Langkawi is a great place to relax, where active entertainment can be combined with interesting tours. The island is also famous for its pristine beauty and rich cultural heritage. Where else can you enjoy many kilometers of the amazing beaches? Of course, on Langkawi! Moreover, Langkawi is the best place to get close to nature, and spend an incredible weekend with your kids. So, check out the following most interesting spots for your children on Langkawi…
Underwater World Langkawi
It’s not the biggest one, but very good and great oceanarium with a decorative jungle with waterfalls and ponds. Passing from one room to another, you will get acquainted with a variety of fish, sharks, huge crabs, penguins, turtles, mollusks and jellyfish. There’s a 15-meter underwater tunnel, which allows observing a marine life in almost natural conditions. Also, Underwater World Langkawi is home for lots of birds and monkeys. Generally, the oceanarium provides a fascinating collection of 5000 inhabitants. You can observe the feeding of sharks, as well as touch some exotic inhabitants.
Location: Jalan Pantai Chenang
Hours: Monday-Sunday 10am-6pm
Admission: adults RM46, kids (3-12) RM36
What can the Oriental Village offer? The huge territory of the village features children’s playgrounds, and a plenty of entertainments including catamarans, pony and elephant rides, feeding of rabbits and fish. Oriental Village is a large green area with restaurants, shops, lakes, bridges and lots of activities. Feeding of rabbits will definitely satisfy your kid, and it costs only RM1. So, the main thing is not to spend all the money for carrots!
Location: Burau Bay Padang Matsirat
Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-12am
Admission: visit is free of charge
Sky Bridge & Sky Cab Langkawi
Langkawi Island is a picturesque spot full of green tropical forests, sandy beaches and has everything for a wonderful weekend. And in order to enjoy this beauty from the amazing height of 700 meters, just visit Langkawi Sky Bridge. Firstly, a cable car with spectacular 360-degree panorama will take you to the top of the Ganung Mountain, where the bridge is situated.
The length of the bridge is 125 meters and the width is 1.8 meters. There’re triangular platforms on the edges of the bridge, where you and your kids can stop and admire fantastic views of Langkawi, the Andaman Sea and the neighboring islands. Since the bridge is curved, you can enjoy the delightful scenery from different angles.
Location: Jalan Telaga Tujuh
Hours: Friday-Sunday 9.30am-7pm, Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm
Admission: Sky Cab – RM55 adults, RM40 kids; Sky Bridge – RM8 adults, RM5 kids
Langkawi Wildlife Park
Langkawi Wildlife Park is a zoo with many animals and birds of rare species. In fact, this is a contact zoo, so you can easily caress, feed and take animals to the hands.
Generally, Langkawi Wildlife Park is a tropical garden with the area of about 2 hectares. The territory is divided into several zones full of green spaces, flowers, trees, ponds and waterfalls. The zoo offers several dozen of animals and a little more than two thousand birds. The major feature is that the animals are placed in open aviaries and freely move through the territory.
Langkawi’s Park is a great place to spend 3-4 hours and get a plenty of positive emotions.
Location: Lot 1485, Kampung Belanga Pecah, Jalan Ayer Hangat
Hours: Monday-Sunday 8.30am-6pm
Admission: RM39 adults, RM22 kids 3-12
What is Pantai Kok? It’s almost wild and secluded beach with a crystal clear sea, a gently sloping entrance to water and perfect snow-white sand. Also, Pantai Kok Beach is an incredibly beautiful place overlooking Andaman Sea and tropical forests! So, if you and your kids like swimming, sunbathing and picnic, it’s hard to find a more suitable spot than Pantai Kok. Of course, you can spend there even the whole day, but don’t forget to stock up on food in advance.
Location: Pantai Kok Langkawi
Admission: free of charge
This crocodile farm is home to more than a thousand crocodiles and alligators of various species and sizes. The visitors will be able to see the shows with the participation of these dangerous animals, as well as their feeding.
The farm covers an area of 20 acres, and it’s located on a fairly picturesque territory. In addition to ordinary crocodiles, there are special compartments with alligators having various bodily injuries or anomalies: tailless, toothless, with a flattened jaw, humpbacked and others.
Also, you can see there a 28-year-old crocodile Bujang Kawi, who was born without teeth, but despite that he eats well, and features a length of 4 meters and weight of 454 kilograms.
Location: Pantai Kok Langkawi
Hours: Monday-Sunday 9am-6pm, crocodile shows start at 11.15am and 2.45pm
Admission: RM8 adults, RM6 kids 3-12
So, Langkawi is a very suitable destination for your family trip, especially in case you like calm and quite relaxation. The island offers a plenty of entertainments for you and your little ones, and you should visit them for sure. As Langkawi’ doesn’t feature well-functioning public transport system, the only comfortable way to visit these places is a rental vehicle. You can rent a car at Langkawi Airport.