Attractions in Genting Highlands Resort, Malaysia
Genting Highlands Resort is a well-known premier holiday destination for its’ cool and refreshing getaway from Malaysia’s warm tropical login hoki222. Founded in 1965 by the late Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong, it is now known as Malaysia’s Premier Resort and termed as the “City of Entertainment”.
Genting Highlands at 2,000 metres above sea level with cool temperature of 18 to 25 degree celsius, offers a holiday resort within the surrounding beauty of the rain forest. It also offers various entertainment facilities ranging from indoor gaming and theme parks to outdoor theme parks. Mid way to the peak of Genting Highlands, which is around 1,000 meters above sea level lies the Awana Golf Course, Awana Horse Ranch, Awana Eco Park and Goh Tong Jaya township.
Genting Skyway Cable Car system known as the “World’s Fastest Mono Cable Car System” and the “Longest Cable Car in Malaysia and Southeast Asia” connects the mid way attractions of Awana and Goh Tong Jaya township to the peak of Genting Highlands.
There are five hotels at the Genting Highlands hill tops (Genting Hotel, Highlands Hotel, Resort Hotel, Theme Park Hotel, First World Hotel) and two apartment blocks (Ria and Kayangan Apartments) and Awana Genting Highlands Golf and Country Resort at the mid-hill.
Vision City Games Park – an indoor family attraction featuring mini rides, interactive games, arcade machines and racing simulators, photo sticker machines
Genting Theme Park – outdoor theme park that offers more than 30 rides from signature attraction and children rides to family rides and thrill rides
Arena of Stars, Genting International Convention Center and Pavilion Hall – performances and shows from international artistes mostly from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan
First World Plaza shopping center – family-friendly activities like shopping, cineplex, indoor sports venues, small theme park for recreational activities like rock climbing on an artificial wall, playing with snow in Snow World, snooker, pool and bowling
Nightlife entertainment – from sports bars, karaoke lounges and dance clubs like Safari disco, Cloud 9 with R&B music, Sports Book for live sports & beer, Be A Star is karaoke lounge, the Patio with live jazz music.
Genting Highlands has a lot of attractions, entertainments and activities for everyone. It’s cool weather is very popular for a short holiday/getaway from the cities.