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Best things to do in Kedah

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Where in the world: Asia  /  Malaysia  /  Kedah

Top 15 things to do in Kedah

1. Langkawi Sky Bridge, Langkawi

Walk across Langkawi Sky Bridge, an impressive landmark of engineering set in lush natural scenery. Connecting two hilltops of Machinchang mountain, the curved bridge spans 125 m (410 ft) and hangs around 100 m (328 ft) above the ground. Its bends allow you to catch different perspectives on the virgin rainforest beneath as it twists around natural features, creating new vistas. Catch a cable car up the mountain, then take a 10-15 minute hike to reach the beginning of the bridge.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $26 › Learn more about Langkawi Sky Bridge

2. Cenang Beach, Pantai Cenang

Relax by the sea at Cenang Beach, a popular stretch of coastline. Enjoy the clear, clean waters and white sand, dotted with palms up and down the beach. Try out a new water sport (unless you happen to have been banana boating before), or practice an old favorite. With beachside rental stores and ample facilities, the site helps you gear up for a range of activities. Development has surged here in recent years, so expect an array of onsite restaurants, bars, and hotels.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $13 › Learn more about Cenang Beach

3. Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Langkawi

Discover rocky islets, secret coves, and white-sand beaches on a Langakawi District waterskiing or jetskiing adventure. Follow your local guide across the azure waters to experience the open sea and ride alongside playful dolphins. You can add swimming or snorkeling to this activity, then finish the day with a traditional meal at one of the area's fishing villages. This type of tour usually takes half a day.
Suggested duration: 3h 30 min
Tours from $25 › Learn more about Waterskiing & Jetskiing

4. Langkawi Archipelago Jet Ski Tour Including Dayang Bunting Island

FROM $120
Visit eight islands in the Langkawi archipelago by Jet Ski. In your small-group convoy, led by an experienced guide, coast over to Pulau Dayang Bunting (Pregnant Maiden Island) for a short jungle trek and a swim in Malaysia’s largest freshwater lake. Take in the stunning scenery where limestone outcrops dot the Fjords, watch eagles soar and stop to snorkel in the tranquil turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. Choose a morning or afternoon departure, and if you want to ride single or double. Numbers are limited to eight passengers to ensure a personalized experience.
Suggested duration: 4h
Tours from $120 › More about this tour at viator.com ›
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5. Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, Kuah

Experience the rich diversity of the natural world at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, a protected area of wilderness. Situated on the oldest limestone rock in the country, the park features an extensive mangrove swamp with overhanging Bogak trees, tree crabs, and mischievous macaques. Explore its natural abundance on a walk across well-maintained wooden paths, and take a boat tour of the park to learn more about its ecology and snap photos of it from a different perspective.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $36 › Learn more about Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

6. Boat Tours & Water Sports, Langkawi

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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7. Underwater World Langkawi, Langkawi

Head to Underwater World Langkawi, one of the largest marine and freshwater aquariums in Southeast Asia. Walk through the 15 m (49 ft) underwater tunnel and see magnificent sea creatures of all shapes and sizes swimming right over your head. Don't miss the penguinarium, either, where another underwater tunnel allows you to view the little critters as they swim. A 200-seat theater shows educational films about animal and plant life and the importance of conservation projects. The aquarium's overall emphasis on ecological education enhances your visit, informing you about the threats facing its inhabitants and constructive efforts to counter them.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $12 › Learn more about Underwater World Langkawi

8. Mangrove Forest Kayaking Tour from Langkawi

FROM $52
Join this guided half-day Kayaking adventure in the beautiful Mangrove Forest. Start the day off with a visit to the fish farm and enjoy a fish feeding show before beginning your kayaking adventure where you will be able to connect with nature and wildlife.
Suggested duration: 4h
Tours from $52 › More about this tour at viator.com ›

9. Spas, Langkawi

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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10. Zipline, Langkawi

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
Tours from $42 › Learn more about Zipline

11. Pulau Payar Marine Park, Langkawi

Take a trip to Pulau Payar Marine Park, a protected area of paradisal islands and underwater diversity. An hour-long boat ride finds you among the uninhabited landmasses, colored a deep jade green and jutting out from the turquoise sea. Relax on the sandy beaches and hop between the islands to find your favorite place, then head under the water to see the main attraction. Dive or snorkel to explore the large coral reef and the wide variety of colorful fish that call the marine park home.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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12. Half-Day Mangrove Safari Boat Tour in Langkawi

FROM $36
See the Langkawi mangroves by boat on a 4-hour tour that includes lunch, and pickup and drop-off at your accommodations or cruise ship. Explore a fascinating tidal ecosystem that’s home to otters, dolphins, kingfishers, and eagles, and learn about Malaysia’s plants and animals firsthand.
Suggested duration: 6h
Tours from $36 › More about this tour at viator.com ›

13. Kayaking & Canoeing, Langkawi

Suggested duration: 4 hours
Tours from $8 › Learn more about Kayaking & Canoeing

14. Eagle Square, Langkawi

Sited next to a jetty, Eagle Square is dominated by a massive sculpture of a reddish brown eagle facing the sea with its wings spread, ready to take off. Placed on a star-shaped platform, this 12 m (39 ft) monument remains one of the island's best-known man-made attractions. Offering views of ferries plying across the bay, the square features terraces and covered pavilions, miniature fountains and footbridges, as well as a number of shops and eateries. Note that the concrete surface of the square can get quite heated during the day, so plan your visit for early in the morning or after the sun goes down.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $25 › Learn more about Eagle Square

15. Langkawi Sunset Kayaking Adventure with nature guide

FROM $47
This is the one and only sunset kayaking in Langkawi that giving you unforgettable experience at sunset, the scent of the sea and the sweet rustle of waves that give you a serene moment of relaxation in the magical location of a Geoforest Park. Experience the beauty and magnificence of the best beautiful beach in malaysia as it transcends from day to night.
Suggested duration: 4h
Tours from $47 › More about this tour at viator.com ›