ESCAPE – Making Tourism Sustainable by Maintaining High Standards

loading ESCAPE is a Guiness World Record Holder for the longest tube water slide, measuring at 1,111m! Photo: ESCAPE.

TUCKED DEEP IN Teluk Bahang is the kampung-concept theme park ESCAPE, the brainchild of chief ESCAPE officer Sim Choo Kheng. Inspired by his childhood adventures around his village, the park features dare-devil rides and games fitted into the natural landscape. ESCAPE comprises three sections: Adventureplay, Waterplay and Gravityplay, and holds the Guinness World Record for the longest water slide at 1,111m!1 In 2009 his Dubai-based company Sim Leisure won the open tender for the construction of an eco-rural concept theme park on a 44-acre site in Teluk Bahang, aimed at boosting the island’s tourism. After countless rejections from banks to finance ...

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