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FUN THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY DAY

Though Malaysia is hot and humid year round, there are days of tropical rain showers. So it is good to know some alternative activities or destinations to spend your free time during a rainy day, instead of just watching TV or playing games on mobile tablets at home.

We have six indoor playgrounds located in the Klang Valley which we think are great for rainy-day dates. Most of the theme parks require at least a half-day or full day to do them justice.  Let’s go!

The Rift, Mid Valley Megamall
Dubbed Malaysia’s first ever hybrid Virtual Reality (VR)/ Augmented Reality (AR) theme park, The Rift offers a taste of an out-of-this-world experience like no other! The cool theme park features up to 24 different reality-altering, physically-challenging experiences from virtual free-roaming shooters, to physical vertigo-inducing wall climbs and free-falls for thrill seekers.

Midvalley Megamall is known for its strategic location and it is totally hassle-free to pay a visit if you don’t want to go far for a holiday vacation.

Tip: Find out the details before paying a visit, as you will need to select the attractions you want to try.

Price: RM68 for any 6 attractions
Location: 3rd Floor, North Court, MidValley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Operating hours: 10 am – 10 pm daily (Last admission at 8.30 pm)
Contact number: +603 – 2202 1808
Website: http://www.therift.com.my/


District 21, IOI City, Putrajaya
Experience all the fun and without feeling bored at all at this amazing indoor adventure theme park! There are 10 attractions to keep you and your family occupied the whole day, and you can start off with something mild like the Tubby Ride or the Go Pedal. Some other attractions include roller gliding, rock climbing, a trampoline area, maze, and free fall.

For those of you with children, the Low Ropes attraction is specifically designed for children to climb, jump, ride, slide and fly all under one roof in a safe indoor environment.

Tip: Load up your energy so that you can ride through all these challenges with full stamina. 

Price: From RM58 (Weekday), RM68 (Weekend)
Location: AT 6, Level 1, IOI City Mall, Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort City.
Operating hours: 12 pm – 8 pm (Weekday), 10 am – 8 pm (Weekend)
Contact number: +603 – 8328 8888
Website: http://www.ioicitymall.com.my/district-21/


Jump Street Trampoline Park, Petaling Jaya
Looking for a fun way to exercise? Come to Jump Street Trampoline Park in Petaling Jaya. This is one of the biggest indoor trampoline parks where you could “jump” your stress away. There are 8 different attractions for both adults and kids where everyone could play on the foam pit, slam dunk, vertical running walls, dodge ball, giant air bag and other attractions as well. The park also has a Kids Only Court, so even a 13-month old child can enjoy the experience.

If you’re up for more than jumping around, gather a bunch of your friends and play a round or two of trampoline Dodgeball!

Tip: Parents can drop off their kids here and do their grocery shopping at JayaOne mall next door.

Price: RM27 per hour
Location: 8A, Jalan 13/6, Seksyen 13, 46200, Petaling Jaya.
Operating hours: 11 am – 9 pm (Weekday), 10 am – 9 pm (Weekend)
Contact number: +603 – 7969 1051
Website: https://jumpstreetasia.com/ 

Photo courtesy of JumpStreet Kuala Lumpur


KidZania, Curve NX, Mutiara Damansara
At this educational theme park for youngsters, all kids are able to find their dream jobs! They will be exposed to what a doctor, journalist or firefighter does in the real world. More than 60 establishments have been built to get them experiencing real-life occupations in a fun yet interactive learning environment.

While the kids are busy, adults can pay a visit to The Curve shopping mall or visit IKEA for home furniture and design ideas. Visitors from other states or cities can book their accommodation situated within walking distance to Kidzania, i.e. The Royale Bintang Hotel The Curve and The Royal Chulan Damansara Hotel.

Tip: This park gets very busy on weekends, so weekday visits are best.

Price: RM89 (Kids aged between 4 – 17)
Location: Curve NX, 18, Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10 am – 5 pm (Sunday – Friday), 10 am – 7 pm (Saturday)
Contact number: +603 – 2203 9666
Website: https://www.kidzania.com.my/



Sunway Pyramid Ice, Bandar Sunway

Sunway Pyramid Ice is the first world class ice sports entertainment in Malaysia. It hosts many prestigious tournaments for ice-skating. With its strategic location at the award-winning Sunway Pyramid mall, it has become a popular recreational destination in Malaysia which attracts approximately 15,000 skaters each month. Spanning a 39m x 22.5m rink size, the spectacular view of the rink’s sleek and modern design creates an open view for the shoppers on each of the five floors to watch the skaters in action.

Please don’t let your age stop you from enjoying this fun activity, it is something cool for everyone – whether you’re an ice skating enthusiast or lacing up your skates for the first time!

Tip: It is compulsory for skaters to put on socks and gloves while skating at all times. You can bring your own or rent it from the operator.

Price: From RM20
Location: Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall
Operating hours: 10 am – 8 pm (Weekday), 9 am – 9 pm (Saturday), 9am – 6pm (Sunday)
Contact number:  +603 – 7492 6800
Website: https://www.sunwaypyramidice.com/


Indoor Rock Climbing, Putrajaya Challenge Park

Putrajaya Challenge Park is a green site with the aim to promote extreme sports activities to the younger generation. Among the extreme sports facilities available here include rock climbing and sliding sport facilities as well as a thrilling outdoor bike route.

It’s a great place to learn or to practice rock climbing. There are various wall shapes and designs to challenge everyone from beginners to advanced climbers.

For the beginner, you are advised to hire an instructor who can give you proper guidance on how to climb and you need to make appointment with them earlier.

Tip: This park has a special indoor climbing wall just for kids – and it is free!

Price: Ticket price per entry is RM6 for adult. Equipment rental is approximately RM20++.
Location:  Jalan P5, Presint 5, Putrajaya, 62200, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 10 am – 8 pm (Sunday – Thursday), 10 am – 10 pm (Wednesday, Friday Saturday)
Contact number:  +6013 – 466 4363 (En. Mizi)
Website: www.putrajayachallengepark.com

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KidZania Kuala Lumpur (The Curve)

A whole new knowledge that can supplement knowledge and tone to a child’s life has been brought to Malaysia. Malaysian kids are now given a possibility to knowledge ‘working life’ by a purpose play event that offers adult to 90 real-like jobs here during Kuala Lumpur. At KidZania Kuala Lumpur, children from a age of 4 to 14 will spend their time wisely in an indoor party and educational thesis park that caters to a ever-curious minds of children.

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“What do we wish to be when we grow up? A pilot? A newscaster? At KidZania Kuala Lumpur we can fly a plane, review a news or both! In this world, there’s over 90 things we and your friends can do.”

With a cost of RM55 for MyKad holders or RM75 for non-MyKad holders, kids will be means to ‘work’ as a fireman, chef, painter, actor or even a magician. Whatever contention that we can consider of, they would have it during a newly non-stop Kidzania, that is located directly conflicting renouned The Curve selling mall during Mutiara Damansara.

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The initial KidZania was built in 1996 during Mexico by Xavier Lopez with a dream to yield children a stadium to have fun while participating in a genuine life operative environment. He has a prophesy to emanate a play room that can enthuse a younglings. Upon entering a ‘corporate world’, a child will be presented with a boarding pass, a map and a coupon of 50 KidZos (i.e KidZania currency). With that, he/she will afterwards collect an function by training and behaving a tasks dressed in a uniform versed with indispensable ‘gear’.

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Everything is surreal during KidZania. Real-life kick are presented to a children so that they will knowledge a hurdles of a position, only as those faced by a adults in a job. Children can pattern to be putting out a glow should they wish to be a fireman, perform medicine on a studious if they enterprise to be a surgeon or commander an aeroplane if drifting is what they want. Creating an interior pattern square or even hosting a radio or radio module is probable too; as mentioned, roughly probable function suspicion of is accessible for role-playing during KidZania.

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KidZania was not set adult with a goal of gearing and bathing children to be doctors, lawyers and engineers as their relatives would wish them to be. Instead, KidZania places a categorical concentration on formulating a fun stadium with sufficient leisure for a children to rise their abilities so that they will have some-more insights on his/her welfare and interest. It is positively smashing to display a children to accessible opportunities; after all, it is during this immature age that perceptions and interests are formed. The children’s expansion and growth are wild too by a instilling of certainty and graduation of creativity and innovation.

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Opening hours of KidZania

A atmospheric playroom that can support adult to 1,700 people during a time is where you’d wish your kids to be. KidZania is open daily from 10am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays. On weekends, propagandize holidays and open holidays, they are open for a longer time until 9 p.m., giving your children plenty time to learn about their preferred profession. KidZania is indeed something opposite for a kids to do, distinct a unchanging play centre where they would only tire themselves out using adult slides and overhanging about.

Mon – Fri: 10am to 5pm
Sat / Sun / Public Holidays / School Holidays: 10am to 3pm (Session 1) and 4pm to 9pm (Session 2)

Entrance fees KidZania

Baby (aged 0-1): Malaysian/Non-Malaysian (Free)
Toddler (aged 2-3): Malaysian/Non-Malaysian (RM35)
Kid (aged 4-17): Malaysian (RM55) Non-Malaysian (RM75)
Adult (aged 18-59) : Malaysian (RM35) Non-Malaysian (RM50)
Senior Citizen (aged 60 above) : Malaysian/Non-Malaysian (RM30)

Contact sum residence KidZania

KidZania Petaling Jaya
Curve NX
Mutiara Damansara
47810 Petaling Jaya
Tel: 1300 88 KIDZ (5439)
Fax: + 603 7839 9488
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.kidzania.com.my

How to get to KidZania

KidZania is located during a intersection between Ikea, The Curve and a large Tesco. There is plenty parking space in a area (you can park simply during Ikea and cranky a road, or park within a building). Every cab motorist knows a approach to IPC Shopping Centre (formerly famous as Ikano Power Centre). Getting a cab behind to your hotel in a city core of Kuala Lumpur competence be tricky, as cab drivers around IPC are famous for charging high prices. Alternatively we can take a LRT to Kelana Jaya and take a (free) convey train to IPC Shopping Centre.

Video KidZania

Map of KidZania

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