LEGOLAND Malaysia Guide – Themed Areas, Attractions & Travel Tips

LEGOLAND Malaysia Guide

Since travel restrictions to JB were eased, a few things have probably crossed your mind: discount stores, cheap seafood restaurants and even cheaper massages. But if you’re a big fan of LEGO and theme parks or have kids in towthen a trip across the causeway usually includes a day spent at LEGOLAND Malaysia.

From thrilling roller coasters to intriguing themed attractions and even a water park, here’s how you can unleash your inner mason and satisfy your love for LEGO.

Travel through 8 theme parks and ride roller coasters

1. Buy tickets and souvenirs at The Beginning

Unlike most theme parks, LEGOLAND Malaysia sets up souvenir shops right at the entrance selling everything from Lego products to bricks to toys.

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To The beginning, you can buy tickets while your children collect bags of toys before they even enter the park. To prepare for a day of chasing your kids around 8 massive themed areas, grab a coffee and pastries at The Cafe at The Beginning upon entering.

2. Ride the LEGO Technic roller coaster

Once you’ve bypassed the shops and queues if you’re coming on the weekend, you’ll probably want to check out the roller coaster at LEGO Technic first.

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Known as the world’s first high-speed VR ride, The Great LEGO Race sees you race through a LEGO world and outrun a group of brick-built characters. As for the Technic Twister, think Spinning Tea Cups – except you have total control of your speed. You know, in case you get dizzy and need a break.

legoland-malaysiaAlbert Einstein LEGO Portrait at Mindstorms.
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Kids who don’t like rides can still have fun at other attractions like LEGO Mindstorms and Academy, where they can build robots and attend workshops.

Must ride: The Great Race of Lego and Technic Twister.

3. Navigate vehicles in LEGO City

Children who have a weakness for cars, boats, trains and planes will find what they are looking for in LEGO City. But if you’ve reached adulthood, you can still pit stop in this themed area to learn some extra driving and navigation skills.

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Here, kids of all ages can board the Duplo express train, swerve down an easy driving track at the junior driving school, and crawl through a ship at the shipyard. Parents can also have fun at the boating school where everyone can drive a battery-powered boat.

Must ride: Nautical School

4. Explore a medieval world at LEGO Kingdoms

As indicated by his name, LEGO Kingdoms is dedicated to beloved fairy tale characters such as knights, witches and dragons.

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Thrill-seekers usually flock to take a twisted journey around the kingdom’s castle on the Dragon’s Apprentice, an enchanted horseback ride through the medieval forest, and a wild ride on Merlin’s Challenge. After conquering those bumpy rides, head to the obstacle courses and treetop climbs of The Forestmen’s Hideout.

Don’t forget to catch princes and princesses as they dance and sing on the castle stage throughout the day.

Must ride: Dragon’s Apprentice

5. Admire the miniature monuments of Miniland

If you think the LEGO Starwars Snow Troopers at Resorts World Sentosa are gorgeous, then miniland and the many life-size Asian monuments built from LEGO blocks will amaze you.

mini JBMini JB at Miniland.
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Take photos with LEGO replicas of the Forbidden City in China, the Merlion in Singapore, the Taj Mahal in India and Angkor Wat in Cambodia – among many other historic sites throughout Asia. These intricate LEGO designs took over 2 years to put together and make for great photo ops.

Fun fact: The entire space was built by a group of over 100 LEGO professionals from around the world.

To have: Forbidden City in China, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Merlion in Singapore.

6. Walk around a child-sized LEGO town at Imagination

On the bridge at Imagination are a LEGO children’s town, a car building zone, a 4D movie theater and 2 fun rides – the children’s feeding tower and the observation tower. Plus, this area is entirely indoors, so if it’s scorching hot outside or raining, you know you and the kids have an air-conditioned haven to retreat to.

JB children's feeding towerTake a trip to the Kids’ Power Tower.
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Toddlers and young children can run free through LEGO Town and check out the animal farms, vehicles and play structures. After that, head straight to the observation tower for a panoramic view of the surrounding land before relaxing at the 4D cinema or the Build & Test corner. This is where you can DIY a LEGO car and test drive it.

Must ride: power tower for kids

7. Travel to ancient times at Land of Adventure

land of adventure is all about hair-raising rides for kids that will leave your palms sweaty. Keep in mind that there is a height requirement on most rides, with the exception of the Pharaoh’s Revenge foam ball shooter.

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The star of the show here is undoubtedly the ride to Dino Island, where you can admire LEGO dinosaurs and slide around volcanoes before hurtling down a massive waterslide. Warning: the risk of getting soaked is high, so it would be a good idea to put your phone away.

If you’re still up for it, head to Lost Kingdom Adventure for a laser blast at a haunted Egyptian tomb and jump off the terrifying Beetle Bounce drop tower.

Must ride: Dino Island Walk and Lost Kingdom Adventure

8. Master Ninja Skills at LEGO Ninjago World

The Lego Ninjago series, with 13 seasons, has taken the world by storm since its release in 2011. Since then, many variations of the show have been invented, such as the blockbuster of the same name and even an entire theme park – the The LEGO Ninjago World.

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Get ready to relive the show as you embark on Ninjago The Ride, an interactive 4D adventure that takes you through 13 locations including the Ninjago Training Temple and various dojos.

Once you’ve completed the ride, head to Cole’s Rock Climb to test your climbing skills, Kai’s Spinner to master your balance skills, and Zane’s Temple Build to build a monastery out of LEGO blocks..

Must ride: LEGO Ninjago Carousel

Explore LEGOLAND Water Park and Aquarium

Just when you thought you I have seen everythingyou will go to Water park and spend another few hours sliding and sliding down water slides.

At the water park, you’ll find younger kids frolicking in places like the Splash Safari water playground while older kids and even adults swirl around the tubes at the Tidal Tube and speed up the slides of the Twin Chaser.

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While you’re there, check out the 11 different zones at SEA LIFE Aquarium. Expect to find schools of rare fish, colorful coral reefs, a sunken shipwreck and even an underwater restaurant where you can indulge in a 4-course meal under a dome of sea creatures.

Watch live entertainment and feast on tasty food

Rollercoaster rides and attractions aren’t the only reason you should visit LEGOLAND as quickly as possible. There is also live concerts and themed shows throughout the year.

live concertsDance and sing with the girls from LEGO Friends of Heartlake City.
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Build The Thrills, for example, is a racing-themed festival running until June 26 where you can witness the iconic LEGO Ferrari, build a race car and navigate through obstacles on a racing track. race. Come Halloween and Christmas, there will also be seasonal activities such as the spooky Brick-Or-Treat and the impressive 9m tall LEGO Christmas tree.

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If you feel peckishhead to Snack Corner for classic amusement park fare like hot dogs, Asian Deli for chicken curry rice stuffing, Burger Junction for juicy burgers, and King’s Grill for tender steak and sausages.

browse its full list of restaurants.

Spend a night in a LEGO-themed hotel

The hotel options in JB are endless. But if you are determined to stay Legoland Hotel, we’re not going to stop you. We’ll even provide you with the necessary information on room themes and packages.

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While the Pirate Room looks like a ship full of treasure chests, the Kingdom Room – with its stone castle vibe – might make you feel like true royalty. Other thematic rooms at KIV Includes Ninjago Room and Adventure Room. Not to mention, hotel facilities such as the elevators, restaurant, and pool are all adorned with LEGO designs.

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When you book a room, you get instant access to a host of perks like discounted tickets to LEGOLAND, a daily encounter with LEGO characters, and even freebies. Breakfast is also included, although only meal sets are being served at this time due to social distancing.

Plan a weekend getaway to LEGOLAND Malaysia

By now you’ve probably already realized that LEGOLAND isn’t just for kids, but also for adults who share a love for colorful blocks. Considering the short distance from Singapore to JB, plus a nifty JB travel guidea trip here can be simple and doesn’t require much planning.

Keep in mind that you will need to show proof of vaccination to enter. Tickets can be purchased at the door, but consider purchasing them online for smoother entry. Other safety measures such as 1m safety distance and height restrictions for some rides are enforced.

Amusement parks are a dime a dozen. But if you’re not looking to spend a bomb on airfare, LEGOLAND Malaysia is just a roadway away.

Visit LEGOLAND Malaysia

Address: No 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Opening time : 10 a.m.-6 p.m., daily
Phone: +60 7-597 8888

LEGOLAND Malaysia website

Cover image adapted from @ninaninsy, @aimannessharun, LEGOLAND Malaysia.

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