A short drive from the capital, Malaysia’s National Zoo houses over 5000 specimens from nearly 500 different species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish.
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Zoo Negara Malaysia,
Hulu Kelang 68000
Sprawled over 45 hectares of land, Zoo Negara Malaysia was established in 1963. It is the first zoo in the nation to achieve ISO 9001:2000 certification.
The zoo has an open concept, where up to 90% of its animals are kept in spacious areas with landscaping that resembles their natural habitat.
Sea lions and macaws are part of the twice-daily Multi-Animal Show. The Multi-Animal Photo Corner, which opens on weekends, is located by the zoo’s main entrance. Here, visitors may have their photos taken with miniature horses, snakes, birds and more.
Hop aboard the zoo’s tram and spend the day observing tapirs, hippopotamuses, slow loris, Malay civets, pumas, leopards, raccoons, striped hyenas, Binturong, Malayan Sun Bears and more!
|Main opening hours||9.00am – 5.00pm|
|Giant Panda Conservation Center||Last Admission – 4.30pm (weekdays), 5.30pm (weekends)|
|Multi-Animal Show||11.00am & 3.00pm (Daily), 11.00am & 3.30pm (Fridays)|
How to get to Zoo Negara Malaysia
The best way to get here is by driving. The zoo is located near the northeastern Kuala Lumpur suburb of Wangsa Maju, which is well served by federal routes and expressways including Jalan Genting Klang, DUKE and MRR2.
By Light Rail Transit System (LRT):
Alight at Wangsa Maju Station, Kelana Jaya Line. Thereafter, board the bus or a taxi for the short ride (±3.6km) to Zoo Negara Malaysia.
Take Rapid KL bus 253 from Wangsa Maju LRT Station or bus 220 (formerly U23) from Lebuh Ampang to get to the National Zoo of Malaysia.