Be it theme parks, nature walks or indoor playgrounds, no doubt there’s something for everyone here. Our country actually has plenty of them! That being said, here’s a selected list of 8 Local Attractions in Malaysia To Fulfil Your Wanderlust!
1) SuperPark Malaysia @ Avenue K Shopping Mall, KL
Come rain or shine, here’s a park that you don’t have to worry about with our country’s erratic weather situation. An indoor activity park, SuperPark Malaysia spans a whopping 40,000 square feett in Avenue K Shopping Mall.
The park is divided into two levels and has three major areas. This includes Adventure Area, Game Area and Freestyle Hall, each of which offers a wide range of exciting indoor activities under one roof.
For instance, kids can have fun sliding across the wire track from one side to another with Flying Fox. Looking to
test show off your slam-dunk skills? The Game Arena has a dedicated Street Basketball court for you and your friend(s) to do so. Alternatively, why not test your speed and endurance by scaling the Augmented Climbing Wall with your buddy?
A little trivia: SuperPark actually originated from Vuokatti, Finland. First started out in 2012, it has since expanded in various countries such as Hong Kong, Sweden and Malaysia.
Address: Unit 4-1, Level 4 Avenue K Shopping Mall, 156, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.
2) The Habitat Penang Hill @ Bukit Bendera, Penang
If you are looking for a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle, you might want to consider The Habitat Penang Hill as your next destination.
Located atop Penang Hill, The Habitat is a 130-million-year-old rainforest consisting of numerous outdoor attractions. Nature lovers can look forward to enjoying the majestic hillside view and the forest itself along the 230-metre Langur Way Canopy Walk.
Then, there’s the Curtis Crest Treetop Walk, offering visitors the chance to immerse in 360-degree sights of Penang.
Other than nature trails, The Flight of the Colugo allows visitors to have some adrenaline fun, where they can glide across the zipline. Not to mention they will get the chance to enjoy the breathtaking sight of The Habitat’s lush rainforest from a bird’s-eye view!
And when you are all done, you can stop by at their souvenir shop or take a break at the Rimba Cafe.
Address: The Habitat Penang Hill, Bukit Bendera, 11300 Penang.
3) Underwater World Langkawi @ Pantai Cenang, Pulau Langkawi
Witness over 200 species of marine and freshwater fishes from around the world at Underwater World Langkawi. Here, you’ll get your chance to see the giant arapaima, which is known as among the largest freshwater fishes in the world. The approximately 60,000 square feet aquarium also houses other marine species such as Bala sharks, rockhopper penguins and harbour seals. If that’s not enough, Underwater World Langkawi also showcases various animals from the likes of Tropical Rainforest and Temperate Sections, namely Mandarin ducks and black-footed African penguins.
Address: Jalan Pantai Chenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah.
4) Legoland Malaysia @ Nusajaya, Johor Bahru
Relive your childhood at Legoland Malaysia, one of the must-visit attractions in Johor. Spanning 76 acres, they have a theme park where kids and adults can look forward to over 70 exciting rides and activities. You can ride on the roller coasters including The Dragon and Dragon’s Apprentice. Alternatively, experience a 4D sensation of Lego Ninjago The Ride or enjoy some splashy ride at the Aquazone Wave Racers. Other attractions include the edutainment zone of Lego Academy and the spectacular 4D movies at Lego Studios.
Address: 7, Jalan Legoland, Nusajaya, 79250 Johor Bahru.
5) Angry Birds Activity Park @ Johor Bahru
Here’s another fun-filled attraction in Johor — the Angry Birds Activity Park, which made its debut back in October 2014. The indoor theme park — spanning 26,000 square feet — covers various kid-friendly activities such as the thrill-seeking Lazer Bird Shoot and Space Drop Airbag. And there are more, namely Red’s Jungle Run as well as Piggy Shooting Gallery and Angry Birds Go! Kart Track. Of course, right before you head home, they have a dedicated souvenir shop selling official Angry Birds merchandise such as plushies.
Address: KOMTAR JBCC, Level 3, 80000 Johor Bahru.
6) Lost World Of Tambun @ Sunway City, Ipoh
From the scenic limestone hills to the signature local delights such as salt-baked chicken and white coffee, Ipoh offers plenty of things to look forward to. Of course, if you are up for someplace fun, there’s the Lost World of Tambun. Expect a lot of fun here, covering everything from a water park (the inflatable tube ride of Tube Raider is a must-try!) to the amusement park. The latter includes the likes of Lupe’s Adventure roller coasters, the swinging 180-degree Stormrider pirate ship and the spooky Haunted Chambers. Lost World of Tambun also houses other family-friendly attractions like a petting zoo and hot springs.
Address: 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway, Sunway City, 31150 Ipoh, Perak.
7) Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 @ Batu Gajah, Perak
Back in the old days, Perak was once a thriving state reputable for its tin-mining activities. Those heydays have come and gone. But history enthusiasts and curious visitors will still be able to take a tour on this refurbished tin dredge-turned-public museum near Batu Gajah. Opened to the public since 2017, Tanjung Tualang Dredge No. 5 or simply known as TT5 has actually been around for over 80 years. A guided tour is available, where visitors get to take photos and learn about the history of TT5 and how the tin dredge worked.
Address: 9th KM, Jalan Tanjung Tualang, 31000 Batu Gajah, Perak.
8) Sky Mirror Jetty @ Kuala Selangor
With international travel remaining restricted due to COVID-19, those who are looking forward to visiting the salt flats wonder of Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia can instead go with a local alternative. That alternative in question is Sky Mirror Jetty in Kuala Selangor. Here, visitors can experience the incredible phenomenon of a mirrored sandbank that reflects the sky and clouds above, no doubt a perfect place to capture those one-of-a-kind moments. But keep in mind this phenomenon only occurs a few times a month. According to the official website itself, it happens specifically “during the 1st and 15th of a lunar month, as well as 4 days before or after these dates”.
Address: Jeti Sky Mirror Kuala Selangor, Jalan Sultan Mahmud, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Purchase any of the three attraction tickets above and enter this special code* upon checkout: FUNINMY to enjoy!
* Book by 31 August 2020 and travel by 31 December 2020.