Zoo Negara Malaysia (National Zoo) is Malaysia’s largest local zoo. It is located in Ulu Klang of the Gombak District in the state of Selangor—about a 20-minutes drive from central Kuala Lumpur. Covering an area of 110 acres, the zoo houses over 5,000 animals consisting of 437 different species of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and fish. The zoo first offiicially opened its doors on 14th November 1963 and is run by the Malaysian Zoological Society, a non-governmental organisation set up to manage the country’s premier zoo. Since its opening, Zoo Negara has made great efforts over the years to transform the complex into an open concept with over 90% of its inhabitants now residing in spacious enclosures resembling their natural habitats.
Opening Hours: 9.00am - 5.00pm daily
Address: Zoo Negara, Jalan Taman Zooview, Taman Zooview, 68000 Ampang, Selangor