Attractions in Langkawi

Galeria Perdana

This museum is dedicated to the gifts that have been presented to Malaysia through international affairs and by visiting heads of states. This massive gallery features some incredible gifts, including a Formula One race car! Call +60 4959 1498 for more information.

Laman Padi

Laman Padi is an interesting ecotourist complex that has a rudimentary museum demonstrating the basics of rice cultivation, a spa, and a restaurant. You can observe the soothing, swaying rice paddies populated by water buffalo and waterfowl all while being massaged at the spa. Call +60 4 955 3225 for more information.

Gunung Raya

Gunung Raya is the tallest mountain on Langkawi, with its peak falling 100m short of being a kilometer high. You can hike this mountain, or rent a car and take a nice cruise up a winding road through the jungle.

Durian Perangin

This waterfall has scintillating pools of cool water to ease you through the heat of Malaysia. Find this waterfall just 2km east of Air Hangat.

Underwater World

This aquarium boasts over 500 species in captivity, including a penguin display! Visit HERE for more information.

Crocodile Adventureland

If you can get over the exploitative practices and animal welfare issues found at Crocodile Adventureland, where you can by crocodile skin goods from former crocodiles used in their daily carnival style shows, then perhaps consider visiting. Call +60 4 959 2259 for more information.

Langkawi Bird Paradise

This establishment has plenty of exotic birds on display, but the overall quality of the animal`s enclosures are rather poor. Visit HERE for more information.

Temurun Waterfall

The tallest waterfalls in Langkawi are only a short walk from the main road, Teluk Datai. Monkeys thrive in the jungles surrounding the waterfalls, and are known to be thieves so keep your personals guarded!

Oriental Village

This shopping complex has restaurants and souvenir shops, as well as SkyCab cable cars that offer magnificent views of Langkawi. Visit HERE or call +60 4 959 4959 for more information.

Kota Mahsuri

This ancient compound has re-creations of traditional Malaysian housing, a museum, some diners and a shrine dedicated to the historical figure Mahsuri. Call +60 4 955 6055 for more information.

Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

The Geoforest park is host to magnificent limestone formations and mangrove forests that are responsible for enormous amounts of biodiversity in Malaysia. There is a jetty near Tanjung Rhu which is where guided boat trips depart for the Geoforest Park.

Telaga Tujuh

This waterfall offers a freshwater alternative to splash around in. If you are going to Oriental Village, just follow Pantai Kok road past Oriental village until the very end, where you’ll then have a 10-minute hike (stay to the right) towards the waterfall.

Night Markets

Night markets in Langkawi have locations that change daily throughout the week, and generally operate between 7pm and 10pm. Mondays are held at Ulu Melaka, Tuesdays at Kedawang, Wednesday’s and Saturday’s at KuahTown, Thursdays at Pantai Cenang, Friday at Air Hangat, and Sunday at Padang Matsirat.

Skytrex Adventure

This adventure playground offers anyone looking to exert themselves a chance to climb, ropeswing, crawl and zipline around the Langkawi jungle. Visit HERE for more information.

3D Museum Art

This unique museum has 3D paintings of some of this world’s finest landscapes. Enjoy a break from the beach by getting your fill of photography and selfies at this museum that will be sure to give you a fun-filled afternoon. Visit HERE for more information