There are plenty of places to entertain your kids in Malaysia. From zoos to bird parks, there’s never a shortage of activities. But if you want to save money without compromising on fun, an outdoor playground is your best bet! From jungle gyms to sandpits, there’s something for everyone. So, pack a picnic, put on your sunscreen and get ready to have some fun!
1. National Science Centre
There is more than one playground at the National Science Centre and it incorporates science and learning with play. For example, the “Whispering Dome” allows you to hear when someone speaks from the other side. There is also a climbing wall where your kids can defy gravity and learn coordination!
Address: National Science Centre, Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Bukit Kiara, 50662, KL.
Opening hours: 9 am to 4.30pm (Saturday to Thursdays)
2. Publika Park
Publika Shopping Gallery is one of the child-friendly malls in Kuala Lumpur. It’s no surprise then that it has a playground! It might be small and simple but the futuristic and avant-garde concept could be interesting for young kids. Parents are encouraged to watch their children at all times.
Address: The Park, 3rd floor, Publika Shopping Gallery, 1 Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480, KL.
3. KLCC Park
How can we write a listicle about outdoor playgrounds without mentioning the famous KLCC Park? The park had been the playground for many young Malaysians and continues to be one of the best spots for children who are bored from following their parents shopping around. There are swings, slides and even a wading pool to cool off, so be sure to bring a change of clothes!
Address: Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
4. Xploria, Bandar Gamuda Gardens
There’s more to Xploria than just a playground. There are nature walks, a waterpark and a two-storey slide that will get your kids excited! The playground doesn’t have just slides and swings, there are also zipline and rock climbing elements.
Address: Gamuda Gardens Experience Gallry, Persiaran Gamuda Gardens 1, Bandar Gamuda Gardens, 48050, Kuang, Selangor
5. Titiwangsa Park
Getting to the playground requires a little bit of walking as it’s located on the other side of the lake from the parking lot. But, trust us, the walk is worth it! The spaceship-like playground is perfect for little kiddos to burn their energy off. There’s also a water play area, so be sure to bring a change of clothes! When the kids are done with the playground, everyone can rent a bicycle and have fun safely cycling around the dedicated cycling lane!
Address: Jalan Kuantan, 53200, Kuala Lumpur
6. The Perdana Botanical Garden Kuala Lumpur
Previously known as Lake Gardens, the garden was originally created as part of a recreational park but planted with collections of tropical plants. Now, it’s home to a large playground and surrounded by nature, you can unwind from the hustle and bustle of city life too!
Address: Jalan Parlimen, 50300, Kuala Lumpur
7. Desa Park City
Desa Park City is a family-friendly township with its pedestrian walkways and pet-friendly mall. While the playground may be smaller than others, it has everything you need to keep your child entertained. It has slides, swings and also seesaws.
Address: 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
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