Malaysia’s capital city – Kuala Lumpur is one of the top tourist destinations in the world packed full of everything exciting for all age groups. Amidst its Mogul-style domes, lush parks, steel-clad skyscrapers, colourful street markets, mega-sized shopping malls and world-class night clubs, the city ensures a beautiful time for families.
Here we’ve collected a few things you can do with your kids on a holiday to Kuala Lumpur:
Indulge in some water fun at Sunway Lagoon
It’s always a good idea to head to a water park while holidaying with kids; and Sunway Lagoon happens to be the best water park in Kuala Lumpur ensuring fun in the sun at a whole new level. A short drive from the centre of Kuala Lumpur, the park comprises Water Park, Wildlife Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. The water park is home to an array of safe, exciting water games and rides for all age groups along with shallow mini versions of the slides for toddlers. You can add more thrill to your outing exploring amusement and wildlife parks as well.
Visit KidZania and let your kids experience a working life
There’s all the fun to experience for kids aged 4-14! Malaysia’s first edutainment theme park for kids and teenagers, KidZania is home to an indoor entertainment and educational theme park comprising child-sized replicas of office buildings and cars that will help empower kids to pursue their dreams and explore a true working world in a real functioning city. Kids would love to discover here their dream job they might not have known earlier; they will get a chance to work here as a chef, pilot, surgeon, lawyer, painter, actor, fireman and even a magician.
Delight in marine life at Aquaria KLCC
One of the world’s best aquariums, Aquaria KLCC is a must-visit place with kids. The oceanarium is located beneath the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre where you will get to discover the varied underwater landscapes of Malaysia. This 90 metre tunnel is home to more than 150 spices of marine life including tiger sharks, stingrays, sea snakes, bright coral fish, blue rays, seahorses, loads of fish and more. Head to the Aquaria with your kids and spend an ideal day experiencing the nature of ocean life.
Spend a day at Petrosains, The Discovery Centre
Also called Petrosains, Petrosains, The Discovery Centre is a Malaysian science and technology museum where kids as well as adults can have an interactive learning experience. The museum organises various workshops, shows, ground-breaking activities, special themed events and travelling exhibits taking you into the true world of science. Besides, the museum is home to a cafe where you can simply sit back, relax and have a scrumptious meal. You can also get your hands on a piece of Petrosains from the gift shop within the museum.
Spot wildlife at Kuala Lumpur National Zoo & Aquarium
If your kids are fond of wildlife, Kuala Lumpur National Zoo & Aquarium is the place to be when in the city. Located a few kilometres north of the city, this sprawling wildlife sanctuary is home to a forest, lake and 16 animal exhibits where kids would love to spot the exotic animals native to Malaysia such as leopards, elephants and orangutans. You will also get a chance to spot here some rare animals from across the globe and two giant pandas from China. You can take a walk across the zoo or can go for tram rides that are available for a surcharge.