Looking for an exhilarating places to chill out with your family with? Here’s introducing the Sky Rides Festivals Park, a new exciting family friendly attraction in Putrajaya.

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Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Aziz said the theme park has been elevated to the country’s new top tourism destination for the Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFEST) 2015 initiative.

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The park’s main attraction is the Skyrides Balloon, touted as Malaysia’s first and largest tethered balloon ride, which will lift visitors to a height of 120m, offering an unprecedented view of Putrajaya and its surrounding areas. As a new attraction in Malaysia, SkyRides Balloon is set to entice foreign tourists to visit Malaysia to experience the thrilling ride, which is built over water.

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Here is a picture of the balloon from below during takeoff.

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Putrajaya at night from above.

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Other interesting activities at the park include SkyWarrior Rainforest Challenge. An obstacle course that is wonderful for team building activities.

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The place is also very children friendly. There is SkyKids area for little children to play indoors.

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And also outdoor, where there is plenty of inflatable playground awaits.

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SkyDemo, on the other hand is great for art and crafts enthusiast. Arts and crafts demo is done here daily and apart from learning how to make traditional crafts here, you can also buy souvenirs and bring all the memories home.

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Another thing that is worth mentioning in the park is the Sky Cruise, where you can ride on a boat and cruise along the Putrajaya lake. Here’s the gondola-like boat you can ride. This one is known as the ‘Dondang Sayang’ boat.

The Sky Rides Festivals Park implemented quite an interesting concept where there is things to do by all three Land, Lake and Sky and there is something for everyone in the family.

The theme park is located at Presint 2, Putrajaya. The landmark for it is the Monument Alaf Baru.