Have you ever thought of rewarding yourself and your family after months of work and school? Guess what; you don’t have to burn your wallet by travelling overseas to have fun, because you can have it all right here in Malaysia! Besides planning the usual getaways to the beach, islands and national parks, why not give the theme parks here a try. You’re never too old to enjoy what family-friendly entertainments, rides, souvenirs, shops and food a theme park has to offer. With that said, here are five theme parks from different states of Malaysia that you can visit this holiday without going too far and overspending.
1. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park @ Petaling Jaya
Awarded as one of the best theme parks around, Sunway Lagoon is a great place to experience fun and excitement with your family and friends. Located in the heart of Sunway City, this park is 15km away from the city of Kuala Lumpur, covering an area of 88 acres of endless attractions. We doubt that you’ll be bored here because there are a total of six parks you could choose from to visit. There are the Amusement Park, Water Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park and the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. If you don’t feel like getting wet, not to worry because there are loads of dry-land activities and rides for you to experience. Curious with what other events they have? Visitors can also go for the Bungee Jump, Go Kart, Pedal Boating, Archery, visit the Tiger Land and White Lion Kingdom, Vuvuzela slide, Scuba Diving and many more!
Planning a trip to Sunway Lagoon sounds incredible with their all-you-can-enjoy parks and rides, all at one place. Ready to plan? Log on to their website here for more information on their activities, promotions and ticket pricing.
Address : 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Operation Hours : 10 am to 6 pm (open daily except for Tuesdays)
Admission Ticket : Adult (13 years old and above) – RM202
Child (12 years old and below) – RM170
Senior Citizen (60 years old and above) – RM170
2. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park @ Kuala Lumpur
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is awarded the Largest Indoor Theme Park in Malaysia, inducted into the Malaysia Book of Records. It is also on the fifth and eighth floor of Berjaya Times Square mall. This indoor park is an ideal place to visit if the weather outside is not looking so good. The gigantic theme park, measuring 133,000 square feet, is home to two thrilling sections —– the Galaxy Station with heart-pumping thrill rides, and the Fantasy Garden which hosts a children-friendly experience. There is also a Virtual Reality section where you can immerse yourself in an extraordinary adventure without leaving the place. Furthermore, since this theme park is inside the mall, you can also dine conveniently at the restaurants there. Don’t forget to check out their souvenirs and maybe purchase a few mementoes at the gift shops there.
If you want to book online or check out some more information and detailed listing of the price, you can click here for their website.
Address : Level 8, Berjaya Time Square, No. 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours : 12 pm – 8 pm (Mon to Fri), 12 pm – 8 pm(Weekend & Public Holiday)
Admission Ticket : Adult(13 years old and above) – RM70, with MyKad – RM55
Child(3 to 12 years old) – RM65, with MyKid – RM45
Senior Citizen(55 years old and above) – RM30, with
MyKad – RM20
(For more detailed listings of the price, please refer to the link above)
3. ESCAPE Theme Park @ Penang
When you plan a trip to Penang, people will usually suggest places to eat there, sights to see and streets to walk for their rich, beautiful and cultural heritage. But have you heard of ESCAPE Theme Park? If you’ve never been to Penang, and interested in some thrill-seeking adventures, this theme park is the place for you! ESCAPE Theme Park is leaning towards the wild side where activities here can be extreme. Not only that, but this theme park is also built in a natural setting, surrounded by lush greenery. Also, you can choose from a dry or wet park. It’s all according to your preference. Some activities here include Aerobat, Atan’s Leap, Banana Flip, Family Trail, Flying Lemur, Jungle Swinger, Kite Flyer, Tubby Tunnel, and so many more! ESCAPE is perfect for outdoor-loving people who wish to ‘escape’ from the confines of mundane everyday work. The best part is, after an exhausting day at this theme park, you could explore more of Penang’s mouth-watering hawker foods and enjoy the heritage places there.
Address : 828 Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11050 Penang, Malaysia
Operation Hours : 10 am to 6 pm (Tues to Sun)
Admission Ticket : Adult (13 years old and above) – RM167
Child (4 to 12 years old) – RM111
Senior Citizen (60 years old and above) – RM111
For more detailed pricing and the latest information, click here.
4. LEGOLAND Malaysia @ Johor Bahru
It doesn’t matter how old you are; if you’re a fan of Legos, this is the place for you. Just like its name, you can expect everything LEGO as you visit this theme park. Be prepared to be in awe by the various rides and attractions; all made up of Lego bricks! You can plan your stay here at the Legoland Hotel, complete with world-class swimming pool, restaurants, bars and buffet dinner for the guests. If you’re wondering what activities they offer, there are aplenty! For example, you can start the adventure with The Beginning, followed by LEGO Technic, LEGO Kingdoms, Imagination, Land of Adventure, LEGO City, MINILAND, and LEGO NINJAGO World. If you’d like to go for a dip, the Legoland Water Park will give you a superb time! In short, LEGOLAND Malaysia is another place to be for a fun-filled day, be it for its activities indoors or outdoors.
Address : No 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar, 79250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operation Hours : 10 am to 5 pm (open daily except for Wednesdays)
Admission Ticket : (Theme Park Only, detailed ticket pricing here)
Children and Senior Citizens: RM149
5. Lost World of Tambun @ Ipoh, Perak
This theme park located in Ipoh prides itself with their wholesome family adventure activities here. Besides that, visitors not only can enjoy a fantastic time at the theme parks, but they can also relax and rejuvenate at the Lost World Hot Springs and Spa, take a trip to the Luminous Forest and stay the night at the Lost World hotel. On your visit to Lost World of Tambun park, there are six different attractions you can go for namely the Lost World Water Park, Lost World Amusement Park, Lost World Tiger Valley, Lost World Tin Valley, Lost World Petting Zoo and Lost World Adventure Park. Not to forget, you could also enjoy the live shows, pool parties, watch the animal feeding and fire-eating performance there.
For more information on these and other events, head on to the link here for their official website.
Address : 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway, Sunway City, 31150 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Operation Hours : 11 am to 6 pm (Weekdays), 10 am to 6 pm (Weekends)
Admission Ticket :
Adult (13 years old and above) – RM117.00
Child (12 years old and below) – RM110.00
Senior Citizen (60 years old and above) – RM110.00
Are you convinced now to give these theme parks a try? Although our list consists of just five recommended theme parks, don’t forget that there are more awesome parks here in Malaysia. Why need to go so far? Cuti-cuti here in Malaysia can already!
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