An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi offers a plethora of attractions to everyone. Stunning locales, sparkling blue ocean, laidback atmosphere and the overall fun vibe make Langkawi island one of the most sought places in Malaysia. If you are planning a travel to Malaysia, then visiting Langkawi is a must. Visit these incredible sites and make your trip to Langkawi island, an affair to remember!
Here’s a list of some great things to do in Langkawi Islands.
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Telaga Harbour Park, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
09:30 am - 07:00 pm
You can take a ride on this cable car from the base station located in the oriental village which lies at the foot of the Machincang mountain range. This modern-day gondola takes the visitors on a scenic ride with panoramic views of the surroundings forests and seven falls waterfall. To top the beauty charts, the view of the sea make it a combination like none other. The eagles, hornbills and assortment of birds and wildlife add to the amazement.
The middle station displays the range of unique rock formations which are the integral geological feature of the mountain range formed 500 million years ago. The visitors can get down and have a walk to observe the beauty of the place.
The final stop of the journey is the top station from which is the top of Gunung Machincang.
The platforms, the rock tower peaks that provide a panoramic view of the islands, pinnacles and caves are nothing short of nature’s marvels.
The over-ruling height of Gunung Machincang (708m), its commanding views over Langkawi, the western sea-coast, and the dramatic views over the funnel with its staggered rock blocks will make the visitors wonder in amazement and bring the visitors so close to nature that they can practically touch it!
You can optimize your tour by visiting the sky bridge and the skypos to have a picturesque view of the valley from the top.There are many other attractions like the mini zoo and deer farm that you can visit. Interesting activities like jungle trekking is also available if you love hiking. There are many fun activities like refloxology, wax zone and fun portraits that you enjoy. The gift and the souvenir shop help you take symbolic memories back home. If this is not enough, you can visit the oriental village- which is a huge attraction in itself!
One of the most popular cable car in Malaysia, Langkawi is a well visited destination among tourist. You need to buy Langkawi Cable Car Tickets to ride the car. The Langkawi Cable Car Ticket Prices may differ as per the age group. Please check the website before visits for opening hours and other Langkawi Cable Car Ticket Costs. You can Buy Tickets for Langkawi Cable Car from there itself, but it is recommended to visit early to get Tickets for Langkawi Cable Car as the place gets crowded later.
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Pulau Dayang Bunting, Kedah, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Dayang Bunting Island is shaped like a reclined lady and it is believed that anyone who swims in its fresh-water lake will be blessed with fertility.
The ride from Kuah Jetty to reach the island takes about 15 minutes and another 15 minutes of hike takes you to the mystical lake! A stream of shops that line the lake to sell food and drinks make it a perfect place to relax and unwind and embrace the view of the waters embarking the beautiful islands!
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Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Spread over 6.2 acres on a alluring beach of Patai Cenang, Underwater world Langkawi, also known as UWL is a huge freshwater aquarium in Asia. It is a home to 4000 varieties of fish and different 500 species displayed in more than 100 tanks.
This is the largest aquarium in Malaysia and the visitors can observe the animals, birds and inhabitants or the Sub-Antarctic, temperate, tropical rainforest regions.
A gigantic hexagonal tank that can accommodate 600,000 liters of sea water is a huge attraction. Sharks, stingrays and other sea creatures can be observed from the laminated glass tunnel. There is also a representation of various ecosystems like tropical rainforests, temperate and sub-Antarctic. Underwater penguin tunnel is a great way to observe swimming penguins.
The shopping centre and cafe are also a good pastime on your visit.
Visitors throughout the year flock to this freshwater aquarium to get a glimpse of its 4000 varieties of fish. Not surprisingly the Underwater World Tickets are often sold out. Tickets for Underwater World can be availed on site or their official website. However, to get some great deals buy tickets for Underwater World from our tickets section. Underwater World ticket prices vary as per age, in terms of children, adults and senior citizens. The Underwater World ticket price is unexpectedly very reasonable, adding to the delight of this wonderful place.
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Kuah Jetty, Kedah, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia
This is one of the most popular man made attraction on the islands and is also called as eagle square. It includes a large eagle sculpture posed to take a flight and is 12 meter in height. Due to its popularity, the great eagle has become one of the icons of Langkawi and attracts a lot of tourists to it. The square is picturesque and offers you a platform to watch ferries ply across the harbor.
It can be reached by a ferry ride which is pretty much enjoyable. The Dataran Lang has miniature fountains, bridges and terraces and sunset watching is a tourist’s favorite activity here.
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
A part of the island hoping tour in Langkawi, the specialty of this island is its snorkelling! Ideal for a half-day trip and picnics! The Island is known for its pristine beauty spread across shores and emerald waters. Since the island isn’t commercialized yet, it is clean, green and immensely beautiful. For leisure seekers who wish to relax with a book, sunbathe, or go for a refreshing swim in the clear blue waters, this is an ideal location. The name of the island, Bera Basah, is translated as the Island of Wet Rice, termed after its white sandy allure. Flanked by forests and magnificent mountains, this island looks like a piece of heaven on earth.
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Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Experience the wonders of nature at Langkawi’s coastal mangrove forest. Stopping at the jetty, you can then walk along a wooden platform through a mangrove swamp while admiring the natural beauty of the overhanging Bogak tree, tree crabs, macaques and unique limestone formations. The path leads you directly to a bat-filled cave!
Developed on the oldest limestone- the Setul formation, the pinnacles of various sizes and shapes are breathtaking. The Mangrooves are also one of the best found in the world.
You can also explore the forest reserve via boat and learn all about its ecology, medicinal plants and migratory birds.
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Jalan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Kedah 07000
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
One of the iconic structures of Langkawi, this Sky Bridge is a recently set up attraction that draws a lot of travelers here. This is a suspended bridge, built on the surmounting top of Machinchang mountain. What makes this bridge jaw dropping is that it is suspended at a height of 100 m above ground with the help of an 82m high single pylon. At one moment, this bridge can hold upto 250 people who get astounded by the views that it offers. Swinging in the air, and offering spectacular panoramic views, this bridge is a specimen of astonishing modern technology and innovation. The reason it is quite different from others is that it is curved rather than straight making it look more exciting to look and walk at. So, as you keep on stepping ahead, you will be able to enjoy different views. The bridge was officially opened to public in 2005 and has been ever since then, one of the biggest attractions of Langkawi. It is located at the end of the cable car ride.
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Jalan Telaga Tujuh, 07100 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Art In Paradise is the largest 3D museum in Malaysia and the second-largest in the world! Live your dream as you face a blue Whale, take a ride on Aladdin’s magic carpet, face a scary Eagle or walk on a ‘barely there’ rope bridge! The museum makes for a great time to click some adventurous photos and if you love 3D art, you will love just how much fun the place is.
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Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia
Known as one of the best shore lines of Langkawi, Tanjjun Rhu has crystal clear waters and powder-fine sand. The jungle offers a great corridor and the environment is serene of a peaceful walk or a casual stroll. There are several resorts here where you can stay to extend your rendezvous with nature. Since the area is absolutely secluded, this beach is perfect for those who are looking for a secluded sojourn in Malaysia. The air remains crisp, cool and breezy enough to offer you ultimate comfort.
Try the Mee Gulung- a local favorite on the roadside eateries.
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Lot 1485, Kampung Belanga Pecan, Jalan Kisap, 07000 Kuah, Malaysia
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
Enjoy new exposures to some amazing, fun, and close interactions with the animals by touching them, feeding them and looking at some of the unique species. With a grand variety of Macaws, Flamingos, raccoons, crocodiles to name a few of the range of mammals, reptiles and birds, the Langkawi wildlife park is all set to please the visitors and wildlife lovers. The best part of the visit is that you can actually feed the various animals and birds at the park under the guidance of the trained guides provided by the park.
Mandrain ducks are spotted near the pond and are a delight to eyes.
A variety of species are exhibited including birds, mammals, reptiles, fishes, and orchids.
You can try the Porcupine feeding, ostrich feeding, arapaima feeding, monkeys feeding on your visit. Bird feeding is also a memorable experience.
With a dedicated ‘Aviary section’ dedicated to love birds and activity like the ‘Animal talk show’ will leave you with a unique experience.
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Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia
Pantai Cenang – Langkawi’s main vein – may not be as rowdy as the Las Vegas strip but it is Malaysia’s most developed west-coast beach; its shores are a gorgeous mix of white sand, crystalline turquoise-blue waters and verdant palms.
Crammed with mostly budget to mid-range hotels, Pantai Cenang – located 25 km west of Kuah – is also home to more than a few high-end resorts. When the sun goes down a peculiar jumble of backpackers, expats, Asian tourists and families throng the main road to eat, drink and window shop.
The Patai Cenang Beach and the Mammoth collection in the Langakawi underwater world is a huge favorite among kids.
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Mukim Padang Matsirat,, Jalan Telaga Tujuh, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Telaga Tujuh Waterfall forms 7 pools of water where you will often find trekkers and nature-lovers swimming. During the rainy season, the waterfall is at its best and when combined with the hike to the top, it offers experience which is nothing short of breath-taking!
The pool at the top of the waterfall that can be accessed with a hike of 600 steps will lead you to a natural Jacuzzi and rockslides. The less challenging hike to reach the lower pools is just as fun and is perfect to swim around as you relax in the lap of nature!
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07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Pantai Tengah is the longest beach in Langkawi and is loved for its sea of modern resorts that line it. The vast number of spas available here are easy on the wallet and are perfect to get a much needed massage. The vast stretch of white sand glows during sunset and the pristine waters beckon for a refreshing swim.
This beach is much quieter than the main beach and you will often find locals and tourists getting a sun-kissed tan and taking a walk along the shore.
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Gunung Raya, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Gunung Mat Cincang is the second highest mountain in Langkawi- standing tall at 850m high. The famous cable car is nestled in the Gunung Mat Cincang that is used to reach the Sky-bridge.
It is fabled that during a fight between two giants who threw pots and pans at each other, Ayer Hangat, Kuah town and Belanga Pecah were formed. Soon after the giants calmed down, they wanted to make-up for the destruction and turned themselves into these two mountains- Gunung Mat Cincang and its neighbour Gunung Raya.
Today, the mountain is loved for its view of the whole Island, its surrounding lush greenery and its easy-to-access pathway by taking a ride in the Cable-car.