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Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605 - 8086577
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Went there for its famous night safari. I could say its a little disappointing. The only animal that we could see that is nocturnal and active at nights are the bats. Other than... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ain y
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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42 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for its famous night safari. I could say its a little disappointing. The only animal that we could see that is nocturnal and active at nights are the bats. Other than that, all other animals are all asleep in the shelter and we could barely it. There will be a small shuttle that will take you places. My... More 

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Thank ain y
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30 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got business trio in Penang so I decide tongo one day early so I can explore Taiping. This is the first place i come to. I've been 'greet' by a lion roar. At first i ambscare because indont know what the sound of that and i came alone, but onebof the worker explainbto me and i cool with it.... More 

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Thank Mak_jee
Ely, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited the zoo before and on this visit it seems to have gone down hill a lot. There is quite a bit of building work going on improving enclosures etc. I was there in the morning and I think most of the animals were asleep recovering from their night time duties as I could not see hide nor hair... More 

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Thank Hairyhenry
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Taiping zoo is poorly maintained. Some of the enclosures are dirty and the water in some of the pools are reeking with horrible stench. The landscape is poorly maintained as well. Some plus points as some of the animals roam freely (birds and monkeys) and the elephants and giraffes are properly maintained and displayed.

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Thank Enick_Kay
Columbus, Ohio
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice attraction but without a guide it would be hard to see any of the animals. Steven was our guide and did a great job.

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Thank libby9098
Kochi, Kerala, India
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been to the zoo on a night safari, Do not expect what you could experience from a wild life sanctuary , but kids will enjoy the ride and seeing animals at night.

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Thank VT_H2O
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I choose a night Safari to get a different experience for my family. They drove us by trem along the animals cage. Sadly, there was no light/ spotlight at all around the animals cage and the trem driver asked us to use either our handphone or lighter to see the animals. It was obviously a waste effort as the animals... More 

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Thank SunizaHaron
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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146 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At RM17 per person surely this is a much better zoo compare to the one in KL. The animals were well kept and seem active especially the tigers, elephants, lions and giraffes. We even heard the lions roar! Particularly impressed how they managed to make full use of the natural settings, it blends well with the existing flora and fauna.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the night safari back in May. It was our first visit to this zoo and visitors ride in a train to explore the zoo. To be honest, it was really too dark to see much. The tour guide tried to shine the torch light at the animals but sometimes, it was quite difficult to spot the animals. Nevertheless,... More 

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Thank puisum81
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Before coming over, I was told that the night safari is not worth it as they can barely see anything or any animal and most of them will be asleep anyway so we decided to go for the day trip. Much to our surprise the day trip itself is as bad. The train rides are horrible and the tour guide... More 

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