Legoland Malaysia Resort Travel Guide
Overview of Legoland
Legoland Malaysia Resort is Malaysia’s first international theme park and Asia’s first Legoland. This 76-acre theme park can be found just outside Johor Bahru in Iskandar Puteri (formerly Nusajaya), in the Peninsular state of Johor. Boasting over 70 different rides, shows and attractions, Legoland is a fun-filled day out for the whole family to enjoy with activities ranging from theme park rides and waterparks to Lego brick building stations. The park is designed for families with children aged 2-12, but all ages will have a blast exploring the 8 different themed zones and watching their imagination come to life with whole worlds, landmarks and monuments made entirely out of Lego.
Theme Park Opening Hours: 10.00am - 6.00pm daily (Saturday 10.00am - 7.00pm)
Water Park Opening Hours: 10.00am - 6.00pm daily
Sea Life Opening Hours: 10.00am - 6.00pm daily (Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11.00am - 7.00pm)
Address: No 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini Iskandar Malaysia, 79250 Iskandar Puteri (Nusajaya), Johor, Malaysia
What to Do
Enjoy the Theme Parks
Legoland is divided into 8 themed zones: The Beginning, Lego Technic, Lego Kingdoms, Imagination, Land of Adventure, Lego City, Miniland, and Lego Ninjago World. Children will enjoy the many hands-on theme park rides, from flying dragons and shooting lasers at mummies, to putting their own Lego building skills to the test with building workshops and Lego experiment centres across the park. Young children will particularly enjoy riding the miniature choo-choo train in DUPLO Playtown.
Take Photos in Miniland
Miniland is the crowning jewel of Legoland, featuring Lego replicas of famous landmarks from around the world such as the Petronas Twin Towers, Singapore’s Merlion and India’s Taj Mahal to name a few.
Family Fun at the Legoland Water Park
Families can have a splashing good time with over 20 waterslides to choose from. You can surf the waves in the Lego Wave Pool, float down the Build-A-Raft lazy river or even spend the afternoon having fun in the multilevel, interactive Joker Soaker water playground and get soaked by its giant 300-gallon bucket of water.
Explore at Sea Life Legoland Aquarium
Kids can get up close and personal with their favourite marine animals in Sea Life–designed to educate children about ocean and marine conservation through creative storytelling and interactive exhibits. The Sea Life aquarium houses over 13,000 fish and 120 different species such as Black Tip Reef Sharks, Stingrays and Seahorses in its 11 habitat zones. Highlights include the 180 degree glass tunnel walkway through the aquarium.
When is the Best Time to Visit
Legoland Malaysia is open to visit all year round. Temperatures in Johor Bahru range from 30°C - 32°C during the day and typically experiences high amounts of rainfall during the monsoon season between November - February.
How to Get There
- Legoland is approximately a 3 hours' drive from Kuala Lumpur using the North-South Highway. Take the Tuas/ Iskandar Puteri/ Pontian/ Tanjung Pelepas EXIT 253 from the highway then the Iskandar Puteri EXIT 312 and follow the signage.
- Legoland is roughly 55 minutes from Changi International Airport. You can take the Tuas Second Link bridge to Malaysia, then the Iskandar Puteri EXIT 312. You may also use the Johor-Singapore Causeway and follow the Coastal Highway from Danga Bay to Iskandar Puteri. Legoland will be seen before reaching Kota Iskandar.
- From Johor Bahru it’s roughly a 20 minute drive to Legoland. Follow the Coastal Highway from Danga Bay to Iskandar Puteri. Legoland will be seen before reaching Kota Iskandar.
Ample parking spaces are available in Zone 1 & 2 with a parking fee.
Direct bus services are available from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Johor Bahru to Legoland using the Causeway Link service.
- There are no direct train services from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru. From Kuala Lumpur Station you can take the KTM train to Pulau Sebang/Tampin and change to the KTM Intercity to Johor Bahru Sentral. The journey will take approximately 7 hours one way. From JB Sentral proceed to Legoland via public transport or taxi.
- You can take the KTM Shuttle Tebrau train from Singapore to Johor Bahru. From Woodlands CIQ station in Singapore to Johor Bahru Sentral is roughly 10 minutes. From JB Sentral proceed to Legoland via public transport or taxi.
There are several domestic and international direct flights to Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru. Legoland is approximately 25 minutes by car/taxi from the airport.
Direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru take roughly 1 hour and are available with a number of budget airlines.
How to Get Around
The best way to get around Legoland is on foot, however this may depend on individual fitness levels. Wheelchairs are available to rent from the park main entrance for elderly or movement impaired visitors.
What to Eat
Choose from a selection of cafes and restaurants serving both Western and Asian cuisines such as nasi lemak, pizza and burgers, for a delicious meal in between exploring the different zones of the theme park.
What to Buy
Souvenirs, clothing, toys, Lego bricks and Lego Minifigures are available to buy in the many gift shops dotted across the theme park.
Where to Stay
The Legoland Hotel offers visitors a unique stay in your choice of Pirate, Adventure, Kingdom or Ninjago Lego themed rooms. Located right next door to the theme park and water park, the Legoland Hotel is the ideal place to stay to get the most out of your time at Legoland.
Johor Bahru and Iskandar Puteri
You can also choose to stay in any one of the Legoland partner hotels in Johor Bahru and Iskandar Puteri for a mixture of mid-range and luxury stays: KSL Resort, Ramada by Wyndham Meridin, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Somerset Medini Nusajaya, Somerset Puteri Harbour Nusajaya and Hallmark Regency Hotel.
Alternatively, there are numerous budget and Airbnb accommodations available in Johor Bahru and Iskandar Puteri as well.
What to Bring
For long days out in the Malaysian sun, it is recommended to bring plenty of sunscreen, a hat and remember to stay hydrated.
What to Wear
Appropriate swimwear is recommended to wear to when visiting the water park.
Malaysia is predominantly Muslim; therefore, it is best to refrain from wearing overly provocative swimwear. Sunbathing or swimming naked is strictly prohibited.
It is advised to bring a towel and change of clothes, as well as comfortable walking shoes when exploring the theme park on foot.
Things to Note
Wheelchairs and strollers are available to rent from the park main entrance.
There are 2 ATM machines located in the theme park entrance.
Lockers are available in the water park, The Great LEGO Race and Dino Island to store personal belongings.
Baby Care centres are available in the park with baby-changing facilities.