Spending more time with your family during school holidays is the most admirable attribute you can possess. Everything you can do on weekends and during school vacations in this lovely state of Selangor. Tourism Selangor has selected six main activities for the school break and provided family vacations ideal for school holidays, with individualised itineraries based on age and preference. No need to search any further if you are searching for a place to take your children where they can be physically active or unplug from their electronic devices. These are six activities to enjoy during school holidays in Selangor in 2022!
1) Water Theme Parks in Selangor
- Sunway Lagoon, Subang Jaya
Sunway Lagoon is a one-stop fun destination. Sunway Lagoon, with over 90 attractions spread across 88 acres, offers the ultimate theme park experience in six adventure zones: Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park, and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, Asia’s first Nickelodeon Themed Land. You could easily spend the entire day here once you enter! Sunway Lagoon operates daily except Tuesday from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm. For more information you can visit their official website at https://sunwaylagoon.com.
- Bangi Wonderland
Spend a day relaxing, swimming, and playing at Bangi Wonderland, and try out all 14 great attractions and slides. Whether you want to get your adrenaline pounding on some high-speed waterslides or simply want a place to relax with the family, their water theme park is regarded as a fun centre for people of all ages. Don’t forget to ride down the colourful longest waterslide in their water theme park, Insane Racer, which is a children-friendly slide. Bangi Wonderland operates daily except Tuesday from 11.00 am – 6.00 pm while during the weekend it operates from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm. Visit their website for more information at https://www.bangiwonderland.com.my.
- Wet World Shah Alam
Wet World Water Park Shah Alam, Selangor promises fun and is a value for money and family -oriented water theme park. Group events, carnivals, parties, family days, school picnics, corporate events and fundraising activities are all perfect for the park. The Monsoon Buster ride, a 225-meter-long water slide that pushes riders up, is the main attraction, Wet World Shah Alam operates daily except Wednesday from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm. Visit their website for more information at https://wetworld.my/shah-alam/.
- WaterWorld i-City, Shah Alam
WaterWorld is i-City water park, it complements the City of Digital Lights as a night tourist destination by allowing guests to enjoy i-City during the day. WaterWorld, with its wide range of water rides, provides hours of aquatic enjoyment for the entire family. The Giant Jacuzzi, Spiral and Rainbow Slides. WaterWorld i-City starts open at 11.00 am – 6.00pm while on the weekend open at 10.00 am – 6.00 pm and close every Tuesday. Visit their website for more information at https://iticket.i-city.my/products/2022-02- waterworld.
- Riverine Splash Water Theme Park @ Amverton Cove, Kuala Langat
The resort features a tribal -themed Riverine Splash Water Theme Park. There are over 12 attractions and slides for you to try, including the Anaconda Tube Slide, Rimba River, Survival Park and even Kiddie Beats reserved for children. The Riverine Splash Water Theme Park is closed every Tuesday and is open from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. Admission for adults is RM58 while for children it is RM38 for all day tickets. For more information, you can visit their official website at https://www.amvertoncove.com/theme-park/.
2) Outdoor & Indoor Theme Parks in Selangor
- KidZania Malaysia, Damansara
Welcome to KidZania Kuala Lumpur (Mutiara Damansara), where children may live independently and better comprehend the world of adults by being adults themselves. An indoor family-themed learning centre where children can experience adult life in a city model. There are a variety of role-playing exercises that are specifically designed to help physical and intellectual development. KidZania are open daily except on Tuesday from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm. For more information, you can visit their official website at https://www.kidzania.com.my.
- i-City Theme Park, Shah Alam
The City of Lights, i-City, dazzles the nightscapes with magnificent LED lightscapes. During the day, you can visit Malaysia’s first interactive wax museum, Red Carpet 2. To add to the thrill, you might enjoy a frigid winter below 8 degrees Celsius at SnowWalk, a winter play area. Families looking for endless experience pleasure, will be able to enjoy all of the fascinating rides and activities at i-City Leisure Theme Park. For more information about i-City Theme Park, you can visit their official website at https://www.i- city.my/themepark/.
- ESCAPE Challenge Adventure Park, Petaling Jaya
ESCAPE Petaling Jaya is the modern-day solution to the problem of underdeveloped life skills among us caused by a lack of play. ESCAPE PJ transforms exhilarating rides and games from the natural outdoors into a modern setting at Paradigm Mall in Petaling Jaya. The rides and games at ESCAPE PJ demonstrate that there is no age limit to having fun, as they have been designed for a wide range of age groups, talents, and energy levels. ESCAPE Petaling Jaya are closed every Monday and the operating hours are from 10.00 am – 8.00 pm. Visit their official website for more information at https://www.escape.my/pj.
- Discovery Park at Gamuda Cove, Kuala Langat
The recently opened Gamuda Cove’s entertainment component is Discovery Park. It is an amusement park featuring a variety of attractions, ranging from first-in-Malaysia attractions to adrenaline-pumping activities. Discovery Park at Gamuda Cove is set to offer an exciting and unique experience throughout two recreational zones – Adventure Park and Hangout Village. One park, many adventures. Discovery Park operate daily from 12.00 pm – 8.00 pm on the weekdays while 10.00 am – 8.00 pm during the wekeened and close every Tuesday. For more information on Discovery Park, you can visit their official website at https://www.discoverypark.com.my.
- District 21, Sepang
Spend an adrenaline-pumping day at District 21 with your friends and family, experiencing its future post-apocalyptic world designs. Explore all eight adventure activities contained within, which include climbing, sliding, riding, jumping, free falling, and flying. With this multi-entry ticket, you can play and stop whenever you choose. District 21 opens daily from 12.00 pm – 8.00 pm during the weekdays and 10.00 am – 8.00 pm during the the weekend. Visit their official facebook for more information on the ticket price at https://www.facebook.com/district21park/.
- RollerWa, 1 Utama Petaling Jaya
RollerWa is Malaysia’s first indoor skating and rink, located at 1 Utama shopping mall. A 2-hour session that includes renting a skating rink, skates and safety equipment priced at RM38 for adults and RM28 for children under the age of 18. The 1-day rental cost is RM68 for adults and RM58 for under 18s. There are also instructors on duty who will give you guidance and tutoring; it is recommended that you wear complete safety equipment. Also, RollerWa is an Instagrammable spot location, as they have set up 2 Photo Booths to take photos with family and friends with stunning neon lighting. Visit their official website for more information http://www.rollerwa.com.
3) Sports & Recreational Activities
- Skytrex Adventure Sg Congkak, Hulu Langat
Skytrex Adventure Sg Congkak is the ‘Malaysia’s First Flying Fox Park by Skytrex,’ with more Flying Fox features and a longer track than any other branch, as well as the tranquil, lush, beautiful scenery of Congkak Park & Resort and Sg Congkak, which streams directly under the path of the circuit activities. Skytrex Adventure is Malaysia’s first tree-to-tree’sky-trekking’ experience, where you may soar, swing, glide, and dangle on the many aerial obstacles suspended above the lush tropical Malaysian Rain Forest. For more information about pricing you can visit their official website at https://www.skytrex-adventure.org/sg-congkak-pricing
- JumpStreet Asia, Petaling Jaya
Jump Street Trampolline Park is an urban playground dedicated to jumping, bouncing, rolling and any other anti -gravity activity. Nearly a hundred trampolines are connected into a large court, including a unique basketball hoop, a trampoline -dodging ball court, a bubble hole to jump into and a giant airbag to land safely. Jump Street Asia is a fun playground for everyone, whether you are new to trampoline or an experienced athlete. Even the little ones have their own special jumping area, which is open to young people as young as 3 years old. For prices you can visit their official website for more information https://jumpstreetasia.com.
- Camp5, 1 Utama, Petaling Jaya
Camp5, 1 Utama is a climbing centre that provides instruction for all abilities, city views, and bouldering. It is home to Malaysia’s tallest indoor wall, making it a popular destination for top-rope and lead climbers. You can try climbing with their 1-hour experience-only testing session, which is designed to allow you to taste the benefits of climbing before completely committing to the activity. Climbing allows you to establish your own goals and advance at your own speed. Visit Camp5, 1 Utama official website for more information and pricing at https://www.camp5.com/1utama/.
- Morac Go Kart Track, 1 Utama, Petaling Jaya
Morac Go Kart Track is 420-meter field is designed so that everyone can enjoy karting without hesitation. Morac Go Kart Track is a fun kart track for the whole family. Everyone can enjoy a safe and fun time driving the all -new Sodikarts around the circuit. The Morac Go Kart Track is suitable for the whole family, including children as young as seven (Those who exceed their height restrictions). You can find out more about the packages and prices offered by Morac Go Kart Track, 1 Main by visiting their website https://morac1utama.com.
- FlowRider, 1 Utama
You can now surfing at the convenience of a stream riding simulator at 1 Utama. FlowRider is a hybrid board sport that combines skating, snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding and skiboarding techniques. Experience endless waves with the help of a competent instructor, whether you are a beginner surfer or a skilled surfer. Riders can glide up and down, perform stunts, and spin on the resulting wave-like shape. For prices and packages you can visit their official website for more information https://flowrider1utama.com.my/Package.
- WINDLAB Indoor Skydiving, 1 Utama
WINDLAB Indoor Skydiving is a recreation of a 14,000 feet outdoor skydive. It is the most popular thrill ride and sport in Asia. Everyone who has ever wanted to fly can come to WINDLAB Indoor Skydiving and experience the sensation of flight. The all- glass panelled circular wind tunnel provides a cushion of air in a 12-foot diameter 32- foot high flight chamber, where the flyer enters and becomes airborne, all within the grasp of a skilled teacher. The chamber’s base is a trampoline floor made of aircraft- quality stainless steel, and with wind speeds of up to 250 km/h. For information on their package and prices you can visit their official website at https://www.windlab.my.
4) Eco Nature Attractions in Selangor
- National Botanical Garden Shah Alam
National Botanical Gardens Shah Alam is one of Selangor and Malaysia’s top eco/agrotourism destinations, offering a variety of parks with attractions for both nature lovers and thrill seekers. Traditional Malaysian agrarian practises are depicted in the botanical gardens in a lovely, natural setting. The botanical gardens include a variety of parks and gardens. The best way to experience this park is to rent a bicycle or take a long walk to explore its natural beauty. For more information on National Botanical Garden Shah Alam opening hours you can visit their official website at http://tbnsa.gov.my/en/waktu-operasi.
- Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)
The Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) is a must-see for all nature lovers. It is situated in the Petaling Jaya suburbs. Explore the many nature trails and learn about the local flora and fauna. Remember to stop by the information desk for a briefing and to pick up some plant brochures before venturing out to explore the surrounding region. The built-up Skywalk in Taman Botanical Kepong is 250 metres long and towers 50 metres above the forest floor, providing stunning views of the surrounding Klang Valley. For more information about FRIM you can visit their official website at https://www.frim.gov.my.
- Paya Indah Discovery Wetlands, Kuala Langat
The 1,111 -acre lush greenery and large lakes that make up the Discovery Wetlands are natural sanctuaries where animals have built their homes. The largest wetland park in the Klang Valley will be home to new and exciting outdoor activities. It’s more than enough for everyone, whether for a quick weekend getaway or a fun family day out! One of the best ways to learn and experience Malaysia’s biological diversity is by visiting Paya Indah Discovery Wetlands.Visit Paya Indah Discovery Wetlands official website for more information at https://www.discoverypark.com.my/acitivities/paya- indah-discovery-wetlands-centre/.
- Kelip – Kelip (Fireflies Park) Kampung Kuantan, Kuala Selangor
Fireflies are well recognised in Kampung Kuantan Selangor. Many of the firefly nests can only be found here. Furthermore, fireflies are a type of insect that belongs to the beetle family. The ‘Pteroptyx tener’ species is the most common in Kampung Kuantan. The firefly’s distinguishing feature is its tail, which produces light blinking. What distinguishes fireflies from other insects is the insect’s simultaneous blinking of three lights every second. Kampung Kuantan is a small village and situated about 9km from Kuala Selangor. Kampung Kuantan Fireflies Park are open daily from 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm.
- Sekinchan Paddy Field, Sabak Bernam
Sekinchan is well-known for its excellent rice yields and mechanised agricultural practises. There are many rice mill industries in Sekinchan, one of which being PLS Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd, which is open for visitors. Inside the plant, there is a rice market and a Paddy Gallery. There are fascinating activity of eel-fishing with the huge paddy fields encompassing practically the entire terrain of Sekinchan. When the paddy fields are harvested, the water level drops, making this the ideal time for eel fishing. During the paddy harvesting season, eel fishing is a popular pastime among Sekinchan residents.
- Kuala Selangor Nature Park
Kuala Selangor Nature Park (Taman Alam Kuala Selangor) is a haven for a diverse range of flora and wildlife. There is a 201-hectare wide Tropical Rainforest and the balance is Swamp Forest on a total area of 296 hectares, which is divided into two main regions. As part of the Selangor River estuary, the park is home to a variety of large bird species, including milky storks and herons, as well as primates, including silver leaf monkeys and long-tailed macaques.There are also over 150 bird species in the area, with an estimated 100,000 wading birds from 30 different species passing through on their annual migration. Bird watching is one of the more intriguing activities in Kuala Selangor Nature Park.
5) Waterfalls & River Activities in Selangor
- Waterfalls @ Kanching Eco Forest Park
Kanching Eco Forest Park is known for having the most waterfalls in Selangor, with seven tiers. Some waterfalls are little but forceful, while others are delicate and graceful, falling, and cascading gloriously. Visitors will be met by natural greenery with a magnificent grass and a quiet stream covered with stones where children and adults can swim around. This place is ideal for picnics because it has gazebos, stone benches, and a bridge across the creek. The first waterfall is reached through the cement steps. For more information you can call Tourism Selangor on 03-5513 2000.
- Sungai Congkak Park & Resort
Sungai Congkak is a renowned recreational forest in Selangor’s Hulu Langat district. Camping, picnicking, BBQs, and bathing in the clear cool water of natural river pools and rapids under the tall tropical rainforest trees are among the activities and facilities available here. Although there are no waterfalls in the Sungai Congkak Recreational Forest, the river pools are wide and shallow in certain places, making them ideal for a dip or swim. Overnight stays are also available in the chalets. For more information you can call Tourism Selangor on 03-5513 2000.
- Sungai Chiling, Kuala Kubu Bharu
Sungai Chiling is 3 kilometres from Kuala Kubu Bharu. The Chiling Waterfalls, like the Gabai Waterfalls, are located within Taman Warisan Negeri Selangor (Selangor State Park). An delightful jungle hike takes guests through streams and rivers, past unique species such as wild orchids and bamboo, before arriving at the signature 80-meter waterfall overlooking a tranquil lagoon. The waterfalls and river are also home to the Mahseer Fish Sanctuary, which is overseen by the Selangor Fisheries and Forestry Departments. Today, the area has become an important habitat and natural breeding ground for the fish that migrate from the river’s headwaters to the main waterfall area.
- Sungai Tekala
Sungai Tekala is near the Semenyih Dam in the Hulu Langat region. It is part of the Sungai Lalang Forest Reserve, which is part of the State Park Forest, or Taman Warisan Negeri Selangor. This unspoiled lowland dipterocarp forest is a popular spot for locals to picnic by a gorgeous river and swim in its crystal clear water, as well as stroll through the natural rain forest. This park provides limited amenities, such as rest huts placed near the steps leading to the waterfalls. Viewing the flowing waterfalls and hiking on the park’s one trail are among the activities and facilities available here.
- Sungai Pertak
The Sungai Pertak River flows through an Orang Asli community and into the Sungai Selangor Dam. A favourite weekend and family fishing and camping destination for visitors from Kuala Lumpur, 4WD enthusiasts and dirt bikers also blast down the several paths that span this river. The river flows through deep pools with tiny waterfalls in intervals, with the main segment near the settlement. The river also serves as a starting point for climbers to Bukit Kutu, an abandoned colonial hill station perched atop a 1000- meter-high mountain summit. This riverside tourist site may be reached by taking the main road to Kampung Pertak and then following a dirt road all the way to the end.
6) Zoo / Mini Zoo / Petting Zoo
- Zoo Negara
Zoo Negara (National Zoo) is Malaysia’s largest zoo, spanning 44 hectares (110 acres) in Ulu Klang, Gombak District, Selangor. Zoo Negara houses about 5,137 specimens representing 476 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish. There are numerous displays to enjoy, which are spaciously situated around an ideal lake with free wandering storks, pelicans, egrets, ibises, and swans inside a wonderfully landscaped setting populated by mature trees. Don’t forget about the Animal Feeding sessions. Zoo Negara operation hours are daily from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.
- Farm In The City, Seri Kembangan
A Nature and Animals Farm In The City (FITC) is a concept that blends elements of wildlife and nature in a conservation park-like setting. FITC intends to become a tourism hub in the state by providing an instructive and fascinating look at the lifestyle and scenery of a Malaysian town, farm, and fruit orchard, complete with natural vegetation and fauna. FITC encourages visitors to engage with the animals and plant life in a relaxed yet authentic setting. FITC also places a high value on educating tourists about the various aspects of farm and animal life as well as wildlife conservation and preservation. Weekday hours are from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm, while weekend hours are from 9.30 am – 6.00 pm and close every Tuesday.
- G2G Animal Garden, MAEPS Serdang
G2G Animal Farm is located in Malaysia Agro Expo Park in Serdang (MAEPS). G2G Animal Garden is a pet zoo excellent for animal enthusiasts, families, and anyone who want to engage with animals. Visit the G2G Animal Garden pet zoo with your family. Feeding and caressing animals allows you to become closer to nature and animals. Among the animal stations are the Cat House, Bird Cage, Animal Therapy House, Rabbit Park, Reptile House, Pigeon House, Tortoise Park, and Village Pets. Weekday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., while weekends and public holidays are 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sunway Lagoon Wildlife Park
Wildlife Park @ Sunway Lagoon is an interactive and educational zoo with unusual, small, and friendly birds, reptiles, and mammals. The zoo’s interactive idea enables visitors to not only observe and learn about the animals, but also to get up close and personal with them by touching them. The fully interactive zoo attraction offers a variety of educational and interesting activities for the entire family, from a journey of learning through their unique Wildlife Encounters to being entertained by the talented animal in the Wildlife Theatre and feeding the animals at the Pet Village.
- Aviary ‘N’ Bunny Park @ National Botanical Garden Shah Alam
Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam’s Aviary & Bunny Park is a petting small zoo for children. Pets Education (PE) is also provided for youngsters to learn about petting zoos and animal affections. Children will conserve and appreciate the nature of the animal/pet. Aviary & Bunny Park is open daily from 8.00 am – 5.00 pm and visit their official website for more information https://aviary-bunny-park-tbnsa.business.site.
Aside from the places above that are fun and unique for tourists to visit in the State of Selangor, there are many other interesting places in Selangor that you should visit, especially during school holidays in 2022. Because the state of Selangor is a popular, up-and-coming, and top tourist destination in Malaysia, it will make your trip memorable and unique. So, what are you waiting for this school holiday? Let’s “Pusing Selangor Dulu!”.
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