Attractions for kids in Perak
Perak is generally a kid friendly state 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. If you still want to discover more attractions, take a look at at Nature attractions that Perak has.
Sunway Lost World Of Tambun is a self-contained and well managed theme park that is run by the Sunway group. It is the only theme park in Southeast Asia with natural hot springs. It also has seven amazing attractions, a hawker center and a hotel. The theme park was built on a tin-mining wasteland. It is located at the outskirt of the historic town of Ipoh.
D. R. Seenivasagam Park or formerly known as Coronation Park, is named after the famous politician and lawyer D.R Seenivasagam who was known as a man who gave back much to the Perak people. It is the green lung of Ipoh and is famous for its scenic beauty and recreational facilities.
Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) is Asia’s First Animation Theme Park built in Ipoh. It houses both international and homegrown (Malaysian) Intellectual Properties including DreamWorks characters, The Smurfs and BoBoiBoy.
Reviving the old heritage buiding town located in the heart of Old Town,, Funtasy House Trick Art is a 3D trick-art museum and a great bonding place for family & friends. It houses more than 30 trick arts produced by local or homegrown artists in an unexpected way.
The Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden in Malaysia. The garden is located near Bukit Larut and the Taiping Zoo. The huge lake was formerly a tin mine but was since transformed into a beautiful well used and well maintained park where flowers, birds, insects, animals and lush greenery thrive.
Taiping Zoo is a zoological park located in Taiping, Perak. It is established in 1961 and the oldest Zoo in Malaysia. It covers 36 acres and houses 1300 animals from 180 species of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles. These include Tigers, Lions, Elephants, Hippopotamus, Giraffes, Hornbills, Orang Utans and others.
Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark is a charming and beautiful lake garden recreation center located at Bukit Merah Laketown Resort. It is one of the parks that can be found in the resort. Occupying an area of 11 acres, it is one of the largest in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia.The place is great if you enjoy swimming and cooling down by the pool side.
Orang Utan Island or formerly known as Pulau Panjang, is a 35-acre island which is part of Bukit Merah Laketown Resort. Since its inception in 2000, Orang Utan Island originally is created to be a sanctuary for orangutan. However, it has progressed from being a sanctuary to a recognized conservation facility and referral center for the endangered orangutan.
Sungai Klah Hot Springs was opened in December 2003. It is nestled at the foothill of the Titiwangsa Range and reputed to be one of the best managed hot spring in Malaysia. The visitors will be amazed by the lush greenery, hills, streams and rivers that surrounding the vicinity upon arriving.
Kuala Woh Recreational Forest is a riverside jungle park located along Jalan Pahang, close to Tapah in Perak. The place is managed by the Perak State Forestry Department. It is one of the most established and popular eco-parks in Perak. The visitors usually come here to do activities such as photography, camping, picnicking, barbecuing, swimming, trekking, nature studying and kayaking.
Perak Agrotourism Resort (PATRO) is located at Sungai Galah in Tanjung Tualang. It is owned and managed by the Perak State Agriculture Development Corporation (PPPNP). The resort offers the combination of agricultural and tourism elements for the visitors.
Lata Kinjang is one of Malaysia’s highest waterfalls, cascading down a steep 200 meter-high stretch of rocky slopes and surfaces at Chenderiang. The whole falls at Lata Kinjang is said to total 850m in height. It is also one of the best known falls in Malaysia. It is located 18 km north of Tapah.