Faces of
Malaysia
Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Sunway Lagoon

address: SUNWAY LAGOON SDN. BHD, 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia - phone: 603-5639 0000
sunway-lagoon-suspension-bridge.jpg, Sunway Lagoon is a major amusement park in Petaling Jaya (PJ), just south of KL. It is located just next to Sunway Pyramide shopping mall and consists of a large water fun park and amusement park, extreme park, wildlife park, scream park.
the long suspension bridge across Sunway Lagoon
Sunway Lagoon is a major amusement park in Petaling Jaya (PJ), just south of KL. It is located just next to Sunway Pyramide shopping mall and consists of a large water fun park and amusement park, extreme park, wildlife park, scream park.

How to get to Sunway Lagoon

Take LRT (Kelana Jaya Line) to Kelana Jaya station and from there take feeder bus or take a direct bus from Kota Raya (near Chinatown).
Travel time about 60 - 90min from KL city center
Taxi will take about 30min from Kuala Lumpur city center (during non-rush times)

Links:

Sunway Lagoon Website


Operating Hours
Open daily  10am - 6pm

Admission Fee
Adult: RM120 (Malaysians: RM90)
Child / Seniors: RM90 (Malaysians: RM65
Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Kids): RM275 (only available for Malaysian)

There are discounts if you puchase the tickets online: to Online Ticketing

 

Public Surfing & Body Bording @ Surf Beach
Saturdays, Sundays & Malaysian Public Holidays.

Body Boarding - Maximum 20 pax / Minimum 5 pax
Time : 3:00pm to 3:45pm
Surfing - Maximum 12 pax / Minimum 5 pax
Time : 6:00pm to 6:45pm
* Full payment and prior registration required.
* Registrations are on a ‘first come first served basis.
* Personal surf and body boards are not allowed.
* Surf and body boards are available for rent.

Private sessions are available all times, but subject to the availability of the Surf Pool. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the actual session.
For more information or for reservations,  contact Sunway Lagoon at +603 5639 0182 or email ask_lagoon@sunway.com.my
 

Sunway Pyramid,
Sunway Pyramid is a large shopping mall adjectent to Sunway Lagoon theme park. Since its opening in July 1997, it is Malaysia's first themed shopping and entertainment mall.
official website Sunway Pyramid

Sunway Lagoon Tours:

Sunway-Lagoon-Theme-Park-Tour.jpg

A shared tour to the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park / Sunway Pyramid Mall including entrance fee

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price:
RM160


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