Family Destinations in Malaysia for a Fun-Filled Summer Holiday

Malaysia offers a diverse range of exciting and educational attractions that are perfect for families to enjoy together during the summer holiday season. From interactive science museums to theme parks and wildlife sanctuaries, there are plenty of options to suit all ages and interests. Here are some of the best family-friendly destinations in Malaysia that are sure to create lifelong memories:


1. Petrosains, The Discovery Centre, Kuala Lumpur

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Situated on the 4th floor of Suria KLCC, Petrosains, The Discovery Centre spans 7,000 square meters and provides an engaging journey into the world of petroleum science. With 11 interactive showcases, visitors can explore everything from space-age technology to fossils, all presented in a captivating and accessible manner. Perfect for schoolchildren and families alike, this hands-on science museum offers an opportunity to delve into global scientific issues while having fun.


Address: Petronas Twin Tower, Level 4, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Open Hours: 9.30am - 4.00pm


2. Legoland Theme Park, Johor

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For a memorable family adventure, LEGOLAND Malaysia in Medini, near Johor Bahru, is a must-visit destination. From exhilarating rides to captivating shows and even a water park, there's no shortage of entertainment. Stay at the LEGOLAND Hotel for added convenience and make the most of your visit with annual passes.


Address: 7, Persiaran Medini Utara 3, 79100 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia

Open Hours: 10.00am- 6.00pm


3. Wonderland Melaka Theme Park & Resort, Melaka

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Founded in 2010, Wonderland Melaka Theme Park & Resort in Ayer Keroh, Melaka, promises a fun-filled getaway for families. With a variety of rides and attractions, including pedal boats, slides, and a special playground for younger children, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, its close proximity to downtown Melaka makes it easily accessible for day trips.


Address: Lot PT17178, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Hang Tuah Jaya, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Malaysia

Open Hours: 10.00am- 6.00pm


4. Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm, Penang

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Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of butterflies at Entopia, Southeast Asia's largest butterfly sanctuary. Spanning 8 acres of tropical gardens, this immersive attraction offers a captivating learning experience with thousands of butterflies in their natural habitat, educational exhibits, and interactive displays.


Address: 830, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Open Hours: 9.00am- 5.00pm (closed on Wednesday)


5. Langkawi Wildlife Park, Langkawi

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Experience the wonders of nature up close at Langkawi Wildlife Park, where visitors can interact with a variety of birds and animals in a tropical rainforest setting. With feeding sessions and guided tours, this park offers both entertainment and educational opportunities for the whole family.


Address: Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pechah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

Open Hours: 9.30am- 5.30pm


6. Kuching Cat Museum, Kuching

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Step into the world of felines at the Kuching Cat Museum, the world's first cat museum dedicated to celebrating our furry friends. With over 4,000 artefacts on display, including mummified cats and wild cat species from Borneo, this museum offers a unique and intriguing experience for cat lovers of all ages.


Address: Bangunan DBKU, Jalan Semariang, Petra Jaya, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Open Hours: 9.00am- 4.30pm


7. The Cube, Kota Kinabalu

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For a futuristic playground experience, head to The Cube in Likas, Kota Kinabalu. With its robot-themed attractions, interactive games, and live shows, this playground is sure to delight kids of all ages. Wrap up the day with some ice cream or refreshing drinks from the mini mart inside the playground!


Address: Lorong Burung Tukang, Km4, Jalan Tuaran, Kampung Likas, 88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Open Hours : 

Tuesday-Friday 12.00pm - 9.00pm

Saturday - Monday 9.00am - 0.00pm


To Wrap Up

Malaysia's family-friendly destinations offer endless excitement. Don't forget to enhance your exploration by renting a car with WAHDAH, offering a wide range of vehicles at competitive rates. With WAHDAH, your journey through Malaysia's attractions will be seamless and unforgettable for the whole family!


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