Genting Highlands, an hour drive from Kuala Lumpur by road, is popular with day trippers. It houses a world-class casino, a theme park, several hotels and an excellent 18 hole golf course.
Genting Highlands offers a one-stop excursion for families with many forms of entertainment, as there are crowds of thrill-seekers who scale 2000 metres above sea level to enjoy the cool mountain air as well as a growing number of indoor and outdoor activities.
The outdoor theme park features thrilling roller coasters, such as the Cork screw and the Cyclone, as well as other novelties for fun seekers such as the Monorail and the Flying Dragon. The indoor theme park has various themes from around the world. Visit Venice, Paris, USA, England and Switzerland in a matter of minutes. There are also suspended rides like the Rio Float and the Reindeer Cruiser for your amusement. The many food courts and fast food outlets cater a variety of food.
For the eco minded, the Awana Eco Park, on the lower level of the mountain range, offers a variety of eco sports, flora & fauna. For golfers, there is the award winning 18 hole Golf course at the Awana Golf and Country Club. Also in the vicinity are a mini golf course and a driving range. There is also the Awana Horse Ranch for equestrian activity and riding lessons for beginners.
There are eighteen scheduled services that leave daily from the Pudu Raya Bus Terminal in Kuala Lumpur. The Resort also runs a coach service from KLIA, hotels and other strategic group pick up points in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya. There are also guided tours to Genting Highlands.
Location: About 51 km North of Kuala Lumpur, on the Road leading to Kuantan.