From the rag tag amusement parks of the past to a group of shiny new ones down south Malaysia has come from a long way with its adrenaline-inducing plastic attractions. All of a sudden, a theme park-themed vacation in Malaysia sounds like an attractive suggestion! Here are some of the country’s best amusement parks that fit for kids of all ages.
No matter you are young or old; you will love the challenges of this sky high obstacle course: get young ones involved in the Little Adventure, which comprises of 15 escapade challenges of varying difficulty levels. This activity is open especially to those with a minimum height of 1.1 meters. If you’re more adventurous, check out Big Thrill which consists of 17 challenges and Extreme Challenge, which has 21 challenges! They are only open to those aged 16 years and above. Prices are pretty reasonable, starting at RM35 for the Little Adventure and RM45 for the Big Thrill and RM55 for the Extreme Challenge.
The setting of this escape room games in KL varies vividly but most will share almost the same foundation: Locked in a room, group of players of six will have to find clues and race against the clock – usually within 45 minutes – to figure their way out. What sets Breakout apart from its opponents is the plot that supports the gameplay, whether you’re digging up the depths of a serial murder case that involves a burnt body in a bathtub or tracking down a rogue magician called Mr Hocus, sounds pretty exciting!
IT’S A HIT! BATTING CAGES
It might be quite new to us but baseball is catching on in Malaysia! If you really want to work on that Babe Ruth homerun it’s A Hit! Batting Cages is the right place to go. It’ll take quite some time to get into the swing of things but persistence helps, soon you’ll be striking balls like a pro. Finally a baseball fever has finally gotten its way to Malaysia in a grand way. It’s a perfect escapade for every die-hard baseball fans as you won’t have to fly abroad to experience the game by yourself!
Claimed as the only water park that exists within the city, Desa Waterpark has been attracting visitors daily since its opening in 1998. Once you go into the entrance, which designed like a colorful cartoon castle, and enter the park, which stretches over 12.6 acres and is bordered by 50 acres of lake, you’ll be completely astonished. You’ll also find auditorium, wave pool and Thunderbolt the amazing attractions inside the park, it’s the longest water coaster in Asia.
For indoor lovers you will be thrilled when you step into these indoor theme parks in KL as they have often being in the shadows of giant amusement parks but not anymore – the latest attraction in IOI City Mall, District 21, is about to offer white-knuckle rides, slides, trampolines and aerial obstacle courses all within the confines of a 70,000 sq. ft. space. No more taking the lame carnival rides, you’ll be amazed at this indoor theme park!
It is the island’s newest outdoor theme park and is next to the Penang Butterfly Farm. Encircled by sprawling trees and lush greenery, this family-friendly theme park is gracefully divided into three sections – Adventureplay (for outdoor recreation and extreme sports), Waterplay (water recreation and pool) and an in-house hotel for your convenience. Can’t wait any longer? Then let’s occupy your time at the Adventureplay with a skyward climb at the Gecko Tower, perform a free fall at the Atan’s Leap or join us to uncover the mining explorer within at the Discovery Dig.