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Singapore Zoo, Singapore

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Appreciate the majesty of exotic and endangered animals at Singapore Zoo, home to the world's largest collection of orangutans housed in free-range enclosures. Other exotic beasts, such as rare white tigers, white rhinos, baboons, and elephants live among the jungle setting. The zoo places a strong emphasis on animal welfare, providing spacious natural habitats. Explore the large zoo easily and beat the heat by riding the shuttle train between habitats. See Singapore Zoo and all Singapore has to offer by arranging your trip with our Singapore route maker website.
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  • Me and my husband went to the zoo. I give 3 stars because the ambience is nice.. you see more plantantion and green around than actual animals. Not worthy of the money.  more »
  • We were expecting something great based on what we heard and we were not disappointed.... Beautiful setting , you have not really the feeling animals are in the cages and often it seems they can walk....  more »
  • Feels like having a real holiday while spending time here. One of the most well-maintained zoos I’ve ever visited. A must to visit when in Singapore.  more »
  • Amazing place. Vivid experiences. Loved the guided tours and shows..they have 3 packages to choose from. If visiting keep a good 3 hours plus an hour for travel as it is a little away from downtown. Great positive environments. Do not miss out the shows. Check the schedules on their website for the same
  • This attraction is definitely a must do whilst in Singapore. We only did the zoo (river and night safari are both two different ticketed attractions) and spent most of our day there. We got a grab here and it wasn't too expensive - you can get there by metro and bus but just seemed a taxi is much quicker and not much more expensive. The zoo is easy to get around and we managed to see pretty much everything on the map - there is some amazing scenery too and picnic places. It was epic! Free ranging orangutans swinging from tree to tree. A beautiful aviary and butterfly house. Every animal was so well cared for, and we loved the fact there were active breeding programs for endangered and critical species. We loved the signs all around about the illegal pet trade, as education in this part of the world is so vital. The complete lack of cages and fences was admirable and gave the sense of connection between the animals and us.The zoo also houses some rescue dogs and cats which host a show around 4pm but unfortunately we missed this. You can tell the keepers really care for the animals and the shows that we did see were amazing. A beautiful and ethical zoo, well worth seeing. Best way to get there is taxi - ours was $19 from Clarke Quay for a family of 4.
  • What a fantastic zoo, we started by having breakfast with The Orangutans, which was an amazing experience, and one we will not forget. The animals are so well cared for, and the interactive sessions very good.... we were even allowed to feed the elephants..... another memory. There is a lot of renovation going on to enhance the experience even more, but this does not detract from your visit..... excellent
  • Amazing zoo with a huge variety of wildlife. The enclosures are designed with natural barriers. So there are minimal cages and bars. Please be aware the place is huge so there is a lot of walking involved. Therefore we would highly suggest paying the $5 for unlimited buggy rides through the park. Would definitely give yourself a good 3-4 hours to walk through and see everything. A must visit for those who love any wildlife.
  • Yes. One of the top 3 zoos in the world! I would probably rank it number 1 or 2 easily. There are smells of fragrant flowers, not animal waste smells! The River Cruise was awesome and the restaurant’s and snack bars are great. Make sure you have enough Singaporean cash for snacks and drinks in the heat. Wear or bring a hat for the heat, and just enjoy. Such a wonderful experience and kids had the time of their life!

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A world-class wildlife park where many of its animals roam freely, the Singapore Zoo houses more than 2,800 animals. It is also home to the world’s first free-ranging orang utan habitat. Visitors can enjoy four different animal shows held twice daily at various times. Singapore Zoo has established itself as a world-class wildlife park that houses more than 2,800 animals, which roam freely in naturalistic habitats. A popular programme for visitors is the “Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife”, where the zoo’s iconic orang utan, Ah Meng, makes a regular appearance. A raised boardwalk allows for almost-360° views of the creatures swinging and playing amongst the trees & vegetation. The park’s Fragile Forest zone and Elephants of Asia exhibits are great educational experiences for visitors. Rainforest Kidzworld allows children to spend time with farmyard animals.