5 Fun & Adventurous Activities To Do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital is one of the most vibrant and fast-growing cities in Asia. With fascinating places to see along, prestigious hotels and state-of-the-art facilities, this city has something that caters to everyone. Kuala Lumpur is very well-known as a shopping paradise hence we shall not be harping on that in this article. Instead, follow me as we present five fun and adventurous activities to do in Kuala Lumpur!

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1. KL Tower Mini Zoo

There is no need for you to travel all the way to their national zoo to visit the animals. Located at the ground floor of the KL Tower, KL Tower Mini Zoo has more than 30 different types of animals that you could get close with as well as to observe and learn about their living habits.

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Colourful parrots welcomes you the moment you stepped through the main entrance.

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You and your friends can also get close to these adorable Alpaca and get a chance to feed them.

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It is hard to resist taking some intimate shots with these adorable parrots.

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Address: Menara Kuala Lumpur, Lot 6, Ground Floor, Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P.Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Website: www.myhoponhopoff.com | Email: [email protected] | Tel: 03 2072 3923 / 3913 | Facebook: KLTowerMiniZooMalaysia | Instagram: @kltowerminizoo | Tickets: 1 Day Pass – RM 45(Adult), RM 24(Child) & 2 Days Pass – RM 79(Adult), RM 43(Child) | Tour: available from 8:30 am – 8:30pm

Getting there:

Train: Take LRT to Dang Wangi Station and take a 10 minutes walk following the signage that shows Menara Kuala Lumpur.

Taxi: Try to avoid peak period, 7:00am-9:00am, 5:30pm-8:00pm

2. Canopy Walk

It’s time to stay away from the bustling city and appreciate the beauty of nature. Located at Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve at about 300 meters above sea level and is suspended between trees at approximately 30 meters above ground level. Take a walk in the morning and experience a wonderful panoramic view of the forest and Kuala Lumpur at any point during the trekking.

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Experience a canopy walk that’s surrounded by beautiful greeneries. There is no lack of instagrammable spots here.

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This canopy walkway was actually going uphill of Bukit Nanas so every 50-100m or so, you’d have to walk up the stairs at the towers to go higher.

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We were amazed by some of the interesting insects found along our walk. Check out this huge, colourful spider busy weaving its net for its next catch.

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Address: Forest Research Institute Malaysia(FRIM), 52109 Kepong, Selangor Darul Ehsan | Website: www.myhoponhopoff.com | Email: [email protected] | Tel: 603 – 62797000 | Tickets: 1 Day Pass – RM 45(Adult), RM 24(Child), 2 Days Pass – RM 79(Adult), RM 43(Child) | Tour: Available from 8:30am – 8:30pm

Getting there:

Train: Take LRT to Dang Wangi Station and take a 10 mins walk following the signage that show Menara Kuala Lumpur.

Taxi: Try to avoid peak period such as 7:00am – 9:00am, 5:30pm – 8:00pm

3. KL Upside Down House

Come visit Malaysia’s tallest upside down house now in Kuala Lumpur. The KL Upside Down House that has opened to the public since June 2016 is made up of 80% steel and 20% wood. The double storey English Cottage that has a height of 20 feet and an area of 2000 square feet only took 3 months to completion.

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There are loads of surprises everywhere. Opps….someone is dropping in from the kitchen ceiling!

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Hey boy, what are you doing up there?

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Everyone enjoyed our time inside the upside down house. Cheers!!

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Address: Menara Kuala Lumpur Jalan Puncak 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Website: www.myhoponhopoff.com | Email: [email protected] Tel: 010-8027547 | Tickets: 1 Day Pass – RM 45(Adult), RM 24(Child), 2 Days Pass – RM 79(Adult), RM 43(Child) | Tour: Available from 8:30 am – 8:30pm

Getting there:

Train: Take LRT to Dang Wangi Station and take a 10 minutes walk following the signage that showed Menara Kuala Lumpur.

Taxi: Try to avoid peak period, 7:00am-9:00am, 5:30pm-8:00pm

4. MUD KL

Catch Malaysia’s longest running musical show that integrates the history of Kuala Lumpur in a beautiful way. “MUD: The Story of Kuala Lumpur” This lively musical extravaganza showcases the diversity of its inhabitants and the people who built and made Kuala Lumpur what it is today. Excellent and talented performers that bring out every character to life. A must watch for everyone when you visit Kuala Lumpur.

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MUD Theatre: Designed by A.B. Hubback in 1901, this Mughal-inspired complex features a unique curved façade and a copper dome above the main porch. This was the first official administration office for the Kuala Lumpur Sanitary Board and witnessed important meetings that shaped Kuala Lumpur’s early town planning.

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Address: Panggung Bandaraya Dataran Merdeka, Jalan Raja 50350 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Website: www.mudkl.com Tel: 03 2602 3335 | Facebook: MUDKualaLumpur | Instagram: @mudKL | Ticket Price: RM 53 (MyKad Holder) & RM 84.80 (Normal). Tickets can be purchased online at their website as well as their Box Office (10:00am – 8:30pm) | Showtime: 3pm and 8.30pm *60 mins show duration with NO intermission.

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5. Laser Battle

How about an exciting laser tag gun challenge with your friends? This could be real exhausting but insanely fun. Located in one of Kuala Lumpur most iconic shopping centre, Berjaya Times Square, Laser Battle is Asia’s largest laser tag operator and a leading sole distributor for Zone Empire (P&C Micros) products with a network of more than 600 outlets worldwide.

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Here at Laser Battle, they have more than 40 different games for you to choose from. They can even customise games to suite your needs. Are you ready for the challenge? Go check them out!

Address: Berjaya Times Square, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur | Website: www.lasertagkl.com.my Tel: 03-21105125 | Facebook: laserbattlekl | Instagram: @laser_battle

For all the above attractions, you can also take the KL Hop On Hop Off tour bus and alight at the KL Tower station. The KL Hop On Hop Off  is a city tour that has 23 stops which cover more than 70 attractions. The interval between buses is around 20-30 minutes and it operates 365 days per year including school holidays and public holidays. For more information, do check out www.facebook.com/TourismMalaysiaKL.

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