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Zoo Taiping & Night Safari

Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
605 - 8086577
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Ranked #5 of 9 Attractions in Taiping
Type: Zoos
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

River cruise is a new attraction as only opened in 2012 it's worth a visit but if you want to spend time here don't book a trip via your hotel as they pick you up at 12.30 only to take you in the wrong direction to Chinatown to pay and then the opposite side of the Island via coach and... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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60 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The night safari was just a very normal one and not like the ones you see in Borneo where's it's exotic and exciting.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nothing special Its a big let down if you have visited the Singapore zoo Cost of RM 20 is fine The major attraction was feeding the giraffe, kangaroo and interacting with the monkeys. Avoid the night safari as they will show you the same zoo at night. They claim its different...But I don't know how as I decided to give... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I've been here multiple times growing up. The night safari is quite worth it. If you go during the day try to go early, it gets really hot and not forgetting the mosquitoes. This place could be better if it's well managed.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A few years ago, the night safari was quite popular. During my recent visit, I found that there wasn't as many visitor and some of the areas in the zoo were not very well-litted to allow visitors to walk around. There was no queue at the tram stop when I arrived. Visitors wont have to wait long for trams to... More

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Houston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Went to the night safari as the weather is unbearably hot in the morning. But remember to bring some mosquito patch or repellent as the Mosquitos there are very hungry! Overall it was a pleasant trip for us. Quite worth visiting.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The best thing is you can walk around even is in a raining time as it have a lot of sun shade to cover the walk way. The bad thing is a lot of animal is missing suddenly such as small animal, but they will be expanding soon, maybe the 'thing' will come back after it :-)

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have visited the zoo and night safari on separate occasions. It's interesting for 6-10yos. As a zoo, it's a comfortable size to walk around in. Despite the lush foliage, it gets hot and humid. Best time to visit is in the morning when it opens. You finish by late morning, avoiding the worst of the heat. Wild monkeys and... More

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kuala lumpur
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

First of all, the toilets were dirty, smelly and the flush wasn't working. There was a long queue waiting for the mini tram for the night safari but we didn't wait too long for it to arrive. I also noticed that other people on other mini trains had a driver/guide giving a commentary on the animals as they passed by... More

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Senior Contributor
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Visit this Zoo once on day. But i was so disappointed after i complete the tour. I'm taking a bus-train tour and complete the tour on a short while only. The area are small. Maybe because i've experience a much better Safari at Surabaya.

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