Shah Alam Lake Garden
It has become the most famous spot in Shah Alam for its residents to go for jogging or relaxing while enjoying its beautiful and attractive scenery that surrounds the lake especially in the evenings and even on weekends. As one of Shah Alam landmark, Shah Alam Lake Garden in Selangor is often referred to as the ‘green lung’ of Selangor’s state capital. It is a favourite retreat for many Klang Valley residents especially on weekends and in the evenings.
Even though it is a man-made lake, its beauty is comparable. The lake is divided into three sections namely East, West and Central. The east section is called Tasik Damai, the west section is called Tasik Permai while the middle section is called Tasik Indah. The total area of this recreation park is 43 hectares.
Beautifully surrounded by fascinating landscape and well-maintained gardens, you could take a relaxing walk around the footpath. The footpath is linked between water theme park, Wet World. A floating sea food restaurant, playgrounds and picnic areas which are also the main attractions here. There are solid platforms at certain sections of the lake for you to walk and see the tortoise, fish and other fresh water habitat in the surrounding area.
There are also many canoes are available for rent with a fee less than RM10 per hour. Life jacket will be provided and instructor will teach you how to go for ‘kayaking’ in the lake.
How to get there?
Take the KTM komuter train and stop at Shah Alam station. From there, you can catch a cab and in approximate 10 minutes you already there. Another way around is by getting on RapidKL bus number 63 or 338 from Kuala Lumpur and stop at the station near Maybank in Shah Alam City Centre, walk towards the PKNS building and you will see the lake.