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  OTHER INTERESTING PLACES TO VISIT FOR THE FAMILY
     
Air Keroh Recreational Forest - a splendid green jungle preserve about 15 kilometers from town and about 5 km from the Air Keroh Tol, one can view rich, untouched tropical forests in leisure. Here you can indulge in refreshing activities like trekking, camping and picnicking. Huts and cabins are available for rental - truly a heaven all nature lovers.

Alor Gajah Museum provide visitors some historical exhibits about the district of Alor Gajah. This district was the site where the Naning War was fought in 1834 in retaliation of tax imposition by the British. Alor Gajah Museum also exhibits Malay, Chinese and Indian cultural artifacts.

Auyin Hill Resort - Located at Durian Tunggal, the Auyin Hill Resort is the first and only resort constructed based on the philosophy of "Feng Shui" (geomancy). It is a fascinating garden based on Chinese mythologies and legends with spectacular gateways and pavilions. Every element has been placed relative to the principle of celestial and terrestrial positioning accuracy to enhance its charm, "chi" (power) and prosperity.

Butterfly Farm contains more than 150 exotic species of tropical butterflies including the rare Raja Brooke and Birdwing. It also boasts of its own laboratory which is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia and second in the world. In addition to about 9,000 butterflies, it also houses miniature horses, snakes and an insect garden.

Crocodile Farm is located in Ayer Keroh, about 18 km from Malacca town. More than 100 crocodiles of various species are found here, including the Albino and humpbacked. It is landscaped to create a natural surrounding conducive for the reptiles. Exciting and suspense-filled performances by the keepers and their crocodiles are held every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday. The farm also has an area for rearing bees and an amusement park for children.

Gadek Hot Spring is located along the route to Tampin, about 25 km from Malacca town. The sulphur content in the water is believed to possess curative elements for a number of skin diseases. Handicraft shops and beautiful playgrounds make this spot a pleasant outing for your family.

Jasin Museum has exhibits that trace the facts and myths of the beginning and development of Jasin as one of Malacca's significant settlements. Among the permanent exhibits at the museum is an account of Sultan Mahmud Shah's infatuation for Puteri Gunung Ledang which should be awe inspiring to romance novelists and lovers alike.

Light & Sound Spectacular - South-East Asia's pioneer light and sound project is situated at Bandar Hilir's Padang Pahlawan in Malacca. Also known as 'Son et Lumiere', it employs modern multi-coloured lights of changing intensity synchronized with a sound track based on a dramatized story. Ancient scenes are recreated and historical events re-lived to highlight Malacca's rich historical heritage. The show hopes to foster a better understanding of cultural historical unity and a sense of national consciousness.

Malacca Zoo - rated the best zoo among the southern states for its wild and domestic animals in their natural surroundings and habitats. Over 200 species of mammals, 100 species of birds and 22 species of reptiles are exhibited at the zoo. Recreational facilities are provided for patrons. The zoo also functions as a center for wildlife research, conservation breeding and zoo education center. ... more

Mini Asean is located near the Air Keroh Recreational Forest. This unique theme park features the prominent cultural elements of the countries of ASEAN, namely Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

Mini Malaysia is a theme park that portrays the rich cultural heritage of the 13 states of Malaysia. Located just next to Mini Asean, one can admire the life-sized authentic Malaysian houses crafted by master builders. Each house is uniquely featured with the 13 state's cultural heritage.

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