Sunway Lagoon

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Coordinates: 3°04′11″N 101°36′25″E / 3.069703°N 101.606868°E / 3.069703; 101.606868

Sunway Lagoon
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Sunway Lagoon
Slogan Come Feel the Fun
Location Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Coordinates 3°4′4.2600″N 101°36′36.4320″W / 3.067850000°N 101.610120000°W / 3.067850000; -101.610120000
Theme Water Park
Owner Sunway Group
Operated by Sunway Lagoon Sdn. Bhd.
Opened September 17, 1997; 18 years ago (1997-09-17)
Operating season Year-round
Website Official website

The Sunway Lagoon is a theme park in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It was officially opened by then Prime Minister Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad on 17 September 1997.[1] It features rides in both the water park and the adjacent amusement park, excluding Scream Park, Wildlife Park & Extreme Park. In late 2008, new parks were added and minor improvements were made to the existing park.

Components[edit]

Extreme Park[edit]

Extreme Park has a variety of activities, including rides and games of skill.[2]

Lynton V Harris' Scream Park[edit]

Scream Park provides an interactive "scare" experience by using audio and visual effects and live actors.

Surf Beach[edit]

Sunway Lagoon is one of the world’s largest man-made surf beach, a title recognized by the Malaysia Book of Records.

Interactive Wildlife Park[edit]

Wildlife Park is an interactive and educational zoo with exotic, small and friendly animals from a range of birds, reptiles and mammals.

The Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon[edit]

The new Nickelodeon themed attraction is planned to be opened to the public by Q4 2015. The development costs RM 100 million and is expected to attract 2 million visitors to Sunway Lagoon in 2016.[3] The attraction is the first Nickelodeon-themed land in Asia.[4]

Concerts and Events[edit]

The Sunway Surf Beach also hosts events and concerts such as MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia,[5] as well as concerts by deadmau5 (2011),[6] One Republic (The Native Tour), Pitbull (2011)[7] and so on.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE SUNWAY LAGOON RESORT HOTEL". Prime Minister Office. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Extreme Park at Sunway Lagoon, Malaysia". sunwaylagoon.com. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Star Biz (29 September 2015). "Sunway to draw more visitors with new attraction". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Wahab, Ashraf (24 December 2014). "Sunway Lagoon To Open Asia's First Nickelodeon-Themed Land". Malaysian Digest. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "20,000 groove with hottest hitmakers". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Deadmau5 Live in KL!". Juice Online. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "Konsert ‘Pitbull Live In Malaysia’ di Surf Beach,Sunway Lagoon". Selebriti Online. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 

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