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Things To Do in Langkawi Malaysia

Fun Things To Do in Langkawi Malaysia That You Should Try

Langkawi is a large group of ninety nine different islands. These islands can be found on the west coast of Malaysia. Langkawi is surrounded by a remarkably clear and stunning ocean.

Langkawi is home to some truly spectacular landscapes that includes jungle hills, beautiful beaches and more.

Checkout our travel tips to Malaysia and the best beaches in Langkawi before going.

The islands boasts some amazing natural scenery that we are sure that you will fall in love in no time at all. From the shoreline to the swaying coconut trees, there is something for all ages to have a lot of fun with.

Quick Information on Malaysia

  • Currency: Ringgit (RM)
  • Language: Malaysian
  • Population: Over 32 million
  • Capital City: Kuala Lumpur
  • Best time to visit Malaysia: For visiting the east coast is from March to September since it is typically drier. For the west coast is from November to August.
  • How to get there: Yo can fly into Malaysia as there are flights to most major cities in Malaysia. Also You can enter by land through Thailand or via sea.

Where is Langkawi Malaysia?

Langkawi island is located in the Andaman Sea. Around 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia.

Langkawi Malaysia on the Map
Langkawi Malaysia on the Map

The Best Time To Travel To Langkawi Malaysia

Langkawi has an average temperature of between 27°C to 34°C all year round. The Monsoon is from September to October, it may rain heavily everyday with thunderstorms.

The best time to visit Langkawi is from January to March since it is the dry season, so no rain with a nice warm temperature.

Fun Things To Do

What are some of the fun things to do in Langkawi Malaysia while you are there? Here is our list of things to do.

Visit Eagle Square

The Eagle square is a landmark on Langkawi. Eagle Square can be found in the town of Dataran Lang on Langkawi. It is a sculpture of a gigantic eagle that is about to fly off into the air.

The sculpture can be seen from miles away and is approximately twelve meters tall. Not only does this area boast amazing views of Kuah Bay but it also comes with a number of tiny bridges, fountains and terraces.

The best time to come here is as the sun is about to go down or after it has gone dark.

Use Langkawi’s Sky Cab

The sky cab is is a cable car which will take you to the top of Mat Cincang Mountain. The cable car ride is about 20 mins and will bring you all the way up to about 708 meters above sea level

Langkawi Cable Car
Langkawi Cable Car

As you travel on the cable car you can see amazing views of the turquoise sea on one side and lush green forest on the other side. There is a small waterfalls in the forest that you will also see.

I recommend getting there early as it gets very busy. The view from the top is amazing and well worth visiting.

See Langkawi’s Sky Bridge

The cable car can take you to the Sky bridge. The views from sky bridge are breathtaking. With the Sky Bridge been more than 660 metres above sea level. And is 125 metres long.

Langkawi's Sky Bridge
Langkawi’s Sky Bridge

Once you reach the top of the bridge, you will be able to enjoy the view of Mount Mat Cinchang. It also offers a great photo opportunity.

However, you will want to make sure you have a jumper or jacket on you for this trip, as it is usually windy and cold.

This is very popular in Langkawi, so make sure you book the ticket early or better, buy it online. Or else, you have to queue and the queues are long

Explore Underwater World

Underwater World is the biggest aquarium in Malaysia. You will see a wide range of marine and species. Such as the sharks, sting rays, penguins and seals are also sure to impress.

Underwater World in Langkawi
Underwater World in Langkawi

Underwater world allows its customers to take their time browsing through the three different sections. These sections are.

  • Sub-Antarctic
  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Temperate.

All of these sections will keep you busy for some time. There is an educational resource that is also worth visiting where you can see a 3D movie.

Should it be a rainy day in Langkawi, then Underwater World is an absolute must.

Visit Gunung Raya

Gunung Ray is the biggest mountain in Langkawi. It is about 880 meters high. And a large range of animals call it home, these include squirrels, foxes, mountain hawk eagles, leaf monkeys and much more.

Gunung Raya
Gunung Raya

The mountain is also surrounded by a beautiful green forest. The drive to the top of the mountain will take about 30 mins. As you drive, you will notice a number of look outs. All of the lookouts are worth stopping at.

A resort, control tower, museum and park are also near by if you wish to stay within easy reach of the mountain.

See The Paradise 3D Museum

If you are an art lover, then we are sure you will love the Art in Paradise 3D Museum! This museum has been acknowledged as the biggest art museum in Malaysia. And is the second biggest 3D art museum in the world.

Paradise 3D Museum
Paradise 3D Museum

Visiting the 3D Museum you will see exhibitions of all kinds. All of the exhibitions have been separated into specific zones. All of the zones are full of interactions for all ages to enjoy.

You will have fun checking out these zones which range from various cultures, castles, fantasy, aquatic, landscapes, safari and much more. You could easily find yourself here all day.

Visit Langkawi’s Legend Park

Langkawi Legend Park can be found right near Kuah’s jetty. It is a stunning folklore themed park. This park has been around since 1996 and you will see open air garden museums that are sure to impress.

Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman
Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman

The garden museum sits right next to some statutes which are full of colour. There is also a waterfront which offer a great photo opportunity.

The park covers over 50 hectares and its sculptures reflect the history of some of Langkawi’s famous people or animals. A fantastic and enjoy able fun day is sure to be had here.

See Talaga Tujuh Waterfalls

Now these waterfalls are divine. You can be sure that it is the most natural site you will see in the whole of Langkawi. The Talega Tujuh Waterfalls can be found sitting on the western headlands of Langkawai.

Talega Tujuh Waterfalls
Talega Tujuh Waterfalls

Those who live in this area, often tell visitors that there are fairies living in this area. But that is because there is some stunning flora and funa within the region. It is this that makes the Waterfalls full of magic.

There are also a wide range of different plants that are always growing very quickly for visitors to stop and appreciate.

Where to Stay in Langkawi Malaysia

Langkawi has a good supply of guest houses, hostels and hotels. Here are a few places to check out if you are planning to visit Langkawi Malaysia.

Remember to check the reviews and book a place that suits you interests while traveling.

Pemandangan Indah Guest House
Rating 8.9, Prices start from $29 for Double room

Pemandangan Indah Guest House offers pet-friendly accommodation. Free Wi-Fi available. The rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a shower.

Tokman Inn
Rating 8.4, Prices start from $25 for Double room

Tokman Inn is just steps away from the well known Cenang Beach. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the inn. The rooms at Tokman Inn come with air conditioning, a cable TV and an electric kettle.

Goldsands Hotel Langkawi
Rating 8.6, Prices start from $78 for Double room

Goldsands Hotel Langkawi is a 5-minute drive from Langkawi Jetty. It features rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV. An outdoor pool, restaurant and 24-hour front desk is available.

Wrapping Up

Finally, as you can see there is a wide range of things to do in Langkawi Malaysia that you should try. Visiting Langkawi will be worth your time. Sit back and enjoy what Langkawi has to offer.

And that’s it for now! I’d love to know if this guide on the things to do in Langkawi Malaysia has helped you. Let me know if you have any questions and let me know if you go.

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Things To Do in Langkawi Malaysia

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