Manila Zoo announces new schedule

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Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden 

A new schedule of operations was implemented at the Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden in Malate, Manila, starting on Monday, Jan. 22.

Manila Mayor Honey Lacuna announced the new schedule and experiences the zoo has to offer to visitors.

Based on the schedule released by the office of Public Recreations Bureau Chief Roland Marino, the zoo is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays to Sundays.

The last entry of visitors will be allowed until 6 p.m. only.

The mayor said that visitors may enjoy the view of the animals up close through the glass walls installed.

The zoo, she added, also offers the chance for visitors to have an interactive feeding with the selected animals and learn facts about them via a puppet show and mobile library established inside the zoo in coordination with the Manila City Library.

According to the mayor, the admission rates for the Manila Zoo remain the same this year.

  • P150 for Manileños (for both adults and children);
  • P300 for non-Manila residents; 
  • P100 for Manileño students; 
  • P200 for non-Manila students;  
  • P120 for Manileño senior citizens and persons with disability (PWDs); 
  • and P100 for local government employees and teachers under Manila- Division of City Schools

She said children aged two years and below can get free admission, while registered senior citizens in the city may also get free admission on Wednesdays.

To avail of the discounts, Marino said the guests are required to present their valid identification cards upon entry to verify their address in the city.