Parents, don\u2019t you just dread that one parental assignment every time the weekend or holidays roll around? Yes, we are talking about planning a fun getaway or weekend activities for the kids. *cries in mum* It\u2019s \u201ctoo far, too boring, too crowded, too hot, too basic, too much!\u201d \u2026there\u2019s always a \u2018but\u2019 and a groan! Surely, there must be one destination that would please all ages, right? Well, you know we won\u2019t ask if we haven\u2019t got you covered! So buckle up, parents, because the ride is about to shake up the young and old in the family! Welcome to GL Play by Gamuda Land! That\u2019s right! The well-known property developer does not just bring you modern, state-of-the-art residences, it also brings on a fun lifestyle in the form of GL Play by Gamuda Land. GL Play is the leisure and hospitality arm of Gamuda Land, offering a unique range of exciting experiences to the community and visitors to their townships. This is where families come together, friendships bond, and communities are created. In short, GL Play is the 'One-Stop Play Place' where all the latest events and attractions around Gamuda Land\u2019s townships are featured! GL Play on A Mission With a mission to create a haven for leisure and adventure where guests can reconnect with the wonders of nature as well as engage in exciting sporting adventures, GL Play has mindfully designed these unique components at Gamuda Cove: \tPaya Indah Discovery Wetlands \tWetlands Arboretum \tDiscovery Park \tSplashMania Waterpark With a curation of activities and events ranging from urban farming, birdwatching, fishing, water play, camping, paintball and go-karting to joining the edutainment programmes or a Safari Insta-Tour, guests are assured of an experiential immersion of all senses where tranquillity and excitement coexist! Let\u2019s Take a Quick Tour Around Paya Indah Discovery Wetlands The Paya Indah Discovery Wetlands consist of 1,111 acres of natural wetlands that act as a habitat for diverse wildlife. This spectacular natural conservatory with 14 lakes is home to over 14 species of reptiles (including crocodiles and turtles!) and 225 species of birds, as well as hippopotamuses and other mammals. There will not be a dull moment here! Hop on the back of a safari truck with experienced rangers on its Safari Insta-Tour\u00a0and take a scenic tour through a beautiful bamboo trail, the Sendayan Lake, and the nostalgic Rumah Melayu! Lots of beautiful scenery for the family album! Nature lovers in the family, look out for some amazing wildlife along the banks as you go on a leisurely Boat Cruise across a lake in an open boat. Wetlands Arboretum Meanwhile, the Wetlands Arboretum is a natural sanctuary for wildlife conservation, nature research, and forest fitness. It aims to fight climate change while fostering education and biodiversity research. Established as a base for environmental education, it has introduced more than 200 species and approximately 3,000 trees are preserved in this initiative! Programmes available in the Wetlands Arboretum Centre include the Jungle School Programme 2.0, an outdoor social learning experience created for family and children ages 4-12 years old. It also serves as a platform for Orang Asli communities to showcase their cultural values through the Orang Asli handicraft workshop. A perfect way to get closer and learn about our friends of the land! Discovery Park Next up, the toes-wiggling Discovery Park is a 23\u2013acre park that offers an exciting and unique experience of Sporting & Adventure. Dare we say? This is GL Play\u2019s ultimate location for adventure! With a long list of activities\u2014be it the carousel for the young\u2019uns, the trampoline, or even the bungee trampoline\u2014we promise the only sound the kids will make is happy squeals and heart-warming laughs! And that\u2019s not all; there is something for adult thrill seekers too! Be sure to check out: \tCove Aerobar: The very first in Southeast Asia, Cove Aerobar is the crown jewel of Discovery Park. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire park from 35 meters above the ground. \tGoosebumps Rope Course: The rope course with the greatest number of elements in Malaysia, as certified by the Malaysia Book of Records. It is 16 meters high and 20 meters in diameter. It has 11 climbing elements for kids and a whopping 57 climbing elements for adults, including abseiling and even a rooftop event platform! \tBeach Pool Club: This inspired poolside oasis is the perfect place to chill and relax the sunny, breezy afternoon away while the thrill-seeking kids discharge their endless load of energy! But wait, there\u2019s more! From 13 August 2023 onward, new activities like Paintball Target Shooting, RUD Karting, ATV, and Archery (September 2023) will be rolled out in stages to up the fun factor! The speed of RUD's brand new electric karts can be remotely-adjusted, so racers as little as 60 cm can now experience go-karting! RUD Karting is bringing the popular The Rud Cafe & Bistro to Gamuda Cove, where you can fuel up while enjoying the penthouse view of the race track from the camping-style terrace. SplashMania Waterpark In this hot tropical weather, there is no better place to be than at the SplashMania Waterpark, now this is where you come for nature and stay for the fun! Home to award-winning water slides and first-of-its-kind attractions, no one will be allowed to feel bored here! That\u2019s for sure! Let\u2019s take a look at some of the slides available to whet your appetite: \tAtlantis VR: Malaysia\u2019s first virtual reality slide \u2013 talk about the mother of all slides, this one is a legend. Marrying the simple fun of a slide with VR technology, you will scream for more! Get ready to be transported into the lost kingdom of Atlantis! \tShaka Waka: Immerse yourself in dramatic visual effects while sliding down enclosed blackhole tubes at high speed. Talk about getting your adrenaline pumping at high speed! \tPlunge: Swoosh 6 storeys down a single flume at incredibly high speed. At 75 degrees steepness, this one\u2019s for the hero! \tMini Monsta: While there\u2019s a humongous Monsta slide available for the strong-hearted ones, not to worry, the little ones will not be left out either. Check out this mini (but equally exhilarating!) slide with your younger children for a relaxing and fun time! \tAmazonia: A multi-level ship (Yes, you read that right. A life-sized SHIP!) that contains an event space, waterslides, DJ deck, and a Titanic Moment spot to feed your \u2018Gram. It\u2019s like taking a cruise, but better! Are. You. Ready? Kudos if you have read this far! But this also means that the activities highlighted are pretty out of this world, right?! Well, whatchu waiting for? Gather everyone, whip out the wetsuits, and it\u2019s go-time! Whether you are seeking relaxation, edutainment, excitement, or even a chance to connect with nature (or your loved ones!), Gamuda Cove is the place to be! Book your visit now at www.glplay.com.my or download the GL Play app, available on the App Store or Google Play Store for more exciting deals. But wait, there\u2019s more good news! Motherhood readers are entitled to a 10% discount on GL Play\u2019s ala carte products based on the published rate of the below attractions: \tGamuda Cove, Kuala Langat \tSplashMania Waterpark* (Applicable on weekends only) \tDiscovery Park \tPaya Indah Discovery Wetlands \tGamuda Gardens, Sungai Buloh North \tXploria \ttwentyfive7, Kota Kemuning \tQuayside Simply purchase via OTP at www.glPlay.com.my and enter the promo code: MOTHERHOOD10. Its validity period is from 15 August 2023 to 15 November 2023, so act quickly! Visit GL Play's website, Facebook and Instagram pages for more updated information. Now, excuse us; we have holiday luggage to pack! Meet us there with your kids, parents! For more insightful stories and fun recipes, stay tuned to Motherhood Story!