Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo
Singapore Zoo

You will surely miss an important tourist attraction if you don’t visit the Singapore Zoo. Apart from the children, it has lots to offer to its adult tourists. Previously, this zoo was known as Zoological Gardens of Singapore. The zoo is also known as Mandai Zoo. Established on 23 June, 1973, it is a home to 315 wildlife species. The zoo is famous for being the world’s biggest home to the endangered species of orangutans.

Major attractions and Shows of Singapore Zoo

Animal Show: The animal show consists of three presentations, namely:

  • Rainforest Fights Back
  • Elephants at Work and Play
  • Splash Safari

Show of Orangutans: The show primarily highlights the endangered species of Sumatran Orangutan. The show amuses you by the comical and human-like activities of the orangutans. 

Singapore Zoo
Show of Orangutans

Tiger Trek: You can enjoy the behavior and activities of White tiger in this show. 


Wild Africa As the name suggests, the show highlights the behavior of the wild animals found in Africa. Here, you can find animals like:

  • African Lion
  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Cheetah
  • Banded Mongoose
  • White Rhinoceros
  • African hunting dog


Cat Country: This show takes the tourists through the wild world of the cats and animals of this category. The animals shown here primarily consist of:

  • Jaguar
  • Caracal
  • Mountain Lion
  • Leopard


Elephants of Asia: One of the biggest mammals on land is elephant. The animal has a distinctive lifestyle and physical features. This show on Asian Elephants highlights the activities and behavior of the animal and the tourists get an opportunity to get a close glimpse of it. 


Primate Kingdom: This section deals with the primate’s world. The activities of these primates are extremely interesting and it is quite entertaining to watch the behavior of these animals. The major primate species featured in this zoo are:

  • Chimpanzee
  • Douc Langur
  • Spider Monkey
  • Mandrill
  • Proboscis Monkey


Baboons: The cute little animals are worth watching here, especially the Hamadryas Baboon. 


Bears show: Touring the zoo is incomplete if you have not watched the bears here. There are two varieties of bears kept here. They are:

  • Sun Bear
  • Polar Bear


Reptile Garden: The most thrilling tour of this zoo is walking across the reptile garden. Plenty of reptiles are found here, like:

  • Saltwater crocodile
  • False Gharial
  • Komodo dragon
  • Burmese python
  • Bearded dragon
  • Green anaconda
  • Cuvier’s dwarf caiman
  • Sail-finned water dragon
  • Spitting cobra
  • Reticulated Python
  • Western diamond backed rattle snake
  • Alligator snapping turtle
  • Australian frilled lizard
  • Common boa
  • King cobra
  • Rhinoceros iguana
  • Gila monster
  • Green iguana


Fragile Forest
The tour takes you to the world of delicate or fragile animals. The prime animals featured here are:

  • Ring-tailed lemur
  • Tree Kangaroo
  • Malayan Flying Fox


Australian Outback: As the name suggests, a tour is organized to show some rare species of Australian animals. Here, you can get a glimps of some animals found in Australia, like:

  • Grey Kangaroo
  • Koala
  • Emu


Sea Lion Show
The zoo has this rarest collection of animals like Burmese Python and California Sea Lion, and tourists can see some rarest species of carnivores in this show.