Have you made any plans yet for the upcoming school holidays? Traveling abroad is such a thrilling journey but do you know that we have also got a lot of awesome local outdoor gems?
With all the travel restrictions now, it’s the best to do come Cuti Cuti Malaysia! We have you covered, with some recommended outdoor places for a good family bonding session.
1. Farm in the City
Jalan Prima Tropika Barat, Bandar Putra Permai, 43300 Seri Kembangan.
Monday-Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Weekend & Public Holiday: 9.30 am – 6pm
Closed on Tuesday.
Adult – RM39
Children (Below 12) & Seniors （Above 60） – RM32
Tucked in Sri Kembangan, Farm in the City is about half an hour drive from Kuala Lumpur city centre. Set in a typical Malaysia village-themed setting, Farm In the City is an uniquely designed petting zoo where children can get in touch with more than 100 species of exotic and rare animals with close proximity.
On top of that, visitors also get to see over 60 types of tropical fruit trees and shrubs which we usually only watch it from the TV frame.
2. Kebun-Kebun Bangsar
Lorong Bukit Pantai, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Monday-Sunday: 7 am - 7 pm
Kebun-Kebun translates to orchard in Bahasa Malaysia. Located on an 8.5-acre hill slope in Bangsar, Kebun-Kebun is a community project by the patrons in the neighborhood to create a bio-diverse environment. Expect to see the fowls run free and you can even purchase food to feed them by paying only RM2. Parents can also voluntarily participate to work in the garden and their weekly communal work. All the proceeds from the garden are donated to charity. That said, you are indirectly contributing to the charity too. Occasionally, Kebun-Kebun organizes workshops to educate the public with insightful information. Best of all, the entrance is free of charge! You can walk in with your kids as long as the door is opened.
3. Skytrex Sg Congkak
Batu 20, 1/2, Jalan Sungai Congkak, Kampung Padang, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor
Monday-Sunday: 9 am – 5.30 pm (Last departure time: 3.30pm)
River Thrill (Intermediate) – RM 70
Rapid Extreme (Advanced) – RM 80
Double Dare (River Thrill + Rapid Extreme) – RM 125
Skytrex Sg Congkak is an amazing place to indulge yourself in adventurous activities and pump up adrenalines. by a lot of attractions, Skytrex Sg Congkak is 40 minutes driving distance away. Climb through the obstacles and glide from tree to tree with the breathtaking aerial view above the lush greenery tropical forest.
Comes with 2 difficulty level, parents with older kids can choose to go with Rapid Extreme or opt for River Thrill for the younger little ones. Jump right into the Sg Congkak river with the high rope course to refresh yourself after getting all sweaty.
4. Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman
2, Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Monday-Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: Free entrance
5. Shah Alam Lake Garden (Taman Tasik Shah Alam)
Persiaran Tasek, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
Shah Alam Lake Garden or better known as Taman Tasik Shah Alam, it is a relatively new attraction in the neighborhood. It has now became the favorite spot for families to hangout. Sprawled over 43 hectares, the Shah Alam Lake Garden has plenty to offer. The manmade lake is well-equipped with jogging tracks and pedestrian bridges leading to a lake viewing platform. On top of that, visitors also can rent paddle boats, kayaks or cycling floats at a very reasonable price starting from as low as RM 8/ person. The park also offers a cruise tour to family who just wants to enjoy the landscape views.