Theme parks are great places to visit with friends and family, but which ones are the best to visit in Malaysia? Here are ten of the top theme parks in Malaysia that we think you should consider visiting at least once.
1) Sunway Lagoon
A theme park that needs no introduction, Sunway Lagoon is one of the most visited theme parks in Malaysia as it has many rides and attractions for everyone. Sunway Lagoon is located in Bandar Sunway, about 15 minutes from downtown Kuala Lumpur and the park is open daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
The theme park includes rides like Pirate’s Revenge, a 360-degree rotating pirate ship in the shape of a galleon that will swivel upside down from the ground.
The theme park is also home to the World’s Largest Vortex Ride, Vuvezela, where you will launch from a tower 11 storeys high, plunge through turbulent water like the rapids with twists and turns then plummet into Malaysia’s largest water ride where you’ll be gobbled up by the beast that is the Vuvuzela.
Sunway Lagoon also hosts events throughout the year such as concerts by local bands as well as international acts including Imagine Dragons and Ed Sheeran!
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2) A’Famosa Theme Park
A’Famosa Theme Park is the only theme park in Malacca and the park consists of a water park, theme park and resorts all under one roof.
The theme park is also perfect for kids as well as there is a dedicated children’s water play area. The Kids’ Adventure Pool with their mini slides, water sprays and a water playground are always the kids’ favourite.
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3) Legoland Malaysia Resort
Legoland Malaysia Resort is a theme park where you can live out your childhood dreams as it covers the same area of more than 50 full-size football pitches and contains more than 15,000 LEGO models made from over 60 million LEGO bricks.
The park consists of many different areas with the main park consisting of 8 themed areas, over 40 shows, attractions, and rides. While the Legoland Water Park has over 20 slides, rides and games such as the Build-A-Wave and iconic LEGO Wave Pool. Additionally, the Sea Life park showcases more than 25 display tanks in 11 habitat zones, featuring 13,000 sea creatures from 120 species!
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4) Sunway Lost World Of Tambun
Lost World Of Tambun is an action-packed, wholesome family adventure theme park in Ipoh, Perak. This self-contained wonderland is cocooned by lush tropical jungle, natural hot springs, breathtaking limestone features of 400 million years of age and seven amazing attraction parks making it the perfect day and night destination for a unique eco-adventure excursion for visitors of all ages.
Lost World Of Tambun offers not only a lost paradise that promises a fun and wholesome experience for all ages but also a conducive learning environment with a range of fun educational elements around the park. It is also the only theme park in Southeast Asia with natural hot springs coupled with an array of attractions and rides.
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5) ESCAPE Penang
ESCAPE Penang hosts 40 exciting rides & attractions – rope & obstacle courses, zip lines, climbing, diving towers and the Guinness World Records Longest Tube Water Slide – all located in the rich rainforest of Teluk Bahang, Penang Island.
Featuring the 1,111-meter-long largest tube water slide in the world, the theme park is surrounded by lush greenery and is situated in the middle of nature on what was previously a 44-acre construction wasteland.
The two main areas of ESCAPE Penang are the Adventureplay Park, where you can partake in thrilling sports like bungee jumping and tree climbing, and the Waterplay Park, where you can have a splashing good time.
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6) Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark
The Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark is located in sunny Desaru Coast, Johor. It has one of the largest wave pools in the world and the region’s first water coaster, while surrounded by a replica of a typical Malaysian fishing village.
The waterpark has more than 20 wet and dry rides, slides, and attractions, with room for up to 12,000 customers at once, providing something for everyone.
Relax in an inflatable and take a leisurely trip along the winding Penawar River, or unwind by the white sand dunes of Tidal Wave Beach (one of Southeast Asia’s largest wave pools!) and take in the lifelike appearance of the created waves.
Making travel plans for your family and children? Bring your little ones to Kids Ahoy, a play area with 13 distinct kid-friendly water slides and water play games.
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7) VAR LIVE Theme Park
This theme park is different than the rest as it is Malaysia’s largest Virtual Reality theme park. Depending on the game you select, you can combat zombies, solve riddles, and help to save the world.
You’ll undoubtedly have an entertaining experience in every game thanks to the utilisation of cutting-edge technologies including infrared positioning techniques, vibrating consoles, and props.
The platform will enable you to enjoy shared adventures with your family and friends, whether you decide to play the Horror Hospital or sprint through the forest on a virtual island.
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8) District 21
Located inside IOI City Mall in Putrajaya, District 21 is a unique adventure park with a post-apocalyptic concept. This action park is housed in a 70,000 square foot indoor facility with a 55 foot air-conditioned atrium.
District 21 has 10 well-known attractions and 8 function spaces makingit the perfect location for birthday celebrations, school field trips, and business team-building exercises.
District 21 offers activities for all guests to have you climbing, leaping, riding, sliding, and soaring. It includes ten adventure attractions, many of which have never been seen in Asia.
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9) Riverine Theme Park @ Amverton Cove
A brand new theme park that just opened this year, Riverine Theme Park at Amverton Cove is perfect for a short getaway and to escape the heat with your family as the park is designed with beautiful terrain and fun rides for all ages.
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature at its best at the Riverine Splash Water Theme park by taking a leisurely cruise down the Rimba River or get your heart beating by zipping down the Boa and Anaconda Tube slides.
Other than the water park, there are also obstacles and treehouses at Riverine Survival Park, which is bordered by lovely banyan trees and ideal for individuals who want to take in the beauty of nature.
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10) Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park
After many delays, Genting SkykyWorlds Theme Park has finally opened its doors and plenty of people have been going.
Packed with 9 uniquely themed worlds, Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park spans across 26 acres with 26 rides and attractions suitable for everyone in the family.
Genting SkyWorlds will take visitors on a sky-high adventure through nine movie and adventure inspired “worlds”- Eagle Mountain, Central Park, Liberty Lane, Robots Rivet Town, Andromeda Base, Ice Age, Studio Plaza, Epic and Rio. Each world features a host of exciting rides and attractions – specially curated and designed to send imaginations soaring through an immersive experience.
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There are so many great theme parks in Malaysia, and we know that you’ll have a great time at whichever one you choose! We hope this post has helped you decide which one to visit next time you want some fun.