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Enjoy the close proximity to many wonderful attractions the city has to offer from the comforts of Citadines Mount Sophia Singapore, a popular Singapore serviced accommodation. Partake in an indulgent shopping spree at Orchard Road or delve into the animal kingdom when you visit the award winning attraction, the Singapore Zoo. The Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park are also popular tourist attractions and must-visits to ensure that you have experienced the best the city has to offer.
The Singapore Zoo is designed around an ‘open environment concept’ in a rainforest setting. Hosting over 2,500 specimens that come from over 315 species, of which 16% of the animal population is regarded as being endangered. Spread across 28 hectares of land, the zoo easily attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year.
Daily shows at the Singapore Zoo involve a spectrum of animals, whilst providing key information to help educate the general public. The zoo is divided into different sections such as the Australian Outback where kangaroos roam, White Tiger which features the endangered Bengal tiger, Proboscis Monkeys section where the elusive monkeys from Borneo can be seen, Orang Utan where the large social group of intelligent Orangutans can be viewed, and Cat Country, where visitors can come face to face with such beauties as jaguars and leopards. There are numerous other sections and animals to be seen and enjoyed. One would also find interactive displays and plenty of information regarding the animals, which mean that not only is the visitor being entertained but also informed.
Once the sun sets a whole range of nocturnal animals come out to forage and hunt. Over a 1,000 animals from 115 species can be found, and 30% of them are regarded as being endangered. The Night Safari can be enjoyed either by foot through three walking trails or by tram. The Night Safari at the Singapore Zoo is an experience by itself and one that should not be missed.