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Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605 - 8086577
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8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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$85.86*
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Private Tour: Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang
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Went there at 11.30 am and exited after 2 hours inside. Was quite an interesting and informative trip. Though the living conditions of the animals still needs some cleaning and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Weiying326
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there at 11.30 am and exited after 2 hours inside. Was quite an interesting and informative trip. Though the living conditions of the animals still needs some cleaning and tidying up, I would say that the zoo was quite clean. The routes were partly shady and some were not shaded at all. Would advise visitors to bring along an... More 

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Thank Weiying326
Kuala Lumpur
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for the night safari.  The road train that takes visitors around in the night safari is very noisy, and more expressive animals like sun bears gives out an annoyed look when they get called out by the train driver who makes a lot of lewd crude jokes designed for the lowest common denominators (I am guessing most visitors... More 

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Thank macplastik
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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42 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a small town like Taiping, I was quite impressed to see how the zoo has been maintained fairly well. Some exhibits were empty and a little unkempt, but the rest were quite good. There were quite a few animals to see, from the usual local fauna like the Malayan tigers, sun bears, crocodiles and orang utans to wildlife from... More 

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Thank Adrian F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best place in Taiping to visit. Overall cleanliness for this zoo is average. Reasonable entry fees. Took about 2.5hours walking distance to complete the tour. Have much less animal 3 times lesser compared to Zoo Negara. But is good place to introduce animal for kids. Not many food stall and restaurant provided inside the zoo. Lack of... More 

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Thank zuerai
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a small town, it's a very good zoo with a good collection of wildlife. Some cages are not so viewer friendly but others are not too bad. Free tram but speakers need work as the one we rode on didn't work and we couldn't hear the driver.

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Thank Eugene K
Penang Island, Malaysia
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a nature & animals lover then Taiping Zoo is just the place to visit. Is not too big an area ( to cover ) not too small ( to bore you ), suffice to say with what they have is good enough for you to enjoy a half a day walking & seeing the animals/birds etc there.... More 

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Thank 007KimTeh
Penang
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112 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The title suggest I am not particular impressed but that is not really the point. The Taiping Zoo is certainly worth a visit, even if in your hometown you have a good zoo. Over the years the zoo has implemented ,many ideas to make the life of the animals as pleasant as possible in a kind of natural environment and... More 

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Thank PetervanderLans
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

People are so busy to visit the zoo during daylight trip. The parents are working from 8-6pm. Six days a week. They only have one day to rest before going back to work the next Monday. Six days a week? Yes. So, come visit Taiping Zoo & Night Safari. Totally new experience, no to mention the cooler and more relaxed... More 

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Thank Nordin D
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Alot of mosquito, the plant inside is not well maintained very hard to find the road inside, I strongly suggest their management renew the signboard inside. With the price of RM 17 is not a great deal.

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Thank Edwin C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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49 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This place is a must to visit when you are in Taiping. Zoo Taiping is a popular spot among the locals and foreigners. They offer night safari as well. We visited the zoo at night upon arrival and the next day on day time. Totally different atmosphere and experience to visit the animals at night during their most active time.... More 

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