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Nature and Adventure

State Secretariat Building

On the landscaped hill overlooking Shah Alam town centre is the towering 24-storey Bangunan Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, built with elements of traditional Bugis design. It houses the State Secretariat and administrative offices of the state governemnt in attractive, scenic surroundings.

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque

A trip to Shah Alam, the State Capital of Selangor, is never complete without a visit to the Sultan Sallahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah State mosque. Standing majestically on about 36 acres of beautiful scenic landscaped gardens and parkland, it is the largest mosque in the country. Incorporating the finest and unique blend of ethnic Malay and traditional Islamic architecture, the ‘Blue Mosque’ as it is often referred to, is dominated by the shimmering stately blue aluminium dome which is one of the largest in the world. The dome is capped with a rosette of quranic verses and enhanced with decorative Islamic calligraphy. Four minarets towering 142.3 metres surround the specially computer designed dome creating a truly spectacular and magnificent sight . Certainly a place not to be missed! Operating hours : Weekdays (except Fri) : 8.00 am - 12.00 pm 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Fri : 3.00 pm - 4.30 pm Pesiaran Masjid, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor Tel : 03-559 9977 / 559 9988 Fax : 03-550 1317

Sultan Sulaiman Mosque

The stately Sultan Sulaiman Mosque in klang is a classic of islamic architecture, blending colonial and asian features for a unique and memorable image. It was presented by the british colonial administration to sultan sulaiman in the 19th century.

Sungai Batangsi Waterfalls

This three-tiered waterfall in Hulu Langat district is great for picnic and trekking.Once in this lush green rainforest, there is nothing quite like the mesmerizing soundof rushing waters of this waterfall. Visitors may choose to walk along the paths uphillor trek in the water which takes approximately 40 minutes. Be prepared to get wet and take extra precaution to avoid slippery rocks. Operating hours:Open daily Pejabat Daerah Hulu Langat, Kompleks Pentadbiran Daerah, Seksyen 9, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Hulu Langat, Selangor. Tel : 03-825 1992 Fax : 03-825 2137

Sungai Congkak Recreational Forest

Cool, crystal-clear water, roaring rapids and cascading river are the highlights of Sungai Congkak Recreational Forest in the hulu langat district. Located in the sungai lalang forest reserve, it offers colourful profusion of rich tropical forests with a wide spectrum of flora and fauna. in this recreational forest, visitors can simply relax and absorb the peacefulsurroundings with their family and friends. It is simply an excellent retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Sungai Congkak Recreational Forest offers good public facilities forcamping, picnicking and swimming. Chalets are also available for rent. Operating hours: open daily Jabatan Perhutanan Selangor, Tingkat 4 Bangunan Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor. Tel : 03-559 1957 Fax : 03-550 2358

Sungai Dusun Rhino Conservation Centre

Located in sungai dusun, hulu Selangor, this unique rhinocerous conservation centre is managed by the department of wildlife and national parks malaysia. several programs are undertaken here to breed the sumatran rhino (dicerorhinos sumatrensis), which is a species protected by law throughout malaysia. This type of rhinocerous is the smallest of the five living rhinocerous in the world today, and it is one of the rarest and endangered species of large mammals. It is also the oldest rhinocerous in evolutionary terms. In appearance, it has a hairy coat and hairy ears. Operating hours : daily : 8.00 pm - 5.00 pm Jabatan Perhilitan Selangor, Tingkat 3, Bangunan Sultan Salahuddin, Abdul Aziz Shah, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor. Tel : 03-559 3915 Fax : 03-550 1830

Sungai gabai waterfalls

on the same road to sungai chongkak in hulu langat district, is the refreshing site of the sungai gabai waterfalls. Several falls cascade down over 100 metres, culminating in a broad, photogenic plunge into a series of small pools suitable for swimming. The sungai batangsi waterfalls and sungai lallang recreational forest are down the same road to hulu langat. operating hours : open daily pejabat daerah hulu langat, kompleks pentadbiran daerah, seksyen 9, 43650 bandar baru bangi, hulu langat, selangor. tel : 03-825 1992 fax : 03-825 2137

Sungai pertak recreational forest

sungai pertak recreational forest is another exciting recreational forest in the hulu selangor district. It has reasonably good facilities for camping, picnicking and swimming. Visitors will have a great time enjoying the cool and refreshing water with their families and friends. The unpolluted water and natural surrounding of ferns and other tropical trees make sungai pertak recreational forest as a perfect place for people to rest their minds away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Operating hours : open daily pejabat daerah hulu selangor, 44000 kuala kubu bharu, hulu selangor, selangor. tel : 03-804 1026 fax : 03-804 2909

Sungai sendat waterfalls

located amidst lush sun-dappled greenery, these cascading waterfalls are a delight to those who find them as they are great for picnicking, paddling and swimming. To reach sungai sendat waterfalls, turn off at hulu yam lama and head for kampung hulu kalung. operating hours : open daily pejabat daerah hulu selangor, 44000 kuala kubu bharu, hulu selangor, selangor. tel : 03-804 1026 fax : 03-804 2909

Sungai tekala recreation park

established since 1982, hutan lipur sungai tekala is located in hulu langat; about 14 km from semenyih and 9 km from kajang. The recreation park is one of the few nature hideouts here which has been developed into a lovely camp cum picnic site, perfect for short afternoon or weekend gateways. The crystal clear waters of the shallow sg. Tekala is ideal for bathing and there are basic changing facilities available for the convenience of visitors. The higher levels of the river lead up to a sparkling waterfall which cascade into a natural rock pool. Other facilities such as rest huts which make pleasent shelters from the hot sun and benches for you to rest are available.

Sungai tua recreational forest

a drive along the hulu yam - sungai tua hill road (in gombak district) will lead visitors to this beautiful recreational forest. Waterfalls cascade down the forested slopes of sungai tua recreational forest, waiting to welcome visitors with its refreshing friendly atmosphere. it is ideal for families and those on a day trip amidst the nature charms. Special picnic spots are available for the convenience of visitors to this recreational forest.

Sunway lagoon

the first international standard theme park in malaysia offers you a whole day family entertainment. Enjoy a wonderful experience of spectacular adventure and never-ending excitement at out waterpark and adventure park. You'll cherish every moment in this magical land-where smiles and laughter are everywhere. operating hours : mon, wed & thurs : 12.00 pm - 9.00 pm fri : 12.00 pm - 10.30 pm sat, sun, public & school holidays : 10.00 am - 8.00 pm ( closed on tuesdays, except during public and school holidays) sunway lagoon theme park, 3, jalan pjs 11/11, bandar sunway, 46150 petaling jaya, selangor tel : 03-735 6000 / 735 8000 fax : 03-735 5050

Taman Alam (Nature Park)

This 800-acre park, located in Kuala Selangor is a haven for a wide varieties of floras and fauna. You will be able to spot wild animals in their surroundings, such as mammals like the smooth otter, leopard cat, silvered leaf-monkey and macaques; some 99 soecies of local birds, 57 migratory birds of which 26 are waders. There are also about 15 species of crabs, a variety of butterflies, insects, reptiles, molluscs and fish, and not to forget mud skippers, mud lobsters and king crabs. Taman Alam provides facilities such as parking lots, visitors centre, chalets and rest areas. The park has 6 nature trails. Do not forget to bring along your binoculars and camera with zoom-lens to view water birds from 2 bird hides overlooking the brackish lake system. One can also experience crossing the rope bridge situated at the far end of the Eagle's Trail. Other points of Interest are the watch towers, the mouth of the Selangor River, the secondary forest, mangroove forest, the board walk and mud flats. Operating hours : Daily : 9.00 am - 5.00 pm For further information, contact : Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Jalan Klinik, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor Tel : 03-889 2294 Fax : 03-889 4311

Taman Pertanian Malaysia (Malaysia Agriculture Park)

The Malaysia Agriculture Park is the only agro-forestry park in this part of the world. It was initiated by the Agriculture Ministry of Malaysia in 1986. The park is designed in such a way that it gives visitors a total experience of its natural attributes, scientic facilities and agricultural presentations. All these are set within a luscious tropical rain forest in a scenic 1,290-hectare site in Shah Alam. Its planners have in mind an open-air 'university' for the dual purpose of recreation and education. Here's place to learn all about trees by their names! As one of Malaysia's most popular parks, it has permanent displays, live demonstrations, cultural exhibits, recreational facilities, Accommodation, picnic areas, open-air amphitheatres, natural trails, public amenities and numerous educational opportunities. Operating hours : Tues thru Sun : 9.00 am - 5.00 pm ( Closed on Mondays, except on public and school holidays) For further information, contact : Taman Pertanian Malaysia, Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor Tel : 03-550 6922 / 550 6923 Fax : 03-550 0922

Templer's Park

Set in a backdrop of lush green forest and limestone hills, Templer Park is just 20 km North of Kuala Lumpur off the North-South Highway. Templer Park consists of 500 hectars of forest, rich in Malaysian flora and fauna including a large variety of butterflies and other insects, birds and monkeys. A swimming pool, filled by the water of a natural stream, is one of the attractions, as are walks in the forest.

The Mines Wonderland

The Mines Wonderland, a recreational park for both young and young at heart, is an ideal spot for family outings, private parties and social gatherings. Exciting rides, thrilling events and a panaromic view of the natural landscape awaits you and your family to enjoy an entertaining and fun-filled day. located in the sungai besi area, only a 15km drive south of Kuala Lumpur, The Mines Wonderland is easily accessible via the upm interchange. Operating hours : Daily : 4.00 pm - 11.00 pm Sat, Sun, Public & School Holidays : 2.00 pm - 11.00 pm The Mines Wonderland, Batu 10 1/2, Jalan Sungai Besi, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor Tel : 03-942 5010 / 948 7402 Fax : 03-942 5153

Wet World Water Park

Looking for a splashing wet and thrilling time? shah alam's latest attraction might just bethe place to visit with the family. Offering a wide variety of exhilarating water gamesto thrill toddlers, youngsters and the young at heart, it has gained immense popularity. This water park is also available for corporate family day and special functions.Operating hours : tues thru fri : 12.00 pm - 8.00 pm Sat, Sun, Public holidays : 10.00 am - 8.00 pm & School holidays ( Closed on Mondays, except for public and school holidays) Wet World Water Park, Persiaran Dato' Menteri, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor. Tel : 03-550 2588 / 550 7695 Fax : 03-550 761

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