- Raymond Lim
Lost World of Tambun
This holiday why not bring your kids to Lost World of Tambun, at the same time, you can also enjoy the view of the great limestone hills and savour Ipoh famous mouth watery food.
Lost World of Tambun was a natural hot spring surrounded by ancient limestone hills.The major capital injection by the Sunway group of companies transform it into a tourist icon of Ipoh. After all the big boss of Sunway group is a Batu Gajah lad which is a part of Greater Ipoh
Basically the park is made up of two parts,the water park and the fun park
Entrance fee for non-Malaysian is RM 90 for adults and RM 83 for children
This fee allows access to just about every part of the park except the haunted chamber,swan pedal boats and Adventure
Part which cater for team building activities
There are various shows.
The notable show is the Tiger and Friends at 3pm and 4pm daily except Tuesday when the park
is closed,however during public and school holidays it remains open.The huge Siberian tigers are well fed and healthy and they perform tricks without a hitch.
The latest additions to the zoo are the hippos and giraffes. Petting zoo is open until
9-9pm. Other parts of the zoo up to 6pm only.
The water park including the hot-springs stays open until 11pm. Proper
swimming attire is required at all water facilities.
Massages are available at the Spa. Open from 12noon to 11pm.
The masseurs are locals and professionally trained.
Service starts at RM150 per hour of aromatic massage
Payment at the park for food and services is by way of wrist-band electron chip.
Top-up at counter 9 near main entrance and refund at counter 8
Lockers,wheelchairs and babystrollers are for rent
One can spend a whole day here without feeling bored.The natural limestone hills is unique to this parts,afterall Ipoh
is known as the Little "Quilam" of Malaysia.
Miss Roopa (senior supervisor) was kind enough to show me the various attractions and activities of thus very well-maintained and may I say world standard park.