All You Need to Know about Singapore’s Zoological Parks

14 Mar 2020
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Marvel at Singapore’s nature reserves and animal safaris!

Apart from skyscrapers, Singapore is home to not 1 but 3 award-winning Zoological parks. The Singapore Zoological Gardens, River Safari and Night Safari are some of Singapore’s top attractions where you can get up close and personal with the animals in their natural habitats!

Singapore Zoo

Klook Fun Fact: Did you know the difference between a monkey and an ape is that monkeys have tails and apes do not? For more animal facts, head over to the Singapore Zoological Gardens
Home to 300 over species of mammals, reptiles, and birds, there is so much to see! This world-famous zoo will have you up close and personal with the animals as you’ll only be separated by moats and wooden fences.

Have Breakfast with the Mascot of the Singapore Zoo

Have you ever had breakfast with an Orang Utan?
Well, why not kickstart your day at the zoo in the company of the friendly Orang-Utans! With a buffet spread of both local and western delights, fill your tummies alongside these friendly primates. Be sure to have your cameras ready when they waltz in hand in hand with their keepers!
Time: 9:00AM to 10:30AM
Price: $35 (~Php1, 330)
Venue: Singapore Zoological Gardens Ah Meng Restaurant
Getting Tickets to Breakfast with Ah Meng
Tickets can be purchased at the ticketing counters at the entrance of the park. Instead, get your discounted tickets from Klook and skip the long lines at the ticketing counter! Just scan your mobile e-voucher at the self-ticketing kiosks and get ready to feast!

Get up close and personal at the Fragile Forest

Klook Fun Fact: Sloths only go to the bathroom ONCE A WEEK!
Keep your eyes peeled as you walk through this biodome as the animals are hiding in all nooks and crannies. From Saki Monkeys swinging from branch to branch to little ducks crossing the paths in front of you and even sloths slowly making their way across the branches, it’s truly an unforgettable experience.
In fact, the fragile forest might just be our favourite part of the zoo!

Be AMAZED at the animal shows

Klook Fun Fact: Elephants walk on their toes. That’s why they have such great balance!
Be sure to hold onto your hats because the cheeky elephants just might steal them while you’re not looking! Catch these gentle giants in action at our favourite Elephants at Work and Play show.
P.S Don’t be in a rush to leave after the show because you can get a photo op with these superstars as well as a chance to feed them!
In addition, check out the other animal shows and marvel at these wondrous creatures as they interact with their trainers.

Have a splashing good time at Rainforest Kidzworld

Rainforest Kidzworld is a place for little ones to splash around in the water playground, spend time with farmyard animals or even ride on a little pony! Don’t forget to pack a spare set of clothes!
Klook Fun Fact: Goats can be taught their name and to come when called.
Don’t want to get wet? Grab a branch of leaves and watch the hungry goats gobble up it up in the blink of an eye! Look out for the keepers walking goats and watch them perform a few tricks for treats.

See eye-to-eye with nature’s skyscrapers

Klook Fun Fact: Giraffes have black tongues to prevent them from getting sunburnt! That’s how often they stick their tongues out.
Take a walk along the Wild Africa zone and catch a glimpse of the king of the jungle and childhood favorites Timon and Pumba in real life!
P.S. Come during feeding time and for just SGD 5 (~Php190) you’ll get to feed selected animals.

You’ll love Reptopia

Klook Fun Fact: Lizards smell with their tongues.
If you’re game for a slithering good time, make your way to Reptopia, the newest zone in the park for a scaly good time! Learn about the different frogs, lizards and of course snakes through interactive boards and even games.
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Look out for the friendly zookeepers with reptiles in hand and approach for a great photo op. Don’t worry, they won’t bite.
Conquer your fears of creepy crawlies and get up close and personal with these scaly creatures!

Getting around the zoo:

One of the best ways to explore the park is through the guided tram! Learn more about the animals through the audio commentary and hop off to check out the animals up close. Just hop back on whenever you’re ready to head to the next attraction!
Getting tickets for the Tram
Purchase your tram tickets along with your admission tickets at the ticketing counter in the zoo. However, if you Klook your zoo tickets, the tram ticket is included FREE of charge!
Want to skip the queues? Klook your tickets, just flash your mobile voucher and redeem your tickets from the Self ticketing kiosk!

River Safari

Klook Fun Fact: Alligator gars are edible BUT their eggs are poisonous.
Home to the world’s LARGEST freshwater aquarium, you’ll find so many bizarre-looking sea creatures that you won’t believe your eyes! Try to spot Canola the Manatee as the River Safari icon somersaults around the waters.

Have Tea in Mama Panda’s Kitchen

Rest your legs and have tea in Mama Panda’s kitchen. With exclusive River Safari Panda themed snacks, you can have your cake and eat it too!

Have a splashing good time on the Amazon Quest

Cruise along the Amazon river and meet the amazing animals of the Amazon rainforest! As you set sail into the dark jaguar cave, try to spot these ferocious cats before they spot you.


Klook Fun Fact: Pandas can poop up to 40 TIMES A DAY. 
No visit to River Safari will be complete without visiting Singapore’s resident giant pandas, Jia Jia, and Kai Kai! Your hearts will melt as they roll around their natural habitats munching on bamboo leaves. Challenge yourself and try to catch a steady image of the active fluffy red panda if you can!
Klook your tickets and enjoy the River Safari Cruise and the Amazon River Quest FREE!
Or better yet, why not kill two birds with one stone and visit both parks, or even ALL the parks with the park hopper tickets!
Ever wondered what animals do after dark? Visit the world’s FIRST nocturnal wildlife park the Night Safari to find out! At the Night Safari, there are strategic soft lights put in place to ensure that you’ll be able to spot the animals! And yes, the animals are different from the ones you see in the Singapore Zoo!

After dark wild ride

The guided tram is the ONLY way you’ll get to see ALL the animals in the night safari. Learn interesting facts about these nocturnal creatures as you wander into the depths of the dark forest. Engage all your senses as you listen out for the calls of the wild! You’ll also think twice about your environmental footprints as you learn about the conservation efforts of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

Meet the creatures of the night

Klook Fun Fact: Owls have no eyeballs hence they are unable to move their eyes. Instead, they can turn their heads 270 degrees to see their surroundings.
Catch the owls and their nocturnal counterparts as they show off their talents in the Creatures of the Night show. More importantly, learn about considerate recycling from the adorable otters!
If you’re lucky, you just may be the lucky assistant volunteer they need! But, be warned, those snakes are HEAVY! So get your biceps ready and you just may get selected.
Showtimes: 7.30pm, 8.30pm, 9.30pm and 10.30pm*
* Fri, Sat & eve of Public Holidays
Visiting the Night Safari? Skip the long lines at the ticketing counter and Klook your way to the Night Safari. You’ll also get to select a tram timing so you won’t have to queue!

Getting to the zoological parks

By Train & Bus:
Take the North South Line and transfer to these public buses that will take you right to the parks.
By Shuttle Bus
Hop on to the Mandai Express at Khatib MRT,Tampines, Bedok or Sengkang for a quick and convenient way to the zoo.
By Taxi/ Car:
The parks are about 30 Minutes away from the city and sheltered as well as open-air parking lots are located near the entrance of the park.

Bonus: Jurong Bird Park

Can’t get enough of the animals? Head over to the Jurong Bird Park to catch our feathery friends in action! They are due to shift to Mandai in 2018 but till then, catch them in action in Jurong Bird Park!
Opening Hours: 8:30AM to 6:00PM
Admission Fee: SGD29 (~Php1, 100)
Getting to Jurong bird park:
By Bus/Train:
Take the MRT to Boon Lay station and transfer to bus service 194.
By Shuttle Bus:
Take the Safari Gate Shuttle from Suntec City or the Singapore Flyer.
Price: SGD 7 (~Php265)
Bus Times: 9.30 AM,11.30 AM,2.00 PM
Klook your way to the bird park to skip the long lines! In addition, you’ll also get to enjoy the tram ride for free!

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