Located in Ipoh, Perak, the Lost World of Tambun was built on land that was once a tin mine. The massive entertainment and recreation complex allows you to appreciate the natural beauty of limestone formations all the while enjoying a wide array of rides and attractions. Nestled in the lush tropics of our jungles, this theme park has 88 attractions, 10 parks, and about 123 different types of animal species, making it the perfect destination for family vacations focusing on communing with nature.
The main attractions in this theme park are aimed to be a tribute to Ipoh’s industrial and environmental history with its many options of parks for you and your loved ones to destress and have fun especially after being cooped up for so long. Below are the various themed zone the Lost World of Tambun features:
Lost World Water Park
Surrounded by dense rainforest, this park is perfect to cool off on a sunny day with fun slides and games for both kids and adults. Take note of the swimwear dress code that you need to adhere to, which you can find on the park’s official website. The rides to be expected are as such;
- Jungle Wave Bay
- Adventure River
- Sandy Bay
- Cliff Racer and
- Tube Raider and
- Kids Explorabay
Lost World Amusement Park
These are for those who prefer dry land over water but fret not, they’re just as exciting as the others. However, just because you’re dry doesn’t mean you will always be on land, so if you’re a thrill-seeker, be sure to check out these rides and attractions:
- Adventure Express
- Lupe’s Adventure
- Perak Parade
- Giddy Galleon
- Dragon Flights
- Haunted Chambers
Lost World Tin Valley
This exotic option is aimed to educate people on the heritage of tin mining in Ipoh. The latest attraction includes a real like tin mining area which has all the equi PMent they used to use ages ago like a life-size palung (sluice box), an area dedicated to dulang washing (tin ore panning) and an original gravel pump monitor that will make you feel like you went through a time machine.
- Tin History Walk
- Tin Trail
- Dulang Washing
- Tin Bearers
- Dulang Tea House
Lost World Tiger Valley
The tiger is the largest of the feline species and a member of the genus Panthera. In this park you would be able to get a close up of Siberian Tigers in their natural habitat and see the glory of their agility, power and elegance They’re a reddish almost rusty clour or with yellowish hints, these beast are nocturnal hunters (relatable to all night owls) and rank among the biggest cats in the world.
Lost World Petting Zoo
Not to be thought of lightly this petting zoo isn’t only for kids, it has over 50 species of animals for you to learn all about and interact with. It’s perfect for resting after running around all day cuddling with fluffy cuties.
- Tarantula Alley
- Giraffe and Friends
- Rabbit Wonderland
- Ruby and Friends
- Tortoise Kingdom
- Bird Paradise
- Marmoset Island
- Rock Canopy
- Rain Forest Trail
Lost World Adventure Park
The perfect place for team-building exercises for companies, the Lost World of Tambun park provides thrills such as 13 high rope courses, caving, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Providing such activities will bring any unit of people to work together, even families.
The Lost World of Tambun never sleeps! There are plenty of things to relax or keep you on your toes in the park at night such as the attractions below.:
- Lost World Hot Springs Night Park
- Lost World Hot Springs and Spa
- Luminous Forest
With a place as fun as this, you can’t make it a day trip so staying overnight is a must. The Lost World Hotel is located right at the foot of a picturesque limestone hill close enough for a short walk to the theme parks, making your day more efficient. Another option they provide is a staycation that is the perfect glamping experience with fancy tents right under the stars.
All tents include:
- Power sockets
- Cabinet/clothes rail with mirror
- Hotel amenities
- Shoe rack.
- Free WiFi
- Breakfast at Garden Terrace (for each pax)
- Access to Lost World Of Tambun
- Lost World Hot Springs Night Park
- 15% discount on Crystal Spa
Perks of additional pax package:
- Hotel amenities
- Breakfast at Garden Terrace
- Theme Park Entrance for 2 days
- BBQ set + variety of food for every 2 pax (+RM120)
- Air Conditioner (+RM75)
Every fun adventure requires enough entertainment to keep the excitement up and that will never be a problem here since there are many shows to watch as well as feeding events and a food scene vibrant enough for any vacation.
Here are the shows you can catch regularly:
- Awesome Pool Party
- Awesome Pool Party with DJ
- Meet & Greet With Malayana Family
- Tiger and Friends
- Flaming Percussion
As for the feedings, they include animals such as the tapir, porcupines, hyenas, crocodiles, hippos, serval cats, and caimans. So be prepared to meet some interesting characters and expose your kids to the magical creatures of nature.
The Lost World of Tambun is a one of a kind experience with it being surrounded by our tropical jungles, 400 million-year-old limestone hills, and natural hot springs; it truly is an eye-opening trip for people of all ages.
Here’s everything you need to know about the ticket types of the Lost World of Tambun:
Theme Park Entrance tickets:
Weekdays: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM & Weekends: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. The entrance ticket includes entry to all parks, all rides, activities, and attractions. Not applicable for pay-per-ride activities.
- Adult (13 years or older) = 117 MYR
- Child (12 years or younger) = 110 MYR
- Senior Citizen (60 years or older) = 110 MYR
Lost World Hot Springs & Night Park:
Weekdays: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM & Weekends: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Ticket access to Lost World Hot Springs & Night Park only.
- Adult (13 years or older) = 75 MYR
- Child (12 years or younger) = 64 MYR
- Senior Citizen (60 years or older) = 64 MYR
- Haunted Chambers = 10 MYR
- 13 High Rope Course = 100 MYR
- Zip Line = 20 MYR
- Via Feratta with Abseil = 130 MYR
- 6th Mile Tunnel = 110 MYR
- Kayak = 15 MYR
- Swan Paddle Boat = 5 MYR
- Boga Cruise = 6 MYR
- Gua Datok = 85 MYR
Tube Rental (Multiple Time Usage):
- Small = 20.00 MYR
- Medium = 30.00 MYR
- Large = 40.00 MYR
Be sure to check out our discounts and promotions on our website and start planning your trip early to make the best out of it!
Words by Trisha Ganan
Featured image via Sunway Lost World of Tambun