The first in Asia, Movie Animation Park (MAPS) built over 21ha in Bandar Meru Jaya, Perak opened its door on 26th June 2016. More than 7,000 visitors thronged the much anticipated Movie Animation Park (MAPS) on its first day of soft opening.
The Park, a joint venture between PCB Development Sdn Bhd and RSG MAPS Sdn Bhd will be an added tourist attraction to the state as it is Visit Perak Year 2017.
MAPS is set to captivate people of all age groups with over 40 attractions spread across six thematic zones such as Animation square, Dream, Blast Off, Live Action, Lakeside and Fantasy forest. The Park also has 15 unique fun thrilling rides, 23 attractions, five international shows and entertainment blended with unique characters like Dreamwork, Smurfs, Boboiboy, Stunt Legends and the Adventures.
The Home of BoBoiBoy is the world’s first and guests can enjoy their beloved characters in an exciting 4D motion adventure on the Floating Island.
Among the attractions there are Mr Peabody and Sherman, Megamind, The Smurfs Live Animation and Stunt Legends, South East Asia’s first car and bike live stunt show held in a custom-built arena for visitors.
The fantasy Forest Zone is dedicated to children aged between three and 12. It gives them the opportunity to explore the “Caves of Wonders”. The children can embark on a mystical journey of an ancient civilisation or marvel at the Upside Down Pyramid by discovering and solving the mystery of this gravity-defying masterpiece.
Another first, in the world is the “Starship” where one can have a meal in one of the three levels of restaurants in a galactic-themed environment. The restaurants serve a variety of cuisines and meal sets.
Guests leaving the park will have fond memories as photo-ops are available for visitors around the park and printed copies of their pictures can be purchased at selected photo kiosks. They can also share their memories on social media instantly as MAPS provides free WIFI with up to 1,000Mbps.
MAPS is expected to attract one and 1.2 Million visitors a year.
Source: The Sun