Rev up the excitement as you prepare to embark on a thrilling journey with your little adventurers! Brace yourself for a myriad of possibilities, as Asia boasts a treasure trove of enchanting theme parks. But fear not, for Little Steps has meticulously curated the ultimate selection to cater to your family’s every whim. Elevate your vacation plans by incorporating a visit to one of these carefully chosen gems – a surefire way to infuse boundless joy into your holiday itinerary. Watch your children’s faces light up with delight, from the very beginning until the very end. Keep delving into the excitement to discover the inspiration you need for crafting an unforgettable family escape!
|Theme Park||Location||Family-Friendly Facilities|
|Tokyo Disneyland||Japan||– Kid-friendly rides|
|– Disney-themed eateries and restaurants|
|– Gift stores with Disney merchandise|
|– Opportunity to meet Disney characters|
|Hong Kong Disneyland||Hong Kong||– Different lands and attractions|
|– Luggage storage facilities|
|Universal Studios Japan||Japan||– Shows, rides, and restaurants based on movies|
|– Kid favorites like Sesame Street, Shrek, and Spiderman|
|– Mix of thrilling roller coasters and kid-friendly rides|
|Everland||South Korea||– Safari adventure|
|– Snow-covered slope for sledding|
|– Kidzcovery playground|
|– Gondola ride|
|Caribbean Bay||South Korea||– Water rides for kids and adults|
|– Deck chairs and umbrellas for relaxation|
|Genting Skyworlds||Malaysia||– Variety of themed worlds with fun rides|
|– Nearby hotels for convenient stay|
|Wonderla Amusement Park||India||– Dry rides, wet rides, high thrill rides, and kid-friendly rides|
|– Botanical Garden (Kochi) and luxury hotel (Bangalore)|
|Universal Studios Singapore||Singapore||– Lands based on popular franchises|
|– 3D Transformer ride and thrilling roller coaster|
|– Surrounding hotels and attractions on Sentosa Island|
|Legoland Malaysia||Malaysia||– Kid-friendly Lego rides and attractions|
|– Legoland Water Park with water slides and pools|
|– Legoland Hotel for extended stay|
|Ocean Park Hong Kong||Hong Kong||– Shows, rides, and animal encounters|
|– Learning about ocean and marine life conservation|
|– Whiskers Harbour for young kids|
|– Mini aquarium with sea life exhibits|
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Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea are two of the most popular theme parks in Asia, and among the most visited in the world. Not only will the kiddos be able to meet their favorite Disney characters and take pictures together, the family can also take on a variety of exciting and enchanting kid-friendly rides throughout the day. There are many Disney-themed eateries and restaurants that you can visit when everyone's hungry and looking to refuel, and of course remember to drop by the gift stores to pick up some adorable Disney merch on the way. Although there are a number of Disneyland theme parks scattered throughout the world. there's only one DisneySea park itself, and it's located in Japan.
Tokyo Disney Resort, 1-1 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba 279-0031, Japan, +81 45-330-5211, www.tokyodisneyresort.jp
LEGO is such an iconic brand, especially for children who grew up playing with Lego toys! Your kids are sure to enjoy a day at Legoland, where there are many rides, slides, shows, and attractions to keep everyone entertained. Most of the park looks like it has been built out of Legos themselves, which is really cool and perfect for family photo opportunities. The family can also cool down at the Legoland Water Park, where there are water slides, wave pools and a lazy river. The Legoland Hotel is also open for guests so you can stay and enjoy the park for longer - and have a truly Lego-filled holiday!
Legoland Malaysia, 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia, +60 7-597 8888, www.legoland.com.my
Spend a day at the family-friendly Universal Studios Singapore. It contains so many wonderful lands which fans of Magagascar, Jurassic Park and Shrek will be blown away by. There’s also some hair-raising rides for the big kids too; don’t miss the 3D Transformer ride and the Revenge of the Mummy™ roller coaster if you're looking for some thrill! The best part about the park's location is that it's surrounded by array of amazing hotels on Sentosa Island itself, so you can easily head back to the room after exhausting all your energy at the theme park during the day. There's also much to do at Sentosa as well, like the SEA Aquarium and Skyline Luge Singapore, which you can use to fill up your holiday itinerary!
Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269, +65 6577 8899, www.rwsentosa.com
Experience the thrill of a lifetime at the newly enhanced Genting Skyworlds Theme Park! Discover captivating realms like Eagle Mountain, Andromeda Base, and Robots Rivet Town that will ignite your imagination. Picture the joy on your family's faces as you dive into a day of exhilarating rides, including kid-friendly adventures that will leave everyone grinning. After an unforgettable day of exploration and laughter, retreat to the comfort of nearby hotels, where your tired adventurers can rest their heads without a long journey. Come, embrace the magic, and create cherished memories together that will fill your hearts with delight!
Genting Skyworlds Theme Park, Genting SkyWorlds, Resorts World, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, www.gentingskyworlds.com
If you're looking for a short getaway and have chosen Hong Kong as your country of choice for a quick holiday, then you'll not want to miss a visit to Hong Kong Disneyland. Even if you've visited other Disneyland theme parks in Asia, the one in Hong Kong does have plenty of different lands and attractions - so you won't feel like it's the same as all other Disneyland theme parks. It's also relatively near the airport, and really convenient if you're planning on heading there during the first or last day of your holiday since you can store your luggage at the park while you enjoy yourself inside!
Hong Kong Disneyland, +852 3550 3369, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, www.hongkongdisneyland.com
Located in Osaka and accessable by the bullet train, Universal Studios Japan is similar to the Hollywood original. Featuring shows, rides and restaurants based on famous movies like Jaws, Back to the Future and Terminator, as well as kid favorites like Sesame Street, Shrek and Spiderman there is something for everyone here. They have a balanced mix of thrilling roller coasters and less scary kid-friendly rides so that everyone can have an awesome time together! Avoid the weekend queues with an Express Pass.
Universal Studios Japan, +81 570-200-606, Japan, 〒554-0031 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Konohana Ward, Sakurajima, 2−1−３３, www.usj.co.jp
Everland is the largest and most popular theme park in South Korea. Go on a safari adventure, woosh down a snow-covered slope or explore the huge Kidzcovery playground. At Everland, the whole family can even purchase matching headbands and park merchandise before venturing into the park, which is really huge by the way! There's even a gondola ride that the little ones might enjoy, and it is used to transport park goers to the lower areas of the park.
Everland Resort, 199, Everland-ro, Pogog-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, www.everland.com
Located right next to Everland, Caribbean Bay is a water theme park that's filled with lots of amazing water rides. They've got many kid-friendly ones and some that are a little more thrilling for the adults, and the area is littered with deck chairs and umbrellas for family members who wish to simply chill or read a book while the little ones run around and have fun. Imagine how wonderful it'll be to go down water slides or spend some time in the wave pool on a sunny day. Do note that Carribean Bay is only open during certain seasons of the year.
Caribbean Bay, 199 Everland-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, www.everland.com/web/caribbean/main.html
The Wonderla Amusement Park and Resort with two locations in India has dry rides, wet rides, high thrill rides and kid-friendly rides. This means that there's something for everyone in the family! Wonderla Kochi also has a beautiful Botanical Garden and the Bangalore resort has a luxury hotel. As well as rides for all age groups, there’s a huge variety of water rides like a wave pool to a rain disco so you can splash around all day.
Wonderla India, 28th Km, Hejjala, Mysore Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 562109, India, www.wonderla.com
Immerse yourself in the underwater World at Ocean Park Hong Kong. Catch a show, take a ride, and get close to the animals while learning about ocean and marine life conservation. From the Waterfront to the Summit, there's something for everyone, including Whiskers Harbour for the littlest ones. Besides the fun rides that you can sit, they've also got a mini aquarium where the kiddos can check out sea life and watch them behind a glass.
OceanPark Hong Kong, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, +852 3923 2323, www.oceanpark.com.hk