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Lost World of Tambun
Written by Swathi on July 7, 2020 Share on

The Lost World of Tambun in Malaysia: Adventure and leisure redefined

Malaysia is a top-notch holiday destination not only for honeymooners but also for family vacationers. Located in close vicinity to Singapore, Malaysia is the top pick to experience culture, nightlife or island hopping. When you embark on a holiday, two things are always at the top of your priority list. One is the food, and the other is the adventure quotient. You can look forward to both of these aspects and much more when you go on a vacation to Malaysia. One such adventure getaway that you should visit is the Lost World of Tambun in Malaysia. We have jotted down some information for you to go through before visiting the Lost World of Tambun.

What is the Lost World of Tambun?

The Lost World of Tambun is your ultimate adventure getaway in Malaysia. Situated in the outskirts of the Ipoh region, it is an outstanding tourist attraction that you should visit in Malaysia. Get ready to experience an adrenaline rush as you embark on the various rides within the Lost World of Tambun. This place was initially a tin-mining wasteland which was surrounded by hot springs and a thriving jungle. Apart from the adventurous rides, brace yourself for eco-tourism excursions as well which will transport you to another world altogether.

Suggested Read: Top thrilling adventures in Malaysia for all adrenaline junkies out there!

Lost World of Tambun water tube rides
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You can boast about having visited a unique theme park since the Lost World of Tambun is the sole theme park in the whole of Southeast Asia to have Hot Springs surrounding it. Looking for some peaceful time after the adventurous rides? Go for a dip in the Hot Springs which have healing properties. The natural temperature of in these Hot Springs are around 42 degrees Celsius during the day but it cools down later in the evening. You can also take up a massage or spa session by some Malaysian experts who will help you unwind. This is the perfect place for you to experience the most happening time of your life and the most peaceful time at once.

How to reach the park

You will have to travel a bit from the city centre to reach the Lost World of Tambun since it is located in the midst of Hot Springs.

  • By bus: There are express buses which you can take from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur to the Ipoh region where the Lost World of Tambun is located. From the bus stop at Ipoh, you will have to take a taxi ride of about 20 or 30 minutes to reach the park.
  • By train: Electric train services are widely sought after in Malaysia. You can hop onto an electric train from Kuala Lumpur to the Ipoh railway station. A subsequent taxi ride can take you to the theme park.

What to expect from the Lost World of Tambun?

1. Refresh yourself in the water park rides

Any adventure theme park visit is incomplete without hopping onto the water rides right? Spend your day splashing about in the water as the Lost World of Tambun offers some great water rides which you can take up even if you have kids with you. Make sure you take up the tube rides which will be a truly delightful experience. Smaller and safer rides are also available for children to experience the ultimate water park thrill.

2. Rejuvenate yourself in the Hot Springs

There is no better way to end your adventure getaway than by spending time unwinding at the Hot Springs. Massage therapists and spa experts are available on-site to relieve you of your knots. The Hot Springs are also believed to have healing and medicinal properties. So, take a long and relaxing dip in the Hot Springs of Lost World of Tambun and experience sheer bliss.

Foot Spa in Lost World of Tambun
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3. Experience an adrenaline rush at the Adventure Park

Adventure theme parks are all about experiencing the thrill of the rides. Within the theme park of the Lost World of Tambun, you can take up activities like kayaking and ziplining for that much-needed dose of adrenaline. The Ziplining cable which is about 21 metres long is tied up above the Bonga Lake. This is where you can also take up the kayaking activity. You will find many adventure enthusiasts and rock climbers when you visit the Adventure Park.

Suggested Read: Best Theme Parks of Malaysia – The Paradise For Your Children

Useful tips to know before visiting Lost World of Tambun

  • Make sure you and your kids adhere to the rules and regulations mentioned for each ride in the park.
  • Snacks or food items are not allowed inside the park. You can eat at the restaurants or cafes located in and around Lost World of Tambun.
  • You will be provided with a wrist band at the entrance counter for a single entry ticket into Lost World of Tambun. Ensure you wear it at all times while you are inside the park.
  • Do not leave your personal belongings unattended. The management of Lost World of Tambun will not be responsible if anything goes missing or is tampered with.
  • An identity proof is required to enter the park and if your children are below the age of 12, entry will be permitted only if parents accompany them.
Ziplining in Lost World of Tambun
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Important information on the park

  • Address
    1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway, Sunway City, 31150 Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
  • Ticket price
    Adults: RM 70 (RM 100 for Non-Malaysians)
    Children (below the age of 12): RM 62 (RM 93 for Non-Malaysians)
    Senior citizens (age 60 and above): RM 62 (RM 93 for Non-Malaysians)
    Kids below 90cms of height: No charge
  • Timings– Monday to Friday- 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Weekends- 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
    Lost World Hot Spring and Spa is open every day except on Tuesdays. (this is barring school and public holidays)
Steam caves in Lost World Hot Spring
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Look out for some fancy restaurants located in and around Lost World of Tambun like Skybar, Jeff’s Cellar and Foods Project. Not only do these outlets offer mouth-watering food but they also provide scenic views of the entire park. Plan your holiday in such a way that you have at least a day for visiting Lost World of Tambun. Speaking of planning holidays, have you planned your Malaysia tour package yet? If not, reach out to Pickyourtrail today to get the best deals. You can also drop us a WhatsApp message if you require more assistance and download the Pickyourtrail app for further details. Hope you have a fun-filled adventure!

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