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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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Pandas were great, a bit tired in places tho

We were dropped off here which was lucky for us so can't comment on transport but it is not central... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New Zealand
Very average - Thank-goodness for the Panda Enclosure!

Impressive when you first go in and the Pandas are beautiful. If it's was not for the big Panda... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Merinda B
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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 good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Zoo Negara Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
+60 3-4108 3422
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Reviewed yesterday

We were dropped off here which was lucky for us so can't comment on transport but it is not central so may take a bit of planning. We mainly went to see the pandas who are now included in the price. We were the only...More

Thank Sqddo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Impressive when you first go in and the Pandas are beautiful. If it's was not for the big Panda enclosure the Zoo would be a 0! But from then it's smelly hot and not so good. Beware that they charge foreigners a lot more than...More

Thank Merinda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect zoo for adults and children, all kind of animals, lion, cheetah, bears, pandas, dears, penguins, zebras , elephants, rhinos, you name it.

Thank nawalescape
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish every attraction of the zoo was as very well-kept as the pandas'. It's like all the resources they have to maintain a zoo are only focused on them and the other animals receive the scrap.

1  Thank Gerard A
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visiting the Zoo Negara & it surprised me. There are a lot of animals there & the place is well-managed. The highlight of the visit is the pandas & they are such cute animals. Recommend the others to visit as well.

Thank I9488QTsharonl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit in KL. Easy access transport. Food easy to find. Many animals to look at. Beware pickpocket

Thank Hadilim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last time I visited here was 30 and 10 years ago and it has improved between then. If I was to compare with Singapore Zoo or some foreign zoo abroad, yes, it can be improved far better than the current situation. Otherwise, if this was...More

Thank LissaLovesArt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

End of the month June 2017, our family, me, my husband and my 2 kids, 10 years old and 6 years old visit Zoo Negara during holiday. We stayed at taman melati and took grab car for transportation. We just pay RM8 from Taman Melati...More

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Thank hmyMiri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the national zoo of Malaysia this is surely an embarrassment. The ticket price for "foreigners" was excessive. The whole place is extremely run down and most of the animals are kept in apalling conditions. The pandas however live in air-conditioned comfort in a huge...More

3  Thank Nestlein
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zoo Negara always remain one of my favorite childhood memories. However after 30 years, when I brought my 2yo son to visit the Zoo again, we are landed with disappointment. Nothing much has changed compared to past 30 years except the new Panda house. Most...More

Thank MeiYoong
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Thayalan A
25 June 2017|
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Response from chuckwow | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i didnt answer in time there are no alwrts from this site to me.hope you enjoyed the zoo.john.e.
Benjamin T
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
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.