Ferry & Speedboat Schedule To Langkawi
Langkawi Duty-Free Shopping
Langkawi has a great variety of shopping opportunities and department stores to rival the big cities. With the added pull of the white sandy beaches and natural diversity, you can see why Langkawi is such great place to visit! All kinds of beverages, clothing, accessories, local crafts, and jewellry items can be purchased at excellent prices. Make sure your shopping is done in the malls such as Pantai Cenang , Langkawi Parade Megamall, or Saga Shopping Center so you can be sure of the prices (its too expensive near the pier). If you're staying in Langkawi for shopping reasons, there's a host of high quality hotels nearby that will make your stay memorable too.
Langkawi Top Attractions
There is a whole lot to do in Langkawi, starting with Malaysia's largest Underwater Aquarium. Separated into three sections (Tropical Rainforest, Sub-Antarctic and Temperate sections), it really is a good day out. With educational areas, a 3D theatre, and an impressive array of wildlife from penguins to pufferfish, stingrays to sharks, you'll not be disappointed. Alternatively, travel to the Oriental Village, an open air complex surrounded by a beautiful lake with lots of galleries and handicraft stores to peruse. The Langkawi Cable Car and Sky Bridge starts here too; a wonderful trip up to the peak of Mount Mat Cincang for magnificent views of the rainforest, lanscapes and skyline. At the top there's a bridge that connects to a neighboring mountain - awesome views for an awesome day!
Langkawi Tour Ideas
There's plenty to see in Langkawi. Day tours are aplenty, offering combinations of attractions all packaged up for you to experience. Make sure you get to see Eagle Square, with the gigantic eagle statue and artistially designed collage of fountains. Or you can take a 4-5 hour Mangrove Tour and get to feed some real eagles instead, which is an experience to remember. Then there's the 7 hour Pular Payar Marine Park tour consisting of awesome snorkeling opportunities in the best waters in the region - they are literally teaming with tropical sea life variety - and you'll find beaches you've only dreamed of. Finally, there's some splendid sunset cruises to enjoy. Interested?
Langkawi Local Life
In old Malay, "Langkawi" means "reddish-brown eagle", and there are 19 varieties of eagle here to see in full flight, soaring and swooping, with avid photographers are always looking for those perfect eagle photos on the land below. Oh, then there's the 500 species of butterfly and 200 bird species all living in the lush forests and woodlands. If you're feeling adventurous, there are mountain bike trails to be ridden - you can sign up for various cycling tours or go it alone. Or why not get to know how some of the local 150,000 plus Langkawians live. Langkawi is a place of rich ethnic culture and history, with traditional dress, food, festivals, indigenous music and dancing. Local handicrafts include woodcarving, silversmithing and weaving.