What To Do In Iskandar Puteri On A Weekend?

Sunway Big Box
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After a good night’s sleep on a lazy weekend, how to spend a quality day with interesting activities? Iskandar Puteri has places for all ages and budgets to go to for shopping, outdoor challenge and stroll that will certainly amaze the visitors.  

 

Visit Sunway Box Box Retail Park

Sunway Big Box is the first of its kind, Hybrid Retail Park in Sunway Iskandar that features big warehouse concept stores in an open-air environment. It comprises a mall, a hotel and X-treme Park all in a 24-acre engagement space. The mall isn’t merely to shop, but more. 

 

1.Read and Dine

Book Xcess is the largest bookstore in the Southern Region. It is supplying a wide range of books, from fiction, non-fiction, comics, art books, parenting and child activity books to self-development. It has 8-metre-high shelves that catch most people’s eyes when first entered the store. To reach the books on the high self, one can easily get them from the stylish staircase. The best spot to take a photo of the whole store is from the highest point of the staircase, stunning and very insta-worthy. Within Book Xcess, there is a place to dine while reading. Cafe Wolf allows its readers to have delicious cakes, doughnuts, hot and cold beverages and a place to relax. 

Book Xcess

(Photo credits to Jorene Loh)

 

2. Get Festive Decoration and Home Essentials

The festive decoration and home essentials shopping journey strengthens the relationship with family and friends. Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year are just around the corner and festive decoration will elevate the ambience and mood of the house as well as office. The recently opened Romantika offers opening promotions and free membership – the best time to shop! It provides an assortment of artificial plants and vases, carpets and rugs, and small-sized furniture and other ornaments. The other store, SSF has an extensive choice of home and living products similar to IKEA including products in bedding, lighting, curtain, bathroom, kitchen and living room. It showcases the concept, ideas and inspiration for designing various dream homes too. Mr DIY offers selective festive decoration too at affordable prices. 

 

Romantika

(Photo credits to Romantika)

 

3.Have Some Real FUN!

EnerG XPark is an indoor extreme park open for individuals and groups to take up physical challenges. It has the latest technology and designs on all the games, such as Electric Go-Kart, Trampoline Wipeout, Wall-Climbing, Drift Soccer and more. It is a family-friendly extreme park with a universal pass from RM 48 per person.  

Wall Climbing

Go-Kart

(Photo credits to EnerG XPark)

 

End The Day With A Scrumptious Dinner and Music Fountain 

Right opposite Marina Walk at the car parking space, there are many food selections from the food trucks. They are all at affordable prices and delicious. Fried Chicken, Char Kuay Teow, and milkshake are among the best sellers.

Besides getting a good dinner, Marina Walk offers a lot more. People can have a stroll while along the walkway admiring the beautiful harbour night view. On every Friday to Sunday 4pm to 12am, there is Harbour Market available with approximately 20 to 30 stalls selling a variety of products, including food, clothing, fashion accessories, beauty products and toys. It is worth the time and effort to drop by Harbour Market as there are so much to see, taste and experience. Before heading home, be sure to walk towards the end of Marina Walk for the rare-to-find music water fountain. With colourful lighting, trendy music and songs and fantastic water performance, the fountain show by the sandy beach area is available daily from 5pm to 12am.