FunPark @ Gamuda Luge Gardens: great for an afternoon outing

Very close to Kuala Lumpur (28 minutes from Mont Kiara, just 5 minutes off the Rawang exit) is a brand spanking new theme park (opened 9/12/23) called FunPark @ Gamuda Luge Gardens, even with lots still under development, it still looked pretty attractive as we drove up and was clearly seen from the highway. The website boats of Malaysia’s tallest ferris wheel, but that wasn’t open yet. For our trip we were invited to try the Skyline Luge, FunPark and Big Bucket Splash.

Walking into the park is a super festive experience with music playing and lights flashing. The car park A was almost full and we saw a crowd heading in at 12.30pm (FunPark opens at 12pm, on weekdays though the Luge opens at 10am according to the website – weekends they open earlier). So either get there just before opening or an hour or two after the initial rush.

Thrills on the Skyline Luge


First up – the Skyline Luge. Honestly this was the biggest draw and something we had wanted to try since hearing of it. It was pretty fun but not that long. Took us 3-4 minutes to get to the bottom. First up, expect queues! We were told we would have a 30 minutes wait at the bottom of the lift, and another 30 minutes at the top (we actually got on the luge within half hour). There are 4 routes to choose from. Blue and pink lanes are the fastest. Orange is next and green is the scenic route.

Gamuda Luge Gardens

Head over to the helmet bins to choose your size. Built in RFIDs ensure you can track all the photos and videos taken of you. Head for the ‘First Time’ lane so you can get a stamp on your hand and get proper instructions. Then head down any path you choose. Allow a few hours for this station as once is definitely not enough. Leave your big bags in the car or at a locker. Only bum bags or sling bags allowed up. Price for 2 rides is MYR50 but if you book online it’s a few ringgit cheaper. I would get 4 rides if I went again.

Fun for younger ones at Gamuda Luge Gardens


Then we tried the FunPark. It’s quite small and basic with 6 rides to try. Perfect for little ones. Me and my giant kids (aged 14 and 17) were only allowed to taste the Carousel and jelly cup twist, which were a bit basic for us as we have been spoilt, visiting many theme parks over the years.

PHOTO 2023 12 15 07 50 00 Enhanced SR 1 - Happy Go KL


Finally, on our way out, we sampled the Big Bucket Splash. There were lots of kids for a Thursday afternoon but they have time slots so don’t worry about overcrowding. We had the 3.30-6.30pm slot and as we had a bit of time, grabbed a bite at super busy A&W, conveniently situated right next door. Other nearby eatery options were Korean Fried Chicken, CocoLoco & LlaoLlao, or if you don’t mind a 200m walk, there were a few options next to the Luge area. We saw a cendol cart and a Luge Cafe but didn’t go in. It really is only a splash area with some slides so not really for older teens but perfect for younger ones.

PHOTO 2023 12 15 07 50 00 2 Enhanced SR 1 - Happy Go KL


Overall I highly recommend if you have a free afternoon especially if you go on a weekday.

If you’re looking for more water play, check out SplashMania or for more thrills for the older ones, read our review of Discovery Park. Another option for younger ones is Paya Indah Discovery Wetlands.

We were invited by GL Play by Gamuda Land. As always, our opinions are honest and our own.

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive an email newsletter every two weeks (or so) to get the best tips on what to do with kids in KL, best travel stories and much more!

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )

We will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

What do you think? Please leave a comment!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Follow us

Happy Go KL is all about having fun with kids in Kuala Lumpur!

This is where you find the latest activities, events and more.

And when it’s time to plan the next family holiday, we’ve got you covered with reviews of destinations and hotels. 100% written by parents!

Follow us on Facebook

You might also enjoy

Happy Go KL radio

Get your FREE guide!

Download your FREE  neighborhood guide !

Join our Facebook group

Stuff like this in your inbox!

More interesting posts for you :