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Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605 - 8086577
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Better than Zoo Negara

Nice animal but need to look into maintenance. As queue area was humid and most fan are spoiled. Overall is a nice zoo. Should visit morning and night.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Nice animal but need to look into maintenance. As queue area was humid and most fan are spoiled. Overall is a nice zoo. Should visit morning and night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Lots of interesting and fun animals, my favorite is the singing monkeys, you will know when you are there. Some cages are empty when I'm there, like the alligators and orangutan. Fun experience nonetheless. Would recommend.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Spend an hour view the various live animals, birds, fish and reptiles exhibit at the Zoo. The tram driver provides a brief info on each exhibit like country of origin, the number of species available in the world and also their diets. It was a informative visit for us as we can see the actual Rhino, Hippo, Zebra, Lion, Tigers... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

have been to zoo negara n zoo melaka but this zoo is the best so far. well maintain, a lot of healthy animals, a lot of place to sit down for a rest, shady, not too big for walking, and good tram service. and all of this with cheaper price than the other two zoos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is the Penang zoo, located actually in mainland Malaysia. At the entrance you will get a map of the zoo and you can go on foot or join a local transportation to get you to different places. You can find all major animals in the zoo like elephants, rhinos, hippos, crocs, bears, giraffes, and many more. Also the big... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The night safari was terrible, the lights are too dim, hardly see anything even the animals are not asleep. The train was too fast, didn't make any stops for tourists to have a look or take photos. The driver didn't make clear explanations and only used Malay throughout the whole route. At the end of the safari, the driver just... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There is a lot of animals, the place is well maintained and accessible. However, for night safari, the journey should be prolonged a bit, should provide more tram and the queuing area should be put more fan. Kudos to there tram driver cum guide as we have a very interesting and joyful night hearing his explanation along the journey.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Hardly can see animals in the dark. Advise other visitors to prepare own torchlight. Go in the morning as the evening normally rains. It is the cheapest zoo entry fees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Zoo Taiping is a zoological park located at Bukit Larut, Taiping. The zoo was established in 1961. It spreads over 34 acres (14 ha) and exhibits 1300 animals representing 180 species of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles. It also has a night safari. As the only zoological garden in Northern Malaysia, it tends to receive a large amount of visitors. Tickets... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's great that you have a choice to take a tram with the guide (most of them deliver information in Bahasa but we overheard one English speaking) or just walk around on your own.

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Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605 - 8086577
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Larut, Matang dan Selama District  >  Taiping

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