20 Popular Outdoor & Water Theme Parks in Malaysia

Lost World of Tambun

Are you looking for a fun-filled day out with your family and friends? While there may not be any Disneyland or Universal Studios in Malaysia, there are plenty of exciting theme parks to choose from.

Whether celebrating your birthday or having a special occasion, these theme parks will surely make it memorable. From thrilling rides and waterslides for the daredevil in us to family-friendly activities such as interesting exhibits and carousels – there is something for everyone!

Let’s find out which are the most popular outdoor or water theme parks in Malaysia, ordered by the number of Google reviews they receive at the time of writing. The more Google reviews (doesn’t matter good or bad) – the more visited they are, right?

It is interesting to know that all outdoor theme parks listed here are water parks (or parts of them are water parks), except for Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park.

You might also want to check out these 10 Popular Indoor Activity & Theme Parks in Malaysia.


Lego Land

Located in Johor Bahru, this park is perfect for families with young children, with over 40 rides and attractions, including the Dragon roller coaster. Legoland Malaysia is the first international theme park in Malaysia and is built with over 30 million Lego bricks. The park also features a water park and a Lego-themed hotel.

Location: 7, Persiaran Medini Utara 3, 79100 Iskandar Puteri, Johor.
Best ride: Dragon roller coaster
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Friday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Sunway Lagoon

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

Located in Kuala Lumpur, this park offers over 80 rides, including the Vuvuzela, the world’s largest water ride. It also features a water park, amusement park, wildlife park, extreme park, and scream park. Sunway Lagoon is one of the most popular theme parks in Malaysia, known for its thrill rides, exciting attractions, and family-friendly activities.

Location: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Best ride: Vuvuzela
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

i-City Theme Park

i-City Theme Park (Outdoor)

i-City Theme Park is an indoor and outdoor theme park located in Shah Alam, Selangor. The park is divided into several zones, each with its unique attractions. The WaterWorld zone is perfect for families with young children, with its water play area, shallow pools, and gentle water slides. The Space Mission zone offers an out-of-this-world experience, with interactive exhibits and a 5D space simulator ride.

Location: I-City, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.
Opening Hours: Vary by different zones, check here


escape penang

Escape Park Penang is a thrilling adventure park located in Penang, Malaysia. This outdoor park is suited for adrenaline junkies, adventure enthusiasts, and families seeking an exciting day out. With a wide range of exhilarating rides and attractions, Escape Park Penang offers something for everyone. One of the most popular rides is the Gravityplay, where participants swing, jump, and free fall from heights, experiencing an adrenaline rush like never before. Another crowd favourite is the Tubby Racer, an exhilarating water slide that lets you race against friends and family. From ziplining and rock climbing to rope courses and obstacle challenges, Escape Park Penang is a haven for those seeking an action-packed adventure in a stunning natural setting.

Location: 828, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang.
Best rides: Gravityplay, Tubby Race, Atan’s Leap
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Lost World of Tambun

lost world of tambun

Located in Ipoh, this park offers a unique mix of attractions, including a water park, amusement park, adventure park, and hot springs. Its best ride is the Cliff Racer, a thrilling water slide that plunges riders into a pool. The park is also known for its natural hot springs, which are said to have therapeutic properties.

Location: 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak.
Best ride: Cliff Racer
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast

desaru theme park

Located in Johor, this park features over 20 water rides and attractions, including the Kraken’s Revenge, a high-speed water slide that sends riders plunging through a trapdoor. The park is also known for its wave pool and lazy river.

Location: 82200 Bandar Penawar, Johor.
Best ride: Kraken’s Revenge
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Bangi Wonderland

Bangi Wonderland

Bangi Wonderland is an amazing water theme park nestled in the heart of Bangi, Malaysia. It’s an ideal spot for families, friends, and anyone who loves to splash and have a great time under the sun. This vibrant park offers a wide range of attractions and rides that cater to all ages and interests. Get your adrenaline pumping with thrilling water slides like the Anaconda Trail or embark on a swashbuckling adventure at the Pirates Bay, a fantastic pirate-themed water play area that will bring out the inner child in everyone. With its array of exciting water park facilities, Bangi Wonderland guarantees a refreshing and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Location: 2, Persiaran Bangi Avenue, Bangi Avenue, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Best ride: Anaconda Trail
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Gambang Water Park

bukit gambang waterpark resort

Located in Kuantan, this park features a Caribbean-themed water park with over 30 rides and attractions, including the Family Raft Ride, which is a long water slide that can fit up to 6 people per ride. Prepare for a thrilling race down the 6 Lane Racer. Grab your mat and compete against friends or family as you slide headfirst down six lanes side by side. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you accelerate towards the finish line. Furthermore, for a more relaxing and tropical experience, head to Coco Beach. This is an artificial beach area where you can unwind and soak up the sun. Coco Beach provides the perfect spot to escape and enjoy a beach-like atmosphere within the water park.

Location: Jalan Bukit Gambang Utama, Bukit Gambang Resort City, 26300, Kuantan, Pahang.
Best ride: Caribbean Wave Pool
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park

Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park

Located in Genting Highlands, this theme park consists of various themed areas mainly those by 20th Century Fox, from Ice Age, Epic, Rio, Robots Rivet Town, Eagle Mountain, Liberty Lane, Andromeda Base to Central Park. Don’t miss the Independence Day: Defiance for an exhilarating space endeavour.

Location: Genting SkyWorlds, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang.
Best ride: Independence Day: Defiance
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wet World Water Park Shah Alam

Wet World Water Park Shah Alam

Wet World Water Park Shah Alam is a fantastic water park located in Shah Alam, Malaysia. This water park is an absolute delight for families, friends, and water enthusiasts looking to beat the heat and have a splashing good time. Wet World Water Park Shah Alam caters to all ages and preferences with a wide range of exciting water attractions and slides. From exciting slides like the Supper Hurricane to the relaxing currents of the Thunder River, there’s something for everyone.

Location: 3A, Persiaran Dato Menteri, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.
Best ride: Super Hurricane
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, is a thrilling destination suitable for adventure enthusiasts of all ages. With many rides and attractions, the park offers an unforgettable experience. Popular rides include the Super Surf, where visitors can ride artificial waves, and the Boomerang Slide, which launches riders up for a moment of excitement. Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park promises non-stop excitement and fun for those seeking a thrilling day out.

Location: 71, Jalan Austin Heights 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor.
Best ride: Super Surf
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

A’Famosa Water Theme Park

a'famosa melaka

This park is located in Malacca and features a water park, safari park, and cowboy town. Its best ride is the Wave Pool, which simulates ocean waves. The park also offers a range of activities, including horse riding, archery, and paintball.

Location: Jalan Kemus / Sempang Ampat, Simpang Ampat, 78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka.
Best ride: Wave Pool
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Melaka Wonderland Theme Park

melaka wonderland

Located in Malacca, this park features a variety of water rides and attractions, including Big Wave Bay, which simulates ocean waves. The park also features a resort and offers a range of activities, including water sports and an animal park.

Location: Lot PT17178, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Hang Tuah Jaya, 75450 Ayer Keroh.
Best ride: Big Wave Bay
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Fantasia Aquapark Fun-tastik

Fantasia Aquapark Fun-tastik

Nestled within Darulaman Park, Fantasia Aquapark is one of the main attractions, alongside the park’s golf course, equine park, and lake park. Situated in Bandar Darulaman, it enjoys a prime location just minutes away from Jitra town centre and a convenient 15-minute drive from Alor Setar Airport. This accessibility adds to its appeal. After a temporary closure during the pandemic in 2020, the water park has reopened under new management by SAB Global. It spans about 4.5 acres and offers a host of exciting attractions, including the popular Children Splash Pad, Twin Water Slide, Lazy River, and Water Cave. Visitors can also enjoy a large main pool and indulge in the new Musang King Giant House attraction, as well as avail themselves of the reflexology service.

Location: 1, Jalan Golf, & Country Club, 06000 Jitra, Kedah.
Best ride: Twin Water Slide
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Kubang Gajah Waterpark

Kubang Gajah Waterpark

Located in Temerloh, this budget-friendly water theme is strategically situated near Temerloh town and near malls, it provides easy access for everyone. While the park may not boast the grand scale of renowned waterparks like Sunway Lagoon, it offers mid to large-size wading pools, water slides, splash pools, and various water equipment and floats, catering to the enjoyment of children and toddlers. The park’s affordable entrance fees make it an ideal choice for a delightful day out with the family. Moreover, the waterpark is conveniently surrounded by numerous eateries, and its location alongside the Pahan River adds to the scenic ambience. For those seeking additional outdoor leisure options, the nearby Taman Tasik Temerloh public park is also an option.

Location: Kampung Sungai Rabit, 28000 Temerloh, Pahang.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Splash Out Langkawi

Splash Out Langkawi

Experience the ultimate adventure at Splash Out Langkawi, the water park on the picturesque island of Langkawi, Malaysia. This action-packed destination is suitable for families and thrill-seekers alike. Feel the rush as you brave the Ragin’ Racers, zooming down with twists and turns at high speeds. Get drenched in Splash Kingdom as 250 litres of water falls every 1-2 minutes. Little ones can have a blast at Sprinkle Island, while everyone can unwind on the River of Life.

Location: PT 1233 Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah.
Best ride: Ragin’ Racers
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Indah Jaya Waterpark

indah jaya water park

Indah Jaya Waterpark, located near Bandar Sandakan, is a fantastic destination for a family day out. With its convenient location just under 8km away, it offers easy accessibility for visitors. The waterpark is particularly well-suited for kids, with a variety of kid-friendly splash pools and thrilling water slides that are sure to provide endless fun and excitement. Not only does Indah Jaya Waterpark cater to the enjoyment of children, but it also takes into consideration budget-conscious visitors, making it a budget-friendly option for a memorable waterpark experience. So, if you’re looking for a place to cool off, have fun, and create lasting memories without breaking the bank, Indah Jaya Waterpark is the perfect choice.

Location:  Indah Jaya Recreation Club, Jalan Lintas Selatan, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Closed on Tuesdays), Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and open 24 hours on Sunday.

Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark

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Nestled in the scenic region of Bukit Merah, Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark offers a refreshing and fun-filled experience for visitors of all ages. What sets this waterpark apart is its unique combination of thrilling rides and a beautiful natural setting. For those seeking an adrenaline-pumping adventure, the Crazee Cone is a must-try ride. Climb into a tube and get ready to spiral down a gigantic cone-shaped slide. Experience the feeling of weightlessness as you whirl around and around before making a splash into the pool at the bottom.

Location: Jalan Bukit Merah, Kampung Kubu Gajah, 33400 Simpang Empat Semanggol, Perak.
Best ride: Crazee Cone
Opening Hours: Monday, Wed & Thursday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

SplashMania WaterPark

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Located in Banting, Selangor, SplashMania WaterPark is a vibrant and lively destination. Experience the excitement of Gamuda Cove SplashMania, an 18-acre water park that recently opened its doors. With 39 thrilling attractions, including 24 water slides like the heart-pumping “Plunge,” the high-speed “Shaka Waka,” and the twisting “Twista,” there’s no shortage of adrenaline-pumping fun. Relax on the “Ravage River” or enjoy performances at “Omba’King Cove.” Little ones have their dedicated area, and the upcoming “Atlantis VR” slide will provide a unique virtual reality experience.

Location: Jalan Cove Sentral 4, Bandar Gamuda Cove, 42700 Banting, Selangor.
Best ride: Shaka Waka
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Bayou Lagoon Water Park

Bayou Lagoon Water Park

Escape the hustle and bustle of Melaka City and embark on an unforgettable family vacation at Bayou Lagoon Water Park. What sets Bayou Lagoon Water Park apart is its unique location within a resort hotel. Imagine the convenience of indulging in wet and dry outdoor activities right at your doorstep. From water slides and splash pools to dry play zones and even a mini outdoor theme park, there’s no shortage of entertainment for the whole family.

Location: Bayou Lagoon Water Park, 75450 Melaka.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm (Closed on Tuesdays)

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