Things to do in Malaysia

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Malaysia is a popular destination in South East Asia and is a great place to visit for those who love adventure. There are several places to visit and things to do such as enjoying a day at the beach, forest adventuring, rivers rides and national park tours. Here are a few things you can do while visiting Malaysia.


Golfing can be a fun filled experience for you or your family on several of the beautiful golf course in Malaysia. You can choose your own golf course from courses that are near the beach or one from highland retreats. The most popular locations for golfing are Penang and Langkawi.


You can find many top-class diving spots within Malaysia. The most popular amongst the spots are Langkawi (Pulau Payar) and the Pulau Redang. The amazing view of underwater aquatic life is fantastic and needs to be experienced firsthand. You do not need to be an experienced diver to enjoy diving, even if you are a beginner you can enjoy diving under the supervision of the diving instructors.   This gives you the security of being under proper supervision when diving and you can enjoy the beautiful colored fish in the water.  


Malaysia is a popular place for anglers from around the world. You will find tremendous variety of delicious fishes such as Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo and Dorado. You can charter a boat and enjoy a day of fishing in the waters of Malaysia.

Local Sports

You can play some local sport in Malaysia. Try some “Gasing”, which is “top spinning” where you spin tops made of hardwood balanced with a point of lead. You can also try the ‘Sepak Takraw’ which is a game similar to volleyball.

Malaysian Longhouse

Stay at one of the several “longhouses” in Malaysia. These houses are popular and are found right by the rivers in Sabah and Sarawak. The longhouses are whole villages under one roof. You need to be accompanied by one of the local guides to get on to the “longhouses” to visit or to stay for a short time. If you are looking for a new unconventional way to relax and enjoy your holiday, this is a good way to do it. It is unique and only found in Malaysia.

January 22, 2010 change by kwalker
January 29, 2010 change by schitti

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Genting Highlands

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Theme Park one hour outside of Kuala Lumpur situated at the top of a mountain so you can literally ride the roller coasters in the clouds.  Casino there also, many things to do there, good family destination.

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