Langkawi attractions - what to see

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Langkawi Attractions

Attractions Langkawi Islands are mainly interesting natural formations, including mountains, waterfalls, parks, hot springs, etc. There are also some interesting man-made attractions, historical sites, but their number is very small.

The attractions of the island are scattered throughout its territory and, in general, are far from each other and tourist areas. To see them, you will have to hire a taxi or rent a transport. You can also join group excursions, which are organized in tourist areas by local travel agencies.

Below is a complete list of Langkawi attractions with opening hours, ticket prices, a detailed description of how to get to them and their position on the map:

Langkawi attractions on the map

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Natural attractions of Langkawi

  • Lake of the pregnant virgin

    Lake of the pregnant virgin

    The local name of the lake of the Pregnant Maiden is "Dayang Bunting lake". It is located on the neighboring island of Langkawi Dayang island or Pulau Dayang. The island is quite large (more than 13 kilometers long), the second largest in the entire Langkawi archipelago, and on its territory there is a Geopark, which together with the lake can be studied for more than one day.

    The peculiarity of the lake is that it is freshwater, although it is only a few tens of meters from the shore, washed by salty ocean waters. In the place where tourists are brought, there is a pontoon embankment and a walking path along the coast. If you follow the trail, you can walk to a point called The "Miracle Border", where the boundary between the salty ocean and the fresh lake is only 30 meters. In the lake itself you can swim or just plunge into the pools equipped with pontoons, swim on water bikes (catamarans). In the water of the lake there are small fish, which are used in the procedures of exotic fish massage (fish massage). You can put your feet in the water and enjoy a fish massage in natural conditions, and completely free. But the most important thing about the lake is its miraculous properties, at least so the legend says. Locals sincerely believe that a sip of water from the lake or swimming in it helps to get pregnant even an infertile woman. Whether this is true or not, you will find out after you visit there. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: around the clock.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: entrance to the territory of the geopark – 5 ringgit / for children-3 ringgit / excursions from 35 ringgit.

    🚶  How to get there: the lake is located a few kilometers south of Langkawi on the neighboring island of the same name (Lake on the map). It is most convenient and cheapest to visit it as part of a group excursion, which are called Island Hopping, cost from 35 to 50 ringgit this is one of the most popular excursions in Langkawi, and it is offered to tourists in every travel agency on the street.

  • Seven Wells Waterfall and eco-trail

    Seven Wells Waterfall

    The waterfall Telaga Tujuh or Seven Wells (Seven Wells) got its name because of seven small pools-wells that "dug" in the rock of the stream water. The water in them is cool, and will be a real salvation from the heat, and even after a long climb up.

    The waterfall is reached by a well-equipped staircase of 638 steps (20-40 minutes on foot), originating from the parking of vehicles. Approximately in the middle of the way, you can deviate and see the waterfall from below, and then continue upward to the site, where the cherished cool pools are located. From the platform, the Eco-Trail continues to the top of the Mat Cincang mountain with a height of just over 700 meters. This trekking does not require special training, but you need a good physical shape. To the top you will have to overcome a little more than 220 meters in height (since the wells themselves are at an altitude of 480 meters), and 980 meters on the way. In time, the Ascent will take two to three hours. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: the waterfall can be visited at any time of the day. It looks best in the rainy season (September-October), because in the dry season water falls from the cliff in a thin stream. To pass the trekking route opposite is best in the dry season from November to March.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: "seven wells" is located near the Oriental Village, and all these places together are located near Pantai Kok Beach ("Seven wells" on the map). From other beaches you will have to get by taxi or by rented transport.

  • Gunung Raya mountain and Lubok Semilang Park

    Mount Gunung Raya

    Mount Gunung Raya (Gunung Raya) - the highest peak in Langkawi, its height is 881 m. At the top is a tower, from the observation deck which offers beautiful views of the island, especially in clear weather. There is also a small cafe and a three-star hotel, where you can stay for the night if you wish.

    But the most interesting thing about the mountain is not the spectacular view from the top, but its flora and fauna. On the slopes is the Lubok Semilang National Park, through which a wonderful trekking route with a length of 3.1 kilometers or 4278 steps passes to the top through the jungle. If you decide to overcome it, you will have a chance to see more than 400 species of tropical plants, 230 species of exotic birds, insects, monkeys and other animals. Learn more

    🕐  Working hours: it is best to visit during the day in good clear weather.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: access to the mountain and park is free, entrance to the tower with a viewing platform is 10 ringgit. Guided trekking tours from 250 ringgit.

    🚶   How to get there: the mountain is in the center of the island (mountain on the map). You can get to the top by Transport on a good asphalt road, or on foot along the trekking route laid through the Lubok Semilang National Park.

  • Kilim Geopark mangrove tour

    Kilim Geopark

    Mangrove tour refers to excursions that introduce you to the natural landscapes and wildlife of Langkawi. This is one of the tours that you should definitely make during your vacation on the island.

    The tour takes place in the kilim Geo Park Reserve in the eastern part of the island. Traditionally, the route of excursions takes place by boat along the winding Kilim River on the territory of the Reserve, which covers 100 square kilometers. The tour includes several stops with visits to interesting places. This is a Bat Cave, a fish farm, a crocodile cave, feeding red-brown Eagles. The tour takes 3-4 hours, and together with the gathering of the group and the transfer from the hotel will take about 6 hours.

    Since this is one of the most popular sightseeing tours on the island, you can buy it at any travel agency or hotel. Excursions cost from 90 ringgit. The cheapest include transfers and boat trips without any information support. But it is much more interesting to pay a little more ringgit (from 120), and get a full tour with a guide who will tell you in detail and interestingly about the wildlife of the geopark. Learn more

    🕐  Working hours: tours are held during the day.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: the price of the Tour starts from 90 ringgit.

    🚶  How to get there: the easiest and cheapest way to visit Geopark Kilim as part of a group tour, which are cheaper to buy in hotels or travel agencies. It is also possible to reach the kilim Jetty by yourself (kilim Jetty on the map), where boaters are always waiting to offer you a boat ride with a capacity of 10-12 people on a standard route lasting about 2 hours, cost from 300 ringgit. Another option is to hire a boat in the area of Tianyung Ru Beach (Tanjung Ru)in the bay opposite the Tanjung Ru Resort.

  • Temurun Waterfall

    Temurun Waterfall

    Temurun Waterfall is a very picturesque waterfall located in the north of the island. It is considered the most beautiful on the island and is very popular with locals and tourists. It consists of several cascades with a total height of 30 meters (height of nine floors), and a pool at the foot, where you can even swim. There are a lot of monkeys around, so keep a close eye on things, especially if you decide to swim.

    Unfortunately, in the hot season and in the absence of rains, it dries up and becomes like a stream, so there is not much to do at this time. Therefore, it is best to go to see the waterfall in the dry season after the rain.

    🕐 Working hours: around the clock.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶  How to get there: located in the northwest of the island far from the beaches (Temurun waterfall on the map). It is visited as part of some sightseeing tours. You can drive yourself by rented transport, leave it in free parking, and then 100 meters on foot.

  • Durian Falls

    Durian Falls

    Durian Perangin Waterfall is another beautiful waterfall on the island that is worth a visit if you are traveling around the northeastern part of the island. Durian is far from popular tourist destinations, but close to the hot springs and the village of Air Hangat, so visiting both attractions can be combined. The waterfall is very long and consists of 14 small cascades, along which there is a well-equipped trail with stairs and gazebos. At the very top there is a pool where you can swim, but be careful, it is very slippery. There are also many monkeys in the area.

    At the foot of the waterfall there is a parking area and souvenir shops and cafes. Nearby is a farm exotic durian fruit.

    🕐 Working hours: around the clock.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶  How to get there: Durian falls on the map. It is visited as part of some sightseeing tours. You can drive yourself by rented transport, leave it in free parking, and then a fairly long walk along the rapids to the very top.

Museums, galleries, monuments in Langkawi

  • Museum Gallery Perdana

    Perdana Gallery

    Gallery Perdana (Galeria Perdana) is a huge Museum of gifts given to the fourth prime minister of Malaysia, a prominent politician with more than forty years of political career, Mahathir Mohamad (Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad), as well as his wife. The collection is housed in three interconnected two-story buildings in the east of the island.

    All the exhibits of the museum were presented to the prime minister and his wife by leaders of other countries and states, politicians, businessmen. The collection is simply huge, and the exhibits are amazing, collected from all over the world and reflecting the culture and art of other countries. There are many gifts presented by Russian politicians and leaders of the CIS countries. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: from 8:30 to 17: 30 daily, from 8: 30 to 16: 00 on weekends and holidays

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: Adult-10 ringgit / children (6-12 Years) - 4 ringgit / photography-2 ringgit / video-5 ringgit (see currency of Malaysia, exchange rate).

    🚶   How to get there: the Perdana Gallery Museum is located in the east of the island near the Ring Road in Kilim district (Perdana Gallery Museum on the map). Very close is a mini-zoo, near the Wildlife Park, Air Hangat Hot Springs, durian waterfall, so it is convenient to combine a trip to these places at the same time.

  • Rice fields and Rice Museum

    Rice fields and Rice Museum

    The Langkawi Rice Museum (Laman Padi Rice Garden) was established to attract tourists to eco-tourism. The exhibits of the museum, in addition to the rice of various varieties, are numerous photographs and illustrations, tools and mechanisms. The total area occupied by the museum, together with rice fields, is about 5.5 hectares. There is also a souvenir shop, a garden of medicinal herbs and an exposition dedicated to the cultivation of paddy rice. The on-site restaurant serves a variety of rice dishes. The presented variety and types of dishes you will be very surprised.

    You can visit this place for free, but without excursion support it is not very interesting here, the Walk will take 20 minutes, no more. But with a guide and a tour here you can spend a couple of hours with interest. Guided tours in English can be requested at the museum's on-site office. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: from 10:00 to 18:00.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶  How to get there: rice fields and Rice Museum are located near Pantai Chenang Beach in the northern part (towards Langkawi Airport). You can get from anywhere to Pantai Chenang on foot (rice fields and Rice Museum on the map)

  • Langkawi Craft Complex

    Langkawi Craft Complex

    The Craft Complex of Langkawi (Kompleks Kraf Langkawi) is a museum, gallery and souvenir shop at the same time. The whole complex is located in a large beautiful building, which, unfortunately, is quite far from the resorts of the island, on its other side.

    Objectively, the free museum exhibition here is quite modest and uninformative, occupies only one Hall out of 11. But the rest of the halls, in which the products of local artisans are presented, will be interesting. There is a workshop for tailoring clothes, including traditional wedding, batik (painted fabric), musical instruments, jewelry and costume jewelry, tableware, a glassblower's workshop (in a separate building), and much more. The range of products and souvenirs is very large, and most of them are unique. Everything is handmade. But the prices, respectively, are high. By the way, in some halls here you can even see manual production. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: from 09:00 to 18:00.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶  How to get there: the complex is located in the north of the island near the black sand beach (handicraft complex on the map).

  • Eagle Square

    Eagle Square

    Eagle Square (or Dataran Lang) is considered one of the most significant attractions on the island, and definitely the most important architectural landmark. On the square there is a statue of a red-brown eagle-the symbol of the island. The scale of the statue and the wingspan are really impressive: its height is 12 meters, which is equal to the height of a four-story house.

    People come here only for a few minutes to photograph the symbol of the island or capture themselves against its background. Nearby is a very beautiful theme park Legends of Langkawi, many souvenir shops. Even within walking distance from here are the largest shopping centers of the city, and especially interesting for tourists is the duty-free shop Jetty Point Mall. There is nothing more to do here, but it's still worth a look, because you can not leave the island without a photo against the background of the Langkawi symbol. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: around the clock.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶  How to get there: Eagle Square is located in Kuah on the shore, near the pier (Eagle Square on the interactive map of Langkawi).

  • Legends Of Langkawi Park

    Langkawi Legend Park

    Legends of Langkawi Park (Legenda Langkawi or Taman Lagenda) is a theme park in Kuah near the marina and Eagle Square. It is not only green and beautiful, but also interesting and informative, especially if you know English. Many statues in the park tell about the Legends of the island and its history, from ancient times to the present. For this purpose, the corresponding stories are written on the tablets in English, and some of the stories are made in the form of sculptures. According to the authors, this is a place for recreation, sports, romantic walks, and at the same time acquaintance with stories and myths. There is even a beach on which, however, few people swim. But, unfortunately, many sculptures gradually fall into disrepair, the park is poorly cleaned. So purposefully going here may not be worth it, only if you visit it during a walk around the island's capital city of Kuah and a visit to Eagle Square. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: from 08: 00 to 23: 00.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶  How to get there: the park is located in Kuah between Eagle Square and the main mosque (Park on the map).

Historical sights in Langkawi

  • Tomb Of Mahsuri

    Mahsuri Complex

    The Tomb of Mahsuri (Mahsuri Mausoleum, Makam Mahsuri and Kota Mahsuri) is a whole ethnographic complex and museum about the life of the inhabitants of the island, based on the history or The Legend of the girl Mahsuri and The Curse of the island. Mahsuri was the most beautiful girl in Langkawi, but because of jealousy and envy of her beauty was executed by the locals. For this, she cursed the island and its inhabitants, bringing misery and misery upon them for seven generations.

    Here you can not only learn in detail about this legend (or real history, who knows), but also see the traditional village house-museum, the Mahsuri House (of course, recreated), the tomb itself. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: from 08: 30 to 18: 00, seven days a week.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: Adult-17 ringgit / child-7 ringgit.

    🚶   How to get there: Mahsuri's tomb is located in the center of the island away from the beaches on Jalan Makam Mahsuri Street (Mahsuri tomb on the map). The easiest way to get here is as part of a sightseeing tour of Langkawi, many of which include this place in the route. A taxi ride from the nearest beaches will cost about 20 ringgit (see currency of Malaysia, exchange rate).

  • A field of parched rice

    A field of parched rice

    Field of Burnt rice or Beras Terbakar is located in the city of Padang Matsirat (Padang Matsirat). This place is of great importance to the locals and is notable for its sad history. In 1821, during the attack on the island of the Thai (Siamese) Army, the commanders decided to burn the rice field to leave the enemy army without food. Rice was collected from all the fields, dumped in a huge pit near the House of the king of the island Ku Halim Bin Ku Hassan, and burned. As a result, the conquerors abandoned their intentions. According to another version, the strategy did not work, and the Siamese conquered the island. Whatever it was, both versions are associated with the Curse of the island by the most beautiful girl Mahsuri. According to local assurances, at this place today, especially after the rain, the Earth exposes burnt rice grains. Learn more

    🕐  Working hours: daily, 9.00-18.00

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: the parched rice field is located in Padang Matsirat near Langkawi Airport, (field on the map). You can get here by taxi or rented transport. Transport will have to leave on the site in front of the market, and then go through the market to the entrance to the courtyard of the house, where the attraction is located. Pointers to this place are available both on the road and directly on the parking lot, it will not be difficult to find.

  • Ancient graves of Makam Purba

    Graves Of Makam Purba

    In a very inconspicuous corner of the island of Langkawi in the village of Hutan Buloh there are two ancient graves of the Indonesian Aceh people. Acehnese still live in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra, as well as in Malaysia, and this is a fairly large nationality. These graves date back to the ancient period and are close to the local village mosque. They were discovered in 1975 by a local resident when digging a hole for the foundation of a new house. As a result, the house was not built on this site, and the graves were designated as a historical landmark, tombstones were installed here.

    For tourists, this place is of little note, there is practically nothing to see. You will see only two tombstones and a table with a brief description of the history of the place. But if you are a real adventurer, then "check in" in this place rarely visited by tourists is worth it. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: around the clock.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: the ancient graves of Makam Purba are located in the center of the island away from the beach resorts in a village in the middle of rice fields (graves of Makam Purba on the map). You can get here by rented transport or taxi, walking is too far. You can find graves only by Navigator, the locals practically do not know this place. The only landmark for finding them is a modest signpost on a branch along Jalan Ulu Melaka road. Near the sign you need to turn into the field and drive another hundred meters. Excursions are not held here.

Temples and mosques of Langkawi

There are practically no interesting temples or mosques with a rich history or Bright Architecture in Langkawi. There are only a couple of small Buddhist and Hindu temples, a few mosques, including the largest Central Mosque of the island of Al-Hana, but there is no place where it would be worth specifically going to admire the beauty of the temples. Here is a list and a brief description of the most interesting religious buildings of the island:

  • Al-Hana Mosque

    Al-Khan Mosque

    It is the largest, most popular and most beautiful mosque in Langkawi. Magnificent golden domes tower over the surrounding palm trees, and the mosque itself is located in an excellent location on the Quah promenade next to the park "Legends of Langkawi".

    Remember that when visiting the mosque, you should be dressed appropriately and not make noise.

    🕐 Working hours: you can visit the mosque at any time, but it is not always possible to get inside

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: the mosque is located in the town of Kuah near the marina (Al-Khan Mosque on the map)

  • Wat Koh Wanararm Temple

    Wat Koh Wanaram Temple

    Wat Koh Wanaram (also Wat Wanararm, also Luang Por Khun) – in our opinion the most interesting Thai Buddhist temple on the island. The" highlight " is the statue of the goddess of mercy Kuan Yin, carved directly into the marble rock. Rather, it has not yet been carved, and for several years it has been in the works, because the temples are built on donations, and there are not so many Buddhists on the island. In addition to the statue, the territory of the temple is interesting for its landscaped park with ponds, streams, bridges, beautiful plants and even gazebos. There are also eight stupas dedicated to different states of the soul. Wat Koh Wanaram is located a little off the road and away from populated areas, so it is always quiet and peaceful, and you can spend about an hour walking around the territory. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: during daytime.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: The Temple is located in the West about two kilometers from the center of Kuah (on the map of Langkawi), slightly off the main road. You can get here by taxi or rented transport. On the main road of Jalan Ayer Hangat street there is a sign for the temple and the orchid farm, after turning on the sign you need to drive another two hundred meters and turn again (left) on the sign. Transport can be left at the site near the temple for free.

  • Wat Tham Kisap temple and Hindu temple

    Wat Tham Kisap Temple

    Another Thai Buddhist Langkawi temple located near the temple Wat Koh Wanararm. It is located at the foot of the same Marble Cliff as Koh Wanararm and a little off the road surrounded by trees. Interesting for a large number of sculptures of animals, mythical creatures and monks. There is a large statue of a golden sitting Buddha.

    Very close, just 100 meters along the cliff, is a modest Hindu temple. It is interesting for a shallow flat cave located behind the buildings of the temple in the marble rock.

    Both temples are worth coming here if you drive past on the main road, but especially for the sake of visiting here in this part of the island you should not go. Be careful, there are a lot of stray dogs in these places. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: during daytime.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: The Temple is located in the West about two kilometers from the center of Kuah and a couple of hundred meters from the main road (on the map of Langkawi). The turn in the temple is easy to miss, because it is marked by an inconspicuous poster, which is visible only when moving from the city of Kuah. Turning to the temple and driving 200 meters, you will come to a fork, on the left of which there will be a Thai temple, and on the right a Hindu temple.

  • Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthana Temple

    Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthana Temple

    The Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthana Hindu temple is nothing special and most of the time it is empty, neither tourists nor locals. It is always open, including for tourists, and you can freely go inside to inspect and take pictures. It becomes crowded only during the Hindu holidays.

    🕐 Working hours: during daytime.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: The Temple is located in the east of the island in the village of Air Hangat right next to the main ring road (Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthana on the map of Langkawi).

Entertainment in Langkawi

  • Cable car and suspension bridge

    Suspension bridge

    Of course, the cable Car (Cable Car) and the suspension bridge (Sky Bridge) should be included as a mandatory item in your stay on the island, as it is one of the most exciting entertainment and an iconic attraction. The famous suspension bridge can be seen on most guidebook covers of the island as one of its symbols, along with the eagle statue.

    A cable car with closed cabins from the station located in Oriental Village will take you to a height of 708 meters and a distance of 2.1 kilometers. At the top you will have a breathtaking view from two observation decks (there is also a viewing platform a little lower at the transfer station) of the entire island and Archipelago. In good weather, you can even see the shores of Thailand. Next you can go to the curved suspension bridge Skybridge. There is a road to it, you have to go down the steps a little, but the route is short and accessible to anyone. If you do not want to walk, then for an additional fee (15 ringgit) you can go down and up in the cabin. Entrance to the bridge is paid extra-5 ringgit. Learn more

    🕐  Working hours: from 09: 30 to 19: 00. several times a year the cable car is closed for prevention, you can find out about these periods on the official website

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price:

    • Cable car: adults - 30 ringgit / children (2-12 years) - 20
    • Bridge entrance: adult-5 ringgit / child-3

    🚶  How to get there: the cable car station is in the Oriental Village (station on the map). The suspension bridge is at the top of Mat Cincang Mountain (Bridge on the map)

  • Oriental Village

    Oriental Village

    The Oriental village of Langkawi ( Oriental Village) is a specially equipped tourist attraction village. But do not be deceived by the name and believe that the village is intended for those who want to get acquainted with the life and way of life of the inhabitants of a typical Malay village. In fact, it does not smell like a village. The main commercial idea of its creators is to gather in one place a large number of tourists and a large number of Dutch Fries and souvenir shops, so that trade goes more briskly. More than 30 duty-free shops have settled here. And so that there were not only shops around and tourists were not too bored, entertainment, cafes and restaurants were added here, and a beautiful atmosphere was created. Over time, this attraction has grown into a mini-town.

    In general, even despite the commercial orientation, it is worth visiting the village, especially since you can not pass it, because the Langkawi cable car station is located here. Learn more

    🕐  Working hours: cafes and entertainment in the Oriental Village start working from 8am and start closing at 6pm.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free.

    🚶   How to get there: Oriental Village is located near Pantai Kok beach in the west of the island (Oriental Village on the map). A taxi ride from the beaches of Pantai Chenang and Pantai Tenga will cost here from 28 ringgit. For rented vehicles there is a large free parking area.

  • Aquarium "Underwater world of Langkawi"

    Underwater world

    If you have not been to such places before, then you should definitely visit the aquarium. It has more than 4,000 marine life, including fish and other aquatic animals, corals and reptiles. At a certain time, fish feeding is carried out, which is put in the form of a show. If you are on an island with children, then this place can not be ignored, but objectively, the aquarium is very inferior in entertainment and cleanliness to other similar places.

    Official website of the aquarium: www.underwaterworldlangkawi.com.my

    🕐 Working hours: weekdays from 10:00 to 18:00, weekends from 9:30 to 18:30.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: Adult - 46 ringgit / children (3-12 years) - 36 / up to 3 years free.

    🚶  How to get there: the aquarium is located on Chenang Beach. It can be reached on foot from anywhere in Chenang or Pantai Tengah Beach. Position of the aquarium on the interactive map.

  • Palau Payar Marine Park

    Palau Payar

    Pulau Payar marine park is located in the waters of the island of the same name, 30 kilometers south of Langkawi, on the sea route to Penang. There is no tourist infrastructure for a long tourist stay, and tourists are invited to visit the Reserve in the form of excursions for diving, snorkeling and relaxing on the beaches of the island. And this is almost the only place where there is moderately good diving and snorkeling in the vicinity of Langkawi Island.

    Before visiting this attraction, you should know not only about its advantages, but also about some disadvantages. First of all, the conditions for observing marine life and its diversity will surprise only inexperienced tourists. Unfortunately, sometimes you can be unlucky with the weather, and the water will be muddy, visibility is very poor. The way to the island is long, the tour will take all day, and most of it will go on the road. The inconvenient thing is that there is no fresh water on the island, and after swimming there will be nowhere to wash off the salt water, and there are no amenities on the beach. And yet, in high season, the number of tourists on the island is simply off scale. Learn more

    🕐   Working hours: round the clock, excursions are offered for the whole light day.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: the cost of the excursion for snorkeling from 200 ringgit per person (including equipment), diving from 350 ringgit for two dives.

    🚶   How to get there: the Marine Park is located 30 kilometers from Langkawi in the south (Pulau Payar on the map). Although you can visit it yourself on boats departing from the main pier in Kuah, it is much more profitable and convenient to visit Palau Payar in the form of a group tour. These include transfers from the hotel to the marina, boat trips and island stays. You can buy excursions in travel agencies on the street and in hotels.

  • Air Hangat Hot Springs

    Ayer Hangat Village hot springs

    The Ayer Hangat Village hot spring complex is formed on the site of natural thermal springs born in the bowels of Gunung Raya mountain. Previously, the entrance here was free, and you could freely walk around the territory and warm your feet in the healing water, and in the low season, when there are no visitors in the complex, you could even fully swim in the open gazebos. Only private booths and cosmetic and medical procedures were paid, now the entrance has become paid, even just to wet your feet.

    The territory of the Hot Springs complex includes a beautiful territory, several natural ponds with hot water, gazebos with swimming pools, Jacuzzis, private houses with baths. Many are frightened by the sight of overgrown algae ponds, but this is their natural state, they are not specially cleaned and they are not intended for swimming. Paying for the general entrance, you will get access to gazebos and pools where you can wet your feet, and a reflexology path, and everything else only for an additional fee, and quite high.

    There is also a restaurant and a Dutch-free shop on site, you can see a display of traditional crafts, elephant and snake dances, massage and spa treatments are offered. Learn more

    🕐 Working hours: from 09: 00 to 21: 00.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: general admission 5 ringgit (see currency of Malaysia, exchange rate), other services for an additional fee (starting from 199 ringgit per hour for two)

    🚶   How to get there: located in Air Hangat village next to Main Ring Road, 16 Jalan Air Hangat (Hot Springs on the map). You will have to get here by taxi or rented transport, excursions of tourists are not carried here yet. For visitors there is a spacious free parking.

  • Crocodile farm

    Crocodile farm

    Crocodile farm (Crocodile Adventureland or Crocodile Farm) is a tourist attraction organized in one of the largest crocodile farms in the world. More than 1000 crocodiles are kept and "brought up" here.

    If you have already been to a crocodile farm in Thailand or other countries, you will not see anything special here. If you have not been, you can look here and get acquainted with the reptiles closer, especially since the entrance to the farm costs only 20 ringgit. But don't expect anything more for that price than you paid. To please visitors, crocodile trainers perform a modest crocodile show twice a day. Here you can also buy crocodile leather products and stuffed crocodiles in the company store. Prices for leather goods start from 120 ringgit for a simple keychain, and reach several thousand for a bag.

    🕐 Working hours: Crocodile Adventure Land is open to the public from 9: 00 to 18: 00. Crocodile shows are shown at 11: 15 and 14: 45.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: Adult ticket 20 ringgit / children 15

    🚶  How to get there: located in the northwestern part of the island away from beaches and Resorts (Crocodile farm on the map).

  • Wildlife Park

    Mini zoo

    Langkawi Wildlife Park, formerly called Bird Paradise, is quite diverse and will be interesting for both adults and children. Although the main specification of the park are birds, in addition to them, you can also see other animals, more than 150 species in total. A distinctive and pleasant feature of this zoo is the possibility of feeding animals. Some of them can even be touched and stroked. Therefore, when entering, do not forget to buy a sufficient amount of feed (a package costs approximately 6 ringgit). It is also very convenient that although this is an open-air animal park, all the paths for visitors are covered with a canopy from the weather, so you can walk here in any weather, the rain is not a hindrance at all.

    Animal shows and feeding of individual species are scheduled:

    • Talking animal shows: 11: 00 and 15: 00
    • Feeding "lovebirds": from 9: 00 to 10: 00, from 17:00 to 19:00
    • Feeding the giant arapaima (fish): 10:30
    • Crocodile feeding: Tuesday, Saturday at 11: 30

    🌐 Website: www.langkawiwildlifepark.com

    🕐  Working hours: daily, 8.30-19.00 (ticket sale ends at 18.00)

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: Adult-39 ringgit, children (from 3 to 12 years) - 22 ringgit.

    🚶  How to get there: Jalan Ayer Hangat Street, Kampung Belanga Pecah (Langkawi wildlife park map)

  • Langkawi Duck boat tour

    Langkawi Duck Tour

    The Langkawi Duck Tour amphibious boat tour is an entertaining boat ride with wheels. Part of the walk takes place on the roads of the island, and part on the water. The route is simple: it starts in the Oriental Village, then on the road to the Telaga Bay Area, where the boat descends into the water and goes around the cape with the lighthouse and sails through the Bay of the Telaga Harbour Pier. You will not see a wide variety of landscapes or animals here, but as a short Entertainment (the tour lasts 3-45 minutes), children will like it very much. One of the most impressive moments when walking is the entrance of the boat into the water, and the views of the chic yachts and boats in the Bay Marina. If you are lucky, you can see dolphins in the water, and Red Eagles above the water.

    🕐  Working hours: tours depart approximately every hour (for a group of 10 people) from 09:00 to 19:00. In bad weather do not go.

    💵  Entrance fee / tickets price: the cost of the tour is 38 ringgit for adults, 22 for children 4-18 years old, up to 4 years old for free. There is also a 100 ringgit family ticket for 2 adults + 2 children.

    🚶  How to get there: amphibious boats start from the ticket offices at the main gate of the Oriental Village from the parking lot (start of the tour on the map). Here, at the box office, tickets for the tour are purchased.

  • Museum of 3D paintings Believe Langkawi

    Believe Langkawi

    Believe Langkawi is an ordinary Museum of 3D paintings, although for some reason the authors declared it as a 5D museum, which, of course, does not happen. Of course, this is not really a museum, but just an attraction. Here, as in other similar places, you can have a lot of fun, photographing yourself in various funny stories.

    🕐  Working hours: daily from 10: 00 to 20:00 (last entry at 19: 30)

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: adult-25 ringgit / children (4-18 years old) – 20 / seniors (over 60 years old) – 15 / family ticket (2 adults+2 children) - 80 ringgit.

    🚶   How to get there: Believe Langkawi is located on the ground floor of the Langkawi Fair Shopping Complex, which is located in the city of Kuah next to Eagle Square (Believe Langkawi on the map).

  • Museum of 3D paintings Art In Paradise

    Museum of 3d paintings

    Another attraction of 3D paintings is in the Oriental Village. It can be visited separately for a fee, or when buying a ticket for the cable car, it is included in the price. For an individual visit, the price is somewhat overpriced.

    🕐  Working hours: daily from 10: 00 to 20:00 (last entry at 19: 30)

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: Adult – 38 ringgit / children (4-18 years) - 28 / free when buying a cable car ticket

    🚶   How to get there: Art In Paradise is located in the Oriental Village

  • Mini Tiger Zoo

    Tiger, Langkawi

    Mini Tiger Zoo! Tiger! Langkawi actually contains only one tiger, or rather a tigress named Zanah. There is also an elephant to feed and a cafe with excellent coffee.

    🕐 Working hours: from 10: 00 to 18: 00.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: free, elephant feeding 15 ringgit.

    🚶  How to get there: located near the cable car and Oriental Village (Mini Tiger Zoo on Langkawi map).

  • Langkawi orchid farm

    Orchid farm

    It is the largest orchid farm in northern Malaysia. More than 200 species of these amazing flowers are grown here. If you love orchids, and even are fond of growing them at home, then you definitely should visit here. During the visit, you can independently go around the plantations, study the method of cultivation. And if you understand English well, you can ask the staff to conduct a tour for you, during which they will show and tell you how to grow and care for plants. For a wide range of tourists, the place will not be very interesting.

    🕐 Working hours: from 10: 00 to 18: 00.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: 10 ringgit.

    🚶   How to get there: Langkawi orchid farm is located in the west of the island near Kuah (orchid farm on the map). You can get here only by taxi or rented transport. The farm is accessed by the same road as Wat Koh Wanararm temple, the main Jalan Ayer Hangat road has a sign for both the temple and the farm.

  • Bison farm

    Bison farm

    Buffalo farm or buffalo (Buffalo Park Langkawi) is not only entertainment for tourists, but also a real farm where these animals are raised, their milk is produced and processed. During a visit to the farm, tourists are given an excursion, during which they talk in detail about these animals, show how to make Mazzarella cheese and other cheeses. You can also ride in a wagon pulled by bison, and the bravest can try to ride on horseback. And, of course, the cafe at the farm offers products produced on the farm: milk, cheeses, ice cream, yogurt from bison milk, steaks.

    In general, the place is not bad, children like it here. And if you have reviewed all the sights on the island and there is absolutely nothing to do, you can stop here.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: admission for adults 5 ringgit, for children (up to 12 Years) 3 ringgit. 35 Buffalo riding, 15 Steak, 2 ringgit ice cream.

    🕐 Working hours: from 10: 00 to 17:00, Friday off.

    🚶   How to get there: the farm is located in the central part of the island (bison farm on the map).

  • Mardi tropical fruit farm

    MARDI Langkawi Agro Technology Park is a high-tech tropical fruit farm. Here, on 35 hectares, there are gardens of exotic fruits, such as durian, rambutan, pineapple, mango, jackfruit, etc., more than 20 species in total. This, of course, is only a small proportion of all sorts of varieties of exotic fruits, but this is one of the few places where you can see how they grow rhinestones on one farm. The visit consists of a tour of the farm in a minivan accompanied by a guide, as well as fruit tasting.

    🕐 Working hours: from 09: 00 to 17:00, Friday off.

    💵 Entrance fee / tickets price: sightseeing tour costs 25 ringgit.

    🚶  How to get there: the farm is located in the central part of the island at the foot of Mount Gunung Raya (fruit farm on the map).

  • Ibrahim Hussein Art Gallery (Ibrahim Hussein Museum)

    Exhibition of paintings by the famous Malaysian artist Ibrahim Hussain. In addition to his works, the museum exhibits works by other artists from different countries. Periodically, traveling exhibitions are held.

    🕐 Working hours: permanently closed

    🚶   How to get there: Jalan Datai Street, (gallery on the map of Langkawi)

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