Timothy Tye
Taiping Zoo


Giraffe, Taiping ZooGiraffe, Taiping Zoo (8 August, 2014)





Taiping Zoo (GPS: 4.85483, 100.75133), also known by its present official name Taman Mergastua Sultan Idris Shah, is the oldest zoological gardens in Malaysia. Founded in 1961, Taiping Zoo is often regarded as one of the best managed zoos in the country. There are a lot of happening events at Taiping Zoo, like the successful Night Safari, which allows visitors to observe norturnal animals from 8:00 to 11:00pm all year round.

Taiping Zoo covers 14.4 hectares (34 acres) of land within the sprawling Taiping Lake Gardens, at the foot of Maxwell Hill (Bukit Larut). At last count, there are 1300 animals of 180 species at Taiping Zoo. To create an environment that is sensitive to the animals' natural habitat, Taiping Zoo is gradually introducing new open concept enclosures.

Taiping Zoo on Google Maps Street View




Taiping Zoo is on the map of Taiping

Visiting Hours

Taiping Zoo is open daily from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm, including public holidays.

Camel, Taiping ZooCamel, Taiping Zoo (8 August, 2014)


Warthog, Taiping ZooWarthog, Taiping Zoo (8 August, 2014)


Rhinoceros, Taiping ZooRhinoceros, Taiping Zoo (8 August, 2014)


Deer, Taiping ZooDeer, Taiping Zoo (8 August, 2014)

List of Zoos in Malaysia

Map of Towns in Perak

 List of Towns in Perak from above map

 Buy Your Long-Distance Bus Tickets Here!

If you are planning to travel Malaysia and Singapore by bus, you can now purchase your long-distance bus tickets directly from Bus Online Ticket, where you get to check the schedule as well as price of tickets from various bus companies.

About me

Thank you for visiting my website. I started it in 2003, and today it has over twenty thousand pages of information. My name is . You can call me Tim. I have been writing my website full time since 1 November 2007, and I am enjoying every moment of it. I write my website to satisfy my own curiosity, but I am glad if the information is useful to you.

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's Good News to those who need it all over the world. If you wish to contact me, please submit the contact form. Thanks again, don't forget to follow me on Facebook!



Copyright © 2003-2018 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.