Attractions for kids in Johor
Johor is generally a kids-friendly place to visit. Most of the major attractions are suitable for kids. However, if you want to spoil your kids with some kids attractions, here are some suggestions.
Around Johor Bahru and Iskandar Region
Legoland Malaysia is the first Legoland theme park in Asia and it is also the sixth in the world . It was opened in 2012. It is located in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. The park has over 70 interactive rides, shows and attractions. One of the main attractions here is Miniland. There are more than 30 million LEGO bricks were used to build various monuments including the Petronas Twin Towers, The Merlion Statue, Taj Mahal and others.
The Thomas Town Johor is located in the same building as Sanrio Hello Kitty in Puteri Habour, Nusajaya. It was previously known as Little Big Club before it was renamed to Thomas Town, however it still retains all the Little Big Club Attractions.
Zoo Johor is one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia. It was built in 1928 by His Royal Highness Almarhum Sultan Sir Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Sir Abu Bakar as an animal garden. In 1962, the zoo was handed over to Johor State Government and opened to the public.
Sanrio Hello Kitty Town in Johor Bahru is the first Sanrio Hello Kitty theme park outside of Japan. The place is located on the first floor of the indoor Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park. The town consists of the Kitty’s House, Hello Kitty Town, Wishful Studio, Friendship Land and Hello Kitty Black Wonder.
Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park is a popular water park located in Mount Austin, Johor Bahru. It consists of water park, adventure park and sports & leisure park. Each park offers various attractions for visitors to enjoy themselves.
Since its inception in 2009, the Angry Birds game has garnered 2.5 billion downloads globally. Angry Birds is now coming to life at the Angry Birds Activity Park Johor Bahru. It is Southeast Asia’s first Angry Birds theme park. The indoor park is strategically located on the third floor of the new Komtar Johor Bahru City Centre (JBCC).
Beyond Johor Bahru and Iskandar Region
Desaru Ostrich Farm is the only ostrich farm in Johor. It is located in Teluk Ramunia, Kota Tinggi. It has more than 200 of ostriches. The visitors will have the opportunity to get up close to the ostriches and touch them. The ostrich’s caretakers will guide and brief the visitors and sharing information regarding the ostriches while touring the farm.
ATV Park Johor is located at the UTM Recreational Forest, Skudai. The place offers outdoor activities such as ATV rides, Paintball, Soft gel, Nerf, Archery Tag, Bubble Soccer, Sumo and Jungle Trekking.The park offers 26 ATV for the those who wants to ride.
Amigos Horse Riding is a stable that offers horse riding lesson and horse riding activities for the visitors. The place is run Mr Mousouloo. It was founded in June 1st, 2004. It aims to make horse riding accessible and affordable to all Malaysians increase appreciation towards horses.
Wet World Batu Pahat Village Resort is a water park located in Batu Pahat. It offers an interactive water play element integrated in their attractions. The place is child-friendly, there are lots of attractions suitable for toddlers and little children.
Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark is a family water theme park that is part of Desaru Coast. Desaru Coast is a premium integrated destination that offers resorts and villas, a riverside dining haven, a conference center, golf courses and a waterpark.