Poised to be ‘Asia’s First Animation Theme Park’, MAPS is uniquely designed to captivate guests of all age groups with fun and exciting attractions. With the tagline ‘Live Your Dreams’, the animation theme park is set to amaze fans with over 40 attractions, consisting of both international and local characters. MAPS is strategically located in Ipoh, the capital of the northern Malaysian state of Perak. The park is built across 52 acres of land at a cost of more than RM 520 million and is expected to welcome 1 million guests within the first year of its opening!
Over 40 attractions spread across six thematic zones in MAPS, guests will experience 23 interactive attractions and 15 fun and thrilling rides.
The six thematic zones of MAPS include:
Upon entering Asia’s first animation theme park, guests will find themselves amazed at the Animation Square Zone. Be greeted by the Dream Parade, a gathering of all animation characters by MAPS, every time the theme park opens! A street full of colour-pop buildings, the main attraction at the zone is also the pride of Malaysia, BoBoiBoy and friends. The Home of BoBoiBoy animation attractions is the World’s first and you can join one of the region’s most beloved characters in the exciting 4D motion adventure on the Floating Island! Want to be like our favourite boy hero? Enrol yourself in the BoBoiBoy Hero Academy and pick up some awesome super powers. Stand at the green screen, strike a pose and have your super hero moments captured! Need a break? Head over to Tok Aba’s Kokotiam and try out the famous hot chocolate among other delicious treats before moving on to Meet and Greet BoBoiBoy and his friends. More under this zone is the Space Face Fancy Dress and an original MAPS animation character, The Adventurers Cartoon Factory! Also in the Animation Square Zone is the MAPS Emporium and Monkey Business Toy and Candy Shop where you can bring a piece of animation from MAPS, home!
Live Your Dreams in MAPS’ Dream Zone, featuring the world’s first Megamind, The Croods, Casper the Friendly Ghost and Mr. Peabody & Sherman attractions. Conquer your fear of heights at Malaysia’s tallest drop tower, the Megamind Megadrop. Over 52-metres, thrill seekers are sure to experience the ultimate blood rush! And if you feel like recharging after that, the Metro City Diner welcomes hungry thrill seekers with the most scrumptious meal. If you can’t get enough of Megamind, the Dream Theatre is here to entertain you with MAPS very own MegaMind Rocks Musical. Join the very passionate villains and heroes in a fun and upbeat performance that is sure to keep you moving! Didn’t think you could travel back in time? In MAPS, your dreams are always possible with Mr. Peabody and Sherman’s Time Adventure attraction as well as the Mr. Peabody and Sherman’s Sculpture Walk. More about going back in time with The Croods Crazy Chase, a rollicking family roller-coaster. Don’t forget to pick some prehistoric souvenirs at Croodaceous Collectibles! If Casper was your favourite friendly ghost, help him in Casper’s Birthday Blast! Glide into action to zap all green gooey stuff for a spook-tacular celebration! Immortalise your piece of dream at the Cloud Stage, where guests can Meet and Greet the DreamWorks characters. Bring back a piece of your dream at MAPS’ Dream Store, where guests get to choose from a wide variety of merchandise, all from the DreamWorks characters! Blast Off Zone If you’re not up for thrilling rides and is feeling a little blue, then you are in for a Smurf-tastic experience with Asia’s first Smurfs animation attractions in MAPS! Watch ‘Papa Smurf’s Rainbow Spell’ at The Smurfs Theatre, an interactive animated ‘live’ show with super cool effects and more. Discover The Smurfs Playland complete with family-friendly ride and attractions, dedicated to all the Smurfs fans out there. Don’t miss a chance to meet your favourite Smurfs characters at the Meet and Greet session! The Blast Off Zone also houses the theme park’s very own MAPS iTV Broadcast Stage. Broadcasting key happenings of the park, live, guests can be their very own celebrity at MAPS. Shrink yourself into a wormhole and explore what it is like to be minute in the universe. Immortalise that experience in The Wormhole Technologies with lots of pictures! After all that exciting thrill, fill your hungry tummies at the Starship Restaurant and Startport Food court. Remember to get some ‘gears’ for memories at the Space Retail.
Live Action Zone
For those who are in need of an injection of adrenaline rush, the Live Action Zone at MAPS is right up your alley! Catch South-East Asia’s first thrilling car and bike ‘Live’ stunt show at the Stunt Legends performance! Hold tight onto to your seats in the 2,000 custom-built arena and hear the engines roar as the show features a talented cast of stunt performers in adrenaline-pumping acts, enhanced with special effects and more.
Fantasy Forest Zone
Into the forest where the fantasies of your little ones come to live! MAPS’ Fantasy Forest Zone, dedicated to children from age 3-12 enables them to explore the Cave of Wonders, where they can embark on a mystical journey of ancient civilizations or marvel at the Upside Down Pyramid by discovering and solving the mystery of this gravity-defying masterpiece! At the Forest’s HQ Treehouse, kids will learn the many knowledge of the universe by exploring the library of artifacts to unlock the secret code of Fantasy Forest! The little ones can also dive into the magical marine-themed playground, Coral Kingdom Indoor Playground. Party rooms available for special functions! Other attractions in the zone includes the Coliseum Water Playground, the Fantasy Carousel, the Whirling Wizard, Red Baron and many more. Lakeside Zone Step into the world of animation through the Movie Animation Park Studios’ (MAPS) Entrance & Lakeside Zo7ne! At the Lakeside Zone, head on to The Adventurers Hyper Spin for a turn of a lifetime and go antigravity at the Smog N’ Clog Asteroid Attractions. If you’ve not gotten enough of the thrill of being in the air, experience The Space X-plorer for another spin with lots of Geee! forces!
Additional Attractions include:
- Asteroid Attack
- The Adventurous Cartoon Factory
- The Smurfs (Live Attraction, Party Land and The Smurfs Club House)
- WormHole Technologies
- International Cultural Celebration
- Selfie Boardwalk
MAPS is located in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia and is easily accessible through:
- Direct flights from Singapore to Ipoh with Tiger Airways and Firefly Airlines
- Direct flights from Johor to Ipoh with Malindo Airlines
- MAPS is a mere 20 minutes away from the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport, Ipoh
- North-South Expressway, approximately two hours from Kuala Lumpur & one and half hours from Penang
- Alight at Ipoh Railway Station via ETS Train and take a 15-minute ride to MAPS
- Stop at Ipoh Amanjaya Bus Terminal, take a two-minute ride to MAPS
Terms & Conditions
1. Tickets purchase subject to 6% GST
2. For any unused tickets, no further re-validation will be allowed.
3. Customer must produce e-voucher for the above product in order to redeem their entrance ticket.
4. Booking must be made 5 days before arrival.