With a slogan that says “Your Best Day Ever,” Sunway Lagoon definitely raises guests’ expectations. Fortunately, it doesn’t disappoint. The well-loved 88-acre amusement park in Selangor, Malaysia is packed with over 90 rides and attractions that thrill and excite kids and kids at heart.
Ready to have a fun-filled day at Sunway Lagoon? Keep these tips in mind when planning your visit:
Purchase your ticket in advance
Don’t make the mistake of failing to book your tickets in advance! Sunway Lagoon is an incredibly popular destination among locals and tourists alike, so the lines at the ticket counters are always long. Moreover, reserving tickets online before your visit doesn’t just save you precious time but also money, as online selling prices are typically cheaper.
Schedule your visit on a weekday
If you can, time your visit on a weekday to avoid large crowds and long lines at attractions. Do give Malaysia’s calendar a look as well to check if you’re bumping a national holiday.
Familiarize yourself with the attractions
There are over 90 rides and attractions littered across six themed zones in Sunway Lagoon. The massive recreational complex features its own Amusement Park, Water Park, Wildlife Park, Scream Park, Extreme Park, and Southeast Asia’s first Nickelodeon theme park Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. Needless to say, there’s so much to see and do here, a day might not even be enough for you to try out everything! So to make the most out of your visit, it would be best for you to discuss with your companions all the attractions you want to hit when you go.
You may download Sunway Lagoon’s official map here to view all the possible attractions you can check out.
Take note of the shows you’d like to catch
Aside from rides and playgrounds, Sunway Lagoon stages shows and events for the entertainment of their guests. From meet and greet opportunities with iconic Nickelodeon characters to animal shows, they have a lot in store for everyone taking a break from playing. And if you want to catch one, better check out their show schedules to avoid missing out!
Check the weather forecast
Malaysia has a tropical climate and monsoon rains and storms are common during from May to September and October to March. If your visit falls in between these months, stay updated and check the local weather forecast from time to time. Sunway Lagoon closes its outdoor attractions in the event of thunderstorms.
Know how to get there
There are a number of ways to reach Sunway Lagoon, and taking public transportation is fairly easy:
-Take the KTM Komuter Train to Subang Jaya Station.
-Hop on a feeder bus to the Sunway Pyramid stop.
-Take Putra LRT train to Kelana Jaya Station.
-Catch a feeder bus to the Sunway Pyramid stop.
Sunway Lagoon also offers free shuttle services within Sunway City. For more information, click here.
As the old saying goes, the early bird catches the worm. In Sunway Lagoon’s case, arriving early means getting first dibs on the attractions you have your eye on. Give your day a good headstart by arriving at least an hour early before the park opens at 10:00 AM.
Pack proper swimwear and sunscreen
If you’re planning on frolicking under the sun at the waterpark, don’t forget to pack proper swimwear. Certain articles of clothing and accessories may not be permitted, as Sunway Lagoon enforces a strict dress code, which you may read about here. Protect your skin and slather on a good layer of sunscreen, too!
Don’t bring your own food
Park authorities check bags thoroughly and packed outside food will be confiscated. Don’t worry, though! Sunway Lagoon has a wide array of restaurants and food stops that fill help you fuel up when your energy starts to run low.
Consider getting the Quack Xpress pass
Think of the Quack Xpress pass as a must-have add-on to your ticket if you wish to beat and skip the long lines. It gives you access to express lanes at the park’s most popular attractions including the jaw-dropping Vuvuzela slide and the Grand Canyon River Rapids.
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM daily
Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon Hours
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Mon – Fri)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Sat – Sun)