #17 of 23 Attractions in Johor Bahru
Type: Zoos
Traveler Description: Johor Bahru Zoo ( across the street (Jalan Gertak Merah) from the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque.) This is one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia. The zoo was... more »
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Big spacious room. For Muslims, can pray jemaah. Toilet clean with separate shower room and high water pressure. Housekeeping not well done. Bedsheets not tidily placed under bedding. Dustbin not emptied. Breakfast so so. International buffet dinner not worth it.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

nothing much to highlight... the bird show was entertaining... 3hours.. and you would have covered the whole zoo..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The zoo is very clean and the animals are well taken care of. Me and my family had a great time there. I hope that we will visit the zoo again! It was magnificent!

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
66 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Kids running around, scrambling onto guard fences, built-in wall railings and whacking like nobody's business onto the double layer wire netting fence are amongst the few incidences that results from the lack of security patrolling the zoo. Somehow it evokes response as to whether this could qualify still as a sanctuary rather than a hellish habitat for the animals seeking... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great place to see all the animals, it's a nice place to explore but they have bad maintainence, i'm afraid if the animals are living well there but still, it's fun to just go there once awhile and see if the animals are doing fine? HAHA. Go try it!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Once upon a time, Johor Zoo was the must-visited place for the graduation trip of primary school students. After 13 years, another visit totally screwed me up. Rusty cage, dirty street and smelly place were all we got during the last visit. Animals in the Zoo were skinny and inactive as before. Governmental management is just ineffective and very "Malaysia... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The cage were old rusty zoo was smelly and it wasnt really pleasant to see beautiful animals living in such terrible condition and worst the animals seems skinny and mal nutriciant and i really hope the zoo does something about this

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
106 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I remember I visited here when I was 8 years old. After I have children, I also brought them come visit by 3 times. This is a very old history zoo in JB. Simple,moderate zoo. The entrance fees very cheap. It's a recreational place during weekend especially for family with young kids.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Expect to spend abt 2h or less there. Nothing much. Cheap entrance. Animals are nice. Enjoyed my trip there during CNY.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This is a really hard place to review. It's an old zoo. (Built in 1928). And there have been several attempts to modernise and improve which means that parts are really quite nice and other areas are dire. It doesn't have a website, it's own merchandise or a good cafe. And it's only RM3 (really!) to get in. All of... More

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