A Fusion of Fun, Thrill, and Relaxation at Lost World of Tambun
by Z Santillan
Monday, May 22, 2017
If you’re deciding with your family or friends on which theme park to go to, the Lost World of Tambun might be the best option with amenities that caters to visitors of all ages. Once a tin-mining wasteland, the Lost World of Tambun has emerged as an iconic landmark in Malaysia, offering a one of a kind experience with its seven themed attractions. So whether you’re traveling with youngsters looking for thrilling rides or with colleagues looking for a balance of fun and relaxation to unwind from the grind of work, this 40-hectare eco-park will definitely have the right experience for you.
Located just two hours away from Kuala Lumpur, this eco-theme park offers rides, adventure parks, natural hot springs, and many other activities with an option to stay in a hotel or glamping accommodations.
Here are some six reasons why you can’t miss the Lost World of Tambun when travelling in Malaysia:
Immerse Yourself in Land, Air or Water-based Activities
Calling all adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers! Prepare for land, air, and water-themed activities ranging from amusement park rides to eco-adventure activities such as a thrilling climbing route via feratta with abseil or a drift in a giant rubber tube in Malaysia’s longest manmade and adventure river.
Among the most lined-up attractions are Lupe’s Adventure – a roller coaster ride and the Storm Raider – a 180 degrees ship swing that gives the adrenaline rush. If you’re the more horror-seeking individual, check the Lost World Haunted Chambers’ horror-themed activity perfect for anyone trying to relive their favorite horror movie (but not for the faint at heart!).
Explore the Tropical Jungle Filled with Exotic Animals or Pet Adorable Creatures in the Petting Zoo
If you’re an animal lover or nature enthusiast, you will be ecstatic with the overall sensory experience in the parks’ locations that feature tropical jungles and stunning 400 million years old limestones including the Kepura Cave – a natural cave that houses selected freshwater fish such as the Pacu fish, which they offer feeding sessions daily.
Aside from the Kepura Cave, you have many options to choose from whether you prefer to be in company of birds, harmless rabbits, or perhaps, wild foxes and deers. There are many more creatures in the Lost World Petting Zoo or the wild trails of the rainforest.
If you want a sneak peak of Africa, you’ll enjoy Giraffe and Friends with exotic giraffes, zebras, and ostriches. Try your luck in the Tiger Valley and get a change to encounter Siberian tigers! Plan your schedule ahead to catch them hunt and feast for lunch during the Tiger Feeding Show.
Step into Malaysia’s historical mining past at Lost World Tin Valley
Travel back in time in Lost World Tin Valley with Tin History Walk and Tin Trail. It is an interactive educational tour that espouses on the art of tin mining and its importance in international trade. It aims for all visitors to have a deeper appreciation Ipoh’s rich history of tin mining. Kids mustn’t miss the chance to take a trip back in time and perform dulang washing, which is used to extract tin from the earth and sand.
Restore your energy with tea time in the Dulang Tea House that offers local favorites that tin workers of the past used to enjoy. Visitors may participate in the tea crafts and ceremony and try out out themselves.
Relax and Rejuvenate in Natural Hot Springs and Spa
After a long day of fun-filled activities, Lost World Hot Springs & Spa is a haven for all. These natural hot springs that are from concentrated minerals that is 100% natural. Choose to detoxify and relax in a cave sauna in Lost World Steam Cave, indulge on a body therapy at Crystal Spa, or pamper yourself with hydro massage on Top of the World Pool. The Top of the World Pool is a fantastic place to be with a loved one or loved ones during the night. With soothing music accompanying the soothing sounds of water flowing, it is immediately a favorite among working people or parents under heaps of stress.
Immerse in a Fiery Night Life
The park makes sure its alive from day until night. Lost World’s night experience options range from taking a dip at Malaysia’s biggest wave pool, strolling around the enchanting Ipoh Street and getting a taste of popular street snacks (we heard their Ipoh chicken rice is a must try!), or dancing among the flaming percussions that offers a fiery entertainment. Travelers are sure to be delighted ‘til end of the day.
Sleep in a Hotel or Under the Stars
That’s not all. Thinking about sleeping in for the night? Guests who choose to overnight may opt for the Lost World Hotel with rooms ranging from MYR 550 to MYR 1,500 per night or a luxury camping experience with Lost World Glamping from MYR 108 to MYR 488. This luxurious camping has a socket for charging, simple side tables, fans, and beds. Watch out for nights with shooting stars! It will be a night to behold.
There are plenty more activities that await visitors in the lost world. A friendly traveler’s tip: make sure to check their activity time table to maximize the fun. The place also offers seasonal entertainment so frequent their website or social media accounts.
Thinking of visiting the Lost World of Tambun? To get there, one option is to drive from Penang. There are road signs available as a guide to easily find its entrance. Visitors can also opt for a shuttle service arranged by the place that is based on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information, see items below.
Open Mon-Fri: 11:00am till 6:00pm
Weekends, School and Public Holidays: 10:00am till 6:00pm
Closed on Tuesday, except on Malaysian school & public holidays
Lost World Hot Springs & Spa by Night
Open daily: 6:00pm till 11:00pm
Crystal Spa Treatment: 12.00 noon till 11:00pm
Theme park tel: +605 542 8888
Hotel tel: +605- 540 8888
Fax: +605- 542 8899
Email: [email protected]
by Z SantillanMonday, May 22, 2017
Hello there, you can call me Z. You can find me either reading, creating something, listening to rock music, or traveling. Also a mountaineering and SCUBA diving enthusiast with an advocacy for authentic and sustainable travels. Connect with me at hellozsanti[at]gmail[dot]comRead more at zsantillan.com