Malaysia Sports & Outdoors

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Malaysia Sports & Outdoors

  • Running & Jogging

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    If you have never heard of hashing, this is the time to learn about it. And if you're in the know, this is where it all started. Hashing was created shortly before World War II by some British expat men who were residing in Kuala Lumpur and grew out of a British schoolboy's racing game called "hounds and hares" (or whatever) that involved...

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  • Hiking & Walking

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    Hello people, for those who are visiting KL and are rather bored with the abundance of shopping malls, backpacker hang outs, R & B music and over-pricing taxi drivers - then you might wanna take a cab one morning (before 7 am if possible) and go to Bukit Tabur, Taman Melawati. Quote from the internet : "Bukit Tabur is located in Selangor, in...

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  • Grand Prix Formula 1

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    Last year we made a special trip to KL to attend the Grand Prix. Transport is well organised from Central Station with trains and buses running to the track frequently, probably took 2 hours to get there, arriving 3 hrs before the race began. Unfortunately during the race their was problems with the big screen so we were unable to see what was...

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  • Mountain Biking

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    Just in case you need to buy a bicycle, this tip might help. This is probably the biggest bicycle shop in Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, the owner is an Asian Champion (if not mistaken) himself, most of the bikes in the shops are very expensive, selling road bikes and mountain bikes. The price of a bicycle here sometimes can be RM10000 each. The...

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  • Bungy Jumping

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    Hi Gleen, If I not mistaken, the indoor sky diving would be at Genting Highland Theme Park Resort. There are indoor & outdoor theme park out there. The ticket is arround RM50 (approx USD17.00. Regards, Hariswan

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  • Base Jumping

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    BASE is an acronym for Building, Antennae, Span, Earth, and thus represents the fixed-objects from which BASE jumps are made. New Year?s Eve 2003 in Kuala Lumpur? Two minutes before the stroke of midnight, 10 jumpers from 7 countries bailed out of different locations from the 72nd to 78th floors of the world?s tallest building. In the...

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  • Kelab Golf

    Kuala Lumpur Sports & Outdoors

    Set on the peripheral boundary of Kuala Lumpur city centre, the club has a 9-hole course with a spectcular view of the KLumpur landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers, KLumpur Tower and other highrise buildings... Designed by Ng Ah Bey and several officers of the police force, the par-36 layout is hilly with water coming into play in a number of...

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  • Cycling in Malaysia.

    I have been tour cycling quite extensively in Malaysia and cycled more than 2000 kilometers around the malatsian peninsula.I have found Malaysia to be be quite a good place for tour cycling and have really enjoyed my touring there.The roads are generally of a very good standard and comparable to what you find in Western Europe and traffic is pretty...

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  • Formula 1 Racing

    Formula 1 Racing is held annually in Sepang Circuit, Malaysia, it's a 600,000 audience from Britain, Europe, Australia, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hon Kong, Japan, Korea etc etc International Sport Event. Casual wear with cap, umbrella by skybus.

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  • Sungai Petani - Cinta Sayang Golf &...

    Just at the northern part of Sungai Petani, about 15 minutes drive from the main trunk road is Cinta Sayang Golf & Country Resort for your golfing delight. There are also other activities like swimming, archery, squash and line dancing and of course dining. A new land and water theme park has just opened in December. There are two giant slides but...

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  • Watching football matches at National...

    When you are having your vacation in Kuala Lumpur, take the opportunity to watch some interesting football matches at the National Stadium located at National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil approximately 20 kilometers south of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. The National Stadium is home to the national football team. If you are lucky you may watch...

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  • wakeboarding/ water skii in Malaysia,...

    IF YOU WAKEBOARD OR WATER SKI & you happen to visit Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, where the weather is perfect for year round water sports activities, then you must make a trip to a place called "THE MINES BEACH RESORT" which is only a 30min drive away from the city centre or 20mins if the traffic is good.The mines is an abandoned tin...

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  • Perhentian Islands - A Wonderful Marine...

    Diving in the Perhentians certainly lived up to our expectations. There is a great variety of sites to visit as well as a good number of dive shops to choose from. We went with Watercolors and had a good experience. Professional PADI shop that has been up and running for awhile. We only met one of the owners, Ankha (forgive me for the spelling) who...

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  • Scuba Diving ?

    Scuba divers should be heading for Sipadan Island, Sabah, East Malaysia.That place is reputedly one of the best dive sites in the world.Please wait while I make a visit and post some REAL photos for you !

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  • Horse riding in Kulai, West Malaysia

    For the past 2 years, I have been taking riding lessons at the Rider's Lodge. With clean stables and well-groomed horses, I have to say the riders are a pampered lot :)There is a mounting block for the rider to mount the horse. Then, the trainer will adjust the length of the stir-ups and the stable helper will lead the horse into the paddock. The...

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  • Le Tour D'Langkawi

    An annual International Cyclothon , usually spread over a week, covering the whole length ( and breadth ) of West (Peninsular)Malaysia.Got it's name from Langkawi Island, where it starts and ends usually at Kuala Lumpur . Lately, the event has lost its lustre and sponsors are few. Starting points vary year to year. You don't simply join the Le...

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  • Scuba Fun!

    There are some great places to scuba dive around the coast and on the islands of Malayasia! I have not done this personally but met several people that have and they raved about it. All equipment can be hired locally.

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  • Jungle Survival Course

    A jungle survival course will really show you what exactly you are capable of, and will also teach you a number of things about the jungle and country you are living in. It will also take out all your inhibitions and make you change how you view your life. Despite finding it really hard, i felt so glad i did it afterwards, and i felt proud that i...

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  • Gunung Tahan

    (2187m asl - highest in Peninsula Msia)A good mix of terrains...uphill, downhill, river-crossing, scrambling...It was my first "long" trek. If not for the helpfulness of the participants, the trip would not have been so fun & memorable. I fell in love with trekking after this trip & I missed the forest so much after the 1 week trek.This trek held...

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  • Mount Kinabalu

    (4102m asl)Tho' a much-climbed mountain but do not underestimate it if it's your first attempt to an altitude 3,000 metres above sea level. Go slow & take lotsa water. One of our friends got slight hypothermia when we reached Laban Rata Guesthouse. She started fast & we had walked in a heavy downpour for the final 2 hours leading to the...

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  • Berkelah Waterfall Trek

    Recommended for families. Short walk to the campsite after the lorry ride. You'll enjoy it if you are a waterfall-person! Campgear for 2 days 1 nite. However a daypack with water, food & first aid will suffice for the hike to waterfall

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  • Belumut/Lambak Trek

    Good weekend hikes. Both hills are in Johor..very near Singapore. Belumut has gradual slopes but longer - 1010m asl. Lambak is shorter but steeper - 510m asl. A daypack with lunch, water & necc. first aid will do.

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  • Mount Kinabalu

    Start early in the morning at 2am if u wanna catch the sunrise. We had dilly-dallied & set off at 3plus am...missed the sunrise & was rather scorchy during descent

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  • DIVE in Perhentian

    I did in Kecil island two DIVES: Temple of the sea (24 meters deep) and Shark point (20 meters).I saw a lot of murays incuded agiant moray, a blue spotted ray, barracuda yellowtail, trigger fish, angel fish blu ringed, fusiliers, yellow snappers. Coral Sky Divers is a registered PADI Resort (R6237), meaning that we adhere to PADI's high standards...

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  • Snorkeling

    By snorkeling on Kecil island (Pulau Perhentian) I saw two turtles mating. Two day after my friend Domingo saw the same turtles having sex in the same place. Turtles are really slow in everything...

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  • Weekend Bikers

    This is what we do when we have few hours between studies or over the weekend. We will ride to nearby dams, beaches and hills to restore our beautiful minds.

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  • All Terrain Vehicles (ATV)

    Having an ATV in Malaysia can be quite fun. Opportunities to play on beaches & bushes are abundant.Just observe some safety measure when you're doing ATV.

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  • Gunung Bunga Buah

    What a day it was ! A friend whom is preparing for the Mount Kinabalu trip has been doing some hiking with the Malaysian Nature Society. She asked me to join her for a hike over the weekend. I said, why not ? Got up real early on a Sunday morning and off we went. Met some other hikers at the meeting point at Genting Sempah and just a short drive...

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  • Hanging out!!!

    This is a typical scene for every live aboard dive trip that we had. Beers, cig & some grass are just some of the pastime & naughty thing that we do when we’re few nautical miles from all authorities.This picture is to remember my late dive instructor (1st from the left) whom was killed in his biking hobby.

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  • 4x4 Rain Forest Challenge

    If you are happen to own or rent a mean, off-road worthy 4WD machine during your stay in Malaysia. You will find Malaysia a 4-wheeling heaven. Some world toughest treks such as Jeli-Cameron, Bekok-Kg. Peta trails are capable to kill any stock 4WD machine.These tough trails that pass through national parks are not for the meek, you've been...

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  • 4-Wheeling

    4-Wheeling is getting more popular among the yuppies. Seem like every family own a 4WD.Tracks with various difficult levels found throughout the country sides. Winches & Mud tires are "must have" for tough tracks crossing national parks & logging tracks. Other essential such as Air-Locker, Turbo-charging, snorkels, good suspensions will depend...

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  • A Sports Destination...

    Malaysia is one of the sports destinations in the world today !La Tour de Langkawi, Formula One Grand Prix, Sea Games,Golf Tournaments,Badminton Tournaments,Commonwealth Games,etc.A lot to mention here but I know some people might have known Malaysia from the sports events that Malaysia has held in the past.

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  • Sailing and jetskiing

    Malacca is a great place to sail because of the buffers and had wonderful space for jet-skiing. If you sail along the West Coast of Malaysia - you can go along the whole coast or start from Singapore and work up to Thailand! Or you can rent the boats in Singapore.

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