Excited to immerse yourself into that enormous amount of water? Going down the slides, and perhaps that jaw-dropping roller coaster too? Before getting all excited, here you go, a list of theme parks in Malaysia to help you decide which theme park you shouldn’t miss on your next trip to Malaysia. All these theme parks are catered for children and adults alike unless stated otherwise. Likewise, entrance ticket price to each theme park may vary according to your age category and admission is free for children below 90cm in most of the theme parks. Entrance ticket prices stated below are all in Ringgit Malaysia (RM). Each theme park is opened as usual during any holidays in Malaysia, and off days resumed as usual too when it falls on any of the holidays in Malaysia.
The LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is a LEGO themed resort that is comprised of a theme park, a water park and also a hotel located at Johor Bahru. This is Malaysia’s First International theme park that houses more than 70 hands-on rides, slides, shows and seven other attractions namely, The Beginning, LEGO-Technic, LEGO Kingdoms, Imagination, LEGO City, Land of Adventure and admire the close view of detailed miniature landmarks from 17 Asian countries such as Malaysia’s Petronas Twin Towers in MINILAND. LEGOLAND’s water park is also known to be the Largest LEGOLAND Water Park in the World that spreads across over 20 thrilling slides and more than 70 LEGO models. Some of the main activities at the water park are the Joker Soaker, Build-A-Raft-River, LEGO Wave Pool and many more.
Legoland operates 365 days a year starting from 10am to 6pm. Do grab their annual calendar from their website as they do close later than usual during the weekends, school and public holidays. Entrance ticket into Legoland may be slightly costly. Entrance into theme park for an adult is stated at RM 165 and for a child or a senior, it is stated at RM 133. Legoland do offer combo ticket packages for entrance into both the theme park and waterpark. Combo ticket packages including entrance to theme park and water park for an adult is at RM 207 and for a child or a senior is at RM 165. All tickets purchased are valid on that particular day only. Opt for the annual pass ticket if you would want unlimited annual access into Legoland, renewable yearly.
Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park is an indoor theme park that consists of the Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and The Little Big Club and it is located at Nusajaya, Johor. The Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park is available 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 10am to 6pm. The Little Big Club is a place where, five famous characters get together for the first time ever in Malaysia. Be there to catch Angelina Ballerina, Barney and Friends, Bob the Builder, Pingu and Thomas and Friends for some meet and greet sessions. Alternatively, you can let your kids loose in a world full of fantasy with fictional characters named Hello Kitty and participate in compelling activities at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. Admission fee for Malaysians starts from RM 59, whereas for non-Malaysians, admission fee starts from RM 80. Same rates are applied for both Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and The Little Big Club.
Take note Angry Birds fan. The Angry Birds Activity Park has now landed at the Komtar Johor Bahru City Centre. This activity park operates on a daily basis, similar to the shopping mall operation hours from 10am to 10pm. To allow fair entry for everyone, on Mondays to Thursdays, 3 sessions have been arranged. However, on Fridays to Sundays, during the peak season, school and public holidays, only 1 session is allowed per entry. This activity park is suitable for toddlers as well. It also allows multiple entry and has the option of annual pass activation. Some of the fun attractions here are the danger zone, utopia, classic, south beach and you could also grab some souvenirs from the angry birds shop. Entrance ticket starts from RM 56.
Bayou Lagoon Park Resort is located at Bukit Katil, Melaka. This resort has a Water Park that is interconnected to the hotel. It will be a great escape for a short weekend trip that includes both wet and dry activities. As this is a new resort, currently there are only two main activities here and a couple of water slides to try on. This theme park is opened on weekdays from 9am to 7pm and from 8am to 7pm on weekends and any other holidays in Malaysia. There is also a brochure downloadable from their website if you would like to get the latest offers of the entire year. The price for entrance into Bayou Lagoon Park Resort is only RM 22 for an adult and RM 16 for a child. As for foreigners, ticket price is RM 45 for an adult and RM 37.90 for a child.
Melaka Wonderland Theme Park and Resort is located at Ayer Keroh, Melaka. This is one of the latest theme park in Melaka that accommodates more than 10 attractions ranging from high speed slides to serene greenery. In here, Tornado Chaser is one of the remarkable thing, indicated as the first in Malaysia. Apart from that, you can compete among your friends with Kamikaze Raze or get lazed in the 1 Big Wave Pool, a pool that is dubbed as the 1 Big Wave in remembrance of 1Malaysia. There is also an Adventure Island and you can walk across the pool with Aqua Bubbles. Just like the good old days during our childhood times, try betting with your luck at the Fun Fair and see if you can bring back a plush toy. This theme park is available from 11am to 7pm and is closed on every Monday. On Saturdays, Sundays, school and public holidays, this theme park runs from 9am to 7pm. For Malaysians, entrance ticket on a weekday is RM 33.20 and on a weekend is RM 37.90, both prices stated are for adults. As for children, entrance ticket on a weekday is RM 26.05 and on a weekend is RM 32. For foreigners, entrance fee is RM 45 for an adult and RM 37.90 for a child.
A’Famosa Theme Park is definitely the oldest water theme park in Melaka. This water park is dubbed as the largest water theme park in Malaysia. Having said that, you certainly have to ride the latest attractions here, the Big Ice Cream and the Aqua Extreme. The Big Ice Cream is extremely huge and is meant for those who likes extreme sports, not for those who are weak at heart. If you’re really good at avoiding obstacles, challenge yourself with Aqua Extreme.
For those bringing families, Family Raft Ride seems to be the all time favourite here. Besides that, there are also the Sandy Beach, Wave Pool, Lazy River and Inner Tube Slides. For children, take a splashing tour at the Arabian Village and shoot with some water sprays at the Kids Adventure Play Pool. Get more adventurous with slides at the High Speed Slides, Body Slides and SPLASH. Make as much hooha as possible when you ride along the Safari Wonderland with wild animals loitering around. In Old West, this is where the night is always young. You will be astonished by the charm of the old west. Watch some fireworks and spin a wheel of fortune at the fun fair. A resort is never complete without a respite at the Sports and recreation. Build your team for a paintball wall game or a pony ride for your little one.
In relation to that, operation hours here may vary according to each section. The water park starts at 11am to 7pm on weekdays and it is closed on Tuesdays. On weekends, school and public holidays, the water park starts at 9am to 7pm.Safari Wonderland runs from 9am to 5pm daily and Old West runs from 6pm to 12am daily. Sports and recreation runs from 11am to 7pm, closed every Tuesday.
On weekdays, admission fee for an adult starts from RM 43 and for a child starts from RM 38. During the weekends, admission fee starts at RM 49 for an adult and RM 43 for a child. For visitors from other countries, admission fee starts from RM 48 for an adult and RM 36 for a child, applied for both weekdays and weekends. Admission fee also comes with a set lunch sometimes. Do check A’Famosa’s website from time to time as there are ticket promotions available too.
Waterworld i-City obviously got its name in conjunction with the recently built i-City located at Shah Alam, Selangor. The primary highlight of this park is its vortex ride, known as the Ultimate Tornado. The Ultimate Tornado outstands the rest of the water slides because it is the first to release in South East Asia. With at least four people, you can get the swirling started and scream all you can the moment you start disappearing down the funnel hole. You could scream for 30 seconds or less to complete a ride, and even though the ride may be just for a short while, but it surely is enough. A theme park visit is never complete without trying the slides. There are a few water slides in this water park. To name a few, Rainbow Racer Slides, Family Raft Slide, Kiddies’ Twin Slides and Spiral Slides. Get ready to be swept away by the artificial wave with Wave Pool, or else try the Relax Pool, Kids Play Pool with Aladdin theme or Lazy River instead. Operation hours from Monday to Friday is at 11am to 7pm except Tuesday, as the park is closed. During weekends, school and public holidays, it starts at 10am to 7pm. Ticket prices starts at RM 40 for an adult and RM 30 for a kid.
As the name implies, Sunway Lagoon is located at Sunway, Selangor. Apparently, there are over 80 attractions to keep you entertained and lose track of time. Plunge yourself into the World’s Largest Water Ride, the Vuvuzela or feel the amazing effects of the World’s First Waterplexx in 5D. Hit on the Surf Beach or have fun mimicking real life experiences with Flow Rider, Malaysia’s only surf simulator. Add more astonishing activities to your day by visiting the Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park and Scream Park. Sunway Lagoon is also offering entrance ticket that comes with family packages and it is opened daily from 10am to 6pm. Tickets for adults are priced at RM 150 and children aged 11 and below are priced at RM 120. You can purchase the tickets online to get more discounts.
Another theme park on the list of theme parks in Malaysia that you wouldn’t want to miss is the Asian Water Sports Village, located at Puchong, Selangor. It has also been appointed as Malaysia’s first Lakeside Water Theme Park and the only water sports center with license. Cool off yourself with innumerable exhilarating water sports here. Pick any water sports ranging from a motorized water sport to a non-motorized water sport. Get a kick start to your day by riding the Banana boat. The Flying Fish inflatable craft here is believed to hold the highest extreme level in the motorized water sports category. Test your strength with non-motorized water sports such as kayaking, a tiny boat that requires the human strength to propel with paddles and lake swimming.
Operation hours starts from 9.30am to 7pm everyday. There are two types of ticket promotions available. Free and Easy ticket promotion for weekdays is at RM 69 per pax, weekends and Malaysia’s holidays is at RM 79 per pax. Thrill and Scream ticket promotion costs RM 79 per pax on weekdays and RM 89 per pax on weekends, school and public holidays in Malaysia. Overall, you just need to pay a single price and play all you can for unlimited amount of rides.
As published in the Malaysian Book of Records, Berjaya Times Square Theme Park has been nominated as Malaysia’s Largest Indoor Theme Park and it is located in Kuala Lumpur. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park primary attractions are its Fantasy Garden, Botanic Drive, Buddy Go Round, Crazy Bus, Fantasy Trail, Flying Bumble Bee, Honey Bump, Kid’s Theatre, Molly-Cool’s Swing, including living creatures of Fantasy Garden that will tag along when you get on the carousel. If you do plan to stay indoors and spend some quality times with your family, then this is the right theme park for you as it do offer family packages. Its hours of operation is from 12pm onwards on weekdays, and 11am onwards on weekends, school and public holidays. Closing time would be at 10pm daily. Visitors from outside of Malaysia have to pay RM 51 each and children aged 3 to 12 years old have to pay RM 41 each. For Malaysians, your price is at RM 41 for an adult and RM 30 for a child.
Head off to Desa Water Park to enjoy the benefits of absorbing natural vitamin D for your skin while having fun at the same time. This water park is built in a wide open area where our skin is exposed to the natural goodness of vitamin D.It is located at Taman Danau Desa, Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. One of the main splashing features here is its “Thunderbolt”, known as the first and longest water coaster in Asia. You can picture yourself smelling the freedom in the air and swinging like a Tarzan, but it’s just that this time, you need to avoid getting wet because it’s a water park. There are numerous enticing attractions found here and all of it sounds tempting and it varies from a Surf Shark, Tarzan in Town, Water Factory, Clown a Round, Pink Slide, Shock Wave, Ripple Bay, Bubble Pool, Super Tube to an Action River. It is opened daily from 10.30am to 6pm on normal working days and from 10am to 6pm on weekends, school and public holidays in Malaysia. Similarly for Malaysians, an adult have to pay RM 37 for entrance fee and children aged 3 to 12 years have to pay RM 26.50. The price for foreign travellers is charged at RM 42.40 for an adult and RM 31.80 for a child.
The Lost World of Tambun is located in an area that is surrounded by an abundance of greenery in Ipoh, the capital city of Perak. It is also known to be the sister theme park of Sunway Lagoon. Entrance ticket starts from RM 41.58. Upon entering, you are given access to various different activities such as the Water Park, Amusement Park, Tiger Valley, Petting Zoo, Tin Valley, Hot Springs and Spa and Lupe’s Adventures. You can also create your own tin mining extraction experience from scratch with the “Dulang Washing” (Tin Ore Panning) method at the Tin Valley. This theme park operates daily from 11am to 6pm, exceptional to start at 10am is applied during weekends, school and public holidays in Malaysia. Do take note that this theme park is closed on Tuesdays.
Another fascinating water and eco park for visitors to check out in Perak is the Bukit Merah Laketown Theme Park. The Water Park comes with 14 different attractions. It is featuring the Sandy Beachfront Wave Pool which is the first beachfront wave pool with sand in Malaysia and also the Boomerang slide has caught the attention of many for being the one of kind of its own in Malaysia. There are other speedy and normal slides too such as the Water Speed Slides and Body Slides. If you would like to try riding something gigantic, go on and try the Giant Wet Bubble and Giant Tube Rides. Other than slides and riding, you can opt for the Adventure River, Lazy River, Activity Pool, Jumbo Shower, Water Pillar and the Waterfall Bridge. Embrace the history of tin mining in Perak for over more than 100 years, by hitting the Perak Mining Company pool and try to scoop some water with a bucket and shower with it at “Mandi Timba” just like our ancestors did last time. You can also walk along the breathtaking spectacular view of nature and get intimate with reptiles, mammals and birds of various species at the Eco Park.
Operation hours starts from 12pm to 6pm on weekdays except that from Friday to Sunday, it starts at 10am. Similar to the above, Tuesdays are off day. Admission fee to enjoy both the Water and Eco Park including other additional activities here will be charged at RM 54 for an adult and RM 44 for a child. For single entrance into the Water Park, ticket is priced at RM 38 for an adult and RM 22 for a child. Eco Park single entrance will be priced at RM 18 for an adult and RM 14 for a child.
The First World Indoor Theme Park is the oldest theme park that is firstly built in Genting Highlands Resort, Pahang. It is an indoor theme park that takes place in a shopping complex. This indoor theme park is more lenient with its playtime hours as it closes slightly later than other indoor theme parks. Its business hours starts at 10am to 12am on Mondays to Fridays, from 9am to 1am on Saturdays and Malaysia’s school holidays and eve of public holidays, and starts at 9am till 12am on Sundays and any public holidays in Malaysia. This indoor theme park provides a collection of fun rides and six unifying setting of places that adopted renowned cities names from different corners of the world namely, France, England, Italy, America, Switzerland and Malaysia. There are all kinds of family and children fun rides as well. If it is a family outing, make sure you try on Mini Train, Rio Float and Reindeer Cruiser. On the contrary, you can keep an eye on your children while they get distracted with Fun Land, Busy Bugs and Circus Ride. Ticket is priced at RM 29.70 for a single adult and RM 31.80 for a child. You may sign up for the Genting Rewards card to enjoy at a more discounted price.
Bukit Gambang Resort City is now the primary hot spot located at Gambang, Pahang. Bukit Gambang Resort City has a water park and also a safari park. Likewise, there are many thrilling attractions awaits at the Water Park. The Water Park is also divided into three sections that are named as the Coco Beach, Penguin Island and Tree Top Hill Slides.
For thrill seekers, this is where you have the opportunity to experience surfing in the middle of a jungle or bury yourself into the largest wave pool in Malaysia named Coco Beach. For kids, go to the Penguin Island. The Penguin Island has three excitement awaits. The Kid’s Slide, which is a specially tailored kid-sized pool with slides, Aqua Play and Glacier River, a journey of ice. At Tree Top Hill Slides section, you can race among other patrons at the 6 Lane Racer, try a variety of slides too, such as Crystal Slide, Galaxy Slide and Canopy Slide. Set yourself and your family members afloat on the Family Raft Ride as well. The 6 Lane Racer and Family Raft Ride is a must try because it is the longest in Malaysia. The Water Park operation hours will be from 10.30am to 6.30pm on Monday to Thursday, Friday to Sunday will be from 9.30am onwards to 6.30pm, and it is closed on every Tuesday.
The Safari Park operation hours may vary according to each section. There are two time slots arranged for each section. The first time slot is applied on weekdays which are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday whereas the second time slot will be applied on weekends, school and public holidays. For the first time slot, Simba Hill and Foreign Village will be operating from 2pm to 9pm, whereas the second time slot will be from 10am to 9pm. Forest Land will be opened from 2pm to 7pm on weekdays and from 10am to 7pm for the second time slot. On the other hand, Night Jungle will be opened from 6pm to 9pm on all weekdays, weekends and holidays and Wild Savannah will be available from 2pm to 6pm on weekdays and from 10am to 6pm on any other days. All sections are closed on every Wednesday.With 138 acres of secondary jungle dedicated to it, the Safari Park has been recognized as the largest Zoo Safari Park in Malaysia. Currently it possesses six attractions with more coming on the way, featuring Simba Hill, Night Jungle, Foreign Village, Forest Land, Land of Predators and Wild Savannah. Just so you know, this safari park is the only one that has the first and only white lions in Malaysia. Catch some fire shows and feeding sessions here too.
Entrance ticket into Water Park is at Rm 30 for the price of an adult and RM 22 for the price of a child. As of now promotion, entrance ticket into Safari Park is RM 40 for an adult and RM 30 for a child, provided that you’re living in Malaysia. For visitors living out of Malaysia, RM 68 is the price of an adult and RM 48 is the price of a child above 90 cm.
The last but not least place on the list of theme parks in Malaysia is the Escape Adventureplay Theme Park that is located at Teluk Bahang, Penang is unlike any other theme park because it is invented based on the concept of embracing Mother Nature and growing up knows no age limit. When you are here, age is just a number. Increase your metabolism by engaging in all types of challenging activities here. Name anything from climbing, balancing or improving your child’s knowledge on nature, to treasure digging, you are sure to kill two birds with one stone here. The whole point of being here is to promote physical awareness towards younger generation nowadays to lead a healthy life. Challenging activities that would make you questioned your skills are, Monkey School, Gecko Tower, Balance Beam, Jungle Swinger, Tarzan’s Rope, Go Ape, Coco Climb, Aerobat, Jumpin Jack, Zoom Bug, Serambi and Discovery Dig. You can swing like a Tarzan or bring along an outfit to camouflage like a gecko when you climb the Gecko Tower. This extraordinary theme park has also obtained the Certificate of Excellence two years in a row, since 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. This theme park opens from 9am to 6pm, and is closed on Mondays. The entrance fee for a child aged between 4 to 12 years costs around RM 50. An adult entrance fee costs around RM 72. The good thing about coming here is that a senior citizen gets to enter for free if there is a paid guest that tags along too.
A theme park has never failed to bring anyone joy. If you’re looking for something astonishing, look no further than this list of theme parks in Malaysia. You are sure to come back for a second visit or maybe more. Be it a family vacation, an unplanned trip, a team building session or even a short escapade from work, you are bound to have fun. Do remember to pen down this list of theme parks’ names in Malaysia into your itinerary on your next visit to Malaysia. There are also quite a number of theme parks that will be opening soon in Malaysia somewhere this year and in 2016. The Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon is under development in Sunway. A new animation theme park is being developed in Ipoh and the Ocean Splash Water Park and Ocean Quest Marine Park will be operating in Desaru, Johor. Last but not least, the Genting World Resort Theme Park will be bringing you more excitements with the 20th Century Fox theme setting, coming somewhere in 2016.