Tourism in Malaysia
Family Trip - Malaysia
The government of Malaysia has taken very exciting and amazing initiatives like theme park for family tourists. The most eye-touching theme park is LEGOLAND Malaysia. It is the first international theme park. It opened in 2012. It situates at Nusajaya, Johor. Nusajaya is a part of Iskandar Malaysia. Iskandar Malaysia is a mixing commercial and residential development city. On the other hand, bordering country of this theme park is Singapore. These are the surroundings environment of the first international theme park named LEGOLAND Malaysia.
Facilities of LEGOLAND Malaysia
If tourists want to enjoy the facilities of this theme park their will need at least 4 to 6 hours. There are various types of rides and amazing attractions in the park. With the facilities of washrooms, restaurants, shops, and Muslim prayer rooms, full facilities are available around the park.
How much does time need to reach here
Approximately, it takes only 4 hours from Kuala Lumpur and just 30 minutes from Singapore to reach LEGOLAND Malaysia.
KidZania Kuala Lumpur
The 80,000 sq ft. kid-sized KidZania Kuala Lumpur is another amazing theme park for family tourists especially children between the ages 4 to 14 years old. It situates in Kuala Lumpur. But, it located an indoor building of Kuala Lumpur. The indoor building name is Curve NX building in Mutiara Damansara. In this theme park, real-life is imitated by different ways like to be a pilot and fireman etc.
Facilities of KidZania Kuala Lumpur
If you are in family trips your children will to enjoy this theme park. It is such theme park that includes an interactive learning edutainment for children to role-playing adult activities. Since it is a real-life imitated theme park children have the chance of being a pilot, fireman, doctor and much more exciting and amazing opportunities. Here, children will get experience on fun engaging learning environment as well as hands-on imitated real life experience. Even The Royal Bintang Hotel is just a 5 minutes walking distance from the theme park.
How much does time need to reach here
It takes only 30 to 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur to KidZania.
Malaysia’s Premier Theme and Water Park
It has already been renowned and branded as a Multi-park. It locates in the state of Selangor, Sunway Lagoon. It is the most popular place for local and international tourists. Sunway Lagoon is famous for the presentation of mixing local and international culture. This park must be fantastic place for family tour with children.
Facilities of Sunway Lagoon
As a multi-facilitated theme park it includes human-made beach, water rides, surfing pool, Scream Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park, Wildlife Park and many other entertainment opportunities. Tourists who are fond of shopping and resort for them the Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, and the Sunway Resort Hotel are the best options which are also situated here.
How much does time need to reach here
It will take about 30 to 40 minutes from from Kuala Lumpur and 10 to 15 minutes from the Subang Skypark Airport to reach the theme and water park, Selangor, Sunway Lagoon.
For family tourists, Zoo Negara is yet another eye-touching place. About 400 species of exotic mammals, birds, fish and reptiles continuously keep giving entertainment to the visitors. Here, have 16 exhibits, named Ape Centre, Lake Birds, Reptile Park, Malaysian Elephants, Nocturnal Exhibits, Humboldt Penguins, and Nile Hippopotamus and so on.
In Southeast Asia, one of the largest aquariums is Aquaria KLCC. It is located on the concourse level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It created in 1999 which has already introduced a new level of style to the city with its wide array of hand in hand stores. It is based on the journey of water from the land to the sea. The journey starts in the misty highlands, down through rivers, through the rainforest and mangroves to the coral reefs into the deep blue sea. It has been featured 60,000 square feet in two levels with a 90-metre underwater tunnel. Aquaria KLCC houses over 250 different species and over 5,000 land and aquatic animals from Malaysia and around the world. It also has an interactive information kiosk on fish and turtle conservation. It includes a themed retail area of about 5,000 square feet.
Facilities of Aquaria KLCC
Over 250 different species attracts the visitors including scary tiger sharks, lethal sea snakes, blue rays, bright coral fish, seahorses and more. It’s a well-stocked aquarium just begging to be explored, and after a few hours here you will have seen over 5,000 freshwater and marine creatures, including massive araipaimas, giant groupers, gar fish and more.
Some people write it off as a tourist trap, but they are sorely missing out beyond the big tanks, with gallons of water, filled with necklaces of kelp, coral and mysterious and sometimes menacing sea creatures, is one of the country’s foremost sightseeing attractions with real depth and complexity.
Well worth exploring, Kuala Lumpur Aquarium is not only submerge visitors beneath thousands of gallons of seawater but also the venue is laid out to take visitors through different watery landscapes, from the highlands and flooded jungles of Malaysia, to the Amazon basin, coral reefs and the open ocean. Your journey isn’t a linear one start off on Level one where you will see piranhas make quick work of their meal as well as electric eels, elephant-nose fish and electric catfish. Also in this section, visitors can check out the DNA Touch Pool where they can pick up and feel the texture of live corals and star fish as well.
The Tunnel at Aquaria KLCC
A 90 meter walk-through tunnel with a moving travelator in its centre is one of the highlights of Aquaria KLCC is called a giant tank which is featuring as an authentic-looking shipwreck. Inside you will be surrounded by sand tiger sharks, huge stingrays and more. You can take a break from looking at Nemo and his crew, as you head to the Stream which plays host to the giant water rat and the adorable Asian small-clawed otter. Meanwhile, the Jewels of the Jungle section are home to a variety of reptiles, amphibians and insects including the coatimundi, green snake, tarantula and many others. In this context, visitor must be sure to check out the exhibit showcasing the life cycle of butterflies as well.
Weird and Wonderful
In level two, a tourist can see or journey through the Amazon Flooded Forest where the oversized araipaima, red tail catfish and many others dwell. Archer fish, horseshoe crabs and more you can see in the Coast. Later, develop a deep appreciation for deep sea inhabitants such as the octopus and giant blotched fantail ray at the Oceanarium. Lastly, the Weird & Wonderful section is home to chambered nauticus, sea jelly and more, while the Coral Discovery Section has the requisite array of coral, seahorses and more. What’s more, catch the fish feeding sessions which take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in the 2.5 million-liter aquarium.
Diving with Sharks
The best parts of Aquaria KLCC might actually be when you are feeling a little lost either literally, given the sheer size of this place, or figuratively, as you try to learn as much as you can about the oftentimes ignored multifaceted deep sea world. Though the aquaria revels in simple pleasures, thrill seekers are also well catered for they can get up close and personal with tiger sharks, stingrays and more as the aquarium has a Diving with Sharks program. Even though visitors have to sign a liability waiver form in order to strap on tanks, it’s a safe environment as the sharks have been in Aquaria KLCC for more than five years now and are domesticated. Those who don’t have diving permits can join the Cage Rage programme where visitors take the plunge into the tank within the confines of a submerged cage. While this elegant underwater world may seem a kid-centric attraction, it caters well to all ages. There are plenty of reasons to dive in and those who do will not regret it.