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(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia

25 Nov 2022
Image Credit: @cheongfatttzemansion, @sunaiza_husein, @bukitmerahresort.com.my, @syamsulmanagementconsulting

 

Recently, there has been news about Malaysians ditching Langkawi and choosing to visit Thailand instead. According to these Malaysians, 💸money matters and holidaying in Thailand costs almost the same as holidaying in Langkawi. But, what if we tell you that there are tons of cheap activities that you can do in Malaysia that cost you only RM25 and below? Don’t believe it? Scroll down now👇.

 

Paint Some Batik

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Ainna Artwork - Batik Painting@Central Market
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Nearby Central Market lies a 💎hidden gem. Unbeknown to many people, there is a Traditional Batik Painting experience at the back of the Central Market building. All painting 🎨materials and tools will be provided at the shop, so you just have to bring yourself. It is a cheap and therapeutic activity to do with your family and friends. Expect to spend approximately 30 - 40 mins here. 

⏰Hours: 10:30am - 6pm
📍Address: Lot 1.03A G Floor Central Market Annexe, Jalan Hang Kasturi, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

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Experience ARV Augmented Reality 

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: ARV Augmented Reality the Curve
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Here is a cheap activity that 👦👧kids are going to love! You’ll be able to interact with animals and other creatures that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to interact with, virtually! So near yet so far is the perfect phrase to describe this ARV Augmented Reality. 

⏰Hours: 10am - 8pm
📍Address: The Curve, Lot 245C, Second Floor, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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Splash Splash at Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark
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A visit to a 💦water park isn’t always expensive if you find the right one. At Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark, you just have to pay RM25 to enjoy all 14 attractions in the park, whereas kids only have to pay RM20! What a steal! Some of the attractions that you can find here include Racer Slides, Crazee Cone, Giant Wet Bubble, Kids Adventure River and many more. Sounds exciting right?

Pro-Tip: Slides in this park are colour coded, with red being the most extreme, yellow being mid-tier and blue colour being the mildest. 

⏰Hours: 10am - 8pm
📍Address: The Curve, Lot 245C, Second Floor, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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Visit the HL Dragon Fruit Eco Farm

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: HL Dragon Fruit Eco Farm
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It’s Dragon fruit! This yummy and nutritious fruit deserves a visit. At HL Dragon Fruit Eco Farm, you can see the pink fruit grow in different stages.

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: HL Dragon Fruit Eco Farm
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Additionally, there is a halal restaurant on the farm that serves dishes made of none other than dragon fruits! They have all sorts of food & beverages on the menu, including smoothies, nasi lemak, 🦐grilled prawn, 🧇waffles and their famous giant bun (which is a must try), all incorporated with dragon fruit!

⏰Hours: 10am - 5:30pm (Wed Closed)
📍Address: Lot 7608, Jalan Besar, Batu Satu, 43900 Sepang, Selangor

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Get Wet at Bayou Lagoon Water Park

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Bayou Lagoon Water Park
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You can enter a waterpark with just RM16 in hand?! You read it correctly, at Bayou Lagoon Water Park Melaka, you can 💦splish splash and enjoy all the slides without worrying about breaking the bank. Not only that, but this waterpark is also kid-friendly as there are shallow areas where even 👧 toddlers and 👶babies can have their fun time splashing around. Waterparks at such a cheap price are hard to find, so make sure to grab your ticket here👇.

⏰Hours: 9am - 7pm (Tue Closed)
📍Address: Jalan Wakaf Utama, Bukit Katil, 75450 Melaka

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Feed Some Animals at Pavilion Petting Zoo

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Pavilion Petting Zoo
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No, this zoo is not located at the Pavilion shopping mall in KL and is in no way related to it at all. Pavilion Petting Zoo is Ipoh’s first petting zoo with lots of cute 🐇animals which you can pet and feed (except the 🐴horses, they bite like a 🧛‍♂️starving vampire). This is a perfect place to bring your kids to learn about animals, especially if they can read the signs with descriptions! Plus, 👵👴senior citizens can enter for free! Cheap and free, just the words we love to hear😌. This makes it all together one of the best places to hang out with your family in Malaysia.

⏰Hours: 10am - 6pm 
📍Address: Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang, 30010 Ipoh, Perak

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Tour the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
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If you are in Penang, you can’t miss the famous blue mansion called the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion. It is a boutique hotel with historical splendour from the colonial era. Many of the decorations consist of antiques, both from Cheong Fatt Tze’s own collection and acquired through other means.

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
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The daily guided tour offers a great insight into the history of this gem and the grandiose architecture. It’s conducted in English with Mandarin and Japanese-speaking guides also available but subject to availability.

⏰Hours: 11am and 2pm (Only 2 tours per day)
📍Address: 14, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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Learn About Tropical Spices

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Tropical Spice Garden at Penang
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If you think that your weekends and holidays are boring, then it’s time to 🔥spice them up by visiting the Tropical Spice Garden at Penang! Here, there is more than just seeing spices growing from the soil. You get to learn a lot about botany, especially at the exhibition shed, where there is information about spices that will blow your 🤯mind. There is also a small pond with turtles, little meandering brooks, small slides, 🦆ducks, 🐵monkeys, etc. It is a never-ending interaction with the forest-like garden that is rich in flora and fauna!

Pro-Tip: Accessible by 🚌bus 101 from Penang town.

⏰Hours: 9am and 4pm
📍Address: Lot 595 Mukim, 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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Ice Skate at Blue Ice Skating Rink

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Blue Ice Skating Rink
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Skate as much as you want in 2 hours at Blue Ice Skating Rink. There are ⛸️ice-skating lessons, and of course, you can skate for fun too. They have 4 skating rinks across Malaysia, and they are at Paradigm Johor Bahru, KL East Mall, 163 Retail Park and Pavillion Bukit Jalil. Don’t forget to bring your own 🧤gloves (winter gloves ya, not doctor’s rubber gloves or household washing gloves) and 🧦socks to save more money! 

Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru
⏰Hours: 10am - 10pm
📍Address: 3F-30 Paradigm Mall Johor, Skudai Lbh, 81200, Johor

Pavilion Bukit Jalil
⏰Hours: 10am - 10pm
📍Address: Lot 5.01.00, Level 5, Pusat Bandar, 2, Persiaran Jalil Utama, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

KL East Mall
⏰Hours: 10am - 10pm
📍Address: G1-21, Ground Floor 1, KL East Mall, 823, Jln Lingkaran Tengah 2, Kuala Lumpur Timur, 53100 Kuala Lumpur

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163 Retail Park
⏰Hours: 10am - 10pm
📍Address: 3F - 03, 8, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

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Time-Travel at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
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Did you know that the Baba & Nyonya were known as the king’s Chinese? Find out about the grandeur of their art, architecture and lifestyle at the Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum in Melaka. This eclectic shophouse was the home of 4 generations of the Chan family. Today, it's managed by the descendants featuring antique collections that belong to them. A guided tour is available, but even without the guided tour, the booklet itself is already very informative.

⏰Hours: 10am - 12:30pm, 2 - 5pm (Mon-Thur Closed)
📍Address: 48-50, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 75200 Melaka

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Make Your Mouth Drool at the Wonderfood Museum

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Wonderfood Museum
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Fellow foodies! We got good news and bad news. The good news is all of your favourite local foods are here at the Wonder Food Museum, and they all look very appetising! The bad news is that they are all made of plastic and not edible. Even so, they are realistic and some are gigantic, and you can gawk at them and take as many 📸pictures as you want. Besides food replicas, there are info zones with fun facts about food that will take you by 🤯surprise.

⏰Hours: 9am - 6pm
📍Address: 49, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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Check Out a Crocodiles Farm

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Melaka Crocodile & ​​Recreational Park
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Housing over 100 🐊crocodiles, crocs are not the only animals you can see at the Melaka Crocodile & ​​Recreational Park. Besides the menacing reptile, there are also 🦌deers, 🐰rabbits, 🦔hedgehogs, 🦚peacocks, etc which you can feed and pet (some of them only-lah, don’t go and pet hedgehogs ok). However, if you think that those animals are too “basic”, you can take up the challenge to feed the crocodiles (feed them chicken meat, you’re not supposed to throw yourself in). On top of that, kids can also swim in the pool (not the ones with crocodiles).

⏰Hours: 9am - 5pm
📍Address: Lebuh Ayer Keroh, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Melaka

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Interact With More Animals at G2G Animal Garden

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: G2G Animal Garden
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Feel and touch more than 70 species of animals, including some exotic animals that you’ve never seen before, let alone touch them! G2G Animal Garden is another cheap attraction where kids can learn about animals up close. Besides touching and feeding the animals, you can also ride on ponies and catch guppy fish with a colander haiyaa…much to uncle Roger’s chagrin (joking lol, it’s not a colander but a strainer).

⏰Hours: 10am - 6pm (Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri), 9:30am - 6pm (Sat & Sun), Tue Closed
📍Address: Jalan MAEPS 4/1, Fasa 3 Presint 9, 43400 Serdang, Selangor

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Observe Melaka 360°

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: The Shore Sky Tower
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Take an elevator up to the 43rd floor of The Shore Sky Tower and be treated with a bird's eye view of the historical Melaka city. You get to view the city’s panorama at 360° up to a 50km radius from the tallest building in Melaka. It gives you a different view at different times of the day.

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: The Shore Sky Tower
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Unfortunately, it is a one-time entry per ticket. However, you can spend unlimited time up there, so pick a time whether you want to come during the day when the sky is blue with white fluffy clouds, during 🌆sunset or at 🌃night when the building and car lights deck the city. If you can’t decide, you can always visit more than once!

⏰Hours: 11am - 10pm
📍Address: 193, Pinggiran @ Sungai Melaka, Jalan Persisiran Bunga Raya, 75100, Malacca

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Scare Yourself at Cool Ghost Museum

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Cool Ghost Museum
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Cool Ghost Museum is like a meeting place for 👻ghosts and other 🧟‍♂️scary creatures from all walks of life death. You can meet a Chinese jiangshi, Japanese rokurokubi, western werewolves and many more! There are 2 Cool Ghost Museums in Malaysia, one in Melaka and another one in Penang. To make your visit even more exciting, you can scan some codes and view the AR effect on your phone. There is also lots of information about ghosts & folk cultures and interactive displays which you can use to scare people. To spook and be spooked at the Cool Ghost Museum today!

Ghost Museum Melaka
⏰Hours: 10am - 7pm
📍Address: 43, Jalan Kampung Hulu, Kampung Dua, 75200 Melaka

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Ghost Museum Penang
⏰Hours: 10am - 7pm
📍Address: 57, Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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Immerse Yourself in a World of Magic 

(RM25 & Below) List of 16 Cheap Activities You Can Do in Malaysia: Magic World Penang
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You’re never too old for 🎩✨magic. At Magic World Penang, you don’t watch a magic show because there is no show. Instead, you are the magic itself. There are interactive magic sets, trick arts and illusions that will tickle your brain all day long. At the end of the tour, there is an AR Studio where you can record yourself doing the impossible and download the 📹video to show to your family and friends. This is a perfect cheap thrill even if you visit it alone.

⏰Hours: 10am - 6pm
📍Address: 193, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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There you go, the list of 16 cheap activities you can do in Malaysia. They all don’t cost much, only RM25 or less! What are you waiting for? Quick, share these cheap thrills with everyone you know!

 

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