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15 Best Theme Parks in Malaysia

 
  • Malaysia has come up with the perfect adrenaline rush then kids can spend some theme parks in Malaysia. You can visit legoland which comes with approximately seven themed areas and a water park to let the kids have their own adventurous experiences. If you are looking for some more, it is best for you to try out the Batting Cages. You can have one of the best baseball experiences. If your kids want more fun, take them to Desa Waterpark which has amazing colorful cartoon entrance which comes as an absolute delight for most of the children. The theme parks of Malaysia will keep your kids thoroughly engaged.

    Here's a list of the best theme parks in Malaysia:

  • 01Legoland Malaysia

    As the name indicates, this theme park is filled with various rides and attractions, all constructed out of Lego Bricks. It is the first international theme park in Malaysia and attracts thousands of tourists of all age groups year after year.



    Highlights
    – Everything that you touch here, gives you a hands-on experience. You will be able to push, create, dismantle or assemble just anything that you see. There is a Water Park, Wave Pool, Joker Soaker and Build-A-Raft here.

    Location
    – Johor Bahru. Activities – Miniland (Landmarks of Asia created out of Lego bricks), Beginning (huge selection of Lego Toys), Ride through Lego Kingdoms with an interesting roller coaster and a host of indoor activities.

    Price –
    1 Day ticket price when purchased on the day of visit for combo adult pack is RM225 and for combo Child or Senior Citizen it is RM180.

    Timings
    – Open from 10AM to 7PM on all days of the week.
  • 02Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

    If you are looking for an experience replete with fun and excitement, you must visit Sunway Lagoon Theme Park in Malaysia. The place is apt for tourists of all age groups as it has a wide variety of attractions.



    Highlights
    – There are over 80 attractions in this theme park, which is set up at a sprawling area of 88 acres. Park is divided into five areas based on adventure experience – Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park and Scream Park.

    Location
    – Petaling Jaya, about 15km southwest of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.

    Activities
    – Vuvuzela, Little Zimbabwe, Surf Beach, Captain Kids’ Candyland, Grand Canyon River Rapids, Colorado Splash, Wildlife Encounters, Go Kart, Bungee Jumping, Archery, Nights of Fright.

    Price
    – Walk in rates for adults (12 years and above) are RM150, for kids & senior citizens it is RM120 per person. Rates of Bungee Jumping, G-Force and Go Kart are not included in this.

    Timings
    – Open from 10AM to 6PM on all days of the week.
  • 03Genting Highlands Theme Park

    Genting Highlands is one of the reputed names in the hospitality and theme park industry in the world. It has been in this business for close to half a century, which explains the top quality found in the rides and activities here.



    Highlights
    – This is the world’s first indoor theme park and houses the Ripley’s Believe it or not Museum and Haunted Adventure parks inside, sending shrills across the spines of tourists coming here. Rides are clearly classified as family and kids’ rides, thereby ensuring safety of kids.

    Location
    – Pahang, Malaysia.

    Activities
    -Mini train, Rio Float, Reindeer Cruiser, Circus Ride, Busy Bugs and various other indoor activities.

    Price
    – One day ticket price of RM29.70 for adults, teens and senior citizens and RM31.80 per kid. Rides alone can be taken by paying RM8.50 per ride.

    Timings
    – 10AM to 12 midnight from Monday to Friday, 9AM to 1AM on Saturdays, school holidays and public holidays, 9AM to 12 midnight on Sundays and public holidays
  • 04Lost World Tambun

    If you are looking for a perfect holiday destination which has the right mix of fun, thrill and adventure, you should visit Lost World Tambun in Malaysia. This is a theme park which is packed with high-voltage action and drama, that will give you some of the greatest adrenalin-high moments in life.



    Highlights – The resort cum theme park has six distinct areas of unlimited fun and adventure namely Water Park, Amusement Park, Petting Zoo, Tiger Valley, Tin Valley, Adventure Park.

    Location – Sunway City Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia.

    Activities
    – Jungle Wave Pool, Kids Explora Bay, Tube Raiders, Cliff Racer, Adventure Express, Rabbit Wonderland, Ruby (nocturnal mammal) and friends, Tortoise Kingdom, Sepentarium, Rock Canopy, Rain Forest Trail, Marmoset Tree House, close-up views of tigers, Tin Mining Tours,13 High Rope Course, 6th Mile Tunnel, Zip Line, Kayaking, Zorbing etc.

    Price
    – RM43.30 to RM49.25

    Timings
    – 11AM to 6PM on all days of the week. Closed on Tuesdays except on public holidays.
  • 05Escape Theme Park Penang

    In this fast paced world today, there is a big dearth of natural surroundings for kids to play around. This is where Escape Theme Park, Penang comes as a refreshing surprise for you. Replete with many fun and exciting rides in a natural setting for adults and kids, Escape Theme Park promises you unlimited fun and excitement.



    Highlights
    – Rides in a natural setting, winner of “Certificate of Excellence” from Tripadvisor for 2014 & 2015. Provides ultimate safety to kids and protects environment.

    Location
    – Teluk Bahang, Malaysia.

    Activities
    – Atan’s Leap, Monkey Business, Go Ape, Gecko Tower, Tubby Racer, Zoom Bug, Foxy Burrow, Tots Trail, Discovery Dig Tunnel, Greenie Program, Learning House, Serambi etc.

    Price
    – RM50 for kids aged between 4 and 12, RM72 for kids aged between 13 and 60, free for senior citizens and kids aged below 3 years.

    Timings
    – 9AM to 6PM from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays, except on public holidays.
  • 06Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbor

    This is the perfect place where you can take your kids to, as the excitement and thrill that they get when they see the Hello Kitty based themes is just priceless. A host of attractions and interactive rides welcome you at the Hello Kitty Theme Park. Though its origins are in Japan, this is the first theme park of this group outside its native ground.



    Highlights
    – Do not miss the live performance by Hello Kitty and her group of her friends on the “Purrfect Stage”here.

    Location
    – Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Malaysia.
     
    Activities
    – Black Wonder, tours of fully furnished Kitty House, jewellery-making courses, decorating nails with Sanrio characters, making customised cookies and dolls at the Wishful Studio, Tea-cup rides, photography opportunities and birthday celebrations at the Friendship Land.

    Price
    – 1 day Ticket Price – RM46 (low season), RM48 (medium season) and RM50 (peak season) per person.

    Timings
    – Open from 10AM to 6PM on all days.
  • 07Wet World Shah Alam Water Park

    Located right in the middle of the Angrek City, this theme park is the first recreational theme park and is suitable for people of all age groups. It has been provide safe and exciting rides to adults and kids right from 1996 onwards.



    Highlights –
    During 2011, this park was bestowed with awards like “Best Small Water Park” and “First Green Water Park”. Apart from providing various exciting rides to tourists, this park also arranges for hosting private and corporate functions as the hospitality and food at this place is excellent.

    Location –
    Sha Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

    Activities–
    Super Hurricane, Thunder River, Caribbean River, Pirates Cove, Storm Rider, Bermuda Triangle, Tornado Rush, Kiddy Typhoon Lagoon, Whirlwind Escape etc.

    Price –
    RM20 for kids between 90 and 130cm; RM25 for people more than 130cm tall and free entry for kids shorter than 90cm.

    Timings –
    Closed on Wednesdays except if it is a national or school holiday. Open from 10AM to 6PM on remaining days.
  • 08A'Famosa Theme Park

    Looking to rush to a water park during the harsh summers? A’Famosa Theme Park is the place where you have to head to, with your families and friends and splash away to glory to beat the scorching heat.



    Highlights
    – This is believed to the biggest theme park in Malaysia and contains a lot of entertaining game pool and water slides that provide you highly thrilling experiences of your lifetime. If you are tired of playing water games, you can relax at the white sands here and enjoy some serene blissful moments.

    Location –
    Simpang Ampat, Malacca. Activities – Arabian Villages, Kids’ Adventure Play Pool, Sandy Beach, Lazy River, Wave Pool, Inner Tube Slides, Family Raft Drive, High Speed Slides, Body Slides, Splash and many more.

    Price –
    Water Park plus lunch rates are RM43 and RM 38 for adults and kids respectively on weekdays; it is RM49 and RM43 for adults and kids respectively on weekends.

    Timings –
    11AM to 7PM (Monday to Friday) and 9AM to 7PM (Weekends, School & Public Holidays).
  • 09Skytrex Adventure

    Image Credit : Saigoheiki
    Have you heard the concept of sky-trekking from tree to tree? If it sounds like a concept out of fantasy world for you, you should visit Skytrex Adventure Theme Park in Malaysia.

    Image Credits : Saigoheiki



    Highlights –
    You will get to enjoy various aerial adventure activities like flying, swinging, gliding, dangling and other forest adventure activities when you come here. Clear categorisation of activities based on difficulty levels – Little Adventure, Big Thrill and Extreme Challenge.

    Location – Shah Alam, Selangor.

    Activities –
    23 not so easy challenges in the Little Adventure Club, which requires kids to be minimum 1.1m tall and a host of other sky trekking activities in the Big Thrill & Extreme Challenge Segments, which require participants be at least 1.4m tall. Kids who are younger than 12 years should definitely be accompanied by parents or relatives.

    Price
    – RM35 per person (Little Adventure), RM45 per person (Big Thrill) and RM55 per person (Extreme Challenge).

    Timings
    – Open on weekends from 8.30AM to 4.30PM.
  • 10i-City in Shah Alam

    If you are looking for water based theme parks in Malaysia, you will find plenty of them. i-City Waterworld Theme Park in Shah Alam is one of them. There are ample numbers of rides here that will give you ultimate enjoyment and thrill. Perfect place to take kids during school vacations.



    Highlights
    – Do not miss to try out the Ultimate Tornado, when you come here. It is a whirlwind ride, with a spiral slide – first of its kind in South East Asia.

    Location
    –Shah Alam, Selangor.

    Activities
    – Ultimate Tornado, Rainbow Racer Slide, Family Raft Slide, Kiddies’ Twin Slides, Spiral Slides, Lazy River, Wave Pool, Relax Pool, Kids’ Play Pool which has Aladdin themes all over.

    Price
    – RM40 and RM30 per kid and adult respectively from Monday to Friday; RM50 and RM40 per kid and adult respectively on weekends. Annual passes cost RM210 per kid and RM 275 per adult.

    Timings
    – 10AM to 1AM on all days of the week.
  • 11KidZania Kuala Lumpur

    KidZania is one of the biggest names in the world today, when it comes to empowering kids through interactive and entertaining indoor workshops. It has its presence in many countries including Kuala Lumpur.



    Highlights
    – 3rd Kidzania in South East Asia and 11th in the world. Safety of kids is the primary focus here. The park is compatible for wheelchair bound children as well. Security personnel are available 24/7 to take care of kids.

    Location
    – Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

    Activities
    – Children are trained to visit banks to withdraw money, control aircrafts during stormy climates, importance of hygiene, given opportunity to have a look at over 90 different career options to choose from.

    Price
    – RM 35.10 per kid (2 to 3 years) and per adult; RM72 for kids aged between 4 and 17 and RM29.70 for senior citizens.

    Timing
    – Open from 10AM to 5PM from Sunday to Friday. Closed on Mondays.
  • 12Little Big Club at Puteri Harbor

    Located on the second and third floors of Puteri Harbour, Little Big Club is one of the reputed indoor theme parks in Malaysia, apt for kids who love to see their favourite TV characters here.



    Highlights
    – This is part of the huge Puteri Harbour Indoor Theme Park. Kids go crazy when they see their TV characters live here performing some dance moves and entertaining activities.

    Location
    – Puteri Harbour.

    Activities
    – Angelina Ballerina dancing classes, live dance show of Barney, ride on the very much loved Thomas & Friends, tour around Pingu’s Igloo, help Bob build a house at Bob the Builder segment, ride on Bertie the bus and many more.

    Price
    – RM65 per person.

    Timings – 10AM to 6PM on all days of the week.
  • 13Bungee Jumping At Xtreme Park

    Bungy jumping might not be for everyone, but if you’d like a taste of how it is, head over to Malaysia’s first permanent bungy jump attraction, right in the middle of Sunway Lagoon theme park. One of the main attractions in the Xtreme Park, the bungy jump here sees brave souls leaping from the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge. Jumpers need to be in between 35kg to 285kg, ten years of age or older, and get to choose either to be strapped the traditional way (at the ankles, with a body harness as a backup) or to be strapped at the waist. You can also opt to do the ‘wet touch’ (head touching the surface of the lake) or just the regular bungy jump.

    Location: Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

    Price: Approximate prices range from 120 MYR for an adult and 90 MYR for a child.


  • 14Penang National Park Hike

    Need to explore the nature in its pristine form? One surely has to visit Penang National Park which is spread across 2,563 hectares. This national park was officialised in April 2003 and consists of lowland forests, sandy beach habitats and some open coastal seas. The hike trail in this area is counted as the best activity. It mostly starts from Teluk Bahang and covers the hilly terrain that can reach up to a height of 75 metres.

    Image Credits : Santo Chino



    Highlights: During the hiking session one can visit the fishing village, Pantai Kerachut and even Muka Head which are the prime locations that possess natural marvels.

    Location: This National Park is situated near North-western Penang Island. The park entrance is located at Teluk Bahang which is approx. 30 minutes from Georgetown.

    Best Time: 7:30 am- 6:00 pm on all days.

    Price: One needs to register at the park office where they can access various services like camping, bird watching etc at different prices.
  • 15Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

    The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is a group of five different islands, which include Pulau Gaya, Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan, Pulau Mamutik and Pulau Sulug. There are various beach activities that the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park organizes. However, all these beach activities require a prior booking. You can also indulge in various water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, and witness the beautiful coral and marine life of the island. The island tours can be booked on the spot from where you will take your ferries.

    Image Credits : Artist in doing nothing.


    Location: The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is just 20 minutes boat ride from the Kota Kinabalu.

    How To Reach: The Jesselton Jetty ferry terminal consistently operates the boats to the Island, which takes around 20 minutes to reach there.

    Price: The approximate cost for the complete tour starts from 53 MYR per adult.

    Timings: 8.30 AM to 5 PM