Being an island densely populated with tropical rainforest, Langkawi has some amazing wildlife and fascinating greenery to show. A visit to Langkawi is not complete without at least visiting one of these places below.
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Air Terjun Temurun
The Temurun waterfalls are conveniently located in the Mat Cincang Nature Park of Datai, offering the ‘hot’ visitor refreshing waters from the mountains. The waters cascade down a 30 m drop, forming a nice pool below which you can swim in. This is indeed a spectacular waterfall to visit, but only when it isn’t the dry season as the waterfall will flow to a trickle during this period.
CHOGM Park in Langkawi
CHOGM Park is a whitewashed concrete structure set in a ten-acre park built to commemorate the 1989 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. A contrived tourist attraction, it is adjacent to Al-Hana Mosque in Kuah, and has a collection of Commonwealth flags flying as a sort of promotional tool. Read More...
- Opening Hours: All Day
- Location: Jalan Persiaran Putra (beside Al-Hana Mosque)
- Tel: +604 966 7789 (Langkawi Tourist Information Centre)
Durian Perangin Falls
This 14-tier waterfall flows down the slopes of Mount Raya, along the way, dotted with unique rock formations and immersed with crystal-clear water. A rich variety of vegetation grows abundantly around the falls. Just a short distance away are some hot springs in Kampung Ayer Hangat.
Gunung Mat Cincang
Gunung Mat Cincang is probably Langkawi’s best-known mountain, aside from its neighbour Gunung Raya. At 850m high, it is the second highest mountain in Langkawi and offers some pretty spectacular views of the island. It is home to the famous cable car that carries passengers 709m above sea level to the apex.
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- Tel: +604 959 4225 (Cable Car)
Gunung Raya Mountain
The story behind Raya Mountain is deeply connected with its neighbour, the Mat Cincang Mountain. Once upon a time there lived two giants name Mat Cincang and Mat Raya in Langkawi. Despite being very close friends, they got into an argument one day at the wedding of their children. The giants grabbed the nearest items around
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park Langkawi, spanning almost 100 square kilometres, is noteworthy for mangrove swamps, pristine beaches, and vertical karstic hills jutting out towards the Andaman Sea. Set along the northeast tip of Langkawi Island, the park is accessible within a five-minute drive from Tanjung Rhu Beach.
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- Location: 3 kilometres northeast of Tanjung Rhu Beach
- Tel: +604 9600 600
- Price Range: RM200 – RM500 for a boat and tour guide
Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise
Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise is a five-acre park along Jalan Ayer Hangat. Officially launched in 2002, it is a tropical garden with over 2,500 exotic birds from 150 species such as canaries, owls, eagles, toucans, hornbills and flamingos. The park also features a walk-in aviary with a 15m manmade waterfall.
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- Opening Hours: 08:30 – 18:00
- Address: Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pecah
- Tel: +604 966 5855
Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman
Located beside the Kuah jetty, Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman is a beautifully landscaped folklore-themed park. Opened in 1996, the open-air ‘garden museum’ faces the Kuah waterfront and colourful statues, with signboards in English detailing the myths associated with specific sculptures are spread out across the park. The 50-hectare compound has a total of 17 colourful sculptures Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily, 9am to 7pm
- Location: Next to Eagle Square and Jetty Point
- Address: Kuah Jetty, 07000 Kuah, Malaysia
- Tel: 603 966 4223
- Price Range: Free
Rice Garden Museum in Langkawi
The Rice Garden Museum is a gallery in Laman Padi with a collection of artefacts, photos, charts and tools on the history of rice cultivation in Langkawi. Set in Pantai Cenang, opposite Bon Ton Resort, it is divided into the Heritage Gallery, Paddy Gallery, Herb Garden and Garden of Variety.
Opened in June 1999, the Rice Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 everyday
- Address: Laman Padi, Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
- Tel: +604 955 4312
Sungai Kilim Nature Park
The Kilim river brims with life; hornbills, Brahminy Kites and the giant sea eagles reside in the sky while mudskippers and colourful crabs climb across coastal vines, the deer and squirrels darting about the trees. To appreciate the scenery, a cruise along the river of this fabulous nature park is highly recommended. There are many blue Read More...
- Location: Kilim jetty
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls is billed as the island’s most wonderful natural attraction. Set on Langkawi’s western headlands, its name means Seven Wells Waterfalls, referring to a series of seven connected natural pools fed by seven separate waterfalls in Mount Mat Cincang.
Managed by the Berjaya Leisure (part of the bigwig Berjaya Group), there is an ugly Read More...
- Location: Gunung Mat Cincang in Kuah
- Tel: +604 966 7789