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Zoo Negara

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Zoo Negara Zoo Negara Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
+60 3-4108 3422
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Could be better

Last time I visited here was 30 and 10 years ago and it has improved between then. If I was to... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
LissaLovesArt
Family holiday

End of the month June 2017, our family, me, my husband and my 2 kids, 10 years old and 6 years old... read more

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Reviewed July 6, 2017
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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.
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  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
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“nice zoo” (17 reviews)
“white tiger” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Zoo Negara Zoo Negara Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
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"lions and tigers"
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Last time I visited here was 30 and 10 years ago and it has improved between then. If I was to compare with Singapore Zoo or some foreign zoo abroad, yes, it can be improved far better than the current situation. Otherwise, if this was...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

End of the month June 2017, our family, me, my husband and my 2 kids, 10 years old and 6 years old visit Zoo Negara during holiday. We stayed at taman melati and took grab car for transportation. We just pay RM8 from Taman Melati...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

For the national zoo of Malaysia this is surely an embarrassment. The ticket price for "foreigners" was excessive. The whole place is extremely run down and most of the animals are kept in apalling conditions. The pandas however live in air-conditioned comfort in a huge...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Zoo Negara always remain one of my favorite childhood memories. However after 30 years, when I brought my 2yo son to visit the Zoo again, we are landed with disappointment. Nothing much has changed compared to past 30 years except the new Panda house. Most...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

When we were passing lion section,we had seen something that shouldn't be happened in the nature.You know its hard to remove what we had seen..We can conclude that rather the zoo doesn't have a female one or that's one of SJW Lion in the world..Plz...More

2  Thank William Z
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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

They carged us as foreigner which is quite expensive compare to others. And in their show they spoke Malay language. We enjoyed it. But maybe they could speak english for people like us. We missed lion, tiger, white tiger those kind of animals. It was...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

The zoo was good but not wow. The zoo need cleaning. The animals felt like uncomfortable because of the not clean place. We loved the Seal show inside the Zoo, but it was not announced and we missed the first 15 minutes, nobody told us...More

1  Thank Innovator_007
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

it was my 1rst experience being among all those animals, specially cute pandas. remember to wear sunglasses its too humid there.

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Lovely to see pandas so near our house, but this is an overpriced attraction if you live locally but do not have a mykad! I took my teenage kids here for oldtime sake as it was a regular favourite when they were young. As zoos...More

1  Thank Helen B
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

the size and the conditions of the holdings for the animals is very small , no shade and no water in some with trash everywhere and a very bad smell. I watched a manager physical abusing one of the female staff with the staff standing...More

4  Thank Natalie D
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Sabila K
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Joseph D | Reviewed this property |
Have your student card ready when you buy the ticket.
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Thayalan A
June 24, 2017|
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Response from chuckwow | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i didnt answer in time there are no alwrts from this site to me.hope you enjoyed the zoo.john.e.
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Benjamin T
April 1, 2017|
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Response from SAMSARUJEE | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel has taxi services, in KL there are also UBER and GRAB car services, In areas there are Taxi Stop areas. Only during early morning and late afternoon taxi service are slow ( going to work) or leaving for home.
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