Planning for a one-day trip? Are you up for thrilling rides and in need of adrenaline-rush-kind of activities? When we talk about theme parks, normally people would straightaway think about Berjaya Times Square and Genting Highlands. Here are 5 other interesting theme parks that you can visit!
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- Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
Located in Petaling Jaya, this huge theme park is full of fun and exciting activities. It is suitable for all ages, making it convenient for a family trip. What’s interesting is that there are more than 80 attractions in this 88 acres park. There are five main areas in this park; Amusement Park, Water Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park and Wildlife Park. Some of the activities include Go Kart, Bungee Jumping, Gran Canyon River Rapids, surf Beach and many more! The opening time is 10 AM to 6 PM every day.
The offered rates for kids and senior citizen are RM160, while for adults (12 years and above) are RM 190 (excluding Bungee Jumping, G-Force and Go Kart).
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- Legoland Malaysia
Moving on to the one and only theme park with Lego Bricks! This Nusayaja, Johor Bahru bound park is also full with rides and attractions. Legoland is the only international theme park in Malaysia and has been attracting thousands of tourists. Similar to the concept of Lego bricks, every single thing that we touch is like a hands-on experience. We can create, dismantle and assemble everything (so they say). The park has Wave Pool, Joker Soaker, Build-A-Raft and many more! The opening time is from 10 AM to 7 PM all days of the week.
The admission ticket price which includes both Legoland theme park and water park (Combo) for adult is RM 178 and RM141 for child and senior citizen.
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- Lost World Tambun
Located in Sunway City Ipoh Perak, the Lost World Tambun has been getting more and more visitors. This place is known for those who are looking for a place that gives you thrilling and adventurous experience. Not only that this theme park has a resort, it has six different areas; Petting zoo, Amusement Park, Water Park, Adventure Park and many more. Some of the exciting activities include Kids Explora Bay, Kayaking, Rain Forest Trail and others (head to the website!). Opening from 11 AM to 6 PM everyday (except public holidays), the entrance fee are RM 100 and RM 93 for adults (13 years and above) and child and senior citizen respectively. (Note, price for international travellers is different)
- Skytrex Adventure, Selangor
Are you a fan of sky trekking from tree to tree? Then this place would really suit you! It is located in Shah Alam Selangor. The highlights of this place include gliding, dangling, swinging and many more according to designated difficulty levels (Little Adventure, Big Thrill and Extreme Challenge). They have 23 moderately challenging activities. The entrance rate is RM 35 (Little Adventure), RM 45 (Big Thrill) and RM 55 (Extreme Challenge). This place opens from 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM on weekends.
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- Escape Theme Park Penang
This particular theme park is interesting because it is surrounded by nature. For those who enjoy fun rides while enjoying the nature, this is definitely the place for you! Awarded with “Certificate of Excellence” from the Tripadvisor (2014 and 2015), this park provides protection for both kids and the environment. The awesome activities include Discovery Dig Tunnel, Tubby Racer, Zoom Bug and lots more!
The opening time is Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 AM to 6 PM (open on Mondays on public holiday). The entrance rates are set depending on the time in which the tickets are bought. For those who buy the tickets from 1 to 7 days earlier (non-peak days), will have to pay are RM 67.90 for kids (4 to 12 years), RM 102.60 (13 to 60 years) and free (senior citizens and kids below 3 years old with Identification Card).
So plan your holiday or free time and explore these awesome theme parks!