8 Things To Do In KL With Your Kids During The School Holidays


Cheng Sim •  Aug 08, 2020

Since the Malaysia school holidays are around the corner, there's no better time to spend a quality weekend with your family. The best part is, there are many things to do during the school holidays including a medley of kids activities in Kuala Lumpur! If you're planning to make the most of your school holidays in 2020, scroll down our list to see amazing things to do in Kuala Lumpur with your kids.

1. Be a scientist at Petrosains Discovery Centre

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Let the young ones learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in an interactive science museum dedicated to the petroleum science industry! Located conveniently on the top floor of Suria KLCC's shopping centre, Petrosains Discovery Centre is the city's leading science museum and has one of the best kids activities in KL. The futuristic-themed boasts multiple interactive sections ranging from a 'village' with exhibits introducing how petrol is used in the local daily life to a dinosaur exhibit, a music and art zone, and more!

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2. Admire colourful birds at KL Bird Park

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If you're looking for things to do in Kuala Lumpur with the kids, look no further than KL Bird Park. Known as the world's largest free-flight walk-in aviary, this park is home to over 3,000 birds and 200 different species. KL Bird Park is different from the usual exhibits we see in Zoo Negara. Most of these birds roam freely along the walkway and it'll be a unique experience for visitors. Walkthrough the enclosure and explore the Brahminy Land, World of Parrots, Flamingo Pond, Hornbill Park, Oriental Birds Aviary and more. You can read more about KL Bird Park here!

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3. Be in awe of the underwater creatures at Aquaria KLCC

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For more family activities to explore this weekend, take the kids to Aquaria KLCC! Immerse yourself in an underwater experience without getting wet at one of the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia with over 150 species of marine life. Walkthrough different air-conditioned exhibits showcasing a variety of underwater landscapes from the Amazon basin to Malaysian rivers. Check out a variety of kid-friendly activities at Aquaria KLCC including touching a starfish at the Gene Pool and saying hello to the stingrays in a massive aquarium!

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4. Enjoy fun rides at Berjaya Times Square Theme Park

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There are many fun activities to do with your family and one of them is Berjaya Times Square Theme Park, the largest indoor theme park in Malaysia! It's situated on the fifth floor of Berjaya Times Square, which is also one of the biggest shopping malls in Malaysia. There are a total of 14 rides for the adults, including an 800-metre long roller coaster and 8 rides for young children, even toddlers ? Young kids and toddlers will have a blast on the rides such as Crazy Bus, Flying Bumble Bee, Fantasy Trail and Buddy Go Round!

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5. Brave the obstacles at District 21

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If you're searching for more things to do during the school holidays, check out District 21, a 6,500 square metre indoor theme park featuring a post-apocalyptic themed obstacle course for all ages. This place has 11 attractions with different levels of difficulty. The older kids can navigate their ways through the labyrinth steel tunnels, cages, and mind-challenging puzzles, while the younger ones can experience their own obstacle courses (with low ropes), ride on a carousel and ride pedal go-karts.

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6. Be anything you want to be at KidZania Kuala Lumpur

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You can maximise the school holidays in Malaysia by visiting KidZania, an indoor theme park that gives children a unique experience to explore different careers in a 'professional' setting. The entire place is set like an indoor city with miniature replicas of office buildings ?

Each 'office' allows children to don official uniforms and experience adult jobs like a surgeon, judge, firefighter, pilot and hairdressers! Dentist and doctors will work from their clinics, pilots will experience 'flying' from their cockpit, and firefighters will roam around the miniature city putting our 'fires' ? Some career paths even allow them to attend brainstorming sessions and attend boardroom meetings! You can read more about KidZania Kuala Lumpur here.

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7. Stay cool on a hot day at Sunway Pyramid Ice

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There's no shortage of things for kids to do in Kuala Lumpur! With the hot KL weather, why not spend the day indoor ice-skating in a shopping mall? Known as Sunway Pyramid Ice, you can occasionally watch the national team practice or even international tournaments at the rink! It'll be a fun day out for the entire family. If you've never ice-skated before, don't worry, Sunway Pyramid ice also offers 30-minute basic skating skills starting at RM70.

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8. Pet adorable alpacas at Farm in the City

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For more things to do during the school holidays, Farm in the City is the ideal place to introduce your young ones to nature and animals. Located in Seri Kembangan, it's perfect for a day out with the family to learn about animals and nature. Besides admiring beautiful gardens (which might not be so much fun for the kids), you can also explore multiple sections including a reptile corner, koi pond, and a bird aviary! Some of the animals you can see there include snakes, peacocks, geese, iguanas, turtles, tortoises, deers, rabbits, guinea pigs and marmosets! You can read more about Farm In The City here.

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If you're looking for activities to do with your family during the school holidays, these family-friendly attractions in Kuala Lumpur would make the perfect setting for a wonderful weekend. For more ways to make the best of the Malaysia school holidays, check out our recommended reads below!