Bring out the adrenaline junkie in you and take a ride on the wild side this school holidays by testing your strength and endurance at Malaysia’s very own adventure theme parks. From flying fox to trampoline jumping, these four theme parks can be found right in our own backyard allowing you to indeed Cuti-Cuti Malaysia
By Nurul Rustam
Adventure lovers, unite! With school’s out, what better way to spend it then getting into shape by indulging in extreme sports ranging from trampoline jumping to flying fox. If sweating it out is not your thing, there’s always the indoor roller coaster rides where you can partake in a scream fest. Either way, the activities will ensure plenty of fun-filled moments for the entire family. Here are our top four picks:
#1: Skytrex Adventure Shah Alam
Jalan Liku 8/1, Seksyen 8, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
Tel: +60 1-3276 841
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Fridays:
First Departure: 0900h
Last Departure: 1330h
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays:
First Departure: 0830h
Last Departure: 1500h
Skytrex Adventure is nestled within the lush Shah Alam Agricultural Park where you can indulge in rope climbing and flying fox away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Located just 40 km from Kuala Lumpur, this theme park offers adrenaline junkies three types of challenges with varying level of difficulties. For those just starting out, the Little Adventure offers various obstacle courses starting from the Ladder Up before ending with Flying Fox across a huge lake. For the intermediate level, the Big Thrill offers a zig-zagging obstacle course that starts with the Ladder Up before ending with the Fishermen Net Exit. For the advanced level, the Extreme Challenge will test your endurance limit by first crossing over a lake via the Flying Fox followed by various obstacles before ending again with the Flying Fox at the exit point. Skytrex is constructed and managed in accordance with international safety standards to ensure your safety. Ticket prices range from RM35 to RM60. Skytrex Adventure also provides corporate team building packages priced from RM189 per person. Be sure to make your reservations early.
#2: Jump Street
8, Jalan 13/6, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Tel: +60 3-7969 1051
Opening hours: 10am to 9pm (Mondays to Sundays, including public holidays)
Jump Street Asia is Malaysia’s first indoor trampoline park located in Seksyen 13 Petaling Jaya. Situated some 10 km drive away from the Kuala Lumpur’s city centre, this is where you can revel in jumping on trampolines. There are three main attractions that can be found here – The Main Court, The Foam Pit and The Wall. The Main Court is ideal for all jumpers of all ages and skill levels. Offering 9,000 sq ft of interconnected trampolines extending right up the walls, this is where you can put those skate-boarding stunts and parkour moves to practice before hitting the road. For those who want to fly high but with a soft landing, then look no more than The Foam Pit. As its name suggests, this is where you can unleash your inner gymnast while landing on soft cube foams to cushion your fall. For those who prefer group activities, the Dodgeball will test your balance, reflexes and strength when dodging and jumping on trampolines. Tickets are priced at RM27 per hour (including GST).
#3: Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
1, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 3-2117 3118
Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm (Mondays to Fridays) and 11am to 10pm (Saturdays to Sundays)
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is located inside one of Kuala Lumpur’s renowned shopping mall, Berjaya Times Square. Located at the 5th & 7th floor, this theme park is the largest indoor theme park of its kind in Malaysia offering around 133, 000 sq ft of endless fun and excitement for all ages. Offering over six and eight rides at the Fantasy Garden and Galaxy Station respectively, you will be spoilt for choice ranging from the Safari Jeep at the Botanic Drive to a spinning good time at the Dizzy Izzy. Ticket prices costs RM60 and RM50 for adults and kids respectively. For cost savings, go for the family package starting from RM113.
#4: EnerZ Indoor Theme Park
Lot 791, Persiaran Subang Indah, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Tel: +60 1-11500 0066
Opening hours: 1pm to 9pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 9pm (Saturdays), 10am to 8pm (Sundays) and 10am to 9pm (Public/School Holidays)
Dubbed “Asia’s Largest Indoor Trampoline Extreme Park”, Enerz offers over 80,000 sq ft of jumping space with a wide range of activities that are suited for all ages. The main action happens at The Extreme Park with eight different attractions to choose from – Trampoline Park, Wall Climbing, Gut Builder, Dodgeball, Ninja Warrior, Meltdown, Gladiator and Sky Ropes. From jumping on trampolines to obstacle course to build your child’s self-confidence, Enerz ensures hours of endless entertainment for the entire family while giving your mind and body a total workout. That’s not all. There are also corporate packages via its Enerz Team Building Programme to build camaraderie among office colleagues.