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Zoo Taiping & Night Safari

Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605 - 8086577
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English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
12 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This has got to be the saddest, most poorly maintained zoo I have come across. We went to the night safari first and it was lousy. The entrance looked sad and deserted, with hardly any crowd. The wait for a tram was long and when we finally got onto one, we had to inhale the fumes from the exhaust throughout... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Taiping zoo is good,animal there is very nice,wont attack people,no need to scared of the animal there,there is some people to protect us,as visitor,but safari is only at night time,if the safari is on day time then it will be more better and better, more photographer will atleast try once to went there, but safari is only on night.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice zoo, but expensive price. The animals are well kept, but the toilets are not. We went for the night safari and for that price we were hoping to see more. The area covered for night safari is not that big, so we could finish our visit less than an hour on foot.

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London
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went for the night safari as it would something different to the normal zoo visit. You get driven around the zoo at night in a open side tram type vehicle. The tour guide only spoke Malay so we didn't understand any of what he was saying and he just stops for a few seconds at each spot for you... More 

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Mareuil France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This not a very big zoo, but the animals look very healthy and are all active . Photo opportunities are abundant. Some screens could be cleaner and I was sortof dissapointed that the bird house was being rebuilt. But it can only be for the better. The reduction for seniors was a nice treat,too.

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Kuala Lumpur
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153 reviews 153 reviews
76 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Did the night safari. Although there are some new electric trams, ours was old and noisy and hardly made it up the gentle inclines. The commentary, all in Malay, was a bit loud. It was a good experience overall.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Lot's of animal. kids love it but the zoo cleanness is out of shape. need to do some gardening. Night safari is not value for money too dark and cant see animal at all. I suggest to have night vision equipment or you will see tree and moon if that nite got moon.

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Tanah Rata
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Sorry to note that even though the zoo is located in a beautiful area, efforts shall be made to maintain it clean and safe. Even if we knew that visiting on a weekend, we would not be the only ones there. Families with young kids came pouring over to see the animals too. However, it would help a lot to... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

i like zoo taiping because they care about animal, they know about animal, they know animal is not for something like circus show that will give bad effect to animal. when you entrance there, you will feel like in jungle ( Flora & Fauna ) :)

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Penang
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

No much animals to see in the night & it is quite dark but the entrance fee for the night safari is more expensive than the day pass.

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