nearly half a year after my first visitwith Bukit Gambang,
we were back there again for the second time..
our 3 days 2 nights stay was at Caribbean Bay Family Suites..
and our trip was also complementary! =)
just to refresh your memories on my previous visit, click here!
if i am not mistaken, we used the North-South highway to Kuantan..
we dropped by Kampung Bukit Tinggi for late breakfast..
we had both dried and soup wantan mee.. it was pretty good!
their half-boiled egg and Milo ais was heavenly too.. =)
after checking-in and a short rest, we headed to Kuantan town..
the 40 minute drive there was really noisy..
as little Alvin and Aleyna was having a lot of fun in the car! =P
we had lunch in Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant,
it is smacked in the middle of an industrial area..
the fishy smell greeted us the moment we stepped out of the car!
we had like 10 dishes per table and we had more share.. =P
there were very few people when we arrived..
probably because of the heavy rain earlier!
we spent more time there this time!
it was a 10 minute walk per way.. good exercise!
as we walked and stopped to take pictures!
at the start and the end of the journey! freakyyy~
cousin Lisyn brought a whole stack of them.. haha..
we made bangles, crowns, balls and skipping rope out of them!
the best part is, we waved at people who walked passed our room~
i couldn't sleep well on the first night even though i was tired..
no thanks to my neighbours upstairs! *grrrr*
i have no idea what on earth they were doing,
seemed like they were moving house or spring cleaning..
from the moment i went to bed at 1am,
i heard non-stop moving of furniture, laughther and cheers!
at first i thought i was hearing things,
cos my cousin was sleeping soundly.. so i prayed!
but i later i heard people talking so loud and clear..
i opened my window and saw someone on the balcony above..
i just stared at him and shut the window again..
i continued opening and closing the windows a couple of times,
i really felt like shouting "SHUT UPPP!!" each time.. but i tahan~~
then it was 3am, i couldn't take it anymore..
i picked up the phone and called the reception.. i was like:
"i am calling from room S1-03-05, my neighbours upstairs
have been really noisy up for quite a while..
can you please send someone to ask them to tone down?
we really need some sleep! thank you"
the reception guy was like "it's upstairs, not next door?"
i replied "it's definitely upstairs!" his action were swift..
by 3.15am, it just peace and quiet.. barely any sound..
i had my sweet dreams almost immediately! =)
the doorbell rang at like 8 something..
it was time for breakfast, but my cousin and i slept in later..
the buffet breakfast was only for 20 people for 5 suites..
the extra 4 of us, including my mum and aunt ate whatever had..
from tuna sandwich to siew pau to biscuits.. very well prepared!
we changed into our swimsuits, put on a shirt..
and walked towards the Waterpark..
according to my mum and aunt who were relaxing in their room,
which was like 5 minute walk from the waterpark entrance..
the queue for the cars continued up till 2pm! fuyoh~
while waiting, i observe my surroundings..
people around me were either busy talking or snapping photos..
it was raining outside, and the roof were very leaky!
i wonder how much they get paid for the sloppy work?
this place is less than half a year old and showing signs of aging?
1st world facilities, 3rd class maintainence! *shakes head*
Bukit Gambang Waterpark has this cashless policy..
so we have to insert some money into our wristband..
mine had like RM50 in it, any extras would be refunded..
you can reload inside the waterpark too..
but i doubt you want to do that cos of the queue!
from renting tubes, lockers and buying drinks plus food..
all they do is scan your wristband.. easy eh?
we had to go through the gift shop to enter the waterpark..
another long wait and a lot of pushing and squeezing!
by the time all of us manage to enter the premise..
one hour has passed.. terrible ain't it?
and it was another 30 minutes to queue up for tubes!
we officially started playing at 12.45pm..
the park closes at 6pm, so we have like 5 hours to have fun!
since the best times cannot be captured in pictures..
i only have very few pictures of the place..
i can't be carrying the camera everywhere i go..
it rained half the time and i am always wet anyway!
our very first ride was the Crystal slides..
we repeatedly sat on all 3 of the slides for quite a few times..
climbing up a gazillion steps with the tubes was tiring!
and you know what, i think having sand there is a bad idea..
the colour of the water was pretty muddy!
they had other options like spaghetti and pizza.. *yum yum*
thieves are everywhere as apparently they were out of tubes!
we went for more Crystal Slides and Family Raft Ride..
i think it's the best thing to do in the waterpark.. hehe..
i didn't like the 6-lane Racer Slides though..
everybody in the queue practically stares at you sliding down..
and the interesting part is, they have a timer on each lane..
so you can compare with your mates and see who wins..
those in queue may laugh at you when you get stuck halfway..
or maybe fly way above the slides while sliding down..
i felt like i was going to be thrown away from my mat!
i came in 3rd place, and don't plan to go for another try! =P
i thought they are waiting for announcement or something..
from someone who climbed up the playground..
eventually, i found out that they were waiting for the BIG SPLASH!
it's like a really nice massage.. but no tubes allowed in the area!
we could only flow with the water..
tube-to-tube rubbing was unavoidable.. they had waves too!
we passed through the tunnel for Journey of Ice..
screamed a couple of times with the top of our lungs..
those were really good times! =D
we left the waterpark at around 5.30pm..
thank god we brought along our own towels..
it was weird that they don't provide any for customers!
the toilet wait was insanely mad too.. i waited 10 minutes to pee!
you can't expect me to urinate in the water,
which i bet some people do.. ewww!
and guess what, they was only 2 people in front of me.. =S
we were really really hungry.. that's why!
and i think RM39.90 for the food served is a little pricey!
since some of the machines there don't work well..
they eat up your coins beforeeven you start the game!
we sang karaoke in the box for RM1 per song instead.. haha..
followed by board games, cards and mahjong in my room!
and their TV channels were pathetic..
i understand if there is no Astro but only TV1, TV2 and TV3?
they should at least include NTV7 and 8TV..
these two channels have which has better programmes.. =)
this is actually the view behind the concierge! looks good~
the Active Academy also offered some activities..
like mini-ATV (super mini, super expensive)..
paintball and jungle-trekking too.. but rain tampered it all~
our journey home took around 7 freaking hours!
we used the old road back to KL..
as the adults wanted to stop by Jerantut for lunch..
my butt was kinda hurt but thank god the lunch was good!
so it was worth it.. hehe..
it was just heavy rain all the way back to KL..
traffic jam as a car overturned and was stuck onto the divider,
with a few cars collided with one another forming a train..
apparently a few cars were speeding..
and overtook us just moments before,
but we stopped for a toilet break! God bless us!
you can give Bukit Gambang a try..
but don't go during December when all these collide:
public holiday, school holiday, weekend and raining season!
my experience tells it all..
but if you must, you definitely don't need sunblock! hehe..
that all for now! =)