Amusement parks in Aisa offer one-stop entertainment for families.The klook app simplifies access to these fun filled destinations.

Tokyo Disney Resort holds annual festive and New Year Celebration. Photo courtesy of Tokyo Disneyland Resort/NOW!AKARTA

Tokyo Disneyland, Ocean Park Hong Kong, as well as Universal Studios in Singapore and Japan are among most visited amusement parks in Asia. These theme parks have see more than 15 million visitors annually with 25 million tourists alone visiting Universal Studios in 2017. No wonder there are long queues at the ticket box in those parks.

Here is a list of theme parks in Asia that offer top class entertainment.

Universal Studios Japan
Universal Studios Japan is one of Asia’s most popular amusement parks with 14.9  million visitors in 2017. Like other Universal parks, Universal Studios Japan offers a number of attractions surround a 54 hactre area inspired by the attractions based in Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. It is also very popular among Western tourists and expatriates. With over 10 themed ‘Lands’, crowd favourites include the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Spiderman, and Nintendo World. Tourists can also see a lot of Universal Studios characters such as Sesame Street, Peanuts, and Sanrio.

Universal Studios Singapore
Similar to Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan, the theme park located in Sentosa Island is among the most favoured destination in Southeast Asia. It features 28 rides, shows, and attractions in seven themed zones, ranging from Hollywood to Lost World to Sci-Fi City. Each zone is mostly based on movies and/or television, featuring their own attractions, meet and greet locations, over 30 restaurants and food carts, and 20 retail stores and carts located around the park. The flagship destinations are Transformer: The Ride, Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cylon, and King Julien’s Beach Party-Go-Round.

Ocean Park Hong Kong
Ocean Park is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park located in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan. The marine life -inspired park is the world's 13th most visited theme park, and one of the largest theme parks in Asia with a total of 7.7 million annual visitors on average. There are two main attraction areas: the Waterfront and the Summit, where tourists can enjoy eight attraction zones: Amazing Asian Animals, Aqua City, Whiskers Harbour, Marine World, Polar Adventure, Adventure Land, Thrill Mountain and the Rainforest. The most popular attractions are its four humongous roller coasters, and also animal exhibits with different themes.

Tokyo Disneyland
In 2017, visitors to Tokyo Disneyland reached 16.6 million. Considered the third most visited theme park in the world, the 47 hectare theme park is a part of the Tokyo Disney Resort that offers one stop attraction and entertainment for kids and families. The park has seven themed areas such as the World Bazaar and the four traditional Disney lands namely Adventureland, Westernland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland.  Disneyland in Japan is the wonderful replication of far-far away land as two mini-lands: Critter Country and Mickey's Toontown is truly a childhood memory recallment. During festive season, Tokyo Disneyland is the best theme park to enjoy Christmas and New Year.

LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort Park
Combining a Water Park, Hotels and a Theme Park, LEGOLAND Malaysia is one of the country’s renowned theme parks and entertainment-based attractions. Since opening in 2013, LEGOLAND Malaysia haa seen a surge in the number of visitors every year. Covering over 70 acres of land, this establishment appeals to both adults and children with its numerous offerings that are all derived from the timeless toy that started it all.

During holiday season, theme parks see a vast increase in visitors, which makes planning ahead critical. With digital platforms—such as Klook, which offers a simple way to plan a visit—sorting out one’s itinerary in these popular destinations is a breeze. 

Offering a one-stop shop for planning one’s trip, Klook, which is available online and a mobile application, makes planning easy. By booking online, you only need to scan the Klook e-ticket at the entrance and go right in. Plus, one can also get the best deals by booking through Klook – which is certainly an incentive considering on average theme parks like Ocean Park in Hong Kong and Universal Studios in Singapore see an average of 25 million visitors per year with long lines at ticket booths everyday.

For “flashpackers” and budget travellers, this app is ideal given the need to maximise short vacation times. In addition to theme park tickets, one can get additional offers from Klook such as airport transportation and tour packages, which make for seamless travel.

With a few taps or clicks, you can be ready to hop aboard the Hong Kong Airport Express, set your inner child free at Tokyo Disneyland, or marvel at the beaches of Bali. Reviews of one’s destination are comprehensive and available in a variety of languages.

Klook is a handpicked experience to discover destinations and attractions easily.

For the 2018-2019 festive season, Ocean Park provides an affordable Buddy Package for 2, Line Village Bangkok has a BUY 1 GET 1 offer, and LEGOLAND offers one BUY 2 GET 1 FREE. Elsewhere, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town & Thomas Town in Johor Bahru, Malaysia has the best package BUY 2 GET 1 FREE Deal.  Maybe you need a party pass for 26 hours access at Universal Studios Japan Countdown Party 2019 while Universal Studio Singapore provides a Free shuttle bus from Harbourfront exclusive for Klook mobile app users. And there are plenty of other offers available.

Visit or download the app on Google Play or the App Store . Start booking!

Rintang Azhar

Rintang Azhar

Rintang is a previous staff writer for NOW! with experience in hard news and lifestyle journalism. He specialises in art, design, culture, fashion, environmental, and urban issues.