Genting Skyworlds is the latest outdoor theme park launched at Genting Highlands, Malaysia.
This theme park was once supposed to be known as 20th Century Fox World Malaysia, but has since rebranded to Skyworlds after a series of complications.
They finally opened the outdoor theme park a few months ago and is now open to the public at a cost, but it’s only a soft launch for now.
At the time of writing, less than half of the rides are opened so the ticket prices is slightly cheaper than intended.
Here are some of the attractions and sights you’ll see inside the new Genting Skyworlds Outdoor Theme Park.
Ticketing and entry
To enter Skyworlds, it’s easier to go through the self-service ticketing. Just follow the instructions displayed on the screen to buy tickets for adults, senior citizens and children.
Payment can be done via credit card or other contactless means.
If you’re from Pahang, you should use a separate ticketing counter located on the left side of the entrance. Pahang residents get a bigger discount on the tickets.
To enter the theme park, just head to the middle of the entrance and you’ll be able to scan your tickets (plus your thumbprint for whatever reason) to gain entry.
Once you’ve entered the theme park, you will immediately see a couple of souvenir stores and a popcorn stall in the middle of the painted red carpet.
You will be able to buy merchandise from the various movies included in this theme park, such as Night at the Museum and Ice Age.
As you explore the whole outdoor area, you will find more movie-themed souvenir shops including one from the movie Rio.
If you’re not a fan of sitting on roller coasters or even virtual rides, you can enjoy a leisurely walk around the theme park, but the ticket is pretty costly simply for walking.
Fortunately the weather is really cool and it gets cold if it starts raining. It might still be a great escape from the other hot and humid parts of Malaysia.
As soon as you reach the outdoor theme park, you’ll be greeted with a small fountain and a good view of the place.
Many of the rides may not be ready but you can still see the overall structure of the park.
Here are some of the sights you’ll see when walking around in the park.
The park is divided into areas like Ice Age, Epic, Rio and so on. In each area, there should be rides to take but only a few are ready.
They are also decorated individually according to its theme.
What to eat inside Genting Skyworlds Outdoor Theme Park
If you’re looking for some dining options inside the outdoor theme park, you can view some of them below.
There’ll be restaurants, cafes and stalls all around the theme park.
Right as you enter the theme park, you’ll notice a dining place on your left serving Hong Kong food.
As you walk to different areas, there’ll be more options.
You can also find Harry Ramsden inside the theme park, serving the famous fish and chips.
You will also find desserts at the Ice Age Frozen Treats section.
Attractions in Genting Skyworlds Theme Park
Most people enter the theme park to sit the rides or check out other attractions.
You can find some games where you can win soft toys, similar to the indoor theme park area.
One of the main attractions is the Night at the Museum ride.
It’s supposed to be a virtual ride with motion seats if you’re into that kind of thing.
Another main attraction is the Global Defender which looks like the new version of the famous Solero Shot that Genting Highlands once had.
Walk a little further and you’ll find the Andromeda Base with its own set of food and rides.
Another area to explore is the Ice Age area where you’ll find food, a souvenir store, a kids’ playground and even a rollercoaster.
I’m not sure if the rollercoaster is operational yet.
You can bring your kids over to the small playground in the Ice Age area shown below.
As for the Rio themed section, there are more kiddy rides.
There’s also an area named Epic and its theme is based on the movie of the same name.
Apart from sitting rides, you can also watch their planned shows at specific times of the day.
The one shown below is their Rio-themed performance which is mostly singing and dancing.
These were some of the attractions and sights you will see inside Skyworlds for the time being. It’s not an exhaustive list.
The theme park is only partially launched at the moment and costs around RM 150 for adults, with cheaper prices for senior citizens and children.
Opening hours: 11 am – 6 pm