A'Famosa Theme Park, Kota Kinabalu - 2020 (Photos & Reviews)

A'Famosa Theme Park Tours & Activities

About A'Famosa Theme Park

Relish in Famosa Theme park-the largest Water Theme Park in Malaysia,’ as you launch your exhilarating water adventure! Take your swimsuit and hurdle into the imperturbable kind of solstice pleasurable; fun and share the enjoyment with your friends or family, and get away from the jostle and buzz of life.

Titled after the prominent 16th-century Portuguese barricades of Melaka, A’Famosa Resort is bounded by rising and falling hills and lush scenery and is rated one of the county’s foremost vacation and outing destinations. A Famosa Resort is a little distant from the historic town of Melaka, noticeable from the North-South Highway.

It is just an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and 1 hour 30 mins drive from Kuala Lumpur. With calm pools, thrilling slides, splendid attractions, and enticing treats. There’s a little for everybody. Enjoy all day at this one of a kind theme parks.

Get together either on a business trip or on a family trip. Take indulgence in several functions, take advantage of our match and aquatic game pool here, and rest certain that your entire group or family will have electrifying time. There is a separate Kids Zone where they can enjoy the adventures that are just for their height at children’s water play area. 

The Kids’ Adventure Pool with their baby slides, water springs, and a water park are all the kids' favorites. Get along with family, get dressed in your swimwear and revel in surfing at the beach. Every time the alarms yelp, a surge bounces near the shore, the shouts of exhilaration from the Wave Pool will be picking up.

Another excitement is family raft where rides are with extra fun when you get to adore them with friends and family. This standard waterslide has been a long-time much-loved for people of all ages.

How to Reach A'Famosa Theme Park



The best low-cost way to reach A' Famosa Resort from Melaka Sentral is by driving a car which costs INR 122 – 200 and It takes 30 min. Melaka Sentral and A' Famosa Resort is 35 km.  You can also take a free bus to the theme park.

By Air:
You can book a flight to Melaka airport from where you can take a taxi to A Famosa Theme park.

By Road:
The distance between the Famosa theme park and Melaka is 30 km. Hire a taxi or you can take a free shuttle service from the airport after showing your receipt.

By Train:
You can travel from any ETS (Electric Train Service) station, alight at the Tampin Terminal. From there A' Famosa's Water Theme Park is nearby. You can take a cab from there it will take around 16mins.

What Not to Miss at A'Famosa Theme Park



Famosa Theme Park is set at the incredible historic city of Melaka. When you visit this water theme park you would realize why it is the largest theme park in Malaysia. Relish and revive in the fun stimulating water rides for a splashing day at A’ Famosa Water Theme Park, enjoy various attractions and exhilarating rides.

To start with enjoying typical water slides or swimming in the Lazy River, ride down Water Raft rapids! If you are an adventure lover, fearlessly take a ride on the Big Ice Cream which is popular as one of the giant, extensive, water slides in Southeast Asia!

Then ease at the calming currents of the Wave Pool and the Lazy River? Enjoy this water playground for all ages from all walks of life, picture-perfect for an all-day family fun day out in Malaysia. Now let’s talk about the rides. In total there are 11 rides in Famosa theme park to indulge in. There we will highlight the 4 major slides at A Famosa Theme Park:

1. Family Raft Slide
Family Raft Slide is an exhilarating ride on a gigantic expandable ring capable of holding three adults or two adults plus 2 kids with a thoroughgoing shared weight of 220kg. One of the most popular rides in Famosa so, you may need to wait there because of the queue but it will be worth your 10mins patience for the rides.

2. Inner Tube Slide
Inner Tube slide has an option of 4 slides beside each other, the first two are bounded and dark inside while the other side is open at the top. You can enjoy this one of a kind experience on this ride and squeal your head off as you take a single or double seater inner tube inclined over the dark springs.

3. Body Slide
Both the Inner tube slide and body slides are somehow similar to each other. The only difference is that you slide down without an inner tube. Body slide is also a heap of spiral slides but the kind of fun and amusement is different from each other. So, do try this ride at Famosa.

4. High Speed Slide
As the name suggests it’s a high speed slide and to go through the ultimate stimulating experience, you need to try These superfast slides fall away suddenly from a seven-floor high tower.
 
We have tried to give a fun overview of the Famosa theme park and to add some more excitement to your adventure trip to the Famosa. Together with these  Four electrifying slides, the other fascinations from the theme part comprise of the Lazy River which is stretched and relaxed moving a Wave Pool, Hula Hula Slide, Wa Ha Ha similar to tsunami ride and a Kid's Adventure Pool as we have described above.

Activities to Do in A'Famosa Theme Park



When in A Famosa theme park you have a plethora of things to do and events to observe and take part. Here we are mentioning a few best things to do in A Famosa Theme Park:

1. Melaka River Cruise
A Melaka River cruise will take you to the innermost corners of this ancient city. Relish in the cruise for approximately 45 minutes on the gliding waters, hear the story from the trip guide about the breakthroughs on the way.
 
2. Jonker Walk
Immerse in the dynamic atmosphere of the local market on Saturday and Sunday. You will find a lot of exclusive handicrafts, clothes, antiques and indulge in the street food of locals!
 
3. Stadthuys
The colossal lively mud red old quarter vaunts colonial Dutch buildings with significant solid doors and windows. An amusement to saunter through, go on a voyage from the earlier to present-day Melaka.
 
4. Melaka Zoo & Night Safari
Enjoy at the zoo with your kids or have fun with your friend or partner at the Night Safari tour. There you can see wild animals and adore the night safari with adventure views.

5. Maritime Museum
An imitation of Flora de la Mar, the Maritime Museum brings back the remarkable Portuguese ship and wonderfully showcases Melaka’s trade-off history. Witness the model ships from various times, and famous legends such as Hang Tuah as well as antique currency.

6. Water Sports
When you are at Famosa and want to enjoy every bit of it.  You must try water slides and astonishing rides to relish joy sports. It has alot of adventure as well as fun filled rides to add to the charm.

7. Safari Wonderland
Spend a day enjoying the safari wonderland or know-how the cowboy lifestyle?  Select according to your company as A’Famosa has everything! You must purchase tickets online before the visit.

8. Kids Zone
When you are visiting there with the kids, they have all the fun filled kids zone for the little ones. Enjoy the magic of the kids zone which is a wonderful experience for your little sunshine. It is a must-visit place near A Famosa theme park.

9. Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Take on a flight into the house of the rich Baba Chan Cheng Siew through the nineteenth to the initial twentieth century. Observe the abundance of wealth and culture. You will notice
its smooth interior decoration, exaggerated costumes, embellished silk, jewelry, silverware and what not.

10. Taming Sari Tower
Taming Sari is the first and single gyro tower in Malaysia. Take a 360-degree panoramic sight of Melaka. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of this beautiful town.

11. Melaka Botanical Garden
Witness the jade greenery at this forest reserve and recreational park. You can rent a bicycle to get around the garden.
 
12. Theme Park
When in A Famosa theme park you have a plethora of things to do and events to observe and take part in. Here we are mentioning a few best things to do in A Famosa Theme Park.

Places to Visit near A'Famosa Theme Park



You must not miss on any of Melaka’s spectacular wonders and gorgeous heritage, but with the abundant tourist attractions that this antique city pompously brags of, where can you go to get further out of the city? There are so many places to visit in less time!
 
1. Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Take on a flight into the house of the rich Baba Chan Cheng Siew through the nineteenth to the initial twentieth century. Observe the abundance of wealth and culture. You will notice its smooth interior decoration, exaggerated costumes, embellished silk, jewelry, silverware and what not.

2. A’Famosa Resort
Want to coddle in water slides and astonishing rides? Relish witty animal shows at Safari Wonderland or know-how the cowboy lifestyle?  Select according to your company as A’Famosa has everything! You must purchase tickets online before the visit.

3. Magic Art 3D Museum
Enjoy at the Magic art 3d museum which is a favorite among kids. Inspired by Iceland and an Egyptian adventure is a must-visit place near A Famosa theme park.

4. Taming Sari Tower
Taming Sari is the first and single gyro tower in Malaysia. Take a 360-degree panoramic sight of Melaka. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of this beautiful town.

5. Melaka Botanical Garden
Witness the jade greenery at this forest reserve and recreational park. You can rent a bicycle to get around the garden.

Other Essential Information About A'Famosa Theme Park



Location-
Jalan Kemus / Simpang Ampat, Simpang Ampat, 78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka, Malaysia

Timings-
- Monday and Wednesday-Friday: 11:00am-7:00pm
- Saturday-Sunday, public and school holidays: 9:00am-7:00pm
- Closed on Tuesdays except on public and school holidays

Entry Fee-  INR 783 for Adults and INR 648 for Children

Distance from the city center- 35 km away from the city central

Places to Stay near A'Famosa Theme Park



A Famosa Theme Park Has a lot to offer in terms of things to do and places to visit. There are several places to stay near the A Famosa theme park. Here we are aggregating the best ones for you.
 
1. Moty Hotel 
Just a 10-minute walk away from Melaka's historic sites, Moty Hotel has graceful guest rooms with air conditioning along with free WiFi. It houses a cafeteria and an enclosed swimming pool. They offer free parking too.
 
Location- No 42 Jalan PM 6 Plaza Mahkota, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
 
2. The Riverside Cardamom 
Set near the Melaka River, and walking distance from Famosa theme park, Jonker Street and Heeren Street, The Riverside Cardamom bids accommodation in Melaka.

Location-  22-A, Jalan Kota Laksamana 1/1, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75300 Melaka, Malaysia
 
3. Yote 28 
Yote 28 in Melaka is well connected to all the famous places including Porta de Santiago. St John's Fort, Sam Po Kong Temple. You will get a 24X7 reception service, where the staff speaks multiple languages English, Malay and Chinese.

Location- No.28, Jalan Plaza Merdeka, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia 

4. Three Little Birds Home 
Conceited free bikes, lounge, garden, and free WiFi, Three Little Birds Home is set in Melaka. Just 5km away from Melaka Straits Mosque.

Location- 7, Jalan Kota Laksamana 1/3, Laksamana, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
 
5. Ola Lavanderia Cafe 
Ola Lavanderia Cafe proposing business style interiors is a hostel placed conveniently 200 m from Christ Church and Porta de Santiago in Melaka.

Location-  25 Jalan Tukang Besi, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia

6. Pool Villas 4-Room
This is a wonderful personally appointed Villa that will allow you to relax in privacy. This villa has 4 rooms and is equipped with spacious living facilities, all uptodate home conveniences along with a private swimming pool.

7. A'Famosa Villa 297
When you book A Famosa villa 297 you can avail a Double Story Villa along with a beautiful garden and swimming pool . This villa has 4 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, along with a dining area, fully furnished  kitchen and modern home facilities.

8. Pool Villa 2-Room Suite
This villa is a 2 suite cozy Villa with a private garden. Each of these Villas has amazing tropical gardens with swimming pools. Enjoy at outer jacuzzi are totally refreshing giving a unique experience of the pleasure of tropical living. The room is comfortable and offers a spectacular view.
 

Travelers’ Tip before visiting A Famosa Theme Park



As Famosa has plenty to offer, you need to be prepared for surprises. Here are some tips to enjoy your trip in the best manner.

- Book the tickets in advance and choose a package according to your choice.

You can ask for help whenever you require it.

Compare packages of different companies before booking to avail the best deal.

Gather information about the places that require permits and obtain that.

Must carry an extra pair of clothes when going to Water Park.
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People Also Ask About A'Famosa Theme Park

  1. What is there to do at A'Famosa resort?

    There are a lot of things to do at Famosa Resort. Here are 9 Amusing Things to Do in A Famosa Resort Malacca:
    - Enjoy at Equestrian Club
    Try Fishing at Fishing Pond
    Indulge in Safari Wonderland
    Take a Walkthrough Area
    Go try Safari Adventure
    Must go to Red Indian Show
  2. What is A'Famosa in Malaysia?

    A Famosa is which means "The Famous" in the Portuguese language is a previous Portuguese fortress situated in Malaysia. One of the ancient European architectural remains in Southeast Asia and the Far East. Now A Famosa is the largest theme park in Malaysia.
  3. How old is A'Famosa?

    A Famosa was built in 1511. It is an ancient fortress in Malaysia. This is one of the oldest buildings in Malaysia which is the reason for its popularity and has a European influence. It has its historical value.
  4. Who built A'Famosa?

    A Famosa was constructed by Thomas Fernandes and entailed initially of a tower of four floors, aiding as household to the captain of the city was enclosed by walls. Then the Rui de Brito Patalim, Captain of Malacca, bloated this edifice by building another floor to the tower.
  5. How much is the ticket price of A'Famosa Theme Park?

    A' Famosa Water Theme Park entry prices can differ. Right now the ticket price of A Famosa park is around INR 783 for Adults and INR 648 for Children for a foreigner. You should check their price on different websites before booking.
  6. What are the timings of A'Famosa Theme Park?

    A' Famosa Water Theme Park is open:
    - Mon  11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    - Wed - Fri - 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    - Sat-Sun - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    You must buy tickets in advance as A Famosa can be fully packed, so we suggest booking e-tickets to avoid a queue.
  7. Is visiting A'Famosa worth it?

    Yes! Worth a visit. You can enjoy yourself with your family here. They have something for every member of the family. If you are traveling with your partner then it’s a splendid place for you to spend some quality time. We recommend a visit to A Famosa in Malaysia.

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