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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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Zoo Negara is one of those institutions that every Malaysian should visit, but not many do. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nskhoo
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Not that bad

I saw a post about Zoo Negara date on May 2010, and here is some review from my trip early this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Badrul A
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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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+60 3-4108 3422
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Zoo Negara is one of those institutions that every Malaysian should visit, but not many do. It's ironic that I have visited zoos in Singapore and Perth, but not back home in Malaysia. That is, until recently. First impressions count. The ticketing counters are easy...More

Thank nskhoo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw a post about Zoo Negara date on May 2010, and here is some review from my trip early this month (May 2018). I have to pay RM42 for the ticket (adult) and anything inside are pricey. I spoke to the staff, actually he...More

Thank Badrul A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros - Huge huge collection of animals - funny shows with seal and parrots - Beautiful landscapes and green area - Panda Of course Cons: - Place feels little abandoned and dirty - Its expensive if you are International visitor. the difference is around 30$...More

Thank Herish J
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The zoo was not maintained at all with No animals to see. The first enclosure we entered was the butterfly area with No butterflies to see and dirty ponds. The sign was similar to how the place was maintained. Only the white tigers look fed...More

4  Thank devapriya p
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Animals were all around! Good View !! Staff was cooperative as well !! Good scenery for photo shoots !!

1  Thank sankalp_700
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visited with kiddo, and she liked seeing her favorite animals. But definitely the place could get a big uplift of the entire place, especially with regarding to the living spaces of the animals. Many of the places were rundown and the animals did not seem...More

1  Thank Hakimu
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This zoo has me in two minds. It’s noticeably down at heel and needs a lot of work, but I really coming here. The general upkeep of the zoo is lacking, there are broken paths, damaged displays and mold and rot everywhere you look. It...More

4  Thank Mynotaur
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We took a trip to Zoo negara with our toddlers and here is a summary of our experience. Opening hours: 9am-5pm daily Cleanliness: 6/10 Zoo surrounding is reasonably kept. Entrance fee: Adults RM44/pax and kids RM16 (3yrs above), kids 2 years and below are free....More

3  Thank FloFredC
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The zoo felt empty and the animals seemed lonely, the panda was beautiful to see but was shut in an area it clearly wanted out of by itself.

Thank Brandon S
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The last time i visited Zoo Negara was in 2008. Then, I revisited it on Feb 4, 2018. Within 10 years, I see no difference. The enclosures were too small, dirty and restricts proper movements of the animals, especially for the smaller primates, elephants and...More

7  Thank RUDA1987
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Emad S
1 May 2018|
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Response from Joseph D | Reviewed this property |
The easiest option is a Grab car...saves time.
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Valentino N
21 April 2018|
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Response from FloFredC | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Go to the Zoo Negara website under Visitors Info. from the website it looks like students have discounted rates. HOWEVER, It seems that you need to get a letter from your college about concessions. So call into... More
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Sabila K
28 January 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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