Experience the best entertainment in Johor, a state located in the southernmost shores of Malaysia. This is a tropical region that enjoys a warm climate all year round, making it a popular holiday spot for travellers. Johor Bahru, the state capital, is the second-largest city after Kuala Lumpur. It is easily accessible by flight, railway, sea, or road from almost any destination. In fact, this spectacular city is only a few hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur. Furthermore, Johor is only minutes from Singapore via the Causeway and Second Link. Scroll down to explore the top theme parks and amusements parks in Johor, Malaysia.
1. Dinosaur Kingdom, Johor
Have a fun time at Dinosaur Kingdom, the first moving dinosaur theme park in Malaysia. It was created by Themepaktu (short for Theme Park To You). As it makes its way across various cities in Malaysia, Dinosaur Kingdom also makes a stop at Puteri Harbour in Johor to give dino lovers an awe-inspiring time. Taking visitors to a pre-historic world, you will be amazed by the dazzling display of dinosaur animatronics that bring your wildest fantasies from the Jurassic era to life. The fun-filled theme park brings families together with live shows, dinosaur rides, interactive games, and more. Better yet, this award-winning theme park offers many Instagram-worthy memories with family and friends every time you visit.
Address: Puteri Harbour Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour 79000 Iskandar Puteri, Johor
Website: Dinosaur Kingdom
Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 12pm - 10:30pm (closed on Mon)
Price: from 6.10 USD (RM25)
Everything is awesome at Legoland Malaysia, the country’s first international theme park situated in Johor. Discover adventures that are out of this world at this attraction that offers a theme park and water park. Perfect for families and children of all ages, it has more than 70 rides, countless slides, and shows. Better yet, it also has seven themed attractions that you can explore, including Imagination, Lego Technic, Lego Kingdoms, Lego City, and more. Best of all, weary travellers can opt to stay at Legoland Hotel and continue their adventures the next day.
LEGOLAND Ticket in Johor Bahru
Duration: 1 Day(s) Duration
3. Danga Bay Park
Known as the only amusement park situated by the shimmering waters of Danga Bay, this park faces the straits between Malaysia and Singapore. In fact, Danga Bay Park is the largest recreational park in Johor Bahru, with various amusement park rides available for the young and the young at heart. Hop on the carousel, take a train ride around the park, ride the mini coasters, or play games to win attractive prizes. Entry to the park is free, but park rides and games are chargeable. Not to be missed is the picturesque view of Istana Bukit Serene, the royal residence and its landscaped surroundings, located close to the park.
Danga Bay Park
Address: Jalan Bertingkat Skudai, Danga Bay, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 7:30pm - 2am; Sun: 7:30pm - 12am
4. Tropical Village
Bask in the tropical climate of Johor and enjoy the many attractions of Tropical Village. Located in Ayer Hitam, the pottery and craft town of Johor, this huge and well-maintained amusement park features a myriad of activities perfect for the whole family. Take a stroll to see the mini-Malaysia sitting on a hilltop, complete with replicas of various landmarks. Enjoy the zoo, dinosaur train ride, boat ride, and fun outdoor activities such as cycling and skateboarding. In fact, there’s even a haunted house for a spooky adventure with the kids. Tropical Village features plenty of open spaces, landscaped gardens by the lake, and pavilions for rest and relaxation.
Address: 56, Jalan Felda Ayer Hitam, 86100 Ayer Hitam, Johor
Website: Tropical Village
Opening hours: 9am - 7pm (daily)
Price: Adult: 2.40 USD (RM10); Children: 1.20 USD (RM5)
Have a splashing good time at Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park, one of the most popular water parks in Johor. What makes this park amazing is that besides the water park, there is a skating rink, rope course, and kids’ activities. From the car park, you can already hear the screams of joy from the kids having fun on the water slides and playground. Adults head for the tube slides that glide left and right before ending in a big splash in a huge pool. For family adventures that leave lasting memories, make this park a must-visit destination. Just be prepared for large crowds, especially during festive holidays.
Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park
Duration: 4 to 8 hours
Dreaming of Chuck, Red, and Bomb, the heroes of the Angry Birds movies? You’ll meet them here at Angry Birds Activity Park, an indoor family attraction with air-conditioned play areas and obstacle courses inspired by the Angry Birds game. Located within the popular KOMTAR JBCC shopping mall, it is the perfect place to drop off the kids for playtime while you go shopping. Encompassing 26,000 square metres (279,862 square feet), the park has five exciting zones to explore, from the Danger Zone, Utopia, Classic, South Beach, and Red’s Jungle Run. Further, it has a play area for tiny tots and a variety of interactive games, making it a great place to have fun away from the sweltering sun.
Angry Birds Activity Park
Duration: 1 Day(s) Duration
7. Don Hu Jurassic Park
Heed the call of the Jurassic era at Don Hu Jurassic Park located in Muar, a historical town in Johor that’s bustling with activity. This attraction features over 30 dinosaur sculptures spread out across the park, plus some lively dinosaur animatronics to entertain visitors. Educational and fun, kids get to learn all about the different species of dinosaurs, play dino-themed games, and enjoy carnival rides. Entrance to the park is free, but rides are chargeable. Visitors can enjoy drinks and snacks at the on-site cafe and bring home some dino-inspired souvenirs from their merchandise shop.
Don Hu Jurassic Park
Address: 2700, 224, Kampung Sabak Aur, 84000 Muar, Johor
Touted as one of the world’s largest waterparks, Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark is located within Desaru, a place that boasts pristine beaches and lush surroundings. Adventure seekers love Tidal Wave Beach - there is a wave pool here that is known to be one of the biggest in the world. Next up is Kids Ahoy, which has three play areas where kids can splash and slide. Coupled with rides and attractions that offer fabulous fun for all ages, this waterpark has thrilled many locals and tourists alike. When tired aqua heroes need a break, the beachside cabanas along the sandy shoreline provide a relaxing retreat.
[Klook Exclusive] Adventure Waterpark Ticket at Desaru Coast in Johor Bahru
Get ready for fun-filled theme park adventures
Nothing spells fun for the whole family like visiting theme parks and amusement parks. You’re guaranteed a vacation to remember with attractions, entertainment, and carnival rides of every kind imaginable. Visit them all on your trip to Johor and create memories to treasure for a lifetime.
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