Many of us eagerly wait for the MCO to end after months and months of solitude at home. With Kuala Lumpur and Selangor being a popular hubs for diversity in architecture, culture, and even the local cuisine, it’s a given that we want to plan ahead. While the diverse line of cuisine entails most Malaysian going food hunting, surely Malaysia has more to offer to its people than just the food! During the dreadfully long Movement Control Order, we’re sure you’ve made plenty, if not millions of plans with your friends on how you should catch up later or what your next adventure should be once the world turns normal again. Fret not, we’ve gathered the perfect list of fun and adventurous activities you can do around KL and Selangor with your thrill-seeking friends!
1. ESCAPE Park in Paradigm Mall
If you’ve been eyeing enviously towards our fellow Penang residents due to the opening of the ESCAPE Theme Park, the world’s longest water slide, don’t worry because Klang Valley has finally gotten our very own ESCAPE CHALLENGE Park! The 35,000 square feet space is an indoor version of the ESCAPE Theme Park where it is filled with adrenaline-pumping activities such as ziplines, wall climbing, rope courses, flying trapeze, and many more! Located in Paradigm Mall, this indoor location makes the perfect casual yet adventurous outings not only amongst friends but also family and kids.
10 am – 8 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Rate (1 Day):
– Kids (0-3): Free
– Junior Kid (4-12): From RM45.50
– Big Kid/Adult (13-60): From RM68.60
– Elder (61+): Free
Read more about ESCAPE PJ here.
2. Water Rafting Xventure in Kuala Kubu Bharu river
It all started back in 2011, which has now lead Kuala Kubu Bharu river to become a local favourite with its beautiful river forest with cool, relaxing, and clear water. In order to navigate the rocky terrain while drifting relaxingly throughout the trip, it is crucial to get on a guided White River Rafting Adventure. Not only will you be able to enjoy the nature and invigorating riverbank, but you will also be given time to bask in the cascading beauty of the waterfall halfway through. Depending on the water level and group size, the water rafting takes about 3-4 hours with the length of the river being approximately 7km. It’s an experience of a lifetime for your friends, family, or for that special someone!
RM175.00 per person(minimum 5pax) includes lunch, equipment and guides
12, Jalan Mat Kilau, Kampung Paya,
44000 Kuala Kubu Baru, Selangor
Find out more on their website.
3. AirRider and FlowRider in 1 Utama
According to 1 Utama Shopping Centre Director, Tan Sri Teo Chiang Kok, “1 Utama aims to develop our mall as a multisport and entertainment venue in Malaysia by opening up a tremendous range of tourism opportunities to attract both local and foreign visitors.” With that, they have brought in two new activities all the way from Australia and the US, which are AirRider (indoor skydiving) and FlowRider (indoor flowboarding). Situated on the second floor, AirRider offers a fun skydiving experience that is perfect for those who crave an adrenaline rush. As for FlowRider, it features wave technology that is designed for surfing, snowboarding, and flowboarding, giving you and your loved ones an ultimate water sports experience.
10 am – 10 pm (Sunday to Friday)
– AirRider: Starts from RM32/flight (includes training, flight suit, helmet, goggles, and personalized flight certificate)
– FlowRider: RM45/weekdays and RM55/weekends or public holidays
4. The Rift in Mid Valley Megamall
Known as the largest VR/AR theme park in Malaysia, the Rift showcases the best of the best virtual/augmented reality technology that aims to champion the local esports industry. Located in Mid Valley Megamall, get ready to immerse yourself in a whole new virtual world filled with raging zombies, robots, and augmented reality. With 10 virtual reality experiences you can choose from, you can survive a zombie apocalypse, climb a Holowall, save a virtual world, or be in a real-life temple run. The possibilities are endless, making this the perfect location for a day with your friends, family, and even kids!
10am – 8pm (Monday to Sunday)
Starting from RM36/pax (4 Credits) to RM142/pax (20 Credits)
Find out more on their website.