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Things to Do in Malaysia: Visit These Top 5 Attractions for a Fun-Filled Day!

Getting tired of exploring cities in Malaysia? Let’s forget about a shopping spree or cultural trip, now it’s time to experience the perfect adrenaline rush with your friends or your kids in Malaysia! Whether you wanna visit a waterpark or challenging rides, the country has it all.

Beat the summer heat by having a fun-filled day during your hols! Unwind yourself as you let the adventure begins by doing these 5 things to do in Malaysia.

Top 5 Fun Attractions in Malaysia

Before you go, don’t forget to book for a hotel in Malaysia in advance to get the best price. Pssst… You can see our recommendation of 10 luxurious hotels in Malaysia for a more fancy getaway.

Now let’s check out our curated list of the 5 fun things to do in Malaysia!

1. Legoland Malaysia, Johor

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Legoland Malaysia, which was established back in 2012 is located just a stone’s throw away from Legoland Malaysia Resort, both the hotel and waterpark. This theme park with 60 million lego blocks is almost 50 times the football field, such a heaven for lego fans, right?

Legoland Malaysia presents 70 rides and 15 thousand lego models that you can enjoy with your family. There are various miniature world’s famous buildings that were built using lego blocks. Besides being able to be climbed, you can also try the slide built from lego. Totally fun!

There will be shows and attractions every day, making the theme park is never empty of visitors. Want to bring souvenirs after playing from Legoland? Worry not, there is an official souvenir shop that sells lego products, toys, DVDs, books, and Legoland merchandise.

Besides the theme park, you can also make a visit to see the marine life at Sea Life and play the fun water activities at its Water Park. There are bundle tickets for three attractions so make sure you know what you want to visit before purchasing the ticket.

How to reach there: From Kuala Lumpur, take the Legoland bus service, Causeway Link Express. This bus departs from Handal Indah Kuala Lumpur at 7 am and takes around 4 hours. To return to Kuala Lumpur, the last bus will be at 6.30 pm.

Address: Jalan Legoland No 7. Bandar Medini Iskandar Malaysia, 79250 Iskandar Puteri (Nusajaya), Johor Darul Takzim

Opening hours: Monday – Thursday 10 am to 6 pm. Friday – Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm

Ticket price: One day pass 498,400 IDR for adults and 393,000 IDR for children

Click to book and get more ticket info to the Waterpark and SEA LIFE! 

2. Sunway Lagoon, Selangor

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Sunway Lagoon is known as a one-stop place for fun in Malaysia. The theme park boasts 90 exciting rides in this 36-hectare area that you can try with friends or the whole family.

There are six playing zones in Sunway Lagoon, which are Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park, and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. Did you know that this Nickelodeon area is the first in Asia?

Apart from that, there have been many international events held in Sunway Lagoon like MTV World Stage in 2009 until 2015. So, there’s no reason not to put this big and well-known theme park into your itinerary in Malaysia, right?

How to reach there: From Kuala Lumpur, you can take the Rapid KL U63 or U67 bus and stop at Sunway Pyramid. Continue with the free shuttle bus to the playground area which comes every 25 minutes.

Address: Jalan PJS 11/20 No. 3, Bandar Sunway, 475000 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday from 7 am to 10.30 pm

Ticket price: Admission with private transfers for children 491,000 IDR and adults 588,300 IDR

Book tickets to Sunway Lagoon here!

3. Kidzania, Kuala Lumpur

Kidzania in Kuala Lumpur is the most suitable place for those of you who bring your kids on vacation to Malaysia. Not only playing around, but the kids will also be able to learn new things as well. At Kidzania, they can learn various interesting dream jobs in the future.

From a doctor, pilot, or police, the kids will receive new knowledge about real work, how to be more independent, and work together in teams. It’s a very exciting development for the social abilities of your kids! This playground boasts ​​8 hectares area with 60 games in it.

How to reach there: The closest public transportation to Kidzania is MRT number 9 and bus number 780. Then you have to walk for several minutes to get here.

Address: Curve NX, Jalan PJU 7/5 No. 18, Mutiara Damansara, 47810, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: Monday – Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. Saturday – Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm

Ticket price: Starts from 235,000 IDR for children and 129,000 IDR for adults

4. Skytropolis, Genting Highlands

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This indoor theme park is a perfect place to spend your holiday with family while in Genting. Located in First World Plaza, the theme park is located in the same area with Resort World Genting at an altitude of 1,800 meters above sea level.

With approximately 40 hectares area, Skytropolis is directly connected to SkyAvenue and offers you 21 fun rides. There are three types of rides which are Children Rides, Family Rides, and Thrill Rides. If you like a thrilling adventure, you have to try all the rides at Skytropolis!

Our thrill rides recommendations are Sky Towers and Power Surge. If you want to recall the past while riding a steam engine train? Take the Copper Express ride that goes around in the mini garden area. Whether you go with friends or family, your trip will totally be fun!

How to reach there: Take FWHCHT bus or AWANA cable car and stop by First World Plaza. Then you can just walk to Skytropolis.

Address: Level 1, First World Plaza, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday from 10 am until 10 pm

Ticket price: One day pass starts from 215,000 IDR

5. Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

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Aquaria KLCC boasts 150 species of marine life including tiger sharks, lethal sea snakes, blue rays, bright coral fish, seahorses, and many more! It’s located on the concourse level of the KLCC and is being considered as one of the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia.

Explore the 60,000 sq feet aquarium well-stocked with 5,000 freshwater and marine creatures to be explored. This place is surely your go-to sightseeing spot with the kids or family in Malaysia to enjoy the day or just to learn more about life under the ocean.

How to reach there: It’s within a walking vicinity from Suria KLCC via an underground tunnel or KLCC Park and a covered linked bridged from Pavilion Shopping Mall.

Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10 am – 8 pm every day

Ticket price: Starts from 138,366 IDR for adults and 110,886 IDR for children

Book your ticket to Aquaria KLCC!

Explore the Instagrammable Places in Malaysia

Now, what are you waiting for? Book your flight tickets and hotel and be ready to discover the fun things to do in Malaysia!

Besides those attractions, you may also want to check our top list of Instagrammable places in Malaysia to level up your Instagram feed. Because going on vacay without updating your gram will be a big no-no, right? 😉