Underwater World

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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

Underwater World - Review

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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TripHobo Highlights for Underwater World

  • Underwater World Address: Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, Langkawi Island
  • Underwater World Contact Number: +60-49556100
  • Underwater World Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Underwater World Price: 43 MYR
  • Best time to visit Underwater World(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Underwater World: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Underwater World

  • 95% of people who visit Langkawi Island include Underwater World in their plan

  • 31.88% of people start their Underwater World visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Underwater World

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

71.9% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Underwater World

People normally club together Cenang Beach and Tengah Beach while planning their visit to Underwater World.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Underwater World, Langkawi Island Reviews

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  • Let's be honest here folks, if you've been to aquariums that are bigger like Singapore or Australia, this aquarium is much smaller compare to them but who says that smaller places can't packed with 100% fun? Here, you're able to see tropical fishes that are not necessary AVAILABLE in foreign countries. Places are clean, sea creatures are in a great shape, seats available in almost every sections you can find, activities such as feeding and explaining types of animals are available too and there's even a fast food corner right before you enter the ocean fishes. Anyone who visits Langkawi should try and go for this, you wouldn't regret it in anyway possible. (Unless you're not interested in wild life then go figures)

  • Quite nice and laid back aquarium. Don't set your hopes too high ans enjoy it for what it is. We brought our 10-month old baby with us in a stroller and she absolutely loved it! I definitely reccommend it.

  • It's just an average place. Nothing to write home about. The underwater place is Singapore is way better. The tickets are over priced. The place is not very clean. The underwater tunnel isn't very long as posted on the website. will not be going there again. The souvenir shop at the end of the aquarium is good. They are not overpriced and the variety is pretty good

  • My family and I were pleasantly surprised by how good the exhibits are here. The variety is stunning and unique. The health of all animals were superb and there were very few closed exhibits considering the size of this place. The notably rare and unusual exhibits were humongous groupers, a variety of moray eels, live king crab, penguins, a seal, huge stingray, pinecone fish, a giant snapping turtle, octopi and much more. The tank exhibits were all beautiful. For the price you pay, you are getting a much better experience than other aquariums in Malaysia. Underwater World Langkawi is undoubtedly the best in the country.

  • The best aquarium I have been to. Although I went there during public holiday but it was not as crowded as I expected. However most of the customers still use flash when taking photo even though there are signs telling them not to.

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