Wet World Batu Pahat
Lot 138, Jalan Bukit Pasir, Mukim Simpang Kanan V, Taman Tasek Merdeka, Batu Pahat (07 434 6060/www.owg.com.my). The Wet World Batu Pahat is built around Merdeka Lake and spread over a 44-acre landscape. The wave pool, giant slide and action river will prove irresistible to kids but there’s also tamer action to be had in the form of fishing and a petting zoo. This spot is slightly rundown, but still a choice for simple family outings. Mon & Wed-Sun, 10am-7pm. (Above 135cm) RM15; ( 85-135cm) RM12; (Below 85cm) Free.
Satu Suku Surf School
Lot 1003F, Kg Cherating Lama, Kuantan (014 323 2952/www.satusuku.com). Teenagers will love this surf school, accredited by Billabong, on the laidback shores of Cherating. There are a few different packages to choose from but the school is happy to customise lessons. There’s also a shop selling everything your wave rider needs and the school can help organise accommodation for your family. Individual classes (children under 15 years old), RM130/RM150.