Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng officially launched Escape Adventureplay, the first phase of the Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang.
The first phase which cost RM18mil utilises existing jungle trees in its 2.8ha grounds for the many adventurous games and challenges. When completed, the theme park will cost about RM200mil.
Natural sounds from the forest gives the park the extra edge, besides the fresh air and natural sunshine.
Founder and chief executive of Sim Leisure Group Sim Choo Kheng, who operates Adventureplay, said the park would promote eco-friendly values.
Lim took the opportunity to spend quality time with his family and sat on a Tubby tube with his youngest son in the Tubby Race, a gravity ride through a twisting and turning journey.