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Kinabatangan river cruise

Kinabatangan river cruise

One of the most popular destinations in Sabah is the Kinabatangan River. This river has a length of 560 kilometers and stretches through half of Eastern Sabah. Alongside the riverbanks there is an abundance of wildlife. During a river cruise you will have a chance to spot the rare orangutan, the pygmy elephant, proboscis monkeys and saltwater crocodiles. During night cruises you might spot the leopard cat, numerous sleeping birds, wild boars, snakes and many crocodiles.

Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary

Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary

Sepilok rehabilitation centre is one of the biggest and most well known orangutan sanctuaries in Malaysia. The sanctuary is located nearby Sandakan; the total site is over 43 square kilometer in size. Around 75 orangutans roam free within the forest reserve. During their rehabilitation the animals rely heavy on the help of the people that work at the centre; and also on the donations from tourists. Tourist can snap precious pictures during daily feeding time.

A 4095 meter tall mountain

A 4095 meter tall mountain

Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain in Malaysia and the 20th tallest in the World. Mainly because of the biological diversity the mountain is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climbing the mountain is not an easy feat for the untrained; though it will absolutely be one of the best experiences ever. Watching the sun rise in the early morning will definitely make you forget all the hardships you had to endure during the hike up.

Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

TAR Marine Park is the perfect place to enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and light jungle treks. The marine park is made up of five small islands: Gaya, Manukan, Sapi, Sulug and Mamutik. The best beaches and probably also the best corals can be found around Gaya island; the biggest of the five islands. The marine park is only a 20 minute boat trip away from the city of Kota Kinabalu.

Mulu National Park

Mulu National Park

Mulu National Park is the biggest national park in Sarawak. The park is best known for the amazing caves. The Sarawak Chamber is the world's biggest cave chamber. It is said that 40 Boeing 747 aircraft's fit in the cave. Clearwater cave is the world's longest cave with a length of over 110 kilometers. The caves aren't the only highlights at Mulu NP. The amazing pinnacles at Mount Api are absolutely stunning to witness. A visit to Mulu NP will bring your holiday in Malaysia to new heights!

Underwater World Langkawi

“The seaweed is always greener, in somebody else’s lake”, so sings Sebastian the lobster in Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The rhythm of the song should prompt you to check out the Underwater World in Langkawi, currently one of the largest marine and fresh water aquaria in South East Asia. Underwater World has gained tourism attraction since its establishment in 1995. Apart from the seaweed, of course you are also privileged to indulge the sights of over 4,000 aquatic lives of 500 species without getting wet.

The Underwater World is situated at Pantai Cenang in the south of Langkawi Island. So, what should you expect there? A gigantic 15-meter long walk-through tunnel where fish and sea creatures greet you from behind a glass panel. This is probably the only chance you can get at admiring sharks from a safe distance. Other than that, there are also the Freshwater Fish Section, the Seashell Display, the Koi Pond, the Reptilian Section and the Coral Reef Section; each giving you an eyeful of the colourful life under the sea.

The Underwater World is also a place to learn about marine life through a variety of educational services offered. Visitors can head to the info theatre which projects documentaries of a variety of sea creatures. Kids and adults alike will be thrilled as some of the documentaries are in a 3D effect, leaving you squealing as a large fish comes right at you! There is also an interactive floor where the motto ‘learning made fun’ lives. At times, you’ll find groups of students there too as research and development of marine life as well as practical training is offered to higher learning local and overseas institutions.

After gawking at various fish, jellyfish, squid and crabs, visitors can head to the nearby Neptune Cafe serving Malaysian and western food. Visitors can also get some snacks and beverages over there too. There is a souvenir shop that sells more than just souvenirs for those at home; there are also local dried foodstuff and delicacies made from fish and seafood too!

With Langkawi being such a pretty island, it is only apt that you visit the Underwater World to see what lives ‘under the sea’.

Address, opening hours and entrance fees

Opening Hours are between 09:30 and 18:30 from Monday to Friday, and 09:30 until 22:30 from Friday to Sunday.

Address: Zon Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
Tel: +604 955 6100

Entrance fees: RM46 for adults, RM36 for children between 3-12.

Location Underwater World Langkawi

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1 comments on Underwater World Langkawi

  1. lazada voucher
    12 months ago
    February 6, 2018 at 4:54 am

    Under water world is beautiful and nice. It is so beautiful to watch the place like this.

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