Outdoor Activities in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoor activities in Kuala Lumpur are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Kuala Lumpur comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Kuala Lumpur and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Kuala Lumpur has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Kuala Lumpur:

  1. Petronas Twin Towers

    4.6 (21714 Votes)
    Petronas Twin Towers

    Outdoors, Landmark, View Point, Tower

    There are many attractions within the towers. However, these are covered in other attraction posts. This post deals only with the observation deck and the sky bridge. These buildings don't really need an introduction. Once upon a time they were the world's tallest man-made structures. Today they are still the tallest twin structures - 451.9 metres high. The iconic architecture is postmodern an...Read more
  2. Menara Kl Tower

    4.4 (18451 Votes)
    Menara Kl Tower

    Landmark, View Point, Tower, Architecture

    Menara kuala lumpur Tower also known as KL Tower. Enjoy a panoramic view of the whole of Kuala Lumpur with a visit to KL Menara Tower which is the 7th tallest telecommunication tower in the world with a height of 421meters. Surrounded by a pocket of primary rainforest, the Menara kl tower is next to a hill, which gives it an amazing vantage point over Kuala Lumpur. The breath-taking ...Read more
  3. China Town

    Bar, Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    At China town you will experience like small China in Kuala Lumpur. The most popular Jalan Petaling market street in Chinatown has the best products in inexpensive rates. The market is generally closed late in the night. Chinatown has the best nightlife with vibrant lights. You can buy all sorts of Chinese herbs here. It also has Kuan Ti temple devoted to Chinese idol. There are some bargains ...Read more
  4. Batu Caves

    Temple, Cave, Walking Area, Historical Site

    The 400 million year old limestone caves (but only about 100 year old temples) are the most sacred Hindu location in the country, and definitely one of the most sacred Hindi locations in the world outside of India. The main attraction at the limestone caves is the 42.7 metres high statue of Lord Murugan, a Hindu deity. This is also the largest known statue of Lord Murugan. During the Thaipusam...Read more
  5. Sunway Lagoon

    Outdoors, Amusement Park, Garden, Park

    This massive theme and Water Park, spread out over 80 acres. Though it’s technically part of the city of Petaling Jaya, practically everyone treats it as a Kuala Lumpur attraction. The park now has five major sections. These are: Extreme Park: Adrenaline and sports junkies test their mettle at paintball, archery, rock-climbing, go-karting and G-Force X (Asia’s highest slingshot rid...Read more
  6. KLCC-Bukit Bintang Walkway

    Outdoors, Landmark, Walking Area, Broadway

    Tunnels are fun. This 1.173 kilometres covered walkway and bridge connects three major landmarks Pavilion KL to Impiana KLCC Hotel and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The 20 minute walk is very popular with tourists. This is mostly for the good views. The Petronas oil company built this walkway ostensibly as a way to give pedestrians a safe way to cross the Bukit Bintang. In reality, it wa...Read more
  7. Suria KLCC Mall

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    Suria KLCC Mall

    Outdoors, View Point, Restaurant, Entertainment

    This six-storey shopping mall at the foot of the Petronas Twin Towers has over 400 stores. It may quite possibly be one of the most visited malls in the world. It’s not just the shopping that draws peoples, but also the Aquaria KLCC, Petrosains, the DewanFilharmonikOrkestra and the Petronas Art Gallery (each of which have their own attraction pages on TripHobo.com). Upmarket brands, fash...Read more
  8. No Black Tie

    4.4 (1447 Votes)
    No Black Tie

    Hotel, Bar, Outdoors, Landmark

    No Black tie is an awesome nightlife attraction in KL.The Jazz bar is said to be one of the hippest and coolest places to be in the city. The ambience of this club is super sleek and modern and the crowd is always coming back for more. There is also an eating area which offers amazing regional food while you enjoy the music and the lights. Youngsters as well as old lovers of music love this pl...Read more
  9. Orchid Park

    4.1 (5267 Votes)
    Orchid Park

    Park, Nature

    Located just across the Bird Park is this little park of bliss. The orchid park is pretty and displays nice collection of colourful orchids. The serene environment and the little breeze add up to the pleasure of the visit.  Also, visit nearby attractions in the city which are covered in Kuala Lumpur itinerary 3 days.
  10. Open Sky Unlimited Tour

    Outdoors, Nature

    This tour takes you through the unseen side of this Malaysian city. Divine waterfalls, breathtaking panoramic mountains, serene river streams and a magnetic natural beauty! Explore all of this with the hike of your choice, with a group of nature enthusiast and expert guides! Also, visit nearby attractions in the city which are covered in Kuala Lumpur itinerary 3 days.
  11. KLCC Park

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    KLCC Park

    Outdoors, Park, Walking Area, Leisure

    Landscape artist Roberto Burle Marx’s last work – the KLCC Park – is that thought to be his best. It was built to prettify the land around the Petronas towers, and at that task, it has succeeded brilliantly. The 20 hectares park is nearly a botanic garden, with 1900 trees and 66 different types of palm, some of which are endangered species. Its highlights are: Laky Symphony: ...Read more
  12. Petrosains Discovery Centre

    4.6 (2779 Votes)
    Petrosains Discovery Centre

    Museum, Science Museum, Children Museum, Educational Site

    A museum on the sciences behind petroleum sounds dull. This is anything but; in fact, they call it one of Malaysia’s best museums. Superb interactive exhibits, such as journeying within an oil-drop shaped vehicle called the Dark Ride, make becoming familiar with the tech behind petroleum vastly interesting. Petrosains is owned by Petronas, Malaysia' national oil giant, who have spared no...Read more
  13. Perdana Botanical Gardens

    4.4 (4344 Votes)
    Perdana Botanical Gardens

    Outdoors, Garden, Park, Landmark

    Perdana botanical garden also known as Taman Tasik Perdana or Lake Gardens. Botanical garden kuala lumpur is oldest park, established in 1888 and located at Heritage Park of Kuala Lumpur. It is one of the city’s favourite green spaces. It’s prettily landscaped, verdantly green, and covers about 92 hectares. Though most of the locals come here to jog, there are plenty of to...Read more
  14. The Bird Park

    4.4 (5734 Votes)
    The Bird Park

    Outdoors, Garden, Park, Landmark

    Though it can be considered part of the Lake Gardens, this attraction charges a hefty fee for its charms. The 21 acre public aviary is one of the largest covered bird parks in the world. Three thousand birds covering about 200 species make this an indispensable visit for birdies. Before you visit, check out the feeding times for various species of birds such as ostriches, lory, hornbill, eagle...Read more
  15. Zoo Negara

    3.9 (4020 Votes)
    Zoo Negara

    Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Zoo, Walking Area

    Zoo Negara is first local zoo in Kuala Lumpur which is run by Malaysian Zoological Society. In totality it has the where abouts of 5137 animals of a whopping 476 different species from around the world. It has kept about 90 percent of the animals in a spacious surrounding so that they get benefits from nature. So essentially all the animals you see will be roaming freely in the zoo. Zoo Negara...Read more