|Sprawling over 22ha, this open-concept zoo has been rated as one of the best zoos in Malaysia. It is home to more than 44 species of wild animals, including the near extinct Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan sun bears and native guar oxen.
Zoo Melaka has progressed rapidly to be the second biggest zoo in the country. The number of exhibits have increased five-fold since 1979. At present, there are a total of over 1,200 specimen made up of 215 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the zoo.
The total annual visitation is about 400,000 people and more than half are people from Melaka and the neighbouring states. The major attractions of Zoo Melaka are the Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan Gaur, Serow and the Indochinese Tiger. In line with the current zoo development, Zoo Melaka adopted an open concept and maintains the natural green environment.
|Open Time :||Malacca Zoo - Day Zoo from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (from Monday to Friday )
Malacca Zoo - Night Zoo from 8.00 pm to 11.30 pm (only on Friday, Saturday, eve of public holiday and school holidays)
|Fees :||Day Zoo : Adults: RM7, Children: RM4
Night Zoo : Adult RM10, Children RM5
Students in Uniform : RM2
Video Cameras : RM10
|Other Name :||Zoo Melaka|
|How to Go :||By road
Exit at the Ayer Keroh interchange from the North-South Expressway. Go straight until you see the signboard of Zoo Melaka.
From Kuala Lumpur, you can take coaches to Malacca at Puduraya Bus Station. The two and half hour journey will cost you around RM7.90. You may then take a town bus No 19 at any main bus terminal in Malacca, which will cost you just RM1. Taxi also available with the cost around RM15. It is located about 15 km east of Malacca Historical City.
|Travel Tips :||No camera, video camera or torch light are allowed for the Night Zoo.|
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