Genting Highlands Activities

What to Do in Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands – located just 45 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur – tops the list for a quick holiday getaway in Malaysia. Boasting round-the-clock exciting entertainment, this nippy hill station – perched approximately 1800 metres above sea level – is immensely popular for its Vegas-style casino and its indoor and outdoor theme parks. Bask in the salubrious mountain air while you enjoy the host of entertainment options; ride South East Asia’s longest – and the world’s fastest – cable car system, roll the dice at the exclusive Casino de Genting – Malaysia’s only casino – or spend the day enjoying the thrills and spills of the wildly popular indoor and outdoor theme parks. Genting’s cool mountain air makes jungle trekking, star gazing and firefly watching an infinitely pleasurable experience; if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, you can also take part in abseiling, indoor rock climbing and flying fox activities to get your blood pumping.

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Casino de Genting

Genting Highlands raison d'être, the Casino de Genting may not be as exciting as a Las Vegas outfit where sparkling dresses, glittering neon lights and scantily-clad showgirls abound, but its Malaysia’s only legal land-based casino. Men in batik shirts and women in pretty frocks crowd the tables and punters line the slot machines waiting for the big payout. Featuring 3140 slot machines and 426 table games, there’s definitely a fun time to be had here.

  • Opening Hours: 24 hours daily
  • Location: Genting Highlands Resort
  • Tel: +608 001 81118 or +603 610 22883
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Flying Fox

If you’ve ever fancied being strapped safely into a harness and helmet and then being launched off a ramp into a dipterocarp forest, then here’s your chance. This airborne adventure sends you hurtling down a 100-metre wire strung down the side of the hill; it’s the perfect way for you to bond with friends and family and requires minimum level of instruction, making it the perfect quick-thrill ride.

  • Location: Awana Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort, 8th Mile, Genting Highlands
  • Tel: +603 6101 3015
  • Price Range:
    Adults –RM20
    Kids – RM15
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Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort

Nestled on the Banjaran Titiwangsa mountain range the international-standard Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort is a refreshingly cool golf course with cooling winds that make it a welcome respite from the heat and humidity of the lowlands. This 18-hole championship golf course designed by golf guru Ronald Fream is the perfect place for Genting Highlands visitors to enjoy teeing-off at reduced rates.

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:15
  • Location: KM13, Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort, Genting Highlands
  • Tel: +603 6101 3015
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Genting Skyway Cable Car

The Skyway Cable Car is the fastest and easiest way to get to the apex of Genting Highlands. This relaxing and scenic ride affords you breathtaking views of the surrounding hills; the gondola-style cab glides along at leisurely pace, making it an ideal photo-taking opportunity.

  • Opening Hours:
    07:30 – 24:00 Monday – Thursday
    07:30 – 23:00 Friday - Sunday
  • Tel: +603 2718 1118
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Indoor Theme Park & Video Games Park

A trip to Genting Highlands would be incomplete without the adrenaline rush at the wildly popular Genting Theme Park. Don’t miss out on a chance to explore Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum as well as the climbing wall, Snow World and a fierce wind-turbine tunnel for a simulated skydiving adventure.

  • Opening Hours:
    09:00 – 24:00 Monday – Friday;
    08:00 – 01:00 Saturday;
    08:00 – 24:00 Sunday
  • Location: Level 2, First World Plaza
  • Tel: +603 2718 1118
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Outdoor Theme Park

Kids will enjoy the outdoor theme park best as it includes water slides and thrill rides ranging from the mild to the extreme. Boasting an assortment of fun rides, the outdoor park is all the rage at this hill station. Don’t forget to try out the Space Shot and the Flying Coaster if you crave the adrenaline rush.

* Outdoor themepark is currently under renovation

  • Opening Hours:
    09:00 – 19:00 Monday;
    10:00 – 19:00 Tuesday – Friday;
    08:00 – 22:00 Saturday;
    08:00 – 20:00 Sunday;
    08:00 – 22:00 eve of public holidays, public holidays and school holidays
  • Location: Resorts World Genting
  • Tel: +603 2718 1118
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Snow World

Experience a winter wonderland, unlike any other in Malaysia, when you step into the snow-white landscape of Snow World. Featuring the Cresta Run snow slide, this attraction is a novel experience due to Malaysia’s hot and humid weather; it’s a great place to see kids playing and adults taking in the sights.

  • Opening Hours:
    10:30 – 23:00 Monday – Friday
    09:30 – 24:00 Saturday
    09:30 – 23:00 Sunday
  • Location: Level 2A, First World Plaza
  • Price Range:
    Adult – RM19
    Kids – RM16
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