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Zoo Taiping & Night Safari

Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
605 - 8086577
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Ranked #6 of 9 Attractions in Taiping
Type: Zoos
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

For a small town, the night safari seems to be quite well kept and managed. The animals seemed ok, quite well treated and enclosure had a plenty of flora and wasn't smelly. A tram drove us tourists for about a 20-30min ride around the night safari.. stopping briefly at the Tiger enclosure where a few tigers came down into the... More

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UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

My 6 year old daughter loved this - a highlight of our trip to malaysia. You get taken around the zoo in little "trains" past all the dark enclosures and cages. There is a real thrill when a black panther appears from the shadows, or a crocodile is revealed by a torch light. It was such fun, we went straight... More

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Penang, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is mediocre at best. If you've been to the Singapore Zoo and Safari, don't let yourself down by coming here! The animals are hardly visible both during the day and night. And if you manage to catch a glimpse of the creatures, they look restless and are generally inactive. If you want to see animals up close, you'd... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
60 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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Top Contributor
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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