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Thursday, January 25, 2007

Melaka Night Zoo at day...

Welcome to Day & Night Zoo.
Date : 23 June 2005

Melaka Zoo

Zoo Melaka with an area of 21.2 ha is situated in Ayer Keroh, which is a well known tourism destination in Melaka. The zoo was established in 1963 and originally under the Melaka State Government but its management was taken over by The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) in 1979. The zoo total annual operating expenditure is about RM2 million. The zoo employ 66 employees in four major divisions, namely Administration, Veterinary, Curatory and Zoo Extensions.

Zoo Melaka has progressed rapidly to be the second biggest zoo in the country. The number of exhibits have increased five-fold since 1979. At present, there are a total of over 1200 specimen made up of 215 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the zoo. The total annual visitation is about 400 000 people and more than half are people from Melaka and the neighbouring states. The major attractions of Zoo Melaka are the Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan Gaur, Serow and the Indochinese Tiger. In line with the current zoo development, Zoo Melaka adopted an Open Concept and maintains the natural green environment.

Open Hour: 9.00 am- 6.00 pm everyday
Entrance Fee: Adult - RM7.00 / Children - RM4.00

Friday, Saturday and Sunday -8.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Entrance Fee (NIGHT ZOO) Adult : RM 10.00 Children : RM 5.00


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