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“One of the better Malaysian zoos”

Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
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Private Tour: Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang
Reviewed May 2, 2014

We went for the Night Safari, and were pleasantly surprised by both the animals and the informative guide. The guided bit is probably around 45 minutes, but you can wander about on your own after. Points to note: the tour was conducted in Malay. The website doesn't say, but day ticketing closes at 6pm, and the night ticketing begins at 8pm. We weren't aware of this.

6  Thank Delani P
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

Me and my friends have been there for the morning some time back and we loved it. Thus, we've decided to try out the night safari. There's a train to bring you along the trail is you want. However, it's going a little fast without much stopping. Thus, we chose to walk the trails on our own. Can't really see clearly the animals except for the elephants, deer and kangaroos. We have to use our own cell phone lights to help us sight seeing though it is prohibited. The trails are ABSOLUTELY dark at some places without any street lights on. Without our own flash lights, we will be tripping everywhere. Still prefer the morning zoo. At least you still can see the animals even if they are sleeping.

4  Thank ashleychoo
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

After disappointed with Zoo negara, I visited this place yesterday (Night Safari). Such a wonderful place. Got all animals. Well maintained animals. The fee is very cheap.

4  Thank Logan1582
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Using Ocean Jupiter for the trip and as always great service from this company
At the time of our visit lots of work being carried out ... new Elephant enclosure plus other areas We used the tram to get round the zoo which allows you to hop off and there to look around
Overall .. well maintained and worth the visit. unfortunately we did not have time to do the Night Safari ..next trip
Will definitely go again by which time all the work may be finished

3  Thank roostown
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

My family and I arrived around 11am. We could hear gibbons calling out to one another and swinging from tree to tree. Some information boards were placed in the wrong spot and sort of have to walk to another area to know what animal you were looking at. In one section they had the wrong animal behind the fence (or perhaps board not updated?).

The highlight of the trip were the giraffes and elephants. One particular giraffe was brave enough to come close to us for a pat and a feed. We pulled weeds from the ground and fed it and it kept coming back for more. We spent a good 30 mins there. As for the elephants, 3 of them had a good play in the water and they were so cute to watch.

Some reviews said that this zoo has improved but I'm thinking it can't be any worst than this. There are local monkeys at the entrance of the zoo going through rubbish bins and leaving rubbish everywhere but no one picking it up. The toilets are dirty with no working flush and hardly any water coming out from the taps. You do not get a map of the zoo but there is a huge map as you enter the zoo so I took a picture of it (but it is not really convenient when you want to refer to it).

3  Thank PhillyMcNally
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