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Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.

map and location of Sunway Lagoon

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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