The Gunung Lang Recreational Park, off Kuala Kangsar Road is located in the north of Ipoh City, close to the interchange of the NSE E1. It was built around a scenic backdrop of magnificent limestone hills of Gunung Lang and Gunung Bilike, which has an area of 30.35 hectares for park and 14.16 hectares of water body. The park was developed with minimum physical structures to minimize the impact it has on the surrounding flora and fauna, in line with eco tourism concept.

Among the attractions in Gunung Lang Recreational Park are man-made cascading waterfall atop a limestone hill, a 2 km boardwalk over the swamp, lookout towers, children playground, campsites and facilities such as washroom and prayer room. Here, There is a string of recreational activities one can indulge in, such as fishing, canoeing, caving, Jungle trekking and camping. It is now part of Kinta Geopark which has significance of geological, cultural and historical heritage.


FEATURE

  • Track for jogging and run
  • Lake with limestone hills view
  • Boat ride
  • Mini zoo
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ACTIVITY

  • Jogging
  • Cycling (entrance area only)
  • Picnic
  • Relaxing
  • Playground for kids
  • Boat ride
  • Mini zoo
  • Petting zoo (Pavilion Petting Zoo@Gunung Lang)

Recreational

  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Jungle trekking
  • Camping

Please contact first for recreational activities.


FACILITY

The park in divided into two area which you need to ride a boat to get to the main area at the other side of the lake.

Entrance Area

  • Parking
  • Food stalls, restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Jogging trails
  • Rest hut
  • Playground for kids
  • Boat jetty

Main Area

  • Mini zoo
  • Lookout tower
  • Rumah Perak
  • Toilets
  • Jogging trails
  • Rest hut
  • Playground for kids
  • Boat jetty

Nearby Attraction

Pavilion Petting Zoo@Gunung Lang

Latest attraction at Gunung Lang, Pavillion Petting Zoo@Gunung Lang was built at a cost of RM1 million on a 1.8-hectare site, is home to 25 species of animals to date. It is located just beside the park entrance.

  • Admission:
    • Adults: RM6
    • Children <2 years old: Free
    • Foreigner: RM10
  • Operating hours:
    • Monday – Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm

For more information, refer to Pavilion Petting Zoo Facebook page.

Gunung Lang Climbing Park

Gunung Lang Climbing Park has more than 20 routes to climb. There are also have routes for multi-pitch and 8A grade routes for those who like a challenge. This area also have beautiful spot of mirror lakes to take pictures.

For more information or climbing reservation, please refer to VentrexVOR Facebook page.


ADMISSION

  • Admission: Free
  • Operating hours: 8.30 am to 6 pm
  • Attire: No restriction but please use decent clothes (ex: t-shirt, shorts)

Boat Ride to Main Area

  • Boat ride ticket:
    • Adults: RM3
    • Children (3 – 12 years old): RM1.50
    • Senior citizens (above 55 years old): RM1.50
  • Operating hours:
    • Monday – Thursday: 8.30 am to 5 pm
    • Friday: 8.30 am to 12 pm / 3 pm to 5 pm
    • Saturday, Sunday and public holiday: 8.30 am to 5 pm

Photo credit to Tourism Perak and Tripadvisor.


REVIEW

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tentangyaya.blogspot.com | TAMAN REKREASI GUNUNG LANG
triphobo.com | Gunung Lang Recreational Park, Ipoh
emily2u.com | Soft Launch of Petting Zoo @ Gunung Lang

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ACCESS

Maps

By Train

Take KTM ETS to Ipoh Station then walk 500 m to Medan Kidd Bus Terminal. Take the bus PerakTransit [35] or myBAS [T31a] and drop off at Taman Foon Ong stop. Then walk for about 1 km to the park. Or just get a taxi/Grab ride to the park for a journey about 10 minutes (5.5 km).

By Bus

Take an express bus to Ipoh Amanjaya Bus Terminal and then get a taxi/Grab ride to the park for a journey about 15 minutes (8.5 km).

Malaysia public transport guide:
BUS | TRAIN | FLIGHT | CAR RENTAL | FERRY | TAXI


CONTACT

Gunung Lang Recreational Park

Address: Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang, Jalan Kuala Kangsar, 30010 Ipoh, Perak

Ipoh City Council (MBI)

Address: Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Greentown, 30450, Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05-5063088 / 05-2083333
Email: mbi@mbi.gov.my
Facebook Page: Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh
Website: www.mbi.gov.my

Last updated on March 2022

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