Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS)
Hang out with popular Malaysian animation characters like BoBoiBoy and The Adventurers at Movie Animation Parks Studio. Located in Ipoh in Perak, it’s the first fully animation-based theme park in Asia, and features more than 15 rides, attractions, and live performances across five thematic zones.
Visitors can pay per ride or show or opt for an unlimited ride package covering certain attractions. Thrill seekers gravitate to Asteroid Attack, Hyperspin, and Space X-Plorers, while families with younger kids head to attractions such as Zugo’s Crystal Quest, Red Baron, and Fantasy Carousel. You can also enjoy a thrilling stunt performance and high-speed chases in the Stunt Legend Arena, a multi-sensory film experience in the BoBoiBoy 4D Adventure Theatre, or live demonstrations at Center Stage.
Things to Know Before You Go
MAPS is ideal for families with kids.
There are minimum age and height requirements for certain attractions.
Lockers are available for rent.
The park offers more than 10 dining and shopping options.
The park is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
How to Get There
MAPS is located in Ipoh, in Perak, about a 2-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur or Penang. Take the Jelapang Toll exit. There are two large parking lots on-site with free parking. By public transport, take the ETS train to Ipoh Railway Station or the bus to Ipoh Amanjaya bus terminal. The closest airport is Ipoh, about 15 kilometers (9 miles), or a 20-minute car ride, away.
When to Get There
On Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, the park is open from afternoon to late evening. On Fridays through Sundays and public and school holidays, the park is open from morning to late evening. The park is closed Wednesday.
Lost World of Tambun
Lost World of Tambun is another family-friendly park in Ipoh for theme park for fans to enjoy. In addition to attractions such as natural hot springs, waterfalls, and jungle, the park also features a theme park, water park, playground, and zoo.