11 Fun Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur, The Next Time You’re In Town

Kuala Lumpur has something for everyone of all generations and…
By: Aqilah Najwa Jamaluddin
September 9, 2022

Kuala Lumpur, a big, mega-city regarded as Southeast Asia’s multicultural melting pot, is typically at the top of tourists’ wishlists for those who want to explore a little bit of all—street cuisine, crazy nightlife, monuments, malls, and practically sky scraping towers

However, what most visitors find fascinating about Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia is the cross combination of its population, which include ethnic Malay, Chinese, Indians, Indigenous people’s excellent food, as well as scores of spectacular indoor activities.

But then again who says you cannot have an enjoyable time while remaining indoors? Fortunately for them, their bustling city of Kuala Lumpur is loaded with intriguing indoor games and attractions that you have yet to experience. Many exciting and fascinating experiences await you indoors, ranging from family-friendly excursions to team-building activities. 

Below, Glitz gathered some of the best fun activities you don’t want to miss the next time you’re in Kuala Lumpur City!

Fun Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur

1. Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC is one of Asia’s top five aquariums, with up to 5,000 terrestrial and marine wildlife on show. So soak yourself in a variety of one-of-a-kind displays like the Touch Pool, Evolution Zone, Jewels of the Jungle, and more as you discover more about sea species via these personal experiences. Explore the 90-metre translucent underwater passage, where dozens of fish, sharks, stingrays, and other sea creatures encircle you from every angle.

Address:Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50088, City Centre
Operating Hours:Everyday: 10am-7pm
Contact Information: 03-2333 1888 | Book here

2. Petrosains

Petrosains, a captivating and engaging scientific centre in Suria KLCC, will delight those science and technology enthusiasts. With 11 smart boards, both kids and adults can understand the exciting world of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Be ready as you trek into each different time zone that is intended for hands-on scientific exploration, from their classic Dark Ride to a detailed oil rig simulation.

Address:Petronas Twin Tower, Level 4, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours:Everyday: 9.30am-5.30pm
Contact Information: 03-2331 8181 | Book here

3. Indoor Skydiving 

Have you ever experienced indoor skydiving? Windlab allows you to feel the thrills of skydiving without really jumping out of a plane. Gear up and participate in an exciting free fall simulator while being led by experienced specialists for your first skydiving’ experience. This thrilling indoor facility, held inside a secure and state-of-the-art spherical wind turbine, is the first of its type in Malaysia and is suitable for people of all ages, from babies to elder citizens.

Address:1 Utama Shopping Centre, S601, 1 Utama E, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama
Operating Hours:Everyday: 10am-10pm
Contact Information: 012-224 4342 | Book here

4. FlowRider

FlowRider, Malaysia’s first internal surfing facility, offers a realistic wave riding adventure without leaving the city. Test your balance as you take on each demanding sport and hit the waves with their flowriding sim, a fusion boardsport that combines surfing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and skating methods. You’ll acquire interesting abilities and techniques here, regardless of whether you’re a novice or an expert, thanks to the supervision of their skilled instructors.

Address:LG601, Lower Ground Floor, 1 Utama E, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, 
Operating Hours:Everyday: 10am-10pm
Contact Information: 03-7710 0833 | Book here

5. Ice Skating

Next, travel up to Sunway Pyramid mall for some cold-weather enjoyment at the Sunway Pyramid Ice Skating Rink. Slip on a pair of skates and glide over the ice. Don’t worry if this is your first time navigating on ice; there will be pleasant and skilled coaches on hand to assist you. Please keep in mind that the ice rink may get rather busy on weekends and public holidays, so we suggest visiting on a weekday to allow for more room to learn to ice skate.

Address:3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours:Everyday: 10am-7.30pm
Contact Information: 03-7492 6800 | Book here

6. Hauntu 

If you want to push your bravery to the test, go to Hauntu—an extensive haunted house with elaborate obstacle courses, intertwined tales, live band performances, and storytelling. Prepare to be amazed in the eerie setting of Hauntu’s Colle Eastern Hotel. Here is your opportunity to put your wits to the strain and see who among your pals is the bravest.

Address:360, Jln Tun Razak, Pudu, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours:Weekdays: 2pm-10-pm | Weekends: 11am-10pm
Contact Information: 011-1686 9199 | Book here

7. Breakout Malaysia

Breakout is one of the world’s first persona escape room activities, involving difficult settings and characters with superpowers. There are up to 12 thematic escape rooms with completely distinct tales, changing degrees of complexity, and distinct mind-boggling riddles to complete. With the clock running, there’s no greater team building experience than this one as you pool your minds to work out how to escape your gaming room.

Address:L4-09A, Level 4, Nu Sentral, Sambathan,, 201, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470
Operating Hours:Everyday: 10am-10pm
Contact Information: 010-937 3628 | Book here

8. VAR Live

If you enjoy engaging in video games, VAR LIVE is the place to be. This enclosed theme park, located strategically in MyTown Shopping Centre, and is Malaysia’s largest VR theme park that host to 13 unique in-house VR activities, including Crazy Rush and Zombie Jail. Prepare to submerge yourself in the fascinating realm of free-roaming vr within the exciting gaming battlefield, thanks to the use of modern Virtual Reality (VR) tech.

Address:L2-015, MyTOWN Shopping Centre, No.6, Jalan Cochrane, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours:Everyday: 10am-10pm
Contact Information: 03-9202 8338 | Book here

9. Batik Making – Workshop

Take a stab at batik-making, an ancient art form. Since 1976, Jadi Batek has been one of the largest batik art centres in KL, concentrating in the creation of the traditional UNESCO-recognized skill. Daily, the centre provides instructional batik tours, and the greatest thing is that you may create your own masterpiece to take home.  Professional painters will lead you through the technique of classic wax-resist colouring, as well as the fundamental principles of the trade and its significant heritage.

Address:30, Jalan Inai, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours:Everyday: 9am-5.30pm
Contact Information: 03-2145 1133 | Book here

10. SuperPark Malaysia

SuperPark Malaysia is a one-of-a-kind, purpose-built indoor activity park located at Avenue K Shopping Mall. The massive indoor activity park is separated into three sections and spread across two floors. It is equipped with a range of family-friendly and exhilarating games that are equally enjoyable for anybody here, irrespective of age, athletic ability, or whether you’re coming with family or friends.

Address:Unit 4-1, Level 4 Avenue K Shopping Mall, 156, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours:Tuesday-Sunday: 10am-7.30pm | Closed on Monday
Contact Information: 012-301 1040 | Book here

11. Camp5

Indoor rock climbing or bouldering is a sport that everyone should do at least once in their lives, and if you haven’t done so before, Camp5 is the ideal place to start. Test yourself by taking on several barriers with varying degrees of difficulty. This urban rock climbing facility also has many locations around the Klang Valley; you can simply schedule a 1-hour supervised experience in the field for an enjoyable and safe internal bouldering activity that is also suited for children.

Address:See all locations here
Operating Hours:Weekdays: 12am-10pm | Weekends: 10am-8pm
Contact Information: Book here

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