Mention hanging out in KL to your friends and you can immediately see the calculator going off in their heads. But there's so much to do in KL without causing damage to your wallets and they don't involve strolling aimlessly in ginormous malls.
Here is a list of things you can do in KL for under RM50:
KUALA LUMPUR BIRD PARK | RM25Check out all the friendly and colourful birds of paradise at KL Bird Park
This bird park is the world's largest free-flight walk-in aviary. That's a mouthful but it means birds are allowed to fly freely instead of being kept in cages. Here, you'll be able to find 3,000 birds from 250 species. Great for nature lovers as well as families with curious little kids. Don't forget your MyKad for a 40% discount off your ticket!
KL UPSIDE DOWN HOUSE | RM20Take fun pictures at the Upside Down House at Menara KL!
Want to spend the day goofing off with your friends and have a really cool photo's to show off on your social media? This is the place to be. Explore this house in its entirety, going from room to room, where everything is upside down! Not only is the inside of the house topsy-turvy, but the actual house is also upside down from the outside and is surrounded by an upside down garden.
2D BUBBLE TEA | Free entry (drinks are under RM20)Believe or not, this Tatami Area at the 2D Bubble Tea is NOT a drawing!
Ever felt like you want to live in a comic book? Well at 2D, you can almost do it. Inspired by a Korean cafe, 2D's interior looks like the pages of a colouring book! The monotonous cafe features Japanese aesthetics with different scenes like an onsen (bathhouse), a tatami area, a classroom scene, and more.
AQUARIA KLCC | RM49Explore the amazing underwater life at Aquaria KLCC!
No need to travel far and wide to see beautiful marine life. This oceanarium has a 90-metre transparent tunnel that lets you come face-to-face with exotic sea creatures. There are over 250 different species of marine life, and 5,000 land and aquatic animals from Malaysia and around the world. This two-level facility also houses interactive information kiosks on fish and turtle conservation.
CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB | RM20 onwards (depending on the show)Featuring some of the best local and international comics, laughs are in abundance at the Crackhouse Comedy Club!
Get ready to get your ribs tickled and your sides split wide open at Malaysia's very first comedy club. It's open to those aged 18 and up, so you know the jokes are good. They consistently showcase the best local, regional, and international headliners with 4 shows every week ranging from amatuer open mic nights, whacky improv, Bahasa stand-up, to heavyweight pro comics from all over the world.
*BONUS* ATV ADVENTURE | RM100ATV Adventures just at the doorstep of KL!
If you’re willing to spend more for twice the adventure, then check out our KL ATV Waterfall Adventure. You’ll get to conquer KL’s rainforest riding an ATV, brave through rough terrains and muddy tracks, and at the end of it take a refreshing swim in the 7-tier waterfall. Sounds like the perfect adventure for the coming weekend, if you ask us!