Some of the theme parks on this list have been in operation for a considerable period, while others are comparatively newer, with approximately half falling into each category. Nevertheless, each of these parks has distinct features that make them attractive to visitors. Stay tuned to discover what makes them stand out!
Ipoh/Perak Theme Park
1. Lost World Of Tambun
The Lost World of Tambun is a popular destination for families, offering a combination of a theme park, hotel, and hot springs. The park consistently updates its facilities and introduces new zones to entice visitors to return. Visitors can enjoy a range of water activities during the day, including water slides, wave pool, and man-made beach. Evenings are equally entertaining, with Sunway Lost World’s night park featuring fire-breathing performances. The park’s Luminous Forest is also a unique attraction, reminiscent of a scene from James Cameron’s hit movie, Avatar.
Zones At Sunway Lost World Of Tambun:
- Theme Park
- Water Park
- Amusement Park
- Tin Valley
- Tiger Valley
- Petting Zoo
- Adventure Park
- Hot Springs & Night Park
- Springs and Spa
- Luminous Forest
- Crystal Spa
Entrance Fee For All Parks:
Entrance Fee For Night Park & Hot Springs:
2. TiniTin Town
TiniTin Town at Gunung Rapat is one of the latest additions to the theme park scene in Ipoh. It is conveniently located near a popular Chinese breakfast spot, Restoran Hong Lok. The park is situated within a spacious complex that lacks air conditioning and comprises several sections. These include a covered car park, a small café, numerous trampolines, a jungle gym, a ball pit, a fossil station, and a pretend cooking station, among others. TiniTin Town primarily caters to toddlers and young children, but parents are welcome to join in the fun.
Location: Level 2, Master Badminton Club, 2, Jalan Gunung Rapat, Kampung Gunung Rapat, 31350 Ipoh, Perak
Opening hours: 10am to 6pm
3. Bukit Merah Laketown Theme Park
Bukit Merah Laketown Resort & Theme Park is conveniently located just an hour’s drive away from Ipoh. The water park offers a variety of rides and slides for visitors to enjoy. For those who prefer to stay dry, there’s an Eco Park where you can take a Skycycle ride above the park’s tropical rainforest or interact with the animals at the Pets Park. However, the highlight of this Perak theme park is undoubtedly the orangutan sanctuary situated on an island in Bukit Merah Lake.
Zones at Bukit Merah Laketown Theme Park
- Eco Park
- Orang Utan Island
- Adventure Park
- Recreation Park
Location: Jalan Bukit Merah, 34400 Simpang Empat Semanggol, Perak
Mondays to Thursdays: 11am to 6pm
Fridays to Sundays: 10am to 6pm
Closed on Tuesdays
4. Frenzy Water Park Marina Island Pangkor
Frenzy Water Park Marina Island, also known as Frenzy Hippo Park, is situated just off the shore of Pangkor Island in Perak, offering stunning sea views. The water in the park is calm, making it perfect for a range of water-based activities, such as canoeing, paddle boating, kayaking, yoyo boating, and floating (they offer a variety of cute floats!). Visitors can also challenge themselves with the park’s water-based obstacle course, with friendly staff available to assist. Bathroom and changing facilities are available on site. It’s worth noting that the park is often teeming with children.
It’s always a good idea to bring along the following items when visiting a water park:
- Swimwear: Make sure to wear appropriate swimwear as most water parks require visitors to be dressed in proper swimwear to access the attractions.
- Sunscreen: Apply sunscreen generously before entering the water park and reapply it every few hours. This will protect your skin from harmful UV rays.
- Towels: Carry a few towels to dry yourself after getting wet or to lie on when sunbathing.
- Water shoes: It’s advisable to wear water shoes to protect your feet from hot surfaces or sharp objects.
- Waterproof phone case: If you plan on carrying your phone with you, make sure to invest in a waterproof phone case to protect it from water damage.
- Cash or Credit Card: Carry some cash or a credit card to buy food, drinks, or souvenirs from the park.
- Water bottle: Stay hydrated by carrying a refillable water bottle with you. Some water parks have water refill stations that you can use to refill your bottle throughout the day.
Location: Jalan Utama Marina Island, 32200, Perak
Opening Hours: 8:30am to 7pm but they are closed between 12:30pm and 3pm
Contact: +6016-559 5800
Accommodation options vary depending on the theme park you plan to visit. Some theme parks offer on-site accommodation, such as hotels or resorts, while others do not.
For those that do not have on-site accommodation, you can find a variety of options in nearby towns or cities. In the case of theme parks located in or around Ipoh, there are plenty of hotels, resorts, and guesthouses available for visitors. You can use online booking platforms to search for accommodation options that fit your budget and preferences.