Monday, July 29, 2013

Taiping zoo, Perak, Malaysia.

Taiping zoo is the oldest zoo in Malaysia , established in 1961 at Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak. The zoo cover some 34 acres of land to exhibit approximately 1300 animals. It also has a night safari which begin from 8p.m.

Operating hours
8.30am to 6.00pm (everyday including public holiday)

Night safari
8.00 to 11.00 p.m 
Open every night including Public Holidays

8.00 to 12.00 a.m
On Saturday nights and eve of Public Holidays.

Admission Fees:
Taiping Zoo's Entrance Fee:
Adult: RM12.00
Children: RM8.00

Taiping Night Safari's Entrance Fee:
Adult: RM16.00
Children: RM10.00

Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, 34000 Taiping, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia.
Tel: 605 - 8086577  Fax: 605 - 806 6025   
e-mail :

Nearby attraction

They need a lot more to improve this zoo some maintenance part is not properly done, while some cases is without animals ( visit on Sept 2011) hope they will improve, especially the facilities, animal hygiene  and health, i saw an obese Orang Utan here. Beside that more animal should be introduce in this zoo to attract more visitor like penguin, meerkat, Capybara, komodo dragon, tortoise,etc.
have a look at a zoo at America ( San Diego Zoo, California) 
Click to enlarge
zoo map

 the obese orang utan
 the waterfall



 wild boar
 the lazy lion




Gaur (seladang) 


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