If you are planning for a short trip to Genting Highlands, read this article for some useful information. Let’s check out the top attractions in Genting Highlands!
What are the top attractions to visit in Genting Highlands?
Genting Highlands, being one of Malaysia’s hill stations, is an integrated resort development comprised of hotels, casinos, shopping malls and theme park. It is one of the most popular vacation destination in Malaysia due to pleasant climate, fresh air, posh resorts, and dense forests. Not only Malaysian, Genting Highlands has been attracting travelers from all over the world.
For direct drive from Singapore to Genting Highlands, the whole journey took about 4 hours 40 mins in normal traffic (about 402km). Alternatively, you may choose for private transport for a hassle free trip.
Private Transport from Singapore to Genting Highlands
- Direct transfer from/to selected location
- No need to get in queues
- Comfortable and spacious cars
- Reliable drivers
- Easy booking process
- Affordable rates
- Expensive for solo travelers
Top attractions in Genting Highlands
1.Awana Skyway >>> Ticket
Awana Skyway is a gondola lift system connecting Awana Transport Hub, Chin Swee Temple and SkyAvenue in Genting Highlands. It is one of alternative way to reach the peak of Genting Highlands other than driving all the way. Taking skyway is a highly recommended experience that allow you to enjoy magnificent 360-degree vistas of hilly terrain and at the same time feel the coolness of crisp mountain air.
Visitors can leave their car at Awana SkyCentral car park (adjoining Genting Highlands Premium Outlets) and board the cable car from Awana Station. It takes about 10 minutes from Awana Station at mid-hill to SkyAvenue Station at the peak, which is directly connected to the SkyAvenue Shopping Mall. Passenger may choose to disembark at the midway point to explore the Chin Swee Caves Temple and its scenic surroundings on top of Genting Highlands.
There are total of 100 gondolas on Awana SkyWay, including 10 which are fitted with glass floors. The standard gondola can fit up to 10 passengers while the glass-floor gondola can only accommodate 6 passengers. You may choose to purchase in one way or return.
Address: Awana Skyway, Genting Highlands Resort, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 07:00-22:00
*Chin Swee Station will be operating from 10am – 6pm.
Tips: The cable cars slow down but do not completely stop for you to get on and off at the stops. Thus, be alert and quick and look out for kids and senior citizens to make sure they are ready to move.
2.Genting Highlands Premium Outlets
Genting Highlands Premium Outlets is Southeast Asia’s second Premium Outlet Center and the world’s first hilltop Premium Outlet Center. It is definitely a heaven for shopaholics as there are more than 150 designer brands and stores.
Address: KM13, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm daily
Phone: +603-6433 8888
3.Chin Swee Caves Temple
The Chin Swee Caves Temple is situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands, 4600 feet above the sea level. There is a statue of the Master Chin Swee seated within the temple, who has long been referred to as a deity in Fujian Province for his supernatural abilities to summon rain and drive away evil spirits.
If you are driving down from the peak of the mountain, Chin Swee Caves Temple is about 5 to 10 minutes away. You may also choose to disembark the cable car at the midway point but do remember to keep your cable car ticket as you will need it to continue your journey towards SkyAvenue Station at the peak.
Address: Exit 68, Genting Sempah, Pahang, 28750 Bentong
Opening Hours: Closes 6PM
Phone: +603-2179 1886
SkyAvenue is the highest shopping mall in Malaysia as it located on the peak. With more than 100 brands and shops, you may get everything under one roof such as daily needs, foods, jewellery, clothes, shoes, gadgets, etc.
Address: Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm daily
Phone: +603-6101 1118
5.Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park
Spanning over 400,000 sqft, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park provides more than 20 attractions and fun ride. It is suitable for family with child as it offers a wide range of attractions for guests of all ages! Besides, the neon lights and fun vibe at Skytropolis serve as a fun backdrop for photos.
Ticket prices for the Indoor Theme Park starts at RM62 per day while another alternative is to get pay-per-ride passes starting at RM9- RM17 depends on ride category. Visitors are encouraged to purchase the ticket online at www.rwgenting.com or directly purchase it from the ticketing counter or any Self-Service Ticketing kiosks in the park.
Tips:, Some of the rides require that guests be a specific height or taller for safety purpose. You may refer to the ride warning sign in front of the preferred rides.
The most excited part when comes to Genting is Genting SkyWorlds, an amusement park at Resorts World Genting. This outdoor theme park spans across 26 acres, featuring 26 rides and attractions that were designed based on 9 uniquely themed worlds. The uniquely themed worlds with its eye-catching designs, ambience, food options and retail shops will keep you entertained all day.
For ticket info: https://www.gentingskyworlds.com/
Other than theme park, Genting Highlands is well known for its Casino. Sky casino is the latest casino at genting highlands whereby it consists of 3 levels. Level 1 and 2 are for public while level 3 is for genting silver card members. There are 400 types of electronic table games, 3,000 slots machines, and 30 tables with games ranging from Baccarat Texas Hold’m, Blackjack, Tai Sai, roulette and more.
Tips: Deny entry for visitors who are Muslim or below 21 years old.
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Phone: + 603-6101 1118
8.Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm
Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm, the biggest strawberry farm in Malaysia, is a popular tourist attraction at Gohtong Jaya. There are four attractions here which are Strawberry Farm, Lavender Garden, Hydrangea Garden and Mushroom Farm. The fun part is visitors have chance to pick their own strawberries straight from the orchards.
Address: No. 1, Lot 3707, Jalan Jati 2, Bandar Gohtong Jaya, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Opening Hours: 9am-6.30pm daily
Phone: +603-6100 1152