Top 3 Zoos in Singapore

June 6, 2018

 

Singapore is undoubtedly one of the most enthralling holiday destinations in South East Asia. The island city-state has a good number of famous tourist attractions, fascinating sightseeing spots, scenic natural beauty, highly active shopping malls, etc. You may have added lots of places in your itinerary including at least a day dedicated to food tour Singapore. But if you are coming with kids, don’t miss the below-mentioned zoos. These are the spots where you can see the scenic natural beauty, threatened species of animals and birds and many more things.

 

1. Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo, previously known as Singapore Zoological Gardens, is a renowned zoo in Singapore where you have a lot to see and do. Located at Mandai and hence also known as Mandai Zoo, it is home to around 315 species of animals. Around 1.7 million visitors come to the zoo every year. Majority of the tourists would visit the orangutans - known for housing the largest captive colony of orangutans across the globe.

 

2. Night Safari

Mandai-located Night Safari should never be missed when you are in Singapore. Being the world’s first nocturnal zoo, Night Safari presently shelters over 2,500 animals of more than 130 species. Even you can enjoy seeing 38 percent endangered species. Located close to the Singapore Zoo, Night Safari attracts around 1.1 million visitors every year. Other major attractions include events such as tribal dances, demonstrations of fire-eating and blowpipe.

 

3. River Safari

During your city tour Singapore, you should visit the River Safari in the vicinity of Singapore Zoo and Night Safari. Constructed over 30 acres of area, this river-themed zoo-cum-aquarium offers river boat rides and many freshwater attractions. Apart from featuring over 5,000 animals of more than 300 species including a good number of endangered species, River Safari consists of 10 different eco-systems including Mississippi, Tundra, River Nile, Amazon and Yangtze River. Another main attraction here is the presence of giant pandas of both the sexes.

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