Legoland Malaysia general manager Siegfried Boerst said the RM700 million theme park on a 76-acre land in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor, was 75 per cent
He said that last month, the contractors began work on theming the park, and next month they would begin installing the 50 million Lego bricks and models.
reporters here today.
Legoland Malaysia here is the sixth Legoland theme park in the world and the first in Asia.
The park, with seven special themes namely Lego kingdom, imagination, land of adventure, lego technic, the beginning, lego city and miniland, is especially
designed for families with children from two to 12 years of age.
Boerst said over 35,000 annual passes had been sold and 60 per cent of the buyers were Malaysians. The annual passes, priced at RM195 per adult and RM150 per child, are valid until end of 2013.
Tickets are available online through the AirAsia RedTix and Legoland Malaysia websites.
Boerst said Legoland Malaysia was in talks with local tour operators to provide packages for visitors from the Klang Valley.
"We hope to provide more transportation for our visitors here and there are plans to set a up new route with the local authority for buses to be here," he
On accommodation, he said, Merlin Entertainments Group had signed a management agreement with LL Themed Hotel Sdn Bhd to develop and build the
Legoland Hotel. The Legoland Hotel is expected to be ready in 2014.
"We are in discussion with the hoteliers and we hope they can work together with us," he said.
Legoland Malaysia will feature more than 40 interactive rides, shows and attractions when it opens.
Other Legoland theme parks across the world are in Denmark, the United Kingdom, Germany and Florida and California in the USA.