Asia’s First Animation Theme Park – MAPS Is OPEN!

Asia’s First Animation Theme Park, MAPS has finally opened its doors (Soft Launch) to the public yesterday!

The long awaited theme park was definitely worth the wait with over seven thousand entries on the first day itself!

We at GoIpoh took the opportunity to bring you a glimpse of what it is like inside MAPS! – MUST WATCH!

Enjoy a fun filled day with your whole family – With over 40 attractions spread across six thematic zones in MAPS, you will get to experience 23 interactive attractions and 15 fun and thrilling rides.

As you make you way into MAPS, you will walk into a street full of colour-pop buildings, and will be greeted by the Dream Parade at the Animation Square Zone, a gathering of all animation characters by MAPS.


Here are some of the exciting things waiting for you to unravel and experience at MAPS :

For the Kids

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 your kids 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!

Dream Zone
Featuring the world’s first Megamind, Malaysia’s tallest drop tower, over 52-metres, thrill seekers are sure to experience the ultimate blood rush!

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.

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

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!

Lakeside Zone

Step into the world of animation through the Movie Animation Park Studios’ (MAPS) Entrance & Lakeside Zone!
At the Lakeside Zone, head on to The Adventurers Hyper Spin for a turn of a lifetime and go anti-gravity 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!

Mr. Raj from Ipoh – said that he highly recommends the theme park to his friends and colleagues as it is truly something different here in Ipoh.

And we couldn’t agree more! however we do recommend a good 6 to 7 hours for you to enjoy a full day at the theme park.

Built across 52 acres of land at a cost of more than RM 520 million, MAPS is expected to welcome 1 million guests within the first year of its opening! So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets TODAY!

For more information on ticket sales visit their Website HERE.
Or you may also purchase your tickets at the entrance itself.
Don’t forget to enjoy their Special Hari Raya promotions from now until 2nd July 2017.

Important to note : There are still some sections of the park that are undergoing technical rehearsals, such as : Blast Off Zone, The Dream Zone, and The Adventurers’ Cartoon Factory.

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