7 Things To Do At Langkawi
Paradise is often synonymous with the idyllic lifestyles on Malaysia’s tropical islands. Amongst those, Langkawi is arguably the best-known. It features diverse biomes including pristine beaches, mangrove swamps, misty rainforests and gorgeous waterfalls. Here are some of our favourite things to do and see on the beautiful island of Langkawi.
Cable Car Rides
Langkawi’s cable car rides are especially breath-taking. The views of deep valleys and mountainous regions will leave you awestruck. For those who are acrophobic, this experience may cure your phobia, as the beauty of the vistas overcomes your fears.
Climb the Sky Bridge
Ascend the staircase from the last stop of the Langkawi Cable Car ride and you’ll get to the 125 metre-long Sky Bridge. Perched 700 metres above sea-level, the dazzling view of the island beyond awaits you. Just be sure to take a selfie while sitting on the glass floors!
Feed the Eagles
Langkawi is named after the ‘helang’ or white bellied fish eagles that colonised the island long before we did. And you won’t get a better view of them than on a boat ride around the island. Tour guides chum the waters with bait to give you magnificent views of the birds of prey.
The Underwater World
Sea life abounds at the Underwater World Aquarium where over 500 species of marine animals such as harbour seals and sharks live. Walk along the sea bed while giant manta rays glide overhead. Watch the antics of rock hopper penguins and be amazed at the diverse forms life takes under water.
Hike Mount Raya
Legends tell of a giant that once lived here and when he fell, his body became the mountain range known as Mount Raya. Standing 881 meters above sea level, it is the highest point on Langkawi and is a natural habitat of various eagles and other flora and fauna found in abundance here.
The Seven Wells
Telaga Tujuh or the Seven Wells is a natural waterfall formation that is said to be inhabited by faeries and other mystical creatures. The seven connected pools are fed by seven waterfalls. As you climb to the top of the hill, you’ll spot hornbills and macaques living naturally in the wild.
Party on Cenang Beach at Tropicana Cenang
The party never stops at Cenang Beach. You’ll find fire-jugglers, beachside caravans selling cocktails, and thousands of revellers who throng at night to party under the starry sky. Stay at one of Tropicana Cenang’s luxurious resort units directly on the beach itself.
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