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05 Things to Do in Sepang – A haven for entertainment

Located in the Selangor state of Malaysia is the city of Sepang known for being one of the most popular cities in Selangor and one of the more popular Malaysian tourist destinations.


Visit the Sepang International Circuit

The Sepang International Circuit is one of the most popular attractions in the city. Built in 1999, this racing circuit is an internationally recognized racing track and in fact hosts the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix. Spanning a length of 5.543km and comprising several tight corners and challenging bends, this track truly is one of the best places to watch racing in the Southeast Asian region. Apart from Formula One, the Sepang International Circuit also hosts Malaysian Motocross Grand Prix and A1 Grand Prix, so keep an eye out for these events while you are in Sepang. The track also features kart racing and many other facilities, making it a must-visit attraction.


Check out the Extreme Park

Not all hotels offer extreme sports parks as part of their 'things to do in Sepang', but that's exactly what AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort has to offer. Extreme Park, as its name suggests, is a park dedicated to all sorts of extreme sports and activities. At this park you can engage in go-karting, archery, zip lining, canoeing, kayaking, ATV riding and even a designated paintballing area! Families and friends are sure to love Extreme Park as much of the activities are designed so that they can be enjoyed as a group, ensuring that the whole experience is enhanced. So make sure you check out the Extreme Park!


Mangrove River Cruises

Sepang is home to many rich mangrove forests and marshes. Given the luscious conditions of these mangrove forests and marshes, they serve as a perfect habitat for many species of mammals, reptiles and avifauna. The mangrove forests are located amongst meandering water bodies, making them ideal for cruises for those who wish to explore them. The mysterious forests themselves are mesmerizing enough, but if you have a sharp eye you might spot several exotic birds, monkeys, monitor lizards and many more exciting creatures.


Shop at gateway@klia2

If you want to shop while in Sepang then head over to gateway@klia2. This large shopping complex is located between the Main Terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and the drop-off point, and is one of Sepang's hottest shopping attractions. With many shops of international brands as well as local brands, gateway@klia2 is a great place to get all your shopping done. Although primarily a shopping mall, gateway@klia2 also boasts a range of dining options and offers many other services, thus making it a great place to visit even if you aren't keen on shopping too much.


Visit Banghuris Homestay

Part of visiting a foreign destination is to explore its culture and lifestyle, and the best place to visit to understand and explore Malaysia traditional lifestyle and culture is Banghuris Homestay. Banghuris Homestay comprises three traditional Malaysian villages which have resisted urbanization to a great extent. Here you will get to see the traditional Malaysian wooden houses as well as the simple lifestyle of Malaysian folk. Banghuris Homestay is part of Sepang's eco-tourism project, and visiting this attraction is sure to open your eyes to traditional Malaysian culture and lifestyles.