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Due to the current Coronavirus situation, we encourage families to check with the individual events beforehand and to stay home if you are unwell. For families who prefer to avoid going out, here's a list of stay-home activities to do as a family.
1.Taman Eko Rimba Kanching (The Kanching Eco Forest Park )
Location: Jln. Temoh, 48000 Rawang, Selangor.
Hour: 8.00 am – 6.30 pm
Fare: Weekday RM1; Weekend RM2
Located in Rawang, The Kanching Eco Forest Park is a tropical rain forest with seven tiers of beautiful waterfalls. If you are looking for a few hours off from digital gadgets, this is the place for you to have peace of mind. Upon entering the park, visitors are greeted by a small space for picnics, a few swings, and even a little restaurant where you can hunt for food!
2. Desa ParkCity
Location: 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
First started as a residential area, Desa ParkCity is now well-known as a great hangout spot for lots of families. When evening comes in Desa ParkCity, people fill the Central Park for a bit of jogging or walking while children play in the nearby playground. Some choose to sit idly by the lake to enjoy the moment and others bring their dogs out for an evening stroll. Next to Central Park, the restaurants in The Waterfront buzz with diners. Down the road is Plaza Arkadia with a wide variety of food and beverage outlets and ample safe places for children to play. Whether you are looking for a great eatery or walk your dogs on an evening, Desa ParkCity has everything to offer.
3. Putrajaya Tropical Botanical Garden
Location: Lebuh Perdana Barat, Presint 1, 62000 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
Hour: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Covering an area of 230 acres or 93 hectares, the park is divided into 5 different themes which include Explorer's Trail, Palm Hill, Floral Gardens, Sun Garden and the Lakeside. The entrance is free of charge and you can take a walk along the Canopy Bridge while feasting your eyes on the abundant tropical blooms of the garden. If you are up to break some sweat, you may also rent a bicycle or paddleboat to stretch those muscles.
4. Taman Saujana Hijau
Location: Jalan P11, Presint 11, 62000 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya.
Hour: 7.00 am – 7.00 pm
Divided into three different themes, Taman Saujana Hijau is where the local go for a morning run. The park is fully decked out in gorgeous pine trees and cyprus trees, making you feel like you’re in a foreign land. On top of that, some would also spend the weekend for a picnic here. It's definitely worth to make a trip here to satisfy all your need to travel elsewhere for the time being.
Location: No.2, Jalan Bukit Tadom, (Kampung Orang Asli) Kampung Labohan Dagang, 42700 Banting, Selangor
Hour: 9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Tadom Hill is the perfect place to go on a day trip with a group of friends. Not only is their day pass extremely affordable, there’s just so much to do there! You can take a leisurely swim in the lake, try out their Tarzan swing, or attempt to cross the lake on a bamboo raft! Kids can have a go at running around their bamboo playground with obstacle course too – it’s the ultimate family destination!
You can also go on their flying fox or ride the ATV! Did I also mention that they have archery? 🏹
P.S. Make it an even bigger adventure by staying there for a night in one of their adorable bamboo huts!