Fun things to do around KL and Selangor if you're up for an adventure

14 Jun 2022 03:30pm
Pic from 123rf.com - for illustration purpose only
Pic from 123rf.com - for illustration purpose only
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With its gleaming skyscrapers and colonial architecture, Kuala Lumpur is a bustling, breathtaking city.

But once in a while, a respite from the rush to reconnect with nature is very much needed.

Malaysia is home to a plethora of attractions that require just a short drive from the city.

Among the activities you can enjoy with friends and family around Kuala Lumpur and Selangor are:

WHITE WATER RAFTING, KUALA KUBU BHARU

White Water Rafting at Kuala Kubu Bharu - Pic from Instagram
White Water Rafting at Kuala Kubu Bharu - Pic from Instagram



Take a short drive to Kuala Kubu Bharu where you can find the Selangor River.

Alongside its unparalleled scenery and pristine jungle setting, visitors can take part in the white water rafting.

For beginners, fret not as there will be professional rafting guides who will accompany you throughout the whole adventurous ride.

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Best to go with a minimum of 5 in a group!

ROCK CLIMBING, BATU CAVES

Rock Climbing  - Pic from Instagram
Rock Climbing - Pic from Instagram



There is a huge limestone outcrop in Batu Caves, with a total of three walls and crags with varying routes and level of difficulties.

For those with no prior experience in rock climbing, step out of your comfort zone and take on this challenge!

There will be professionals who will guide you and help set up your safety gears.

Once you reach the top, you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular view.

SKYTREX ADVENTURE, SUNGAI CONGKAK

Skytrex Adventure - Pic from Instagram (@joannewankl)
Skytrex Adventure - Pic from Instagram (@joannewankl)



Skytrex Adventure Sungai Congkak is the ultimate place for an exhilarating eco-recreational cum education adventure where you will take part in a series of aerial obstacles suspended at five to 22 metres in the air.

This is where you can challenge your fears while appreciating the wonders of Malaysian tropical forest.

FARM IN THE CITY, SERI KEMBANGAN

Farm In The City, Seri Kembangan - Pic from Instagram
Farm In The City, Seri Kembangan - Pic from Instagram



The seven-acres Farm in The City is home to over 100 species of animals including the domesticated South American camelid, Alpaca, blue-tongued skink and of course the ordinary farm animals such as rabbits, hedgehogs, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks and many more.

Tickets starts as low as RM32 for children and RM39 for adults with the chance of feeding the animals.

The farm is divided into several sections such as Bird Aviary, Reptile Cavern, Pet Village, and Jungle Walk as well as the housing for different animals that is built around a lake. Kids will absolutely love it here!

PARAGLIDING, BUKIT JUGRA

Bukit Jugra - Pic from Instagram
Bukit Jugra - Pic from Instagram



The paragliding site is located in a historical town in Kuala Langat known as Jugra with its old charm as it was the royal capital of Selangor and it was also known to foreign navigators and cartographers as Parcelar Hill.

The scenic view it offers makes an excellent spot for outdoor activities namely paragliding, hiking and downhill trikes!

Perfect for the thrill-seekers who also would like to enjoy the scenic view on the hill.