For fun activities, close to the Genting Highlands, to the northeast of Kuala Lumpur, at Colmar Tropicale Adventure Park, a 530 metre zip line will carry you laughing with delight at a height of 150 metres above the greenery, while, if you are travelling with children, this French-themed Park also features a number of other interesting activities for family fun.

In Langkawi, Canopy Adventures combine a number of enjoyable activities, including zip lining and abseiling in a wildlife rich setting on Gunung Raya. Another facility on Langkawi is the Skytrex Adventure Park, which features a number of aerial treetop challenges variously suitable for all age groups.

For rock climbers, The Lost World of Tambun is a theme park located in Ipoh and unusually features a number of climbing routes including the iconic ‘Needle of Tambun’, a fascinating natural 40 metre rock tower.

The Batu Caves, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur feature around 170 routes upon its eight climbing crags.

The longest wall climb In Malaysia can be found on Tioman Island, at the Dragon horns, the island’s most prominent physical features. The island also has opportunities for some slab-wall climbing at Nipah.

For rafters, there are a number of choice sites to tumble through rapids. The 13 kilometre stretch of the Singoh River in Gerik Perak ranges from grades III-VI, while at Telom River in the Cameron Highlands offers 14 kilometres of II – IV grade experiences, and the Selangor River at Kuala Kubu Bharu also features a 5 kilometre stretch of grade II-IV rapids.

For fun activities in Malaysian Borneo, atTunku Abdul Rahman National Park, offshore from Kota Kinabalu, the Coral Flyer Zip line will take you from Pulau Gaya to Sapi Island, 250 metres over the tropical waters and achieves a speed of up to 60 km/h.

Also near Kota Kinabalu, a 320 metre zip line across the Kiulu River affords good views of Mount Kinabalu.

Climbing the mountain itself, Borneo’s highest at 4,095 metres (13,435 feet) is the premier prized adventure activity in Borneo and takes two days to complete and is suitable for any relatively fit person from teenage onward, though in bad weather, the ascent can show its more dangerous side.

The mountain also features an option to explore its upper reaches on the Via Ferrata, a series of ropeways and ladders, which provide a more challenging aspect to the experience.

White water rafters can enjoy the thrill of rafting in Sabah’s Padas Gorge through 9 kilometres of grade III and IV features. For novices, a gentler I - II grade ride of 7 kilometres is a comfortable alternative.

For cavers, the awesome chambers of Gunung Mulu National Park are a spelunking delight, and include the Deer Cave, which, only in 2009, lost its title as the world's largest to the newly discovered Son Doong Cave in Vietnam.