Nickelodeon Opens Lost Lagoon Attraction in Malaysia

Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon
Courtesy of VIMN Asia

Viacom has opened its first Nickelodeon-themed attraction in Malaysia.

The Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon is part of the Sunway Lagoon, an 88-acre theme park in Selangor Province, Malaysia. Sunway Lagoon includes five other entertainment units: Water Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park, Interactive Wildlife Park and Lynton V Harris Scream Park.

The Nickelodeon component includes 14 attractions, built at a cost of $23.8 million (RM100 million) and using the latest in reactive technology. Some of these are themed with Nickelodeon’s hit properties, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Nickelodeon section also includes waterslide rides, retail shops, games and food outlets – as well as a daily slime event.

“Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon will enable kids and families in Malaysia and around Southeast Asia to connect with our brand and Nickelodeon’s iconic characters in a unique and meaningful way that will further deepen their relationship with Nickelodeon,” said Mark Whitehead, executive VP and MD, Viacom International Media Networks Asia.

Sunway is a leading property-construction conglomerate in Malaysia with 12 business divisions stretching to hospitality, healthcare, education.

The opening was attended by guest of honor, Selangor Chief Minister, Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Bin Ali; Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah; Sunway Group deputy chairman Tan Sri Datuk Seri Razman M. Hashim, and Mark Whitehead, executive VP and MD, Viacom International Media Networks Asia.

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