Many people often opt for places like Langkawi or Cameron Highlands to bring their kids, but Johor is home to an array of family-friendly attractions as well. From theme parks to experiencing nature, make Johor your kids’ playground by visiting these fun and exciting places!

 

1. LEGOLAND Malaysia

Legoland Malaysia Entrance

LEGOLAND Malaysia Entrance (Photo Credit: milst1 // Flickr)

Spend a thrilling day with your kids at LEGOLAND Malaysia, the first Legoland in Asia and Malaysia’s first international theme park. With over 70 rides, slides, shows and activities at LEGOLAND, you’re up for a day of family fun! This spacious park is filled with activities for kids of all ages to enjoy. Hot day? Head over to LEGOLAND water park and have a splashing time with the exciting water slides.

Address: 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor

Opening Hours: 10:00AM–6:00PM

 

2. Zoo Johor

Zoo Johor

Photo Credit: Mohd Firdause // YouTube

Established in 1928, the Johor Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia. Although not as large as Zoo Negara, it still houses a fair amount of animals. See animals like the tapir, camel, hippopotamus, and more. The best part? The zoo tickets are priced at an affordable RM2 – a bargain for families travelling on a budget.

Address: Jalan Gertak Merah, Taman Istana, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening Hours: 8:30AM–6:00PM

 

3. Angry Birds Activity Park

Angry Birds Activity Park, Johor Bahru

Angry Birds Activity Park, Johor Bahru (Photo Credit: damansaraassets.com.my)

The popular game, Angry Birds, has come to life in Johor Bahru. This place is essentially a massive playground that will keep your kids entertained for hours! Tired parents can pop by the parents’ lounge for a quick break. Not to worry, as there’s an area overlooking over the park for you to keep tabs on your kids.

Address: Level 3 Komtar JBCC, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia

Opening Hours: 10:00AM–10:00PM

 

4. Kota Tinggi Firefly Park

Kota Tinggi Firefly Park

Kota Tinggi Firefly Park (Photo Credit: tripadvisor.com.my)

Dazzle your kids with a visit to Kota Tinggi Firefly Park. Embark on the tranquil firefly river cruise and watch the thousands of twinkling fireflies mirror a galaxy of stars. Aside from the fireflies, there’s a mini farm and playground to keep you occupied while you wait for the boat. This extraordinary experience only costs RM20 for adults and RM12 for children, a reasonable price for an unforgettable journey.

Address: Jalan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor

Opening Hours: 1:00PM–11:00PM

 

5. Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park

Suspension Adventure Rope Course

Suspension Adventure Rope Course (Photo Credit: ezy-taxi.com)

This large complex isn’t just a water and adventure park, it also features a sports and leisure park with an ice-skating rink, trampoline park, and drift kart circuit. Head over to the adventure park for an exhilarating suspension rope course, with 7 different routes and over 50 obstacles. Then, cool off in the water park with their spectacular slides! Still have some energy left in you? The exciting trampoline park awaits you.

Address: 71, Jalan Austin Heights 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening Hours: 10:00AM–10:00PM

 

6. Little Big Club

Tea Cup Ride, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town

Tea Cup Ride, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town (Photo Credit: urbandesis.com)

Meet cartoon characters like Hello Kitty, Barney, Bob the Builder and more at the Little Big Club. Watch as your kids’ favourite characters come to life in the form of performances, rides and more! These beloved characters will bring a smile to your children’s faces. Not sure where to begin? Here are some of the highlights at the Little Big Club.

Address: Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, 79000 Nusajaya, Johor

Opening Hours: 10:00AM–6:00PM