Singapore Zoos – Must visit attractions in Singapore
Singapore is undoubtedly a very popular holiday destination and is especially known for its amazing shopping malls and delicious local cuisines, but did you know that Singapore also has one of the best wildlife and zoos and here they are:
It was opened in 1993, and today, it is home to over three hundred species of wildlife, and close to 2800 of them! The Singapore Zoo is one of the most highly rated tourist attraction in Singapore. Not only is it popular among tourists, even locals love to visit this zoo! It is known as one of the best rainforest zoo in the world. The animals here roam about freely in their habitats and you can see them up close! It is quite an amazing experience indeed! The exhibits, the live animal shows, feeding sessions and kids zone makes the Singapore Zoo loved by all!
Night Safari is the first nocturnal zoo concept not just in Singapore, but the entire world! This night experience is definitely one of the best you can get! Watch the nocturnal animals at their active states via the exciting tram ride which takes you around the 6 geographical zones! The ride brings you around on a 40-minutes expedition to visit these amazing creatures of the dark. Night Safari is a safari adventure that your whole family will love!
It is the biggest bird park in Asia, with more than five thousand birds belonging to four hundred species! If you are an avian lover, then this is one of the zoo you must visit in Singapore! You can indulge in interactive sessions, shows and fun activities with these beautiful feathered creatures. Some of the main attractions in the Jurong Bird Park include the Penguin Coast, Kings of the Skies Show, Lory Loft, Waterfall Aviary, Flamingo Lake and Birds of Prey. You can also enjoy a lunch date with the talkative parrots, from 12.30pm-2pm at the Songbird Terrace!
This wildlife park is the only river-themed one that you can get in Asia. There are more than six thousand animals, including many endangered species which you can see here. The Giant Panda Forest, which is home to the pair of adorable, cuddly giant pandas ‘Jia Jia’ and ‘Kai Kai’ are River Safari’s main attraction. You can explore 6 different trails – the Mississippi, Nile, Mekong, Congo, Ganges and the Yangtze rivers here. You can also hop on a river quest which takes you around the Amazon River, where you can meet the jaguars and other wildlife native to South America.
You will definitely have a great time in these zoos, so don’t miss these attractions when you are in Singapore!
Zoos to visit in Singapore
Jurong Bird Park
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