Must Visit : 7 Water Park in Johor Bahru
With the Malaysian and Singaporean calendar filled with various holidays, especially school holidays thanks to many multi-cultural festivals all year round, it is perhaps time to start planning a memorable and fun-filled adventurous holiday for your kids to enjoy.
But while the kids have long holidays, we, the working adults do not. At most, we have about a few days off.
Point is, it may be difficult to plan an out-of-town vacation during these times, factoring in the traffic conditions, packed crowd at most tourist destinations as well as the lack of time. But if you are a Singaporean or a Johorean, we’ve got you covered.
The state of Johor provides you various places to enjoy, including great water theme parks for your kids to exert themselves and have fun during the holidays. In this article, we have listed seven best water theme parks in Johor Bahru, in no chronological order, and we hope you find it useful when you plan your hassle-free vacation with your family.
1. Legoland Water Park Malaysia
This is perhaps one of the newest members of the water park tribe in Johor Bahru. Located in Nusajaya, it houses about 20 huge slides for kids as well as adults, as well as 70 Lego brick models all over the park.
It doesn’t only provide you with water slides and splashy fun for your entire family, you will also have a hands-on experience in building models with the Lego bricks here.
Among the famous rides here in the water park are Joker Soaker, Wave pools, Slide Racer, Duplo Splash Safari, Brick Blaster as well as Build a Raft River. All of their carefully designed and well-constructed models are guaranteed to provide the ultimate fun and enjoyment for your entire family.
Apart from waterpark, you can also take you family to many other attractions in the getaway.
One such attraction is the Miniland, which has tiny models of famous Asian destinations like the Taj Mahal and KLCC Twin Tower. The Legoland also hosts numerous shows, day and night, for you to stick around even after the water park closes for the day.
What’s greater, they also provide you with ample hotel spaces right under their roof for you to spend your night there.
Address: 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79100 Nusajaya
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm
Contact: 07-597 8888
2. KSL Dinosaur Alive Water Theme Park
This park is situated in the centre of the Johor Bahru city, and is a famous spot for locals and foreigners alike to have an adventurous vacation. As its name conveys, this theme park is unique than the others in the state as it is entirely dedicated to the dinosaur theme.
With educational packages to learn about dinosaurs to themed water park, it reaches out to the kid in you who always had a fascination with the extinct species. What’s more, the water park also boasts huge replicas of various species of dinosaurs, adding to the excellent light and sound shows.
Apart from that, there is something here for the entire family, even those who are not fans of dinosaurs. TESCO, boutiques as well as stores in the KSL Shopping Centre, KSL Hotel for those who want to spend the night, gymnasiums, swimming pools, sauna, rooftop pool, Cineplex and many more.
Address: KSL Resort, 33 Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru
Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm
Contact: 07-288 2999
3. Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park
This water, also in the centre of the city, is situated between a gold club and a business district. Therefore, it is easily one of the busiest theme parks in the Johor Bahru region. Taking a whopping 10 acres with 12 outdoor features as well as various other indoor rides, you get the vibes of tropical theme as soon as you enter the premise. In better words, think of Hawaii.
The water park is divided into three main places: surfing beach, spiral waterside as well as children play area. The water park also boasts one of the world’s most adrenaline-bustling water slides, bringing in crowd from various places to enjoy here.
Another selling point of this theme park, according to visitors’ reviews, is its at-east customer service. Visitors compliment this place as having great and friendly staff; and pairing it with reasonable ticket price and high quality of rides and slides, this place is definitely worth visiting with your entire family!
Address: 71, Jalan Austin Heights 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm
Contact: 019-716 3183
4. Desaru Coast Adventure Park
Touted as the largest water park in the entire state, it takes up a gigantic 3,900 acres of land by the beach. They house a total of 17 water slides, both dry and wet included. What’s more, the also house Asia’s largest wave pool as well as a new steel roller coaster, the first in the region.
Apart from that, they are also surrounded by high-end hotels and villas as well as two huge golf courses that has frequent visitors all the time. They are only few months in operation, but is already one of the most sought-after water theme parks in the region.
Among their famous rides and slides are the Kraken’s Revenge, which splashes water on both sides when you descend; The Tempest, which is giant vortex that you can spin around using your buoyant; Swinging Ship, which is a Viking ship swinging above a waterfall; and many more.
Address: 4, Jalan Danau, 81930 Desaru, Bandar Penawar
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm
Contact: 03-2203 9696
5. Wet World Batu Pahat
This theme park is located in the outskirts of the Johor Bahru city, in Batu Pahat. It is a household name in the water parks scene in the country.
They cater to various age groups, with many rides and slides waiting for you to be explored. They also have artificial wave pools that will keep you wanting for more. You will definitely not realise the time flying fast when you are here, at no much cost to your wallet!
Apart from the rides, they also have spa and massaging services in case you wish for a relaxing session after the thrilling adventure you’ve just had in the water park.
Moreover, they also recently debuted a new attraction, called the Glow Park, the first of its kind in Johor where animals come out to play after sundown, also at a very cheap fee of RM8.
Address: Lot 138, Jalan Bukit Pasir, Tasik Bukit Pair, Batu ½, 83000 Batu Pahat
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm
Contact: 07-433 6060
6. Karosel Water Park
This park is located in Taman Nusa Bestari 2, and is an indoor water park. It is smaller than most water theme parks in the state, but is suitable if you are looking at a budget, fun-filled water vacation.
The theme park houses two waterslides as well as a giant water bucket as its main feature. It also has various other features and toys for kids to play with. They only charge about RM20 per adult on peak days whereas it is only about RM15 on normal days. They also provide packages for you and your family to get better deals at cheaper price.
Address: Karosel Indoor Water Park, Jalan Danga, Taman Nusa Bestari 2, 81300 Skudai, Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 11pm – 6pm (Monday – Thursday), 10am – 7pm (Friday – Sunday)
Contact: 010-917 4166
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7. Tiram Indoor Water Park
It is the first ever theme park that opened its door in Johor. With total area spanning at 26,000 square feet, there is something to do for everyone in the family. The water park is themed as sea-world, and true to its name, it houses a huge man-made beach in doors that can accommodate 1,000 people at a time!
They have water slides and fun activites for kids as well as adults who are kids at heart. If you are not up to experiencing the splashy slides, the water park has Jacuzzi pools for you rest and relax. Not only that, they are on the cheaper scale in terms of entrance price of theme parks in Johor.
This theme park is a must-visit if you are looking for a relaxing yet thrilling water adventure with your family.
Address: Today’s Mall, Jalan Kota Tinggi, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor Bahru
Operating hours: 10.30am – 10pm
Contact: 07-861 0694