Kid-friendly Langkawi

If you have kids, we know you have too much going on to spend hours planning a family vacation for the September school holidays. So we’ve done some of the work for you.

For a fuss-free family vacation, treat your kids to the rich culture, sights and sounds of Langkawi! The beautiful island offers tons of activities and attractions. Better yet, we’ve picked out the top 5 kid-friendly things to do and your little ones will be entertained. Just don’t forget the sunscreen!


Go on a cable car ride

Take the cable car ride up Mat Cincang mountain and get a bird’s eye view of legendary Langkawi as well as numerous outlying islands in the distance. The ride is split into stages so you and your kids will have the time to walk around the observatory deck and admire the magnificent surroundings.

If you and your little daredevils are up for a mini adventure, access the SkyBridge from the Top Station to get a different viewpoint of the island and sea towards the north.

Opening Hours: 10am – 8pm
Address: Jalan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Kedah 07000
Tel: +604 959 4225


Visit the Underwater World

Get acquainted with the world’s largest freshwater fish, Araipamas, at the Underwater World Langkawi. Along with that, your kids will enjoy making funny faces at the cute little rockhopper and black-footed penguins that reside there too.

Opening Hours:
09:30 – 18:30 Monday – Friday
09:30 – 22:30 Friday – Sunday
Address: Zon Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
Tel: +604 955 6100


Feed the animals at Bird Paradise and Wildlife Park

Langkawi Bird Paradise and Wildlife Park is the perfect place to be, rain or shine. All the walkways are fully covered so your kids will be able to explore the area without worrying about the scorching sun or the heavy rain.

Don’t forget to purchase a bag filled with pellets, chopped apples, sliced carrots and cabbage at the entrance so that your kids can have a ball of a time feeding animals such as donkeys, deer and peacocks.

Opening Hours: 08:30 – 18:00
Address: Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pecah
Tel: +604 966 5855


Tour mangrove swamps

Explore Sungai Kilim Nature Park by cruising down the calm, winding river in a boat. The boat trip takes you past several limestone caves, mangrove swamps and further inland, to the dense forest.

Snap away with your cameras at the fish and shrimp larvae as they wind their way through a tangle of mangrove roots seeking food, shelter and protection from predators.

Also enjoy the spectacular views of unique limestone rock formations emerging from the floor of the mangrove swamp and seabed.

Packages are also available that include exploring the Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave) and fish farm.


End your trip with a sunset cruise

After exploring different parts of Langkawi, end your trip with an unforgettable moment! Kick back and relax on board the Langkawi sunset cruise.

The upscale adventure starts off at the Awana Porto Malai jetty and comes complete with an open bar serving chilled soda, fruit juice, wine, and beer.

The cruise takes you to an almost-touching distance of some of Langkawi’s deserted islets including unique limestone outcrops and exotic marine life.

The Kodak moment happens as the sun sets; you and your kids will be lounging in deck chairs with a cold drink in hand.

Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:00
Address: Kampung Mawat, Mukim Ulu Melaka (17km northwest of Kuah)
Tel: +603 955 6055


Written by: Zaim Zahari

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