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Zoo Negara

#1 of 11 things to do in Ampang Features Animals
Zoo Negara Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
+60 3-4108 3422
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Good Zoo, but not WoW

The zoo was good but not wow. The zoo need cleaning. The animals felt like uncomfortable because of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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it was my 1rst experience being among all those animals, specially cute pandas. remember to wear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tehran, Iran
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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.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“animal shows” (7 reviews)
“nice zoo” (14 reviews)
“white tiger” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Zoo Negara Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
+60 3-4108 3422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo was good but not wow. The zoo need cleaning. The animals felt like uncomfortable because of the not clean place. We loved the Seal show inside the Zoo, but it was not announced and we missed the first 15 minutes, nobody told us...More

Thank Innovator_007
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was my 1rst experience being among all those animals, specially cute pandas. remember to wear sunglasses its too humid there.

Thank mahsa1993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to see pandas so near our house, but this is an overpriced attraction if you live locally but do not have a mykad! I took my teenage kids here for oldtime sake as it was a regular favourite when they were young. As zoos...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the size and the conditions of the holdings for the animals is very small , no shade and no water in some with trash everywhere and a very bad smell. I watched a manager physical abusing one of the female staff with the staff standing...More

Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi Guys, Even though I'm not a Zoo lover, but have visited this Zoo due to social Circle ;-) Basically I just came here for keeping my kid in Mind.. and Here is my experience.. - Tickets are bit expensive for the kind of experience...More

4  Thank Devraj S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

1st - the price of admission for local is RM 44.00 per adult (so damn expensive) 2nd - the last time i visited the zoo was 28 years ago and it looks like the zoo has been left unattended ever since (it hasn't change a...More

Thank syamKL
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

zoo is quite neat outside but the cages especially for the monkeys are smelly! some cages were even not maintained. thus grasses are growing. the animal show is nice and enjoyable. the most fun part is we get to see the Panda! by the way,...More

Thank mitok
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I grew up in Malaysia and I love the country and its people. But, like any nation, it has its faults and there are some areas in which the country does not have a good record. Racism is one and maintaining standards is another. Both...More

9  Thank pianoman_ajl
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Zoo Negara is worth visitng especially the Panda area. We can have a close view at the pandas, HIng Hing and Liang Liang which are so cute, they were playing at their own while we were there. The baby panda was sleeping at that moment....More

Thank Bonnie8828
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I remember the last time i visited this zoo maybe 2 years ago, the tickets were like RM15. Now we are "forced" to pay for a visit to the Panda Conservation and tickets now cost RM44 for locals and RM75 for foreigners. It not really...More

3  Thank joashes
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Thayalan A
Today open 25-June 2017 Sunday ?
25 June 2017|
Response from garylomas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sure it is open every day, after all the animals have to be fed...
Benjamin T
How to get taxi from Zoo negara? any taxi coupon available?
2 April 2017|
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Response from SAMSARUJEE | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel has taxi services, in KL there are also UBER and GRAB car services, In areas there are Taxi Stop areas. Only during early morning and late afternoon taxi service are slow ( going to work) or leaving for home.
Sowmya A
We need to travel back to airport from the park, is there a option of laggage storage?
22 February 2017|
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Response from Sowmya A | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for all your answers.. we completed the visit 2 days back, checked out and kept the luggage at the hotel. many thanks.