Contributed by Brennen
Joseph Sta Maria
like a bird. Take to the sky. Breathe deeply and enjoy the crisp mountain air.
With the Awana Skyway Cable Car, you can enjoy all these! The 2.8 kilometres ride up from Awana Skyway
Station to Resorts World Genting is exhilarating and refreshing. You will spot the
newly renovated Chin Swee Caves Temple along the way.. Above all, you will enjoy a panoramic view of the
130 million years old rainforest below!
The trip itself takes only 10 minutes as the 99 standard
gondolas—including 10 glass-floored ones—move at a top speed of six metres per
second. The period of waiting and travelling on the cable car has been reduced
drastically compared to the old cable car system. The gondolas transport
approximately 3,000 passengers per hour. Passengers embark and disembark at the
Awana Skyway Station and the SkyAvenue Station.
Below is a quick guide on using the Awana Skyway cable car:
Location: SkyAvenue Station
Operating Hours: 7am until midnight (seven days a week)
1. Getting there
Look out for the easy-to-spot signage that directs you to
Awana Skyway Station. It is located at the new SkyAvenue Mall.
2. Ticket Counters
ticket counters of SkyAvenue Station are on Level 4 of the mall. You can purchase
tickets directly at the counters or the available self-service ticketing
Lane A and
B are for standard MICE/Tours passengers.
Lane C is the express priority
Lane D is for passengers who purchase a
ride on a glass-floor gondola.
3. Ticket Prices
Tickets for the standard gondola are priced at RM8 per person
or 5GP for Genting Rewards Card members. Note that an express boarding pass can
be purchased for RM40.
Tickets for the glass-floor gondola are RM50 per person or
40GP for Genting Rewards Card members.
Passengers are required to follow the instructions given by
the ushers on duty. They board according to the capacity of the gondolas; 10
passengers for the standard gondola and six passengers for the glass-floor
The cable car passes through Chin Swee Station before
arriving at SkyAvenue Station. However, to stop at Chin Swee Station while
travelling from Awana Skyway Station, passengers need to get on the cable car
at Level 2 of the Awana Bus Terminal located at the station.
5. Awana Transportation Hub
If you are travelling home by bus, you can proceed to the
Awana Transportation Hub located at Level G of Awana Skyway Station where you can
purchase your bus ticket. There are also signages to guide you along the way.
more information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com
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