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Malacca Zoo is the second-largest zoo in Malaysia behind the National Zoo of Malaysia, with 54-acre zoological park located besides Lebuh Ayer Keroh (Federal Route 143) in the town of Ayer Keroh in the state of Malacca, Malaysia. More than 1200 animals of 215 species can be found there. Unlike a normal zoo, Malacca Zoo hold an open concept such as animal exhibit and animal breeding. In addition, it also provides a conservation programme and enhancing wildlife education prgramme that makes the zoo a suitable recreational area for family, pre-schoolers, university students, and corporate companies. Besides, visitors are able to observe the behaviour of noctural animals in their natural habitats by participate in Night Safari which is one of popular attraction at Malacca Zoo.
One must reach Malacca state first, located at the southern part on Malaysia in order to visit Malacca Zoo. Here are some of the options:
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the nearest airport to Melaka, which takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes drive to and from the airport. From here, take an express bus that will go straight to Melaka Sentral. The journey is estimated to be 2 hours with the fee of RM24. After that, take a taxi to go to Malacca Zoo.
Take an express bus at the TBS (Terminal Bas Bersepadu) that will take you straight to Melaka. The bus rate is around RM10 to RM15 depending on the coach. The bus ride usually takes approximately 3 hours. Melaka Sentral Bus Terminal is located at the heart of the town center. It is Malaysia’s first air-conditioned bus (state and express) and taxi terminal that has been servicing passengers in Malacca. The express bus, domestic bus and taxi are pooled together in this terminal for the convenience of passengers travelling around Melaka.
The faster route is by taking the North-South Expressway (PLUS). There are three exits to Melaka namely; Ayer Keroh toll, Simpang Empat, Alor Gajah toll and Lipat Kajang, Jasin toll. It takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes driving from Kuala Lumpur.