Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm|Johor|Malaysia

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The Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm is located in Teluk Sengat, Kota Tinggi Johor, Malaysia. There are as much as 1000 or even more crocodiles available in the Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm. There is also a toothless 130-year-old crocodile. Past its prime, this geriatric prefers to spend its golden years sunbathing rather than scaring away the visitors.

This farm is established in the year of 1979. The crocs here are of the saltwater crocodile species (Crocodylus Porosus). Visitors have a chance to watch how crocodiles are fed. Apart from all those old crocodiles, you get to experience a one to one time with the babies croc. You are allowed to hold them and touch them under the supervising of the caretaker. Moreover, there are souvenirs sold in the crocodile farm.

Paddy Museum|Kedah|Malaysia

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This Paddy Museum is the first of its kind in Malaysia, and the fourth to be opened in the world after Japan, Germany and the Philippines. It is situated nearby Gunung Keriang at 8km north of Alor Star,Kedah.

Paddy Museum features unique roof design that portrays bushels of harvested rice stalks. Rice motifs are repeated throughout the building, on staircase banisters, the museum gates and the fence surrounding it. Its spiral staircase leads visitors to the top most portion that offers a spectacular bird's eye view of a revolving wall galleries. The mural displays the stages of rice cultivation from ploughing, planting, threshing and winnowing.

The museum showcases the paddy cultivation process in Malaysia and displays all kinds of tools and equipment which have been used in the trade over the years. Through beautiful murals, the artwork of 60 artists from North Korea, the history of paddy cultivation in Malaysia is revealed.

The museum is dedicated to the hardworking and simple paddy farmers, whose blood, sweat and toil have contributed to the objective of achieving self-sufficiency in the rice industry.

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park|Selangor|Malaysia

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Sunway Lagoon is a multi-award winning theme park which is located just 15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur. There are five different theme parks in this one amazing destination, with more than 80 rides and attractions to choose from. Here,you can choose from the Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park and Scream Park, or spend the whole day park-hopping.

Experience the world’s largest man-made sandy surf beach, world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge, Asia’s highest slingshot ride, Malaysia’s first interactive zoo and one of Asia’s longest flying fox trails. Other highlights include paintball war games, mountain biking, wall climbing, bungee jumping, go-karting, All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rides, the Pontianak Theatre of Fear, and Terminator laser battle, to name just a few.

Sunway Lagoon is also home to the regions hottest events and concerts. Glitz and glamour, or cool and happening, Sunway Lagoon has hosted the most sought after events in the region like the MTV World Stage (2009, 2010 & 2012), Arthurs Day Celebration and the Quiksilver Revolution Tour.

Sunway Lagoon is located in the booming township of Bandar Sunway in Petaling Jaya. It is accessible via a network of expressways (Federal Highway, Damansara-Puchong Expressway, New Pantai Express Way and KESAS Highway) and is a mere 15-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur.

Sibu Island|Johor|Malaysia

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A group of Sibu island lies only 30 minutes from the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. The scenic cluster of islands is made up of Pulau Sibu Besar, Pulau Sibu Tengah, Pulau Sibu Hujung, Pulau Kukus and Pulau Tinggi, “Pulau” being the Malay word for island. These islands are rich in natural beauty and sea turtles crawl ashore here in July to lay their eggs. The panoramic sea views, the coral reefs and the white sandy beaches make Sibu a special place, where the only risk is to fall in love with the idyllic island life.

Sibu Island is a pleasant hideaway with its lush tropical vegetation, endless stretches of golden beaches and clear blue waters. The island is also dotted with numerous sea caves carved out of rocks. There are the numerous outdoor activities on this island while fishing trips being particularly popular. Scuba diving is also a good option as this area was designated a Marine Park in 1993 for the conservation of the marine life in the surrounding water.

Tourists can go for a hike through the jungle leading to unspoilt mangrove swamps or visit the kelong, or jetty, where anchovies are caught. Alternatively, head for the kampung, or village, to get a first-hand look at how coconuts are smoked to make copra.

You can catch a boat ride to Sibu Island from Tanjung Leman jetty, south of Mersing. Tanjung Leman is on the east coast of Malaysia, in the state of Johor. It is 2 hours northeast of Johor Bahru and 45 minutes south of Mersing. Sibu Island is about a 20- minute boat ride away from Tanjung Leman.