10 Best Things To Do In Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

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Petaling Jaya in Malaysia has all the necessary ingredients to keep you engaged during your visit to the city from action-packed puzzle rooms to an exciting water amusement park. Moreover, it is a short driving distance from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, and offers different types of public transport choices like LRT stations and Rapid KL buses, thus being a boon for the commuters. Check out our recommendations on the great things you can do or see in Petaling Jaya.

1. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

Sunway Lagoon
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This theme park is spread over a sprawling 32-hectare (80-acre) land and is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Petaling Jaya. It is famous for its nail-biting water rides and surf beach and has a water park with the biggest artificial surf beach in the world. Subway Lagoon Theme Park also has a Wildlife Park, an Extreme Park and a Scream Park.

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

Address: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Website: Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

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2. Escape Room at The Curve

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You can play thrilling puzzle games absolutely live here. The Escape Room has been designed for one to eight players where the participants need to unfold the mystery in a special room built with a purpose and try to unlock it with a set of clues. There are six different rooms at the site, which are called the mystery room, slaughterhouse, abandoned factory, pirate ship, prison cell and mummy’s tomb.

Escape Room at The Curve

Address: Lot 2-01A, 2nd Floor, eCurve, Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Website: Escape Room at The Curve

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3. Camp 5 Climbing Gym at One Utama

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Have you ever had a deep urge to explore action like never before at a convenient site to test your mental and physical balance? If so, how about mastering the art of scaling mountains and walls? This is precisely the reason for the growing popularity of indoor climbing gyms, particularly among people who dwell in the cities and have a desire to get introduced to this sport.

Camp 5 is the biggest climbing gym in Asia, offering an indoor venue and catering to the needs of professionals as well as new climbers. This beautiful glass-filmed center is fully air conditioned with a height of 24 meters (80 feet). It is situated in One Utama Shopping Center’s fifth floor in Petaling Jaya.

Camp 5 Climbing Gym at One Utama

Address: EZ501, 1Utama Shopping Center, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya

Website: Camp 5 Climbing Gym at One Utama

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4. Kidzania at The Curve


Kidzania KL occupies an area of 8,000 square meters (80,000 square feet) and is a unique institute that demonstrates and inspires the children to work in simulated professional jobs. Altogether, there are about 90 variations of adult jobs like acting like a surgeon, hairdresser, mechanic, judge and surgeon among others. It provides a great and innovative way of teaching kids to appreciate money’s value.

Kidzania at The Curve

Address: Curve NX, 18 Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Website: Kidzania at The Curve

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5. Canyon paintball at Bukit Utama

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Adrenaline junkies just love paintballing. The park is located at Bukit Utama and is known for its themed playing fields. But they are only open on weekends, so plan your visit accordingly. However, if you are able to arrange for a group of 20 visitors or more, a pre-booking for the visit can be made even on a weekday.

Canyon paintball at Bukit Utama

Address: Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya

Website: Canyon Paintball at Bukit Utama

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6. Jump Street Trampoline Park

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Jump Street is a playground with a difference, a unique trampoline park that enables you and your kids to spend several hours at a stretch as you bounce off the walls. This indoor venue is air-conditioned and features extremely safe jumping areas. In fact, the park is quite a cool site and some sections have angled trampolines.

Jump Street Trampoline Park

Address: 8, Jalan 13/6, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya

Website: Jump Street Trampoline Park

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7. The Royale Chulan Damansara Ice Skating Rink


If you are in the mood to try out a spin on any ice skating rink, then The Royale Chulan Damansara Ice Skating Rink is the most appropriate site to be in. The rink has synthetic ice so it enables gliding all through the year. No matter if you want to add more romance to your special date or would just like to have a scintillating time with your kids on the ice, this intimate and cozy ice skating rink is simply apt for you.

The Royale Chulan Damansara Ice Skating Rink

Address: Level 1, Royale Chulan Damansara, 2 Jalan PJU7/3 Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Website: The Royale Chulan Damansara Ice Skating Rink

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8. Batting cages at One Utama

1 Utama Shopping Centre
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When you feel that life has been harsh on you and you are extremely stressed, you can let your hair down and visit the batting cages in Petaling Jaya. They are situated at the Utama Shopping Center and it is the place to be when you want to polish your softball skills. The rates are quite reasonable and the venue has an outdoor feel to it.

Batting cages at One Utama

Address: Upper Roof, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1 Lebuh Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya

Website: Hit Batting Cages at One Utama

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9. Scuba diving at Sealantis Dive Centre


This popular swimming and scuba diving institute in One Utama is a specially designed swimming pool for teaching the fundamentals of scuba diving to the beginners. It is the perfect place to be when you are uncertain about whether you want a full certification or not. The classes are quite affordable and cater to the requirements of kids as young as eight. An undersea activity here is bound to make you feel breathless as you marvel at the gorgeous marine life of the sea.

Scuba diving at Sealantis Dive Centre

Address: 1 Utama Shopping Centre, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya

Website: Scuba Diving at Sealantis Dive Centre, One Utama

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10. Muzium Coklat



The site is also referred to as the Chocolate Museum and is a real treat for children. You can learn all the exciting details about chocolate at Muzium Coklat in Petaling Jaya. You can also see the way chocolate gets prepared and processed, savor the samples and purchase some delicious chocolates to carry back home.

Muzium Coklat

Address: 2, Jalan Teknologi 3/5, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Website: Muzium Coklat

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Plenty of fun in Petaling Jaya!

If you like our listing and we are certain you will, just plan your itinerary, book your tickets and enjoy exploring exciting places at Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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