Underwater World, Langkawi Island

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  • Address: Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, Langkawi Island
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +60-49556100
  • Ticket Price: 43 MYR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Aquarium, Family And Kids, Tunnel, Bird Watching
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About Underwater World, Langkawi Island

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.

Underwater World Information

  • Photography is allowed free of cost but switching off the camera flash is mandatory.
  • Facilities like ramp walks, wheelchairs are available for handicapped visitors.

Underwater World Ticket Prices

  • Adults: RM43 (without MyKad) / RM33 (with MyKad)
  • Children (3-12 years old): RM33 (without MyKad) / RM23 (with MyKad)
  • Malaysian Senior Citizens (50 years old & above): RM26 (with MyKad)

Underwater World Opening and Closing Hours

  • Exhibitions/Display: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Public/School Holidays: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm
  • The animal feeding session takes place every day at 11:00 am, 11:15 am, 02:30 pm, 02:45 pm, 03:00 pm and 03:30 pm for different species.

How To reach Underwater World by Public Transport

  • Hired car, taxi and Jetty.

Restaurants Near Underwater World

  • Neptune cafe
  • The Cliff Restaurant & Bar
  • Spice market restaurant

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  • Awesome place! Loved it! For the price of entry, great way to spend a fantastic 3 hours with the kids. May not compare to other aquariums of similar size around the world - but impressive nonetheless and highly recommended. Both adults and kids will have fun, though I wish they had more food options inside. Not a major issue as lots of food available for cheap outside.

  • Didn't recover. Underwater World was really awesome a few years ago before the heinous act by someone that had killed most of the animals there. It seems like it never got pass that - The displays are less than what it used to have, the animals seems more desperate and slickly, and you feel like you're in a zoo and not a sanctuary. Dunno what how else for them to grow, other than having an injection of investment and a good round of marketing.

  • The aqua animal are quite unique. If you bring your infant, they will be happy to see all the animal. Especially the cute penguin. The seal in the beginning also quite entertain to see. 10/10 will come again.

  • A bit expensive but not worth to price. Good fishes and eels. Way takes you to mall. It is good to explore if you have time in cenang beach

  • Although I enjoyed my time wondering through the displays I did feel sad for the animals, especially the penguins, trapped in the run-down tanks and displays. The place is well passed its prime with what appears to be the absolute minimum spent on maintenance. Lots of interesting displays but if you have any empathy for the animals, you may be disappointed.

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