10 Best Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur with Kids

The beautiful and dynamic capital of Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur will be one of the best-chosen places for your family trip. It helps your kids to have many great memories here. Kuala Lumpur is a combination of nature and modernity to help children have many exciting experiences.

When traveling to Kuala Lumpur, you will have a combined trip with entertainment activities in the park, enjoy the luxurious space and delicious food in some famous highlight buildings in this city and be immersed in nature by exploring the majestic mountains surrounding the city. Then, if you choose Kuala Lumpur as the next destination, please refer to the below list of best things to do with kids in Kuala Lumpur. These things and destination will bring to the kids as well as lots of wonderful and interesting experiences.

‘Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures’ – Lewis Carroll

1. Petronas Twin Towers Observatory

kid in the Petronas Twin Towers Observatory

The observation deck is located on the 86th floor of the Petronas Twin Towers, the famous symbolic building in Malaysia. This tower has a height of 421 m – the tallest building in the city. The tower is always monumental in the daytime and more sparkling in the twilight when thousands of lights illuminate the tower. The whole city is in full view when you stand at the observatory. Not only for tourists but also for the kids will have a new great, strange and interesting feeling when they are there.


2. Petrosains Discovery Center

many dinosaurs in Petrosains Discovery Center

The second fun activity for kids is also in this famous tower –  Petrosains Discovery Center is an interactive science discovery center worth 7,000 square meters on the fourth floor of the Petronas Twin Towers. Petrosains will appeal to children of all ages as well as adults, basically, all who wish to play and learn about science, technology and more. With a structure by museum-style, the center is easy for children to visit and explore with a collection from space exhibitions to fossils, which help children have fun with sightseeing and they can learn from there a lot of new knowledge.


3. Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLLC has shark, turtles and many kind of fishes

Located in the basement of Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Aquaria KLLC is one of the most attractive destinations for tourists traveling to Malaysia. At the Aquarium, the visitor will be surprised by the diversity of rare creatures and their unique colors. The children will be able to explore underwater wonders, to see art exhibitions suitable for their own age at Aquarium. With only a few hours there, the kids can fully explore a blue ocean with many interesting things.

4. The Rift Zero Latency Contest

The Rift Zero Latency Contest

Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of virtual reality games but bringing the real feeling is a wonderful gift that you can give to your children at The Rift Zero Latency Contest! Kids will be challenged to face the zombies or directly take part in the interstellar adventure in Zero Latency. And many more interesting things are waiting for your little ones here.


5. KidZania

KidZania KL

Please don’t be hesitate to take your kids to KidZania in Kuala Lumpur to have an awesome day. KidZania is a small city for your little ones which is being built in Britain with its own airport, hospital, police station, newspaper and currency. At there, your children are free to choose from a variety of occupations and begin to simulate the work of a doctor, a teacher, an engineer or a firefighter. Inside the city, children will learn how to earn money and spend it on service or shopping like real adults.


6. Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

Getting lost in a park with more than 3000 birds of over 2000 different will be a fun experience for your children in Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. Kids can get a chance to admire the colorful birds flying freely in a beautifully landscaped environment. Besides, our little friends and their families can see the birds up close as you feed them. You also can watch the various show scheduled throughout the day. And at the end of the trip, you can have someplace to rest. And recharge with some delicious food and refreshing drinks at the park’s cafe and kiosks. It would be a worth trip to consider for your children.


7. Firefly Tour – Kuala Selangor

Firefly Tour – Kuala Selangor

If you are looking for something to do besides shopping or sightseeing, especially spending more time relaxing with your kids then you should take part in a Firefly Tour – Kuala Selangor in Kuala Lumpur. These harmless creatures are highly concentrated in mangrove swamps along the lakes, These water excursions usually start at dusk when the weather is cooled after a freaky hot travel day in a tropical country and this thing will make you and your kids feel comfortable and relaxing. This activity usually includes dinner with seafood before. And after dinner, you will have a night to walk or take a boat to watch fireflies illuminate the sky.


8. Genting Highlands and Batu Caves Day Tour

Genting Highlands and Batu Caves Day Tour

Despite from dynamic activities or luxury buildings in Kuala Lumpur, why not you can try for a small trip to visit Genting Highlands and Batu Caves and an optional stop at Chin Swee Caves Temple all in one day! This tour gives your kids the chance to explore the mountain. Relax and immersed in nature. The Kuala Lumpur’s impressive natural wonders will be shown on this exciting day tour! And especially, it will surprise the kids with tickets to Ripley’s Adventureland. As this is an interactive theme park perfect for all ages when enjoying this tour.


9. Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant in KL Tower

Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant in KL Tower

A food tour is always the best choice when exploring a new place. And a dinner inside an Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant in KL Tower with panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur & Malaysia’s iconic capital will be the most memorable times you can have with your kids. And it takes your dining experience to the next level with this food tour! Your kids will be more interested in eating because they can both enjoy a high-quality meal full of delicious food prepared by top chefs from around the world. And also enjoy the Kuala Lumpur wonderful scene from the sky.


10. Sunway Lagoon

Sunway Lagoon

Do your little friends enjoy swimming and participating in underwater funny and adventure games? If so, please take them to a one day tour in Sunway Lagoon Theme Park to enjoy a thrilling day of rides, attractions, and water activities at this park. Sunway Lagoon is one of most attractions when traveling to Kuala Lumpur is where you can enjoy access to 5 kinds of Park-like Sunway Lagoon’s Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park, and Asia’s 1st Nickelodeon themed land, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. And each park there will bring to your kids every new exciting trip that they have never experienced before.


a quote I tramp a perpetual journey by Walt Whitman


Traveling to Malaysia with kids, you should pay attention to the weather and choose the best time to go. The destinations in Kuala Lumpur are diverse with many types, from exploring places with ancient architecture, vibrant cities with many places to sightseeing, have fun and laugh and many things for kids to children learn more interesting about the world. It would be very suitable for a small family trip when traveling to Kuala Lumpur. One note when traveling to Malaysia, especially for children, is that the food issue is quite picky, so you should bring ready meals.