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Best things to do in Langkawi

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Where in the world: Asia  /  Malaysia  /  Kedah  /  Langkawi District  /  Langkawi

Top 15 things to do in Langkawi

1. Langkawi Sky Bridge

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. Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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

3. 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

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. Zipline

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

6. 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

7. Boat Tours & Water Sports

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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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

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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10. Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

Enjoy the rushing waters of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, a jewel of the western headlands. Seven natural pools have formed over millennia under different sections of the falls. Adventure to the top, spotting macaques, hornbills, and squirrels on the way. Enjoy the cooling waters after your hike, and walk back down under the shade of the lush lime trees that line the water's route.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $35 › Learn more about Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

11. Tanjung Rhu Beach

Enjoy a quiet stretch of coastline at Tanjung Rhu Beach. Unlike some other seaside spots in the region, the beach maintains a calm and peaceful atmosphere throughout the day. You have impressive views out into the bay, dotted with limestone islands and rock formations. Look along the coastline to see the beginnings of the mangrove swamps. Take a swim to cool off, then stretch out under a rented umbrella.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $13 › Learn more about Tanjung Rhu Beach

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. Art In Paradise

One of the largest 3D art museums in the world, Art In Paradise feels more like a playground than an art gallery, inviting visitors to create their own customized exhibits. Divided into different zones--optical illusions zone, safari, and aquarium, to name a few--the museum features internationally renowned artists and Malaysia's biggest painting. You can travel through time and visit ancient Egypt or medieval Europe, or step inside replicas of classic masterpieces. Don't forget to bring your camera with enough memory space--by the end of your visit, you'll acquire quite an artistic collection of your own.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $56 › Learn more about Art In Paradise

14. Underwater World 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

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 ›