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Frequently Asked Questions by Volunteers


A. Pre-trip to Zoo Negara Malaysia


1.) How do I register to participate in this Zoo Volunteer programme?


Contact the Education Department at 03 4108 3422 or e-mail to to book a date. Note that availability date depends on first-come-first-serve basis. We accept only up to 40 volunteers a day.


2.) What are the recommended things to bring along for the programme?

- Insect repellent
- Water bottle
- Money
- Bright personality
- Positive attitude
- Zoo volunteer programme form and registration fee
- Optional: Recyclable materials (empty clean boxes, newspapers and etc)


B. Zoo Negara Malaysia


1.) Where is Zoo Negara Malaysia?


Zoo Negara Malaysia is located at Hulu Kelang, Ampang, Selangor. It is about 13 km from the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur.


2.) How do I get to Zoo Negara Malaysia?


By train

Take the Putra LRT heading to the Gombak line and disembark at Wangsa Maju station. Then take the taxi to the zoo. Please insist on using the taxi meter. The taxi fare should cost you around RM6.00 to RM 8.00.


By bus

Visit, bus route.



By car

Use Middle Ring Road 2 heading to Ampang / Hulu Kelang.


3.) If I am an international / local tourist, where do I stay?


2 budget hotels are located at Wangsa Maju, Section 2:

- Smile hotel (
- Smart hotel (

or you can book backpackers at the City Center of Kuala Lumpur.





Links : Perhilitan Kuala Lumpur Tourism action wox

Zoo Negara, Hulu Kelang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

For enquiries, please call : +603-4108 3422/7/8 Fax : +603-4107 5375

Staff Webmail

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