Top school holiday getaways in Johor: fun-filled destinations for families

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School's out and the fun's in Johor Bahru (JB)! This vibrant city in Malaysia offers a treasure trove of exciting activities to keep families entertained during the holidays. From thrilling adventures to cultural experiences, JB caters to all interests.

Thrill-Seekers and LEGO Lovers Rejoice!

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LEGOLAND® Malaysia® Resort: The crown jewel of JB's entertainment scene, LEGOLAND® offers a world built entirely from LEGO bricks!  Rides, shows, and interactive experiences cater to all ages.  Don't forget to cool down at the neighboring LEGOLAND® Water Park!

A Splash of History and CultureEditors%2 Fimages%2 F1716541005418 Old+Chinese+TempleVisit Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple: Immerse yourselves in the rich heritage of JB's Chinese community at this beautifully decorated temple. Learn about local customs and traditions.

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Tan Hiok Nee Heritage Street: Journey back in time with a stroll down this charming street lined with beautifully restored shophouses.  Immerse yourselves in JB's rich heritage and snap some Insta-worthy photos!

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Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque:  Marvel at the architectural grandeur of this iconic landmark.  Be sure to dress modestly when visiting this place of worship.

Animal Encounters and Outdoor AdventuresEditors%2 Fimages%2 F1716541320617 Johor+ZooJohor Zoo: Malaysia's oldest zoo is home to over 100 species of animals.  See majestic tigers, playful monkeys, and gentle giants like elephants.

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Danga Bay: This scenic waterfront park offers a relaxing escape from the city buzz.  Enjoy a picnic, rent a bicycle, or take a stroll along the promenade.

Family Fun and Entertainment

Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1716542238482 Blue+Ice+Skating+RinkBlue Ice Skating Rink: Lace up your skates and glide across the ice at this state-of-the-art rink.  Perfect for a cool and refreshing activity!

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Fanpekka Indoor Playground: Let the kids loose at this action-packed playground featuring slides, ball pits, and climbing structures.

Beyond the City LightsEditors%2 Fimages%2 F1716542468146 Fireflies+At+Firefly+Park%2 C+Kota+TinggiFireflies at Firefly Park, Kota Tinggi: Witness a dazzling display of nature's bioluminescence at this unique park.  Boat tours allow for a closer look at these magical fireflies.

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Forest City:  This futuristic development offers a glimpse into a technologically advanced city.  Take photos with the scenic backdrop of skyscrapers and waterfront views.

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Rock Climbing at Camp5 Climbing Gym: Challenge yourselves to a climbing adventure at Camp5.  This gym caters to all skill levels, making it a fun activity for the whole family.

Exploring JB's Gems

Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1716542770504 The+Dreamliner+Airways+CafeThe Dreamliner Airways Cafe: Take a break from sightseeing and refuel at this airplane-themed cafe.  Enjoy delicious food and unique ambiance.

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Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple:  Be mesmerized by the intricate glasswork adorning this stunning Hindu temple.

Beachside Bliss and Theme Park ThrillsEditors%2 Fimages%2 F1716776839660 Anantara Desaru Coast Dining By Design 750x405Desaru Beach: Escape the city and soak up the sun on the pristine shores of Desaru Beach. Relax on the golden sand, build sandcastles with the kids, or enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters.

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Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast:  For a splash-tastic adventure, head to Desaru Coast's Adventure Waterpark. This world-class park boasts thrilling slides, relaxing lazy rivers, and a wave pool, perfect for families of all ages.

Johor Bahru is the perfect destination for a memorable school holiday getaway.  Start planning your trip today and discover the magic of JB.

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