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Zoo Taiping & Night Safari

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Address: Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Phone Number:
605 - 8086577
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20:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Fri 20:00 - 23:00
Sun - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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US$77.48*
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Private Tour: Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang
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Many of the animal habitats are not well maintained although the animals seems to be well fed. Maybe the weather was very hot when we visited, most of the animals didn't seem to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Many of the animal habitats are not well maintained although the animals seems to be well fed. Maybe the weather was very hot when we visited, most of the animals didn't seem to be energetic.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like here. Its like a nature. I think animals must be happy compare to my country's zoo. its so big, maybe you get tired easily. I don't know night safari.

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the night safari, in reality we were driven round the zoo at night by a tractor and trailers, a member of staff shining a torch into the cages trying to point out the animals, it was ok, on balance it was cheap, there is very little to do in the area at night so it passed an... More 

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Thank Jeffhayes1970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor maintenance. Dirty. Poops everywhere. Terrible smell. Most of the places we have to walk with our nose closed. Animals are not clean and look sick. Some cages are empty. Some Animals such as rhinoceros, lion and etc look old and inactive. There is only one snake which is a reticulated python and it is very very disappointing to... More 

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Thank Jokhim R
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1. Parking bays need upgrading. There was puddle of water almost everywhere after a downpour making it difficult to park and alight. 2. About 30% of the animals (placed in cages/glass aquariums) could not be seen or spotted. 3. Lighting needs improvement. P/S: check weather forecast and do not visit after the downpour!

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Thank Gurmeet S
Alor Setar, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really love to go to zoo! Becausee i can see many animals out there and there so very friendly. A big zoo and good to bring a children 😍

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Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 2nd visit here. I felt the place was poorly managed as compared to few years ago. Animals are much lesser.. train ride is not comfortable and too fast for us to view the animals.. the driver try to point out the animals but his voice is muffled by the engine sound. We end taking a walk back... More 

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Seremban, Malaysia
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went for the Night Safari and we enjoyed the new experience of animal viewing at night. We actually enjoyed the walk in the zoo more than the actual guided tour, as the train was too loud and the PA system abysmal. The guide tried his best to inform but the presentation needs a lot of improvement.... More 

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Thank Lim_Family12
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Taking a tour by the night safari train, the driver will try to spot animals during the tour by tough light and name the animals. However the train driven very fast, plus the tough light very blur, you were have no time to clearly see the animals, only some shadow or none, as most animals were hide or sleep. Ya,... More 

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Thank Chee Hui T
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21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Visited on the afternoon and I'm glad that i had the chance for hippopotamus feeding. Highly recommended for people who interested in wild life animal. It's not bad at all.

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