A new year in KL..with kids.. it's been two years living in KL and I am still trying to find new places for my kids to play in KL. We've done the indoor playground in Mid Valley Mega Mall and Ikano Power Centre though have yet to try out the new kids play at The Curve Shopping Centre (might wait until the holiday period is over and there is less crowd to jostle with) and are waiting (im)patiently for Kidzania at Curve Annex to open!
We started the new year with a (long overdue) visit to Taman Tasik Titiwangsa (Titiwangsa Lake Garden) the place is huge to say the least, parking was a bit difficult to get as it was a public holiday nevertheless the place is big enough for crowds on a public holiday as at least we were not elbowing other people as we would in a shopping complex in Kuala Lumpur and our kids have lots of space to run about.
|Taman Tasik Titiwangsa - Titiwangsa Lake Garden|
|Activities for Kids in KL : Titiwangsa Lake|
We were there specifically for the kids to expend their energy and to check out the horse riding activity. Unfortunately, we parked at the wrong side of the park, so we had to walk a bit to the stable and we were too far away from the water sports area. We could see some people boat pedalling from afar and there seemed to be a carnival going on at the other side of the lake judging from the tents and loud music.
The water at Titiwangsa Lake was surprisingly clear. We could see the plants under the water and it was a new sight for my kids. We didn't spot any fish though. There were lots of families having a picnic, cycling, throwing frisbee and kicking ball. It was a lovely place to be with the kids.
|Titiwangsa Lake: Walking to the stable|
|Titiwangsa Lake : Horse being groomed|
|KL Kids Activities :Drawn Carriage Ride at Titiwangsa Lake|
|Operation Hours Of Horse Riding Activities|
After that, it was some snack time at the snack bar and the kids had fun dancing (my 3yo) and pretending to be a dinosaur (my 20 mo) on a pavillion by the lake while waiting for the snack. I had to carry my 20 mo out of the pavillion as he refused to go after we were done. He cried all the way to the car and after walking to the car carrying the 16kg boy (who was tired after running and dancing in the park) and the 12kg boy (who if put down will go running back to the pavillion) we were too tired to drive to the water play area.
|Walking in KL Park with my 20 mo :)|
So, even though I heard that Titiwangsa Lake Garden offers boat pedalling, kayaking, fishing, radio car track racing, gymnasium, playgrounds and other exciting stuffs. These activities will have to wait for our next Titiwangsa Lake Garden trip for another fun play with our KL kids :)
Titiwangsa Lake may be more to local recreational area rather than a touristy place in KL, but it may be a place to consider when you are thinking of Kuala Lumpur kids activities as there's fresh air, greenery and lots of space which is way better than an indoor playground especially so when it's flu and cough season.
How to get to Titiwangsa Lake Garden? Just get down on the Titiwangsa Monorail Station and walk 10 mins to the lake.
Map of Taman Tasik Titiwangsa:
|Run in KL Park|
|KL Kids Play - Sweaty from the run at Titiwangsa Lake|
Map of Taman Tasik Titiwangsa:
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