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Night Safari Singapore

Night Safari is located in Singapore. It has been operating since May 1994.

The zoo is operated by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) who also operate Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park and River Safari.

It is visited by 1.3 million people each year.

Attractions

Creatures of the night show

In this show you will be introduced to the antics that animals participate in at night. From the amazing strength of a spotted hyena to the leap of an African serval you never know what you might see.

Thumbuakar Performance

This amazing show features a range of breathtaking stunts and flame-throwing demonstrations to heat up your night.

Tram Safari Experience

Sit back and enjoy a guided 40-minute journey through 6 geographical zones. You will meet the animals of Asia and Africa as you go on your journey.

Night Safari Singapore

Location

Mandai,

Singapore

Year Opened

1994

Land Size

35ha (86acres)

Number of Animals

900

Number of Species

100

History


The original concept for the Singapore Zoo was first touted in the 1980s. It was envisioned by the chairman of the Singapore Zoo, Dr Ong Swee Law.


10 years late on 26 May 1994 the zoo opened at a cost of S$63 million.


Over the years the zoo has experienced a number of significant births including the first Sunda pangolin and red giant flying squirrel in captivity.

Star Animals

Chawang

An asian elephant bull, Chawang is considered the iconic animal of Night Safari and is the father of five calves.

Main Exhibits

Fishing cat trail

Along fishing cat trail you will see skilled hunters like the fishing cat along side odd animals such the pangolin, anteater and armadillo. Otters can also be seen along with marsh birds.


Leopard trail

Asia’s large cats including Sri Lankan leopards, clouded leopards and Asian lions are featured on this trail. Also be sure to have a look at the world’s only venomous primate – the slow loris. A spectacular encounter can be had as you walk through the giant flying squirrel and flying fox habitat.


East Lodge Trail

At the junction between Africa and Asia you can first encounter Malayan tigers and barbirusa in Asia. Then see the red river hogs and bongos of the African forest and the spotted hyenas and servals of the African savannah.


Wallaby Trail

On wallaby trail you can see the animals of Australia. Here you can journey through the wallaby enclosure and the Naracoorte cave where you can encounter scorpions and centipedes. A range of Australian snakes, sugar gliders and possums are also displayed.

Tram Safari

The tram safari takes you through six geographical areas as you meet some of the larger animals at Night Safari. Here you can view hippopotamus, elephants, malayan tapir, dhole, cape buffalo, markhor, Himalayan tahr and many more.

References

Night Safari Website – https://www.wrs.com.sg/en/night-safari.html

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