Looking for a splashing good time? Try these water parks in Johor Bahru
Johor has gained traction among tourists from various walks of life for its beautiful natural landscapes, thriving city centres and awesome food.
However, there's a lot more that Johor Bahru has to offer. In fact, you may not be aware that this beloved state is home to a variety of exciting water park attractions too.
Fancy sliding down long, winding slides and taking a refreshing dive into lovely waters? You could find all this and more at these incredible water park options located throughout Johor Bahru.
Desaru Coast Adventure Park
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One of the latest additions to Johor’s water park scene, this colossal adventure park can be found along Desaru Coast, spanning over 3,900 acres of the beach.
Stay in exclusive, highly-rated luxury hotels and villas featuring 2 beautiful golf courses where you can practice your swing. With a combination of wet and dry rides, here, you and your family can enjoy 17 different water slides and immerse yourself in Asia’s largest wave pool, plus a new ‘steel water coaster’ that is also a first in the entire region.
Legoland Water Park Malaysia
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If you have fond memories of playing with Lego when you were a kid, expect to be blown away by Legoland’s renowned water park. With an extensive array of things to do, see, eat and experience, this family holiday destination features an assortment of water rides and shows as well as interactive building experiences that involve Lego blocks.
With a wet park section that offers about 20 big slides and around 70 different Lego brick models, this hotspot has swiftly gained traction throughout Johor and here, you can look forward to pushing, pedalling and rowing your way through many watery adventures.
At Miniland, a prominent attraction at the centre of the park, you can find an area with tiny representations of various Asian landmarks that were built with more than 30 million Lego bricks (an impressive feat).
You can also enjoy the Joker Soaker (where kids can throw water cannons with a massive bucket pouring 350 gallons of water every other minute), Build-A-Boat, Wave Pool, Splash Safari and Slide Racers.
An assortment of shops, kiosks, stalls and vendors offer a multitude of purchasable items that range from food and snacks to delectable drinks, Lego souvenirs, mugs, hats, clothes, costumes and more.
Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park
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Another recent addition to the already thriving water park scene in Johor, Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park has managed to achieve immense popularity in a very short amount of time, becoming one of the most sought-after destinations in the state.
It may not seem as big as the other parks on this list but, with a total of 12 outdoor attractions and various indoor activities to complete a diverse and multi-layered holiday experience, you can begin to understand why it’s so popular.
Austin Heights promises some of the most thrilling water slides in the world. Get ready to send your adrenaline levels skyrocketing!
Wet World Batu Pahat
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Wet World at Batu Pahat has had time to establish a reputation for being a thriving water park that’s fit for a wonderful family outing. You can look forward to great quality attractions that are well worth the trip and ticket prices that won’t hurt your pocket.
Various branches of the Wet World can be found throughout the country, with many interesting differences between them.
Artificial wave pools, the Springs Spa and useful amenities like health care clinics can be found here as well as food stalls selling piping-hot meals.
Tiram Indoor Water Park
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Just off the Kota Tinggi road, the Tiram Indoor Water Park is one of the only colossal indoor water park destinations in the region. It can accommodate up to 1000 people at a time and, with affordable prices and extra fun hours on the weekends, visitors to this sea-world themed wonderland can enjoy water slides and more.
At the same time, adult visitors who aren’t too keen on sliding down tunnels of water for too long, can unwind and relax in the Jacuzzi pools that can be found not too far away.
Another key advantage of Tiram is its accessibility. The roads throughout the area are almost always clear and jam-free (especially on the Senai-Desaru highway which locals will claim has the smoothest roads in the whole of Johor).
Now, you have the list of Water Parks activities. It's time to plan your next trip!
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