Top 10 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Malaysia

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Malaysia is situated in the Southeast Asian region, occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It is famous for its beaches, rainforests and rich heritage of its own Malay cultures, Chinese, India and European influence. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, has a much colonial building, commercial hub, iconic, Petronas Twin Towers. The west coast consists of great colonial port, Malacca, which has a rich Peranakan culture, and the Langkawi Island where the lovely resorts exist. Nearby, Penang Island’s Georgetown has one of the famous street food stalls and temples too. The east coast is known for beach activities, diving and snorkelling. With all the exciting theme parks among the states, it is an excellent place for holidays for individuals and families. Check out the top theme parks in Malaysia and plan your vacation accordingly.

1. Legoland Malaysia

Legoland is located in Johor, Malaysia. It has 70 exciting rides, water slides, and live shows. It consists of seven different areas within the park, catering to kids of all ages. Toddlers will enjoy Duplo Playtown which features a kid-size city. Older children enjoy the speedy amusements in Lego Technic. Interestingly, there is a rollercoaster and a workshop where budding engineers can showcase their talents. The whole family can enjoy, such as rides in the Land of Adventure or the flagship section of Malaysia’s Legoland called Miniland. Ls, perfect for beautiful snapshots with your family. For Jedi fans, there is a section dedicated to Star Wars with epic battle scenes.

Legoland Malaysia

Address: 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia

Website: Legoland Malaysia

Opening hours: 10 am - 6 pm

Price: Adult USD 36 - 86 Children USD 20 - 25

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2. Sunway Lagoon

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Sunway Lagoon is equipped with a variety of water rides and lots of dry-land activities too. There are many fun ways to spend a day than cooling down at Sunway. Water slides that whirl and twirl, a man-made ‘river’ ride, a surf beach, a wave pool, a 360° revolving pirate ship, attractions at the 80-acre (32.4 hectares) park are extensive. Replacing tin mine and quarry (the highlight of this multi-zone theme park) are its water slides and the world’s largest constructed surf beach. Currently, it has expanded and encompasses a total of five different zones – the water park, Scream Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park and Wildlife Park.

Sunway Lagoon

Address: 3, Jalan PJS 11/20, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Website: Sunway Lagoon

Opening hours: 11 am - 6 pm (weekdays); 10 am - 6 pm (weekend)

Price: Adult USD 45; child USD 40

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3. Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS)

Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) house numerous of the world’s biggest animation. The highlights including the much loved BoBoiBoy, The Smurfs and DreamWorks characters such as &, Megamind, The Croods, and Casper the Friendly Ghost. The fans rise to the challenge on the Megamind Megadrop, the highly acclaimed drop tower. Visitors will be impressed with Mr Peabody & Sherman’s Time Adventure. The Croods Crazy Chase indoor roller-coaster, Casper’s Birthday Blast dark ride and many more will increase their excitements. Awaiting are South-East Asia’s first car & bike ‘live’ stunt show in a purpose-built, 2,000-seat stadium, and the world’s favourite, the Smurfs ‘live’ animations.

Movie Animation Park Studios

Address: Plot E-BO3, Persiaran Meru Raya 3, Bandar Meru Raya, 30020 Ipoh, Malaysia

Website: Movie Animation Park Studios

Opening hours: Mondays - Fridays10 am - 6 pm; Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays & School Holidays 10 am - 10 pm

Price: USD 15

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4. Kidzania Kuala Lumpur

A series of events that can add experience and colour to a child’s life happens at Kidzania. Children are experiencing the working world through a role play session which offers up to 90 real-like jobs here at Kuala Lumpur. At KidZania Kuala Lumpur, children from the age of 4 to 14.

Kidzania Kuala Lumpur

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

Website: Kidzania Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: Sunday - Friday 10 am to 5 pm

Price: Children USD 30; Adult USD 20

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5. La Stella Water Theme Park

Stella Watertheme Park is the place for families. Here everyone will enjoy the thrill of water flume rides and slices and the cooling splash of waterfalls. There is the swimming lagoon with sand and shipwreck where the kids can replay a scene from Captain Hook. The children’s swimming pool and hot tub are hot favourites of the crowds.

La Stella Water Theme Park

Address: 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Website: La Stella Water Theme Park

Opening hours: 9 am - 6 pm

Price: Adult USD 6; Children USD 3

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6. Langkawi Skytrex Adventure

Langkawi Skytrex Adventure is a renowned activity in Langkawi. Skytrex adventure involves tree to tree ‘sky-trekking’ where you can fly, glide, swing, and dangle on aerial obstacles suspended above the Rainforest tree. The crowds will feel the challenges and excitement to conquer the tasks which Skytrek Adventure offers.

Langkawi Skytrex Adventure

Address: Plot E-BO3, Persiaran Meru Raya 3, Bandar Meru Raya, 30020 Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan

Website: Langkawi Skytrex Adventure

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm

Price: USD 15

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7. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park

Malaysia’s largest indoor theme park, Berjaya Time Square is an excellent t place for families to have fun and quality times together. The theme park divided into two parts -The Galaxy Station & The Fantasy Garden that caters to adult and child. There are 14 different rides; Supersonic Odyssey Roller Coaster is breathtaking when everyone get to hang upside down for a long time

Berjaya Times Square Theme Park

Address: Level 5 & 7, Berjaya Times Square, No.1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Website: Berjaya Times Square Theme Park

Opening hours: 9 am - 6 pm

Price: Adult USD 18; Children USD 15

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8. Melaka Wonderland

Melaka Wonderland features 11 attractions, namely Tornado Chaser, Lazy cum Crazy River, Adventure Island, and more. Tranquil greenery and water slides surround the theme park. Water adventure such as Tornado Chaser will send you spinning down into a large bowl. Kamikaze Ride which contains six fast-pace mat ride that will excite you to the maximum with its speed and 1 Bid Wave pool where families lay down on the beachfront and experience the feeling of sea wave is exhilarating. Other interesting water adventures such as the Anaconda Twist is a twisted and enclosed slide which sends riders spinning around. This place offers different exciting experiences such as boat rides, flying fox, Dry Park, and a lot more heart-throbbing attractions.

Melaka Wonderland

Address: Lot PT17178, Lebuh Ayer Keroh, Hang Tuah Jaya, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Malaysia

Website: Melaka Wonderland

Opening hours: 10 am - 7 pm

Price: Adult USD 8; Child USD 4

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9. h Century Fox World

20th Century Fox World Malaysia is a basic 10-year blueprint to develop, to expand, and to replace the old theme park at Resorts World Genting. The construction covers 250 acres (10.1 hectares) and pioneers in Southeast Asia. The park features 25 movie-based rides and attractions such as ‘Night at the Museum’ and 'Planet of Apes’. Currently, SkyTropolis Funland Indoor Theme Park is one of few which are ready before the park opens in the latter half of 2019.

20th Century Fox World

Address: First World Plaza (Resorts World Genting) 1st Level

Website: 20th Century Fox World

Opening hours: 10 am to 12 am

Price: Adults USD 36 - 86; children USD 25 - 50

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10. Escape Theme Park

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Escape Theme Park is a short drive from Georgetown surrounds by nature. Dividing into two zones in the theme park - an Adventure Play area for future commando and a Waterpark

The Adventure Play zone is heaven for those who love exciting activities like bungee jumping, tree climbing, and even swinging down from 50 metres (164 feet) in the air. The new waterpark consists of slides, wave pool and kids play area. This Penang attraction promises a lot of splashing and dipping. There are many great slides with many loops for those who are a phobia of height. They can enjoy the float and move on to other slides.

Escape Theme Park

Address: 828, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Website: Escape Theme Park

Opening hours: 10 am - 6 pm (closed on Monday)

Price: USD 20 - 30 (1-day pass)

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Malaysia exquisite theme parks

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Malaysia has prided itself, having few of the best theme parks. First, the Legoland interests many youngsters with new ideas and fun. Sunway Lagoon, Berjaya Times Square Theme Park, Melaka Wonderland and Escape Theme Park have many Daredevil coaster drives to blow the adrenaline up all way. Of course, La Stella Water Theme Park is the hot favorite with theme park lovers, and others might choose Skytrek where you can fly, swing, glide and dangle on the various aerial obstacles suspended above the Rainforest tree. However, children are experiencing the working world through a role-play session which offers up to 90 real-like jobs here at at KidZania Kuala Lumpur, for children from the age of 4 to 14. Watch out for 20th Century Fox World, and they promise surprises.

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