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Asia’s Top Amusement Parks

Who says amusement parks are just for school kids? This summer, be sure to block off a day of thrilling rides and exciting attractions. Whether you’re hitting up the famous theme parks of Japan and Korea, or exploring the ones in Southeast Asia, check out our list of favorites!

Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

It’s no surprise why USJ is one of Asia’s most popular amusement parks. With over 10 themed ‘Lands’ with their own unique attractions, one day hardly seems enough. Crowd favorites include the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Jurassic Park.

Asia's Biggest Theme Parks: Universal Studios Japan
Asia’s Top Amusement Parks: Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Studios Japan (image via Pixabay)

This summer, USJ is bringing the worlds of Detective Conan, Sailor Moon, and Final Fantasy to life at the Universal Cool Japan 2018! With endless rides to explore, don’t waste your time, and purchase your Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Studio Pass ahead! Bonus points? This ticket gives you skip-the-line privileges and unlimited access to popular USJ attractions.

Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong

Asia's Biggest Theme Parks: Hong Kong Disneyland
Asia’s Top Amusement Parks: Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong (image via Pixabay)

Don’t miss out on the happiest place on earth during your trip. See your favorite fairy tales and adventure stories come to life with Hong Kong Disneyland’s  larger-than-life attractions. Apart from all your Disney classics, Hong Kong Disneyland also lets you experience the worlds of Marvel and Lucas Films. Cap the day with the park’s show-stopping fireworks display. Dreams do come true!

Everland, Korea

Asia's Biggest Theme Parks: Everland Korea
Asia’s Top Amusement Parks: Everland, Korea (image via Flickr/Jeremy Thompson used under CC 2.0

Just outside of Seoul is Korea’s biggest theme park: Everland! This amusement park is split up into 5 different themed parks inspired by the different continents. Apart from the amusement park, Everland also houses its own resort with a huge outdoor water park! To really maximize your stay here, we recommend staying over night. But if you’re pressed for time, you can opt to purchase your Everland Theme Park Tickets together with a shuttle service from Seoul. Book with KKday, and get the package at 30% off the regular price!

Lotte World, Korea

Asia's Biggest Theme Parks: Lotte World, Korea
Asia’s Top Amusement Parks: Lotte World, Korea (image via Wikimedia Commons/Ziggymaster used under CC BY 3.0)

Go big or go home with one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks! Lotte Word, which is close to Seoul’s lively Gangnam District, boasts of incredible rides, restaurants, shops, and live entertainment. In fact, many K-Pop groups and idols regularly hold shows and meet-ups here!

No matter the season or weather, Lotte World is guaranteed to give you the time of your life. You can save time and money by purchasing your tickets online.

Leofoo Village, Taiwan

Asia's Biggest Theme Parks: Leofoo Village, Taiwan
Asia’s Top Amusement Parks: Leofoo Village, Taiwan (image via KKday)

Taiwan’s amusement park may be lesser known compared to the other ones on this list. But that doesn’t mean it’s any less exciting. Head to the African Safari, the in-park zoo, where you can take photos with meerkats and flamingos, before hitting South Pacific for a series of thrilling water rides. Leofoo Village also has the Arabian Kingdom section (where you can indulge in some Turkish ice cream), and the Wild West, which is sure to delight all you Westworld fans. Leofoo Village is an easy train ride away from Taipei, but you can save even more time by purchasing your tickets ahead.

Dream World, Thailand

Asia's Biggest Theme Parks: Dream World, Thailand
Asia’s Top Amusement Parks: Dream World, Thailand (image via KKday)

Escape the summer heat with at one of Asia’s most popular water parks. Bangkok’s Dream World makes for a great summer getaway for the whole family. Conquer the famous Wipeout Ride, where park-goers spend 20 minutes getting tossed, turned and flipped in the air! And if that isn’t enough to cool you down? Head over to Snow Town, an indoor winter wonderland where you can go sledding and skiing! Get the most out of your park experience, and choose from a number of special combo tickets when you book online with KKday!

Make your summer vacation one for the books. Wherever you’re headed, be sure to check out KKday for all your travel tours and activities!