Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo
A. Overview

Singapore Zoo was opened on June 27, 1973 by Dr. Koh Heng Swee. Since then, the Singapore Zoo won several trophies from the charter or the Best Leisure Attraction of the Year until the Top 5 Most Popular Family Experiences. Singapore Zoo is located in dense forest areas, thereby making such animals in their natural habitat.

Singapore Zoo is a good place to explore different kinds of animals. By visiting this zoo, where visitors can see and interact directly with various types of animals. In addition, the zoo is also intended to comprehend the public about animal behaviors and raising awareness to protect wild animals.

Singapore Zoo is now a habitat for animal 2530. There are about 315 species of animals are placed here, where 16% of them are kind of wild animal. Singapore Zoo is one of Singapore's premier tourist destination visited by approximately 1.5 million visitors annually.
B. Feature

Singapore Zoo Zoo uses the concept of `Open`, where the animals in it are kept in a large area of ​​carpet-covered garden. Between the areas of animal and visitor are separated by a moat of dry or watery. For dangerous animals such as leopards and jaguars, they were placed on a beautiful farm land and surrounded by glass. This is to provide an atmosphere that appears to open.

Singapore Zoo offers some interesting programs, such as images along with the animals, show animals, and animal feeding schedule. The zoo has won several trophies and is widely recognized as an attractive place for tourists and a place of learning.
C. Location

Singapore Zoo is located on the Mandai Lake Road No. 80, Singapore 729 826, in the northern part of Singapore. The location is easily accessible by various means of transportation.
D. Access

Singapore Zoo is open daily from 8:30 to 18:00 pm local time and accessible by various modes of transportation. Visitors can use taxis or private cars, the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit), as well as bus service is available every day.

By taxi, the trip to the zoo takes approximately 30 minutes from the city area with a cost of approximately 20 Singapore Dollars.

By Bus from the city, by bus no 171 to Mandai Road, then stopped at the bus stop first, then replace it with bus number 927 or 926 (operates only on Sundays and Public Holidays).

By Train or MRT, there are several options. Visitors can use the train and stop at Ang Mo Kio (NS16) and take the bus number 138. Alternatively, visitors can stop at Choa Chu Kang Station (BP1/NS4) and take the bus number 927. Other options can be stopped at the station Woodland (NS9) or Marsiling station (NS8) and take the bus number 926. However, the bus number 926 beoperasi only on Sundays and Public Holidays.

E. Ticket Prices

Ticket price of S $ 18.00 for adults and S $ 9.00 for children (children aged 3-12 years). There is also a service to ride the tram at the Singapore Zoo. His journey reaches a distance of more than 2.2 km to 3 stopovers. Tram ticket price for adults on Ordinary Days and Holidays are S $ 5.00 and the price of tickets for children S $ 2.50.
F. Accommodation and Other Facilities

There are many places to eat in the area around the zoo. Zoos also offer breakfast in the forest which is famous for a breakfast program with wild animals, which is conducted every day between the hours of 9:00 to 10:00 local time.

At the entrance and exit there Zoo Zoo shop. In this place, visitors can find a wide variety of clothing, equipment and toys. The goods purchased in this store can be used as souvenirs.

The Zoo is also equipped with various facilities for people with disabilities such as wheelchairs and toilet services for people with disabilities. In fact, about 90% of the park can also be traversed by wheelchair. In this place, there are also many exhibitions and performances of animals for people with disabilities.

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