Malaysia is a beautiful and diverse country with no shortage of sights to be seen. With gorgeous weather, tropical scenery and friendly people, it’s no wonder that Malaysia is a top destination for holiday-goers worldwide. However, travelling with a young family can often be a whole different story and you have to ensure that a country is child-friendly before making your vacation plans. Luckily, Malaysia has a whole host of activities on offer that will appeal to children, and in particular it is home to some world-class theme parks. Whilst many of us think of rollercoasters and carousels at the mention of theme parks, Malaysia has so much more on offer. With a unique and diverse range of parks available, you could even make a trip of simply exploring Malaysia’s theme parks without getting bored! Here are some of the best activity parks this country has to offer.

A’Famosa Water World

A’ Famosa Water World is a world-class resort and water park located in Alor Gajah in Malacca. Surrounded by lush countryside, this resort is only a short drive from the capital and can be reached from Singapore in just two hours. In the hot weather, this is a perfect place for a relaxing day where you can escape the heat and have a splash-around. Covering over one-thousand-three-hundred acres, this impressive site is also home to an animal safari, along with a 27-hole golf course for the adults.


KidZania is taking the world by storm right now and is certainly one of the best theme parks for kids in Kuala Lumpur. This is an attraction where kids can take the lead by entering into a world run by children. The park offers the opportunity to explore different career paths, with costumes and activities to make the whole experience feel like reality. Not only will kids have a blast, they will also have the chance to explore ideas for their future and gain valuable experience of the working world.

Berjaya Hills

Only an hour’s drive from the capital, Berjaya Hills is a theme park that allows you to get a taste of the Continent in Southeast Asia. Surrounded by the Highlands’ gorgeous rainforest scenery and cool breeze, this theme park contains a replica of an 18th century French town replete with cobbled streets, a golf course, European restaurants and street performances. There are also botanical gardens on site and a replica Japanese village, so you can take your family on a tour of the world all in one day!

Shah Alam Agricultural Park

If you want to take your kids for an adventure, head to Shah Alam Agricultural Park. Here you can fly through the trees on zip lines, or test your agility with some rope climbing. This is a great place to get into nature whilst getting your adrenaline kick.

Malaysia has no shortage of world-class resorts and fun-filled theme parks to keep your kids entertained whilst on vacation. With so many great options on the table, you’ll be stuck for choice!


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