5 things to do in Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

Bandar Sunway, or the “higher education hub”, is a bustling Malaysian city known for its food and many attractions. Located just under twenty kilometers from Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Sunway, has grown and evolved greatly over the past several years. The friendly, safe, and secure atmosphere, along with its warm temperatures, and abundance of activities are what make Bandar Sunway a top travel destination.

Vibrant and dynamic essence of Bandar Sunway, Malaysia, highlighting its unique blend of urban development and lush greenery

Cool off at Sunway Lagoon Water Park

One major tourist attraction in Bandar Sunway is the Sunway Lagoon water park. Spanning across 89 acres, Sunway Lagoon puts on many concerts and events, and is comprised of many components. One component, Extreme Park, houses the largest water ride in the world known as Vuvuzela. Surf Beach, on the other hand, is listed in the Malaysia Book of Records as one of the largest man-made surf beaches in the world. In 2016, Sunway Lagoon was ranked number 5 on TripAdvisor’s Asia’s Top Water Parks list.

Try rock climbing

For those that enjoy adventure, such as rock climbing and archery, travelers can check out Camp 5 and Stars Archery. Located inside the fourth largest mall in the world, Camp 5 is the biggest indoor rock climbing facility in Asia. Perfect for beginners, experts, and children alike, the course contains roped climbing walls, top-rope and lead climbing space, along with rope-free bouldering walls.

Pick up a bow and arrow

Stars Archery, home to Malaysia’s largest indoor archery range, is also great for travelers of all ages and experience levels; instructors are always on site, and event days for families, corporations, and other groups are held often.

Spend the afternoon shopping

Aside from rock climbing and archery, Bandar Sunway offers many other activities, such as shopping at Sunway Pyramid. Modeled after Egyptian pyramids and architecture, Sunway Pyramid is the first themed shopping mall in Malaysia. The shopping center opened in 1997, and is one of two locations in the country that has an indoor skating rink. Travelers of all ages can enjoy Sunway Pyramid, which is open year-round. There are also lots of hotels around this area, so if you’re looking to make an online booking you can click here.

Sample Malaysian Food

Perhaps the most popular activity for travelers in Bandar Sunway is taking a food tour. Food Tour Malaysia allows guests to sample foods from at least three destinations, based on the tour package a traveler chooses; each package focuses on a different part of Malaysia. Not only will guests get to try authentic foods served in the hidden alleys and shops of Malaysia, but they will get to experience the country’s culture and lifestyle firsthand. Here are a few more ideas on how you can experience the place like a local.

Booking your hotel

For more help with booking accommodations for your visit to Bandar Sunway, follow this link: www.traveloka.com/en-my/hotel. Traveloka has no booking fees and they also allow you to compare properties so that you know you’re getting the best deal for your holiday. Start planning your trip and have a happy holiday!

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