Malaysia is a great location for a family holiday with amazing things to do for the entire family. In this article, I will explore some of the most popular locations for young children and teenagers. With over 27 million international visitors and huge local travel from within Malaysia and Singapore, Theme Parks are popular attractions in Malaysia. Secondly, close animal encounters in sanctuaries and animal reserves are also popular attractions as Malaysia is home to a number of unique species of animals.
Sunway Lagoon Kuala Lumpur
Sunway Lagoon is a must-visit location for thrills seekers and fun lovers who like a bit challenge and adrenalin rush. Located south of Kuala Lumpur close to KL Airport, Sunway Lagoon is a world-class theme park with plenty of fun rides, water attractions, kids activities and shopping.
If you are really into theme parks and fun activities, booking a Sunway Lagoon holiday is a great option. A five-star hotel with huge shopping malls is located on the premises. All hotel guest have free access to the theme parks during the stay. Various sections of the hotel are styled in various themes to appeal to the kids who like different superhero and cartoon characters.
How much does it cost to visit Sunway Lagoon?
Sunway Lagoon runs promotions throughout the year. The best option is to check for online promotions. Most mid-week have special rates as there the park is less crowded. This would mean lesser time in the queues for the popular rides.
International travellers pay a higher price as compared to Malaysia visitors. Buy your tickets online in advance to save $$. Check promotion pages as well as a number of online vendors who are running specials during the years.
What are some of the best things to do in Sunway Lagoon?
The Sunway Lagoon has six main sections namely amusement park, waterpark, Sunway lagoon wildlife park, scream park, lost lagoon, X Park Lagoon.
The park runs a number of shows throughout the day for young visitors. Keep an eye on the event timings and locations to enjoy free shows during your visit to the park.
Lost World of Tumbun Ipoh - Sunway Park
The lost world of Tumbun is another theme park located in Ipoh approximately 2-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. This theme park has a 5-star hotel located next to the park. Visitors to the Sunway hotel get free access to the theme park and hot spas.
Staying for a night in Ipoh is a great opportunity to explore the unique city in Malaysia and enjoy the thee park without the hassle of driving from Kuala Lumpur early in the morning.
The theme park is divided into various sections including kids rides, wildlife park, adventure park and water park. The hots spas are located within the park and are open till midnight. The steam caves and heated pools are a great way to relax in the park.
The water park has a massive wave generator and a sandy beach. For visitors who prefer to stay for a longer period can also enjoy fun group activities including hiking, rock climbing and other adventure sports organized by the park.
Book your tickets online in advance to $$.
Wet World Water Park in Shah Alam
Wet World Water Park is also a great place to visit with children. The tickets for this park are quite cheap and there are a number of fun activities for the entire family.
The park has a number of thrill rides, water pools, slides and splash area for the young ones.
Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
KG Elephant Sanctuary is located approximately 200km from Kuala Lumpur and is a great place to visit for a day trip. Most tours start at around 730am from the hotels in Kuala Lumpur and reach the sanctuary by 9 am.
There is plenty to do at the sanctuary as the kids will have a close experience with the gentle beasts in the captivity. The program is aimed to rescue animals from wildlife in various part of Malaysia and provide shelter and protection to the injured animals.
This sanctuary is one of its kinds in entire Asia and provides an amazing opportunity for children to learn more about elephants. Various activities on-premises include feeding the elephants and bathing with the elephants.
Legoland Malaysia is a must-visit location for Lego lovers. Located near Johor Bharu in the south of Peninsular Malaysia, this amazing park is a great location for a weekend break.
The driving distance to from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bharu is 5 hours.
A hotel adjacent to Legoland offers very nice accommodation on various theme-styled rooms for children. The price of hotel accommodation varies depending on the time of the year, public and school holidays.
Various activities in Legoland includes Legoland Park, Legoland Water Park and Sealife Aquarium. If you do not want to stay in the Legoland Hotel, Johor Bharu has a number of quality hotels. Check Rates online .