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Zoo Negara

Posted by on May 12th, 2007
Filed Under: Selangor, Sights

Zoo Negara : Introduction | Location | Opening Hours and Rates

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Zoo Negara: Orang Utans

Introduction: About 13km northeast of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s largest zoo, Zoo Negara (National Zoo) is laid out over 62ha around a central lake. The collection has a sampling of native Malaysian wildlife, as well as a wide range of animals from all over the world, a good aquatic display and an impressive reptile house. Among the more exotic exhibits are the Sumatran tiger, orang-utans, and gibbons (all are extremely rare outside of this part of the world).

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Zoo Negara: “Locked Horns” (C) Kusou Gallery

Besides showcasing the animals to the public, Zoo Negara also emphasize on Conservation, Education, Research and Recreation. Animal rides such as elephant, pony, camel and horse are available around lunchtime. There are frequent animal performances throughout the day (check schedule with the Zoo).

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Zoo Negara: Giraffes

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Zoo Negara: A Sumatra Tiger (C) Abdhakamabdah

The spacious picnic grounds in Zoo Negara around the boating lake are excellent for family recreation.

For an opportunity to watch nocturnal animals, visit Zoo Negara on Saturday nights.

Location: Zoo Negara, Jalan Ulu Kelang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Tel: 4108 3427

Opening Hours and Rates

Zoo Negara by Day is open daily from 9.00am – 5.00pm

Zoo Negara by Night is open on Saturday, Sunday and Malaysian Public Holidays from 9.00am – 10.30pm.


Adult RM15.00
Children (3yrs old-12yrs old) RM 6.00
Senior Citizen (60 years above) RM 6.00

Free entry if it is your birthday!
(Please bring along I/C or birth certificate as proof)

Group discount (Malaysian Citizen Only)
15 and above RM1 off normal ticket rate
30 and above RM2 off normal ticket rate

School Consession Rate
Students with uniform RM 4.00

With every 10 students that comes in, one teacher only has to pay RM 6.00
2 complimentary tickets with the first 20 students

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7 Responses »

  1. Hi, nice photos of the zoo. Think the prices for the ticket to enter the zoo has increased though.. check them out.

  2. Thanks Renee, the prices definitely changed – I updated them.

  3. the prices is new???

  4. thank…it soo cool.but if the day is my family can enter free too??

  5. ok la..but the rate for adult ade sket mahal…why not kite sambut seruan kerajaan malaysia,reducekan sket price so that dapat la parent2 seluruh malaysia ni bawak anak2 mereka selalu ke sana…bukan mintak reducw banyak…10 to 12 more practical for adult rate kot…

  6. i dont know how to get there…after i take i arrived at kl sentral, then i take lrt putra to ampang then how i want to get there..zoo me..i dont know

  7. hoping someone can help me…..