Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Genting Skyway Cable Car Ride, Genting Highlands, Malaysia

As parents, we are constantly looking for things to do with our kids, especially during the school holidays. Our kids love the great outdoors, though sometimes Malaysia's extremely hot weather can be prohibitive for such activities. That is why places like Genting Highlands and Cameron Highlands is ideal due to its cooler temperatures. :)

Up at Gohtong Jaya,we first took our kids for strawberry picking, followed by a visit to the lavender farm and vegetable farm. After lunch, we decided to take our kids on the Genting Skyway for a cable car ride up to Genting Highlands. Baby C has been on the cable car a couple of years back, but this is Baby D's first time, so he was really excited!

Genting Skyway cable car ride

From Gohtong Jaya to the Genting Highlands station, it cost us RM12 per person for a return ride. Not cheap, but it's a great experience for the kids. The ride takes about 11 minutes each way (3.38km) and each gondola can fit up to 8 pax. The weather was clear on our way up but on the way down, it was really foggy and it started to drizzle too. The kids enjoyed the scenery as well as waving to the passengers on other gondolas ;) The inquisitive Baby D, as usual had lots of questions for us about how everything worked.

Foggy on the way down

A worthwhile experience for the kids :)

Operating Hours: 7.30am – 12.00 midnight daily

Price: RM12 return, RM6 one way. Children below 90cm ride for free.

Location: Gohtong Jaya Skyway Station, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang Darul Makmur. Malaysia.

Website: http://www.rwgenting.com/en/getting_there/genting_skyway.htm

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  1. Yea nice experience but the queue was horrible during my visit, had to wait for like an hour :(

    1. Oh no, that's a really long wait. Luckily we only had to wait about 5-10 mins :)

  2. I miss the cool weather in Genting, here is just too hot.
    Maybe Mr Mah and I should go there for a short trip when I back to KL.

  3. Beautiful scenery and what a fun day to ride the cable cars. Cheers!

  4. Long queue too when we visit. Once heard need to wait 45 mins. ENd up we buy express ticket

  5. Is this the same one that they have had all these years or is it a new one? I've been on the original one more than once.

  6. They look like they're having a great time up there! I am scared of but love going up in cable cars!

  7. Wow! its a source of great happiness and enjoy for children.Its very impressive in looking,and the scenes when it moves over the jungle and the sky touch softly our faces.Its a real sort of fun and to relish our self.I want to visit it with my family.

  8. What a fun experience! Kids love cable car ride, don't they? This ride gives you a very nice view too!

  9. the queue was quite long when we got there but it only took around 10-15 minutes waiting in line to get to the cable car...you can also visit our travel experience in Malaysia @ http://wp.me/p4UzeN-34


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