We understand that it’s not easy keeping the kids occupied during the weekends! SchoolAdvisor has put together some inspirational ideas from fun in the water to animals.
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is Malaysia’s largest indoor theme park that spans over 133,000 square feet dedicated to fun & excitement with thrilling rides and activities catered for everyone of every age. Thrill-seekers can whet their appetite with over 6 adrenaline pumping rides at the Galaxy Station or take a leisurely stroll to the magical Fantasy Garden and spend hours of priceless family time with any of the 8 rides readily available.
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park, No. 09-103, 9th Floor, Berjaya Times Square, No.1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2117 3118.
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm
Tickets are priced from RM 11.00 to RM 147.00 for a family package. For more ticketing info, click here
Jump Street- Trampoline Park
JumpStreet Trampoline Parks are an amazing urban playground for adults and children alike, with hundreds of interconnected trampolines from the floor right up the walls and multiple jumping attractions at every venue – It doesn’t matter if you’ve never jumped on a trampoline before – you’ve got to try Asia Largest Trampoline Parks and experience the thrill of Defying Gravity. Come with your entire family and enjoy the thrill of flight at Malaysia’s ONLY indoor trampoline parks.
JumpStreet Trampoline Parks, No 8A, Jalan 13/6, Seksyen 13, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Opening hours: Monday to Friday (11am to 9pm) Saturday and Sunday (9am to 9pm)
Tickets are priced at RM 27 for general admissions and an additional RM 5 for Jump Street grip socks (All jumpers must wear Jump Street grip socks for safety reasons.)
Nestled in the heart of the bustling “Golden Triangle” of Kuala Lumpur and within walking distance from the Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC is a state-of-the-art oceanarium showcasing over 5,000 different exhibits of aquatic and land-bound creatures over a sprawling 60,000 square-foot space in the Concourse Level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
One of the signature experiences that many look forward to at Aquaria KLCC is their interactive feeding shows scheduled throughout the day around entire the aquarium facility.
Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Complex, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Opening hours: 10am to 8pm
Tickets are priced from RM39 to RM49 for MyKad holders. Click here for more ticketing info
Farm in the City
Farm in the City (FITC) is a unique concept that combines the elements of wildlife and nature set in a designed environment of a conservation park. It provides little ones with educational and entertaining insights into the lifestyle and setting of a Malaysian village, fruit orchard and farm with its natural plants and wildlife. The good news is all animals can roam free!
Farm in the City, Lot 40187-40188, Jalan Prima Tropika Barat, Bandar Putra Permai, Seri Kembangan, +60 3-8941 2099,
Opening hours: Weekdays (1oam to 6pm) Weekends/Public/School Holidays (9.30am to 6pm)
Tickets are priced at RM 38 for children and senior citizens and RM 48 for adults.
Kidzania is an edutainment centre designed to prepare kids for the workplace. Resembling a mini-city, with child-sized replicas of office buildings and cars, kids get to take turns ‘working’ in over 90 different types of jobs, including pretending to be a surgeon, pilot, secret agent, lawyer, news anchor and fire fighter. Kids at the simulated News Straits Times Press office are given the task of roaming the ‘city’ to find news to write and publish or deliver copies of the paper around the city or collect them for recycling while younger girls will particularly love Chika’s Locker Fashion Boutique where they’ll get the chance to pose and model on a fashion parade catwalk.
KidZania, Curve NX, 18 Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya
Opening hours: Sunday to Wednesday (9am to 9pm) Thursday (9am to 11pm) Friday and Saturday (10am to 11pm)
Ticket are priced from RM 31.50 to RM76.50. For more ticketing information, click here
I-City Theme Park
I-City has just about everything to keep your children entertained. From a 3D museum, snow park to a family friendly water park. One of i-City Theme Park’s major highlights is a ‘forest’ of artificial maple and pine trees with branches that are illuminated with LED lights. The park also has a huge Ferris wheel a two-tiered carousel, carnival-esque game booths, stalls selling candy floss and other snacks.
i-Cty Theme Park, D-1-G, Jalan Multimedia 7/AJ, CityPark, i-City, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Opening hours: Monday to Friday (10am to 12am) Saturday, Sunday, Public/School Holiday (10am to 1am)
For more ticketing info, please click here
Skytrex Adventure is truly a unique experience suitable for all ages. It is a tree canopy tour where visitors go on an exhilarating ride through the forest on flying fox ziplines (over two lakes), balance on tree logs high in the air and take in the views of the forest canopy from platforms nestled in the trees. There is a list of kid-friendly games your little ones can take part in; Centipede Races, Meteorites Mission, Big Foot and Spider Web.
Skytrex Adventure, Jalan Liku 8/1, Seksyen 8, Taman Pertanian Malaysia, Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday & Public Holidays (8.30am to 5pm)
Tickets are priced at RM 35 to RM 55. For more ticketing information, please click here
National Science Centre
The National Science Centre is a definite show stopper with its educational and fun hands-on science and technology exhibits. The centre’s numerous play areas include a ‘moon walking’ experience and kids can even take part in science-themed experiments. Also known as Pusat Sains Negara, the unique dome shaped building is home to more than 32 species of local freshwater fish. In the main hall are science shows, which are beamed straight onto the main dome. –The Centre is currently closed for renovations.
National Science Centre, Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Bukit Damansara, 50490, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2089 3400
Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday (9am to 5pm)
There is a minimum entrance fee charged. RM6.00 for adults and RM3.00 for kids below the age of 12. To enjoy further discounts, bookings should be made earlier. For more ticketing information, click here.
Kuala Lumpur National Zoo
The zoo is set on such vast grounds that visitors will need at least three hours to explore the entire area. Divided into 16 exhibits, the Reptile Park, Malaysian Elephants exhibit, Lake Birds display, Bear Complex and Mammal Kingdom are some of Kuala Lumpur National Zoo’s most popular sections. You can also get your photo taken with a snake or one of the many birds
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday (9am to 5pm)
Zoo Negara, Hulu Kelang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, +603-4108 3422/7/8
Tickets are priced from RM 21 to RM 44. For more ticketing information, click here
Sunway Lagoon is undoubtedly one of Malaysia’s most popular attraction. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park encompasses a total of five different zones – the Water Park, Scream Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park and Wildlife Park, where visitors can interact with over 90 species of animals, including civets, gibbons, hornbills and more. The water park is home to one of the largest man-made surf beaches, the world’s largest water ride and the world’s first waterplexx 5D. You can also find Malaysia’s first 360-degree Rotating Pirate Ship at the Amusement Park.
Sunway Lagoon, 3 Jalan Lagoon Timur, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 5639 8811
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday (10am to 6pm)
Tickets are priced from RM96 to RM120 for MyKad holders. For more ticketing information, click here