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Saturday, May 13, 2017
Iskandar to get indoor theme park
Theme parks and waterparks in Malaysia. image: Tourism Malaysia.
An indoor theme park, said to be the first of its kind in the world, will be
built in Iskandar Malaysia this year – making Johor the state with the most
theme parks in the country.
Tourism, Trade and Consumerism committee chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong said
the RM200mil facility “uses state-of-the-art technology with science-related
features and attractions”.
Tee said the
project, located in Iskandar Puteri, was a joint venture between a Malaysian
and a Singapore-based company.
forwarded technical applications to the relevant authorities,” he said.
Johor Baru’s proximity to Singapore was an added advantage as it would be able
to attract visitors from there as well as other countries in the region.
outdoor theme park is also coming to Iskandar Malaysia and if everything goes
well, we can expect to see it within the next one to two years,” Tee said.
He said the
outdoor theme park, aimed at families and young adults further reaffirms
Johor’s position as a leading player in Malaysia’s leisure industry.
Legoland Malaysia is Asia’s first Lego theme park, opening in
2012 in Iskandar Puteri and has since included a water park and a hotel.