Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo (near Miri) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with caves and karst formations. The caves are home to over 5 million bats who exit the caves in search for food every evening in a spectacular way.

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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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