Educational and historical sites or expensive overseas vacation? How about an affordable getaway within Malaysia that still ticks all the boxes for family-friendly entertainment? Kids (and adults) just want to have good ole’ carefree fun, and what better place for that than a theme park? Regardless of the weather, budget or preference, there are plenty of theme parks in Malaysia for you to choose from, so read on and start planning your next vacation now!
1. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
It’s a rainy day, and you just don’t feel like travelling the extra mile or you just want to get some shopping done. Where do you go? Berjaya Times Square Theme Park, of course! Located within the Golden Triangle of KL, you not only have the option of popping by for a good time with their rollercoaster rides, but you’ll have plenty of food and shopping options too once you’ve had your fill of fun. Not local? Don’t fret, Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is accessible via public transport! The Imbi Monorail Station exits directly into the mall, so you don’t have to worry about the sweltering sun or pouring rain!
2. Sunway Lagoon Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia is known for its year-round summer weather, but sometimes, it can get too hot even for us locals. Cool down at one of the most well-known water theme parks in Malaysia! With more than 80 attractions across its sprawling theme park, you’re sure to have a whale of a time with your family no matter your age. The attractions range from mild for the youngest of kids, to the extreme for daredevils who love their amusement parks wet and wild. Don’t feel like taking a dip? You can still get your dose of excitement at the Sunway Lagoon Amusement Park with an amazing choice of rides that cater to every age and preference. Take your pick from their Amusement Park, Water Park, Wildlife Park, Scream Park, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon or Extreme Park, and get ready for a day of excitement!
3. Escape Park Penang
Think amusement parks are too tame? Step on the wild side and immerse yourself in a plethora of extreme activities while surrounded by the lush greenery of Penang’s Escape Park. Built for individuals with a boundless supply of energy and a sense of adventure, this escape park features activities such as Aerobat, A-Maze, Atan’s Leap, Coco Climb, Flying Lemur and more. The activities are designed to encourage a love for outdoor activities while you’re getting in some family-bonding time. Once you’ve exhausted yourself with the thrilling activities available, pop back out into the city and indulge in Penang’s famous hawker stalls.
4. Genting Highlands Theme Park
Nothing beats a refreshing trip up the cold, misty peaks of Genting Highlands. Contrary to popular belief, this tourist hotspot isn’t just for the casino-goers. With a picturesque cable car ride up, surreal misty sights and an amusement park well-stocked with rides, arcade games and a snow world, it’s a must-see for all ages. The Genting Highlands Theme Park consists of the Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, BigTop Video Games Park, The VOID and the SeniKome Péng Hēng (I an Arts & Cultural Centre), so there’s something for everyone. Overall, the Genting Highlands Theme Park has a carnival-like feel to it and is more kid-centric, so if you’re looking for something more extreme, it may not be your cup of tea. Do note that the Genting Outdoor Theme Park is currently closed to make way for the much-anticipated Twentieth Century Fox World attraction!
5. Legoland Malaysia
If you’ve ever experienced the joy of putting together a Lego structure as a child, then this one’s for you. Imagine your wildest childhood fantasies of being among Lego people, wandering amongst life-sized Lego structures, and you’ve got Legoland Malaysia. Located at the Southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula, the latest addition to the growing number of amusement parks in Malaysia is wowing visitors both near and far with its fantastic displays and attractions. You can opt to experience a splashing good time at the Legoland Water Park or go on an adventure at any of its mini ‘worlds’ such as the Lego City, Lego Ninjago World, Miniland, Land of Adventure and its Star Wars-themed section! Whether you prefer indoor, outdoor or water activities, Legoland Malaysia has it all. Bored of strolling through man-made wonders and need a dose of nature? Head over to their brand new Sea Life attraction for a hands-on experience of aquatic life. Sea Life features a 180° ocean tunnel and Rookpools for you to get up close and personal with some coastal buddies.
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