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Family-Friendly Things To Do In Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Best Places To Stay, Eat & Play In Genting Highlands

Best Places To Stay, Eat & Play In Genting

Pack your bags and steer away from the hustle and bustle of city life with a trip to Genting Highlands. Located only 45 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur, it’s a spot for a fun day trip or weekend getaway destination in case you’re itching for some cool breeze. Besides housing several casinos, there are plenty of family-friendly things to do in Genting. Whether it’s spending time with your family at the newly-opened Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park or going on a shopping spree, we’ve got you covered. Here are Little Steps’ top picks for things to do in Genting!

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  • Visit The Chin Swee Caves Temple

    VISIT THE CHIN SWEE CAVES TEMPLE *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Located 4,600 Feet Above Sea Level

    Built in 1994 by Lim Goh Tong, the founder of the Genting Highlands, this Taoist temple is situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands. Today, the temple is a popular tourist destination attracting many local and foreign devotees from nearby countries like Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and China. The temple is home to a statue of the Reverend Master Chin Swee. He was worshiped as a deity in the Fujian Province, which was where the late founder, Lim Goh Tong lived as a child.

    Chin Swee Caves Temple, Exit 68, Genting Sempah, Bentong, Pahang, 28750 Malaysia

  • Genting Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park

    GENTING SKYTROPOLIS INDOOR THEME PARK *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Carnival-Like Indoor Theme Park

    Spanning over 400,000 sq ft, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park promises endless fun for everyone in the family! This theme park resembles a futuristic carnival with its many exciting attractions and colorful lights. Experience more than 20 rides in a convenient location at First World Plaza and adjacent to SkyAvenue.

    Check out our full guide to Genting Skytropolis HERE!

    Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, Level 1, First World Plaza Resorts World, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.rwgenting.com

  • Explore Malaysia’s Highest Shopping Mall, SkyAvenue

    EXPLORE MALAYSIA’S HIGHEST SHOPPING MALL, SKYAVENUE *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Endless Shopping Fun!

    With more than 100 brands and shops, you can get everything ranging from your everyday needs to exquisite jewelry, timepieces, shoes, gadgets and more at SkyAvenue. It is the highest shopping mall in Malaysia, located on the peak of Genting Highlands and connected by cable car via Awana Sky.

    SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.rwgenting.com

  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Adventureland

    RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! ADVENTURELAND *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Explore The Zipline Connecting To Skytropolis

    Escape the zombies at Zombie Outbreak, fascinating oddities, and more in this adventureland! The central highlight is the Odditorium, a museum that houses over 300 bizarre, quirky and weird exhibits. 4D Trick Art Museum is an optical illusion gallery, Jungle Gym is an interactive playground for children, Zombie Outbreak! provides scares in a simulation of the zombie apocalypse and finally, Eagle Landing is a zipline that connects to Skytropolis Theme Park.

    Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Adventureland, Lot SA - T2C - B13, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.owg.com.my/ripleys-believe-not/

  • Experience Winter Wonderland At Snow World

    EXPERIENCE WINTER WONDERLAND AT SNOW WORLD *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Make Your Own Snowman

    Looking for a winter getaway without leaving the borders of home? Take a trip into SnowWorld where an European-themed winter village awaits. Experience a sub-zero environment, complete with life-like snowfalls, changing day-to-night sceneries, warm igloo houses, and relics of ancient Roman castles. Not to mention, the Toboggan slide provides hours of fun for both adults and children alike!

    Snow World, Level 2, First World Plaza Resorts World, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.rwgenting.com/en/theme-parks/snowworld

  • Immersive Playtime At Jurassic Research Center

    IMMERSIVE PLAYTIME AT JURASSIC RESEARCH CENTER *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Unimaginable Life-Sized Dinosaurs!

    You won’t believe your eyes as more than 100 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs spring to life at Jurassic Research Center in Ripley’s Adventureland as they roar in an amazing, immersive family experience. Here is where children become paleontologists, chipping away to unearth their very own fossils and make other exciting discoveries for unforgettable family fun in an unimaginable Jurassic wonderland.

    Jurassic Research Center, Lot SA - T2C - B15, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.owg.com.my/jurassic-research-center/

  • SkySymphony Hourly Light Display

    SKYSYMPHONY HOURLY LIGHT DISPLAY *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Free Light Show For All!

    SkySymphony is a free-to-public performance showcasing an extraordinary orchestra of audio, visual and motion graphics programming. At the concourse, a winch system drops 1,001 LED balls from the ceiling, accompanied by larger-than-life cinematic visuals and original music mix. Touted as the first multimedia winch attraction in Asia, the free light show begins from 10am till midnight daily, occuring every hour.

    SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.rwgenting.com

  • Stay At Glamz At Genting

    STAY AT GLAMZ AT GENTING *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Sleep Under The Stars

    This unique glamping-style lodge nestles beneath the glistening stars, wrapped by the cool mist of dusk and dawn, it captures the beauty of every sunrise and sunset. This nature-inspired glamping site is located amidst lush greenery, but with hotel amenities like hot water, wifi, electricity, water supply, and clean toilets. You can even fall asleep beneath the stars and night view since a hammock is provided in the dome. No better way to escape the hustle and bustle!

    Glamz At Genting, 1, Jln Meranti, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.glamz.com.my

  • Newly-Opened Genting SkyWorlds

    NEWLY-OPENED GENTING SKYWORLDS *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Malaysia's Highly Anticipated Theme Park

    Malaysia’s long awaited outdoor theme park is now officially open! Located 6,000 feet above ground, experience 9 uniquely themed worlds spanning across 26 acres with 26 rides and attractions suitable for everyone in the family. Each world has a mixture of rides, photo spots, themed environments, food and beverage outlets, and retail shops. Your journey will begin at Studio Plaza, an art-deco prelude lined with cafes and shops, which paves the way into the themed worlds. One word - FUN!

    Genting SkyWorlds, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.gentingskyworlds.com

  • Awana SkyWay Gondola

    AWANA SKYWAY GONDOLA *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    Gondola Up In The Air

    Fly up in just 10 minutes from the Awana Station at mid-hill to the SkyAvenue Station at the peak and enjoy the crisp mountain air of the Genting Highlands. With the same ticket, you get a free stop at the Chin Swee Station, where you can explore the beautiful Chin Swee Caves Temple and its magnificent surroundings at no extra cost.

    Awana SkyWay Gondola, Level 4, Awana SkyCentral, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

  • Gastronomic Adventure Genting Highlands

    GASTRONOMIC ADVENTURE *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    A trip up to Genting wouldn’t be complete without visiting Burger & Lobster for its signature Lobster Rolls or for fusion, Chili Lobster. If you’re early, try out Genting’s latest hype for burgers and shakes at Five Guys. In the mood for fish and chips? Head over to The Laughing Fish for a crispy yet juicy plate of the Harry Ramden signature. One thing for sure, you’ll never run out of food options when in Genting!

  • SHOPPING AT GENTING PREMIUM OUTLETS *Family-Friendly Activities In Genting Highlands

    World's First Hilltop Premium Outlet Center

    Genting Premium Outlets (GPO) is the world's first hilltop Premium Outlet Center. Connected to Awana SkyCentral by a bridge, this fancy mall features 150 designer brands and retail stores, including Polo Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade, Puma, Adidas, Timberland, Sembonia, and more. Open daily from 10am till 10pm, GPO is a shopping haven for visitors enroute to the peak along the main road or via cable car at Awana Skyway.

    Genting Premium Outlets, KM13, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.premiumoutlets.com.my

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