About the Genting Cable Car in Malaysia | Routes, Highlights & More
The Genting Cable Car is an aerial gondola lift system that is the most convenient way to reach the Genting Highlands. There are two cable car routes that travel this route, the Awana SkyWay, and the Genting SkyWay.
Read on to find out more about the Genting Cable Car, its routes, and what makes it so popular.
Genting Cable Car Overview
What is the Genting Cable Car?
Where Can I Buy Genting Cable Car Tickets?
Genting Cable Car Routes
Awana SkyWay Line
Aboard the Awana SkyWay you can go on an exciting journey that begins from from Awana Station in the Pahang region of Malaysia. Travel over a historic 130 million-year-old rainforest and see the see the picturesque hilly landscape unfold below. Alight at the Chin Swee Caves Temple, and explore this Taoist religious site before climbing back on board the cable car and journeying onward towards the SkyAvenue Station in the Genting Highlands.
Stops: Awana Station — Chin Swee Station — SkyAvenue Station
Genting SkyWay Line
The older line of the Genting Cable Car, the Genting SkyWay was opened in 1997, and remains a unique way to experience the Genting Highlands. Your journey starts at the Gohtong Jaya township, which is a few hours away from Kuala Lumpur. The Genting SkyWay station is at the top of a 5-storey building, with stunning views of the surrounding lush rainforest. The ride takes you to the Resort Hotel in the Genting Highlands.
Stops: Gohtong Jaya Station — Resort Hotel Station
Genting Cable Car Operating Hours
Awana SkyWay Hours
It is open daily. The operating hours are:
7 AM – 10 PM
Duration: The cable car ride takes about 10 minutes.
Genting SkyWay Timings
It is open every day. The opening hours are:
7:30 AM – 11:59 PM
Duration: The cable car ride takes about 15 minutes.
Note: The Genting SkyWay is usually closed while Awana SkyWay is in operation, with the two systems will taking turns to serve customers.
What to See From the Genting Cable Car?
Chin Swee Cave Temples
This Taoist religious site is located on the slopes of the Genting Highlands. Chin Swee Temple was built by Lim Goh Tong, the man who developed the Genting Highlands, in honor of the Buddhist figure Chin Swee.
Lim Gohtong Memorial Park
This park was built to commemorate the founder of Genting Highlands, Lim Goh Tong. Visitors can pay their respects at a Memorial Hall, and walk in the park surrounded by orchid blossoms.
Strawberry Leisure Farm
This farm is located in Gohtong Jaya, a town in the Genting Highlands. It is known for its hydroponic strawberry farming, and flower gardens. It also features a shopping alley.
Near Gohtong Jaya is Mini Cameron. Also called 'Garden in the Sky', it houses a produce market, an orchid garden, and a nursery high up in the hills. There are also a number of restaurants and a cafe.
Happy Bee Farm
Located near Gohtong Jaya, this is an apiary and gallery. You can learn all about honey production, taste some delicious samples, and see number of local butterflies and birds.
Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park
Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park covers over 400,000 sq ft and has over 20 exciting attractions. These include a roller coaster, a Ferris wheel, a swinging ship, bumper cars, and a large gaming arcade.
Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park
This theme park is built across 26 acres and features 26 rides and attractions suitable for all ages. There are adventure-inspired “worlds”, like Eagle Mountain, Liberty Lane, Ice Age, and more.
All Your Questions About the Genting Cable Car Answered
A. The Genting Cable Car is an aerial gondola lift system that takes visitors up to the Genting Highlands.
A. Yes, you can buy Genting cable car tickets online here.
A. The Genting Skyway and the Awana Skyway are two of the major routes of the Genting Cable Car. The Genting SkyWay runs from Gohtong Jaya to Resort Hotel in the Genting Highlands. Awana SkyWay runs from Awana Station to SkyAvenue Station.
A. The gondolas of the Awana SkyWay can carry 6-10 passengers, while those along the Genting SkyWay can carry 8 passengers in each cabin.
A. The Awana SkyWay has 109 gondolas, while the Genting SkyWay has over 50.
A. The Awana SkyWay takes 10 minutes, while the Genting SkyWay takes 15 minute.
A. The Genting Cable Car operates at a speed of 6 meters per second (21.6 km/h)
A. The Awana SkyWay is 2,400 m long, while the Genting SkyWay is 3,380 m long.
A. The Genting Cable Car takes visitors up by 620 meters.