The six hottest events that should be on your calendar.
Oct 24, 2011|
Camp5 Climbing Gym [EZ501, 5th Floor, 1 Utama, Petaling Jaya, 7726-0410]
Indoor rock climbing is a great way to exercise, get in shape and have fun while you’re at it, without having to brave the heat. The Camp5 Climbing Gym at 1 Utama Shopping Centre is perfect for first timers and professionals looking to stay sharp. Experience a state-of-the-art indoor climbing facility along with a 270 degree panoramic city view, a relaxing cafe, and a specialist climbing Proshop. All Camp5 climbing walls meets UIAA and EN Standards, so you can be sure to have a safe time.
Opening times: Mon-Fri, 2pm-11pm; Sat, Sun, public holidays, 10am-8pm
Nearest train: Kelana Jaya/ Taman Bahagia (LRT)
"First In Malaysia" GAC Adventure Consultant Sdn Bhd [46, Jalan 2/60A Taman Desa Segambut, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, 6257-0047 / 012 308 7205]
Fancy rolling down a hill inside a gigantic 3-meter inflatable ball? Fall head over heels with this extreme sport—literally over and over again! Choose from any one of these 3 orbing options— Orbing Downhill Dry Ride, Orbing Downhill Wet / Hydro Ride or the Orbing Hamster Roll. Locations to try out this unique experience include: Titiwangsa Lake, Kuala Lumpur, The Heritage Village, Seri Kembangan, The Cruise Tasik Putrajaya and The MAEPS (Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang). Do bear in mind that the minimum height for the Downhill Ride is 140cm and maximum weight is 160kg for 2 people in the Orb. Other than that, get ready to get rolling, rolling, rolling!
Opening times: Please call 6257-0047 / 012 308 7205 for more info
Nearest train: Segambut (KTM)
Extreme Park, Sunway Lagoon [Lot 988 & 1053, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, 5631-0426 / 012-338-7977]
Extreme Park @ Sunway Lagoon is the ultimate one-stop destination for adrenaline fans filled with a wide variety of extreme attractions. Everything from Malaysia's first and only Permanent Bungy Jump site, Asia’s Highest Slingshot Ride–the G-Force X, Malaysia’s Longest Flying Fox at 206 meters, Go-Kart, Archery, Paintball, Kayaking and Power Jump Bungee Trampoline and more all under the watchful eye of trained professionals.
Opening times: Please call 5631-0426 / 012-338-7977 for more info
Nearest train: Subang Jaya (KTM Komuter)
ATV Fun Adventure Marketing [Approximately 4.6km from the Zoo Negara junction, 012 377 5005/019 340 7895]
The ATV Adventure Ride Park at Kemansah Waterfall offers both an exhilarating ride and also lets you enjoy the natural wonders around KL—such as the Sofea Jane Waterfall, Bukit Tabur, Sungai Liza, Dataran Mas, Bukit Lalang and lots more! There are a total of five packages available, ranging from RM50-RM300. Bookings need to be made at least one week in advance and you have to turn up at least half an hour before for the safety briefing and training. Once you’re done with the drill, you’re all set for the fun and bumpy ride.
Opening times: Monday to Sunday 9am to 6pm, closed from 11am to 3pm on Friday’s
Nearest train: Wangsa Maju (LRT)
SkyTrex Adventure Park [Taman Pertanian Malaysia, Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam, 40000 Shah Alam, 013 276 9841]
Head up for a swinging good time in the trees with this ‘eco-recreational cum educational’ activity. Prepare yourself as you’re guided from tree to tree via a series of aerial obstacles…all while you are suspended between 3 and 22 meters in the air. This challenge will “test your agility, challenge your fear, walk, crawl, glide and swing through different challenges in the sky, in total safety while appreciating the wonders of the Malaysian Tropical Rain Forest.” What better way to experience nature with a healthy dose of excitement thrown in.
Opening times: Please call 013 276 9841 for more info
Nearest train: Shah Alam (KTM Komuter)