Zoo Negara

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.

Highlights at Malaysia’s Zoo Negara include the Giant Panda Conservation Centre and 6D Motion Adventure Ride.


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Zoo Negara Malaysia,
Hulu Kelang 68000
Ampang, Selangor


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!

Attractions & exhibits

The main attractions and exhibits here include:

Giant Panda Conservation Centre – Meet and greet the zoo’s 3 giant pandas: Liang Liang, Xing Xing and their offspring, Nuan Nuan (D.O.B: 18 Aug 2015).
Savannah Walk – The largest open-concept exhibit in the zoo, closely resembling the actual Savannah plains of Africa.
Australian Plains – Home to kangaroos, wallabies, padamelons and emus.
6D Motion Adventure ride – For families and thrillseekers.
Insect Zoo – The first of its kind in the country and largest in the region.
Hornbill Centre – 7 different species of hornbills can be found here.
Penguin House – 8 Humboldt penguins from Czech Republic are housed here.
Reptile House – Indoor and outdoor exhibits available.
Malaysian Elephants – Say hi to or feed the friendly Malaysian elephants who live here.
Bird Aviary – Enjoy nature’s orchestra as you walk down the Bird Aviary.
Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium – One of the oldest public aquariums in the country with 7 zones.
Cat Walk – See Malayan tigers, lions, leopards and pumas.
Ape Centre – Home to chimpanzees, orangutans and other primates.
Mini Bee Museum – The largest honey producer in Malaysia is now in Zoo Negara.

Opening hours

Main opening hours9.00am – 5.00pm
Giant Panda Conservation CenterLast Admission – 4.30pm (weekdays), 5.30pm (weekends)
Multi-Animal Show11.00am & 3.00pm (Daily), 11.00am & 3.30pm (Fridays)

Price/Entrance fees

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Ticket prices
With MyKad Adult – RM43

Child (3-12) – RM16

Senior Citizens (>60) – RM21

Without MyKad Adult & Senior Citizens – RM61 (ASEAN only), RM50 (i-Kad/work permit/dependant pass), RM82 (Others)

Child – RM33 (ASEAN only), RM25 (i-Kad/work permit/dependant pass), RM43 (Others)

Students RM11 (With school letter and uniform) + teachers – RM15 each
Group Discount RM2 off (minimum 20 pax)
Disabled (OKU) Free
Tram Rides Adult – RM8 (with MyKad), RM11 (without MyKad), Child – RM5 (with MyKad), RM9 (without MyKad). Free for children below 2 years.



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.

By Bus:
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.

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