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Zoo Negara

Hulu Kelang, Kuala Lumpur 68000, Malaysia
+603-41083422/7/8
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Ranked #92 of 111 attractions in Kuala Lumpur
Type: Aquariums, Zoos
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while... more » Owner description: The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while about a hundred are mammals and the reptiles. The National Zoo is situated 13 km from the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Its aquarium "Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium" is a very popular attraction. It displays over 80 species of aquatic animals, both marine and freshwater, including invertebrates. « less
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Kuala Lumpur
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We decided to visit the National Zoo to check out the pandas and the animals yesterday. After paying for our tickets we entered and requested for a map from the Information Desk only to be told they've run out and currently in the process of reprint?! Well someone was not doing their job evidently, as they should have foreseen the... More

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Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I had been to zoo negara with my wife and 18 months old daughter. Apart from my daughter enjoying the moment of seeing the same animals she had seen in her rhymes, there is not much positive I can talk about the zoo. 1. They have recently brought 2 panda bears from china and they have designed a separate air... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

1st time entering this Zoo i was shocked by it's area. It tooks me hours to complete my journey. Lot's of animals here and my kid was attracted to the elephant. Because i'm a fish lover, i think the aquarium are a bit small. I wish to see more fish here from all around the world.

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Newcastle, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Zoo Negara was opened on 14th November 1963 and it doesn’t look like too much has changed since then. If you have already been to zoos the standard of Taronga in Sydney or Dubbo then you will be VERY disappointed in this one. There are two brand new enclosures, for the elephants and bears(but no bears to be seen when... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Decent range of animals, fairly priced. Animal show wasn't great - failed to keep the kids amused. Many people started leaving half way through. No animal rides available i.e elephant/pony/camel rides - which would have the outing to the zoo more exciting.

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I went there last week with my family.it's actually pretty impressive when i compare it to the last 3 years. There will be giant pandas soon,but too bad when i was there i can't see the pandas.. my kids were thrilled when they see the baby elephants and white tiger. please bring along insect repellent and fan. i'm glad Zoo... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

National Zoo was really a good attraction for my Daughter. She enjoyed thoroughly . Varierty of animals is very good. Was imressed to see the cleanliness. Tigers , Flamingos were the most liked by my daughter

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

As Malaysians, we are being charged RM30 for the entrance fee. As a foreigner, it will be RM50. But it was in a very shameful state. Major renovation was on going from entrance till the Reptile zone. Map on locations were not maintained.. No indication of Reptile Zone under renovation or the section were closed. Most visitors went in and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There is a massive amount of construction. So u walk around and mostly see stuff that is a mess, or with animals that shouldn't be in a zoo - Cows, Goats!! Its run down, dirty, should really demolish the whole place and start again. Really, please dont Waste ur money and time. Go back in 2016 when then finish fixing... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I visited Zoo Negara today. I think it is a waste of my time and money. First of all, there are various construction being done. The sign boards are confusing. There are no elephant. And big banners for Panda which not even confirm to arrived is a laughing matter. I suggest to visit KL bird park which is the best... More

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