When there is news of its coming, it was fast spread along with some controversy. Some was skeptical about an international theme park landing in Malaysia. But all is thrilled when it was made official. Legoland Malaysia Resort bring together lego-themed amusement park, water park and hotel in one location at Nusajaya, Johor. Being the first Legoland theme park in Asia, Legoland Malaysia theme park also made the record as Malaysia’s first international theme park.
Legoland Malaysia Amusement Park
The iconic Legoland Arch is what greets you first to deliver its strong statement that this is no ordinary theme park. The whole park is then breakdown into several sections including Land of Adventure, Imagine and LEGO Kingdoms which travels you back to medieval period where it is all about castles, knights, and dragons. The park have tons of bricks built figurines or sculptures among the scenes where you could not resist not taking photo with. All sections consist of its own unique rides or playground and activities that easily suited everyone in their own way. LEGO City offers young kids to engage in physical and interactive activities like compete in putting out burning building, boat driving or learns car driving which they could later get their adorable first driving license at a fair price.
The park’s main eatery – Market Restaurant is also here where most visitor often enjoy their meals while taking break from the heat outside. Another cool section is LEGO Technic which house the Mindstorms Academy where you can sign your kids up to take part in robot programming classes. The must visit attraction would be the Miniland. Homage paid with Lego bricks built into Asia popular destination or outstanding architectures like Tanah Lot of Bali, Forbidden City and Great Wall of China, Angkor Wat of Cambodia and others. While the structures are impressive viewed from afar, but it is the remarkable details including those mini inhabitants features that blow you away. For Lego’s diehard fan, shopping at the Big Shop would be orgasmic as it offer the largest selection of Lego toy sets under one roof in Asia including exclusive and hard to find items. And what is a better way to extend the amazing fun than shops for some souvenir or toys to continue your adventure back home.
Legoland Water Theme Park
If you adore being drenched or simply getting wet to cold down but still keep the action in Legoland. It is best by just hopping into the water park located next to the amusement park. Although it is the world’s largest Legoland water park, the size is not as huge as the title might suggest. You will soon appreciate that as you can enjoy everything here without the hassle of going a far distance for each attraction or worry of getting lost.
This park is made up of a wave pool, playgrounds, and up to 8 unique slides with fancy names that bring real fun. They are vary in height, intensity and capacity to satisfy everyone’s preference. Splash ‘N’ Swirls will get you the feeling of being flush down in a toilet bowl. Wave Rider and Tidal Tube are the most thrilling one as you slide down free style pretty fast from the height of about 240 ft. But if you are more into relaxing activities, then build a raft from the available bricks or just grab a tube then float along the river surrounding the playgrounds of the park.
The wave pool is also another option which are young children friendly as the wave is made gentle. Parent with toddlers will definitely be crazy over Duplo Splash Safari which specially design just for them with shallow water, short slides and interactive Duplo creatures. The main playground would be Joker Soaker with again more slides, areas to climb or explore, and water jetting almost from every corner. Children might spend hours in there and still not having enough. You and your family would have so much fun that you would feel reluctant to leave when the day end and probably sworn to come back again.
The building itself is fascinating with the look as if it is built from Lego brick in bright and fresh color of classic Lego scheme. Upon entering the reception area, you will have not only one but two life sized play areas – Lego castle and Lego pirate ship with countless Lego bricks to keep your children occupied while checking in. Going up to your room in their themed lifts is another little surprise in store with disco music come alive once the door is close. All the rooms in the hotel is formed on 3 themed – Pirate, Kingdoms and Adventure. Stepping into the room transfer you immediately into another realm with complete decoration and details. The highlight would be parent and children having their own space or sleeping area. Your kids will no doubt relish in their bunk bed, personal tv, and the treasure hunting game where the kids get to take home the found ‘treasures’. As for your dining pleasure, Brick Family Restaurant serve buffet spreads of various cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner with Lego models diffused all over the place. Buffet corner with foods set on lower height for kids to help themselves better is such a kind gesture from the management. When you think it couldn’t get any better, it does. The hotel also have a cozy play area with more Lego brick or foam brick for toddler and the amazing Xbox 360 kinect which elevate the interactive experience.
As you can see from many child friendly features of the resort, Legoland Malaysia make it straight that this is a paradise where children is prioritize to the point that adults might even turn green of jealousy or wishing hard that they are once again a child. No doubt in Legoland Malaysia Resort offering everyone a complete Lego experience in one stop which would be unforgettable or sworn to come back and indulge in this magical land.