5 Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities to do in Johor

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From some splish-splash action to catching fireflies in their natural habitat, here are exciting and fun outdoor activities you can experience with your kids! 

Last updated: 20 June 2022

We hope you’ve stocked up on enough energy, because here are 5 high-spirited family-friendly outdoor activities to do in Johor that you shouldn’t miss out!

1. Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Address: 71, Jalan Austin Heights 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

  • Water Park: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Adventure Park: 10 am – 6 pm


  • Water Park (each toddler ticket incld 1 complimentary Swimming Diaper)
    • Above 120cm: RM 80
    • Below 3yrs (born aft 2017): RM 12
    • 120cm & below: RM 70
    • Senior citizens (60yrs & above): RM 70

  • Adventure Park (min. height for entry: 140 cm)
    • 7 loops with 51 elements: RM 80
    • Companion Pass: RM 12

For more information on Combo Tickets and tickets for activities at Sports & Leisure Park, click here.

Set off to enjoy a buffet of thrilling water rides at Austin Heights Water Park. Choose to spiral down the tube slide at Rainbow Hood, get twirled around at Racer Bowl, plunge down a high-speed lane, and more.

For the tiny tots who can’t go on such heart-racing rides yet, there are giant flora showers and a water playground with its kiddy-safe version of tube, spiral and straight slides, sprinklers and a gigantic bucket that’ll occasionally dump water on you.

While Austin Heights Adventure Park’s suspension rope obstacle course may not be for kids, bold-hearted parents can give it a try. Otherwise, head on over to the Sports and Leisure Centre. Featuring a Drift Kart, an Indoor Trampoline Park and an Ice Skating Rink, you’re guaranteed to have an intoxicating time, no matter your age.

2. Kota Tinggi Firefly Park  

Kota Tinggi Firefly Park

Address: Jalan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia
1 pm – 11 pm

  • Adult: RM 20
  • Child (3 – 12yrs): RM 12

Board a boat at night fall at Kota Tinggi Firefly Park and take a trip to the habitat of fireflies, where you’ll be able to feast your eyes on thousands of fireflies flash and flitter like millions of stars in the night sky. To say it’ll be a night you won’t forget might be an understatement.

3. Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary [Temporarily Closed]

Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary

BYKidO Note: The Noah's Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary is temporarily closed to visitors due to renovation works.

Address: Johor, Malaysia 81500 Jalan Nanas, Johor Bahru 81200, Malaysia

If you love animals, you’re going to absolutely adore Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary, a privately funded animal shelter. Founded by Raymund Wee, hundreds of dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and many other animals roam freely in this ‘No Kill Santuary'. To visit the sanctuary, you have to make an appointment prior to your visit. The sanctuary also holds monthly educational tours for a small fee. 

4 Zenxin Organic Park

Zenxin Organic Park

Address: 47A & 47B, Batu 9, Jalan Batu Pahat, Kluang, 86000 Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Mon – Sat (closed on Sunday)
 8 am - 5 pm
Admission: RM 38

A visit to the Zenxin Organic Park, a large organic farm full of vegetables, herbs and fruits, is a great opportunity to teach your little munchkins how food is grown. Take the opportunity to get up-and-chose with farm animals like rabbits and ducks, experience bottle-feeding fishes in the pond, and check out the mushroom house and flower nursery.

Aside from that you can also go cycling around the park, shoot some arrows at the archery range and make floral imprints on a fabric to bring home as a memento of your visit.

Do note that all tours are open on Saturdays only and you have to pre-book 3 days in advance.

5. LEGOLAND® Malaysia

LEGOLAND® Malaysia

Address: 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini Iskandar Malaysia, 79250 Iskandar Puteri (Nusajaya), Johor, Malaysia
 Thu - Tue (closed on Wednesday)
10 am – 6 pm
Admission (Tickets):

  • 1-Day Theme Park
    • Adult: RM 189
    • Senior/Child: RM 149
    • Free for kids under 3 years

  • 1-Day Water Park
    • Adult: RM 139
    • Senior/Child: RM 114
    • Free for kids under 3 years
  • 1-Day Combo (LEGOLAND® Park + Water Park)
    • Adult: RM 249
    • Senior/Child: RM 200
    • Free for kids under 3 years

Technic® Twister to go round and round in, Junior Driving School wherein little ones can show off their skills on wheels with single pedal LEGO®-built cars, Beetle Bounce to get hurled off the ground of ancient Egypt, and LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride that envelopes you into an action-packed adventure, and so many more hair-raising rides can all be found at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Theme Park!

The slides over at the water park are no less exciting either, with over 70 rides, slides and attractions, get ready to exchange a whole day for a time of your life.


While the information in this list is accurate at the time of publishing, we advise you to check with the respective place/merchant beforehand to avoid any disappointment. 



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Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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