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Dinosaur Encounter At Zoo Melaka: Get Up Close To This Jurassic Park-Like Experience In Melaka

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Cheng Sim  •  Feb 20, 2021

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There are many reasons why Melaka is such a great travel destination for families. Apart from the kid-friendly attractions and historical sights where the little ones can pick up a fun fact or two, it also has many family-friendly spots that can be enjoyed by both parents and children alike! If you're planning a family road trip to Melaka, make sure to save this brand new attraction for your future holidays!
Credit: Dinosaur Encounter on Facebook One of the latest attraction at Zoo Melaka, make your way to Dinosaur Encounter known as the largest interactive dinosaur park in Southeast Asia. Featuring 100 species of life-sized dinosaur replicas, your kids will love immersing themselves in this Jurassic Park-like experience, which is Dinosaur Encounter's second location after the National Science Centre in Kuala Lumpur.
Credit: Dinosaur Encounter on Facebook Dinosaur Encounter sits in a 5-acre forest park at Zoo Melaka, so stepping into this attraction feels like you're going back to pre-historic times. These life-sized dinosaurs are pretty realistic and don't be surprised to see visitors snapping photos of Velociraptor, Triceratops and the massive T-Rex from their phones.
Credit: Dinosaur Encounter on Facebook What's great about exploring Dinosaur Encounter is the spacious walkways that are perfect for families with strollers. While hanging out with the kids, how about playing a guessing game with your family and get your little ones to name each dinosaur replica they discovered along the walkway? 
Credit: Dinosaur Encounter on Facebook You might stumble upon friendly rangers at the Dinosaur Encounter as part of the experience too, so do say hi to them! Since Malaysia is still persevering through the pandemic, we recommend saving this attraction for future vacays and visit the attraction when the situation gets better. If you want to practice caution when visiting Dinosaur Encounter, we recommend adhering to the SOPs, practicing social distancing when in public areas, and book your tickets online to reduce physical contact. Admission fee: Starts at RM31 per child and RM38 per adult - do note that this fee is for Zoo Melaka's Day & Night Zoo inclusive Dinosaur Encounter and animal feeding sessions (see full admission rates here) Address: Zoo Melaka, 200, Lebuh Ayer Keroh, 75450 Melaka Opening hours (Day Zoo): Open daily; 9AM-6PM Opening hours (Night Zoo) : Fri-Sat; 7.30PM-11.30PM (Open during school holiday, public holiday eve and every night on 1st and 4th week of the month) Website | Facebook