There’s never a dull moment at Langkawi Island, from extreme water sports, quaint beach side cafes to breath-taking tropical sceneries. The island is famous for its cultural heritage with some Thai influences and not to mention its duty-free shopping. With so many choices, you may be overwhelmed when it comes to planning out your itinerary during your visit to Langkawi, so here are the must-dos on the island:
Underwater World Langkawi
This is one of the largest marine and fresh water aquariums in South East Asia. A great place to get up close and personal amazing aquatic life, Underwater World Langkawi is a must see on your list of things to do in Langkawi.
Underwater Wold Langkawi features an array of exhibits from Rockhopper Penguins to White Tip Sharks; this giant fish tank is a must-visit in Langkawi.
Dataran Lang (Langkawi Eagle Square)
One of the best known man-made attractions on the Island, the 12 meter high eagle sculpture sits triumphantly at the edge of the pier welcoming visitors coming to the island via ferry.
The square offers stunning views if Kuah Bay making it a very Instagram worthy place.
Langkawi Cable Car
The best way to get a spectacular view of Langkawi Island, the Top Station at the end of the cable car ride is at the top of Mount Machincang.
A short walk to the viewing platform and you’ll be amazed at the 360-degree view of the Langkawi and the islands surrounding it.
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Not for the faint hearted but so worth the journey, Langkawi Sky Bridge is suspended on the top of Gunung Machincang.
Measuring at 125m in length, the structure ranks among the world’s longest curve suspension bridge.
Pulau Payar Marine Park
This emerald green island is just an hour boat ride away from Langkawi Island. This is a well preserved marine park housing an underwater chamber where you can get a spectacular view of the marine life surrounding the island.
For a more up close and personal experience, you can always grab some snorkelling gear and swim with the fishes (no pun intended).
Langkawi Bird Paradise
A perfect pit-stop for nature lovers, this five-acre tropical garden is home to over 2,500 exotic birds from 150 species such as canaries, owls, eagles, toucans, hornbills and flamingos.
Langkawi Fish Farm Restaurant
Kuah Town’s best kept secret, the Langkawi Fish Farm Restaurant offers a stunning dining experience with an amazing view.
The restaurant serves up the freshest seafood and it’s a favorite amongst tourist.
Seven Wells Waterfalls
Situated near Telaga Harbour, the Seven Wells Waterfalls is considered to be the most beautiful waterfall in Langkawi. The climb up is a little tiring, but it’s worth it.