5 outside actions to attempt in Malaysia, from paragliding to mountaineering

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Skip the mall, breathe the fresh air and enjoy the best outdoor activities in Malaysia.

Malaysia is home to a unique blend of stunning national parks, pristine beaches, colonial architecture and magnificent skyscrapers. If your goal is to be more adventurous, whether it’s an extreme sport or nature walks, we can help you broaden your horizons. Your hectic schedule and being indoors all day can take its toll, so it’s great to take a breather with Mother Nature. Not only does it help relieve stress, but it also gives you a better sense of exploring the flora and fauna of Malaysia.

If you want to enjoy the great outdoors, consider adding Hulu Langat’s Skytrex and Gua Damai Extreme Park to your weekend plans, or for a greater challenge, try whitewater rafting. Celebrate your milestones at Pahang’s famous A Little Farm On The Hill. This tranquil organic farm in Janda Baik is perfect for celebrations amidst the unspoilt countryside. Are you ready for an adventure? Go to these spots below.

Book the adventure of a lifetime with these outdoor activities in Malaysia:

Visit Pahang’s small farm on the hill

Do you need an idea for an unforgettable birthday party? Go to A Little Farm On The Hill. This quaint property in Bentong, Pahang is the place where you and your guests can enjoy delicious farm-to-table dining in nature. The sophisticated venue features modern rustic farmhouse decor with a variety of textures – perfect for the ‘Gram. There are two rooms available for booking: dining room and farmhouse. Book the dining room for a group of 12, but consider the farmhouse if accommodating larger groups of up to 36 people. The space also promises a serene view of the entire farm. Cooking courses and gardening courses can also be booked.

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Skytrex

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Located in Hulu Langat, Skytrex Congkak River Here you can escape quickly. Surround yourself in lush greenery as you practice strict phone-free detoxification. Challenge you and your family or friends to physical activities like the Flying Fox, or if you’re feeling adventurous, take part in one of the two high ropes courses. Be sure to purchase your tickets online before heading out.

Cave of Peace Extreme Park

It’s time to show off your climbing skills at Batu Caves Gua Damai Extreme Park. With over 100 routes to choose from, adrenaline junkies can challenge themselves with abseiling, caving, tree climbing and more. As an advanced climber, expand your skills by earning the South East Asia Climbing Federation Level 1 certification. The module costs RM 180 (approx. S$ 56) per person and includes basic climbing techniques, top rope climbing and climbing drills.

Visit this website for more information.

Gopeng white water rafting

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Are you ready for an exciting adventure? Head to Gopeng to tick white water rafting off your bucket list. The tranquil town outside of Ipoh is known for its beautiful green scenery and recreational activities. Get up close and personal with nature as you cruise through a variety of rapids and cool waters. The sport is also great as a team building activity. Trust us, you’ll love the thrill.

Visit this website for more information.

Paragliding in Bukit Yugra and Kuala Kubu Bharu

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Enjoy the ultimate panoramic view of Malaysia by booking a paragliding adventure. Each trip starts in Bukit Yugra and Kuala Kubu Bharu. With prices ranging from RM240 to RM250, Paragliding Malaysia offers the chance of a lifetime when you soar with their licensed and insured pilot – don’t worry, passenger insurance is also covered.

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