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6 Best Amusement Parks in Asia

Who says amusement parks are just for kids? This summer, save a day for the thrilling rides and exciting attractions. Whether you’re hitting up the famous theme parks of Japan and Korea or exploring the ones in Southeast Asia, check out our list of the best amusement parks in Asia.

Universal Studios Japan, Osaka

carousel in an amusement park in Osaka
Photo| Carousel in an amusement park in Osaka| GETTYIMAGES – YASUHIKO NAGATANI – EYEEM

It’s no surprise why Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is one of Asia’s most popular amusement parks. With over 10 themed ‘Lands’ with their own unique attractions, one day hardly seems enough. Crowd favourites include the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Jurassic Park.

This summer, USJ is bringing the worlds of Detective Conan, Sailor Moon and Final Fantasy to life at the Universal Cool Japan 2018! With endless rides to explore, don’t waste your time and purchase your Universal Studios Japan 1-Day Studio Pass ahead of time! What are the bonus points? This ticket also gives you skip-the-line privileges and unlimited access to popular USJ attractions.

Everland, Korea

Clock Tower - Everland theme park. Korea, Asia
Photo| Clock tower of Everland Theme Park in Korea| GETTYIMAGES – SEAGAMES50

Just outside of Seoul is Korea’s biggest theme park: Everland. This amusement park is divided into five different themed parks inspired by the different continents. Everland also has its own resort with a huge outdoor water park. Maximise your stay here by staying overnight. If you’re pressed for time, purchase your Everland Theme Park Tickets together with a shuttle service from Seoul. Book with KKday and get the package at 30 percent off the regular price!

Lotte World, Korea

view of scenic park at downtown of Seoul
Photo| Amusement park in Seoul with high rise building background| GETTYIMAGES – EFIRED

Go big or go home at one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks! Lotte World, which is close to Seoul’s lively Gangnam District, boasts incredible rides, restaurants, shops and live entertainment. In fact, many K-Pop groups and idols regularly hold shows and meet-ups here.

No matter the season or weather, Lotte World is guaranteed to give you the time of your life. You can save time and money by purchasing your tickets online.

Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong

Swing Carousel in an amusement park in Hong Kong, Asia
Photo| Swing Carousel in an amusement park in Hong Kong| GETTYIMAGES – JIMMY LL TSANG

Don’t miss out on “The Happiest Place On Earth” during your trip. See your favourite fairy tales and adventure stories come to life with Hong Kong Disneyland’s larger-than-life attractions. Hong Kong Disneyland also lets you experience the worlds of Marvel and Lucas Films. Cap the day off with the park’s show-stopping fireworks display. Dreams do come true!

Leofoo Village, Taiwan

Zebras at the Leofoo Village Theme Park, Taiwan
Photo| Zebra at the Leofoo Village Theme Park In Taiwan| GETTYIMAGES – LOIUS YAP

Taiwan’s lesser-known amusement park is just as exciting as the others on this list. Head to the African Safari, the in-park zoo, to take photos with meerkats and flamingos, before hitting South Pacific to zip down thrilling water rides.

Leofoo Village also has the Arabian Kingdom, where you can indulge in some Turkish ice cream, and the Wild West, which is sure to delight Westworld fans. Leofoo Village is an easy train ride from Taipei and you can save time by purchasing your tickets ahead of your visit.

Dream World, Thailand

Boy Looking Away In Amusement Park, Thailand, Asia
Photo| Boy playing at an amusement park in Thailand| GETTYIMAGES – NA CHAYAWIWATKUN – EYEEM

Escape the summer heat with at one of Asia’s most popular water parks. Bangkok’s Dream World is a great summer getaway for the whole family. Conquer the famous Wipeout Ride, where parkgoers spend 20 minutes getting tossed, turned and flipped in the air!

Need more to cool you down? Head over to Snow Town, an indoor winter wonderland where you can go sledding and skiing. Get the most out of your park experience with one of the special combo tickets when you book online with KKday.

Make your summer vacation one for the books. Wherever you’re headed, check out KKday for all your travel tours and activities!

Looking for a complete guide to visit Hong Kong Disneyland? Check this out: Complete Guide for Visiting Hong Kong Disneyland & best Places to Stay

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