Zoo Taiping and Night Safari is believed to be the oldest zoological exhibit in Malaysia, established in 1961 and also one of the largest of its kind at 34 acres in size. Located within the Lake Garden, visitors can expect to see the usual gamut of local and exotic animals, including tigers, lions, zebra, deer, monkeys, birds, hippos and reptiles.
There are over 1,300 animals from 200 species of wildlife on display at the park. The zoo opens from 8.30am to 6pm daily, while the night safari starts from 8 to 11pm. An entrance fee is charged but Taiping locals gets a discount.