You can’t have enough of Genting Highlands. This City of Entertainment, perched on the top of the mountain is one of the major tourist attractions in Malaysia that pulls a lot of crowd every year. One big attraction in Genting is the cool weather. Because of the 2,000m altitude, Malaysians like to visit just to enjoy the 'European' weather that envelops this place. This official capital of gambling has a number of things to do in Genting that will keep you busy throughout. With a number of Genting tourist attractions it might become difficult for you to shortlist your itinerary. Let us tell you how you can prioritise:
1. The Visitors’ Galleria
A place where you will discover how this fully integrated family holiday resort became a reality because of one man’s dream and determination. Take a walk down memory lane and get to know the history of Genting highlands Resort and the Founder’s Vision.
2. Outdoor Theme Park
Genting Outdoor Theme Park is one of Malaysia’s premiere centres for wholesome family entertainment. Once you’re in Genting Highlands, be prepared to experience exciting, thrilling and sky-high rides in their theme park. Some of the attractions are Space Shot, Corkscrew, Pirate Ship, Astro Fighter, Cyclone, Flying Coaster, Dinosaur Land, Flying Dragon, Turbo Drop, Gun Simulator, Rolling Thunder Mine Train, Grand Prix Fan Kart, Matahari and many more.
3. Casinos in Genting
One of the most coveted things to do in Genting Highlands! There are several big casinos around Genting and only those above 21 years of age can enter. Patrons wearing sunglasses, hats, slippers, short pants, sandals and sports attire are not permitted into Casino de Genting. Cameras and backpacks are also not allowed inside; they have a locker rental at the entrance of the casinos.
4. Indoor Theme Park
This Indoor Theme Park is for the young ones. It is part of the Genting Theme Park Complex and is located inside the older part of First World Plaza. To be able to ride the attractions here, you must have an all day pass ticket that you can purchase at the ticket counter of the outdoor theme park. Inside this indoor theme park, you can find six themed areas from around the world. Each of this area features unique rides with theme from Champs Elysee (France), Venice (Italy), Times Square & Universal Walk (America) and Genting Walk (Malaysia). The indoor theme park is a fantasy land full of fun and adventure with numerous exciting video arcade games.
5. Snow World
Resort World Genting brings winter to your doorstep. Snow World is one of the largest snow attractions in Malaysia. Come and experience the most magical season of all at Snow World and bring home the fondest memories of winter!
6. Sky Venture
Genting Sky Venture is a state of the art sky diving wind tunnel that gives ordinary people the chance to feel the thrill and sensation of jumping out of an airplane and freefalling through the sky just like a skydiver. You will experience the ultimate skydiving simulator fly in winds up to 193 km/hr in the one and only wind tunnel in Asia.
7. Genting Skyway Scale
Scale greater heights when you ride on the Genting Skyway! Linking from its Main Station at Gohtong Jaya to Highlands Hotel, the Genting Skyway offers a very convenient, high-tech super smooth and safe ride up to the resort city.
8. Shopping on Highlands
The First World Plaza has got to be the coolest, if not highest shopping destination in Malaysia. There are more than 60 Retail and 70 F&B outlets plus attractions for all ages. You don’t have to wait to plan a personal or family vacation.
9. Chin Swee Caves Temple
Explore this grand religious site located on a sharp, rocky slope near the peak of Resorts World Genting. Remember to visit the iconic nine-storey pagoda lit by lamps, the Sky Terrace and the 15-meter high Buddha in the temple.
10. Delicious food at such a height
Entice your taste buds with glorious seafood and other culinary delights at 3,000 feet above sea level. Be amazed at the yummy fare on offer such as the exquisite Steamed Wild Patin with Homemade Sauce and Durian Tarts at Yik Kee Restaurant. Walk off your repast by taking in the sights about town.