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Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

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Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

We don't gamble. We (young couple) live in North America and have been to many world-class amusement parks.

What else is there to do in Genting Highlands? Is it worth going still?

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1. Re: Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

Well, I won't label the amusement park at Genting as world class but it's the best in Malaysia. The casino surely is far behind those available in the US.

The environment up there is great. Can be too crowded depending on the season also. You can do some shopping there and enjoy the weather. Certainly the best place to visit and escape from the hot and humidity after stopping at KL for a few days.

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2. Re: Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

Genting caters more for the domestic or south-east asian tourist. Or those who want to gamble in the casinos or just take a break from the hot weather down in Kuala Lumpur ("KL").

I would hesitate to recommend it to someone from North America, Europe or Australia which have much better amusement parks; but who knows, it could still be an enjoyable outing if you need a break from KL.

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3. Re: Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

Even the "cooler" weather in Genting is debatable. For locals, 20 deg C is cool ... that's because it never gets lower than 23 deg C at "ground" level, even during the cooler monsoon months of November and December. Coming from Halifax, 20 deg C is summer for you!

Forget about the amusement park ... no way does it compare to Disney or the like. And hmmm shopping, just hit the shops in KL.

But yes, I think if you've never travelled to the equatorial climates, the heat and humidity will get to you ... so just stay indoors (read: malls!) or lie by the pool.

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4. Re: Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

There are many, many places that you should visit before considering Genting.

Keep it at the bottom of your 'must do' list.

5. Re: Genting worth going to? We don't gamble.

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