Underwater World Langkawi: be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life – experience with best marine creature – enjoy with family and children to learn – hotels to stay , map and info

Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

Nowhere else in Malaysia would one be able to see penguin in large comunity and over 200 species aquatic life  than at Underwater World Langkawi, which is also the largest aquarium in Malaysia today. There are over 5000 fishes and other marine life, which are presented in more than 117 specially designed tanks that are arranged along a zoom long passageway. Feeding times for the Tunnel Tank is at 3pm daily, while the one for the Otter pond is at 3.30pm daily.

Underwater World Langkawi is one of the largest marine and fresh water aquaria in South East Asia. Since the start of its operation on 26 August 1995, it has become one of the must visit tourist destinations in Langkawi and has attracted a large number of foreign as well as local tourists.

The concept and theme of Underwater World Langkawi are geared towards Knowledge, Education and Entertainment. It is built to raise awareness on the importance of conserving our precious aquatic life forms, thus creating understanding of the deep and inseparable bond between man and nature.  it  also got the fossil library where we can find unlimited information on underwater Kingdom. Childrens are going to enjoy most.

Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

Underwater World Langkawi is proud to introduce its fascinating attractions – a 60,000 sq. feet new building, housing three ecosystems, tropical rainforest, temperate and sub-antarctic icluding a 200-seat 3D cinema.The Sub-Antarctic Ecosystem Display includes a spectacular “penguinarium” with an underwater tunnel for visitors to view swimming penguins. Other facilities available here include a giftshop, a merchandise centre, a dry seafood centre, Neptune Cafe, Zon Shopping Paradise, Restoran Kg. Siam and ample free parking bays.

The Underwater World is open daily from 10am to 6pm. Admission is RM38 for adults and RM28 for chilren. For more information, please contact the Underwater World at +604-9556100 or the Langkawi Tourist Information Centre at +604-9667789.

Exhibition/Display Areas (including 3D Theatre)
 
Daily                 
 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
 
School and public holidays
 09:30 am – 06:30 pm
 
Souvenir Centre (Daily)
 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
 
Neptune Cafe (Daily)
 10:00 am to 06:00pm
 

Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

Feeding Times
 
Marine Fish     
 02:30 pm to 03:30 pm daily
 
Freshwater Fish (Rainforest Section)    
 11:00 am daily
 
Otters   
 3:30 pm daily
 
Seals      
 10:45 am, 02:30 pm and 04:00 pm daily
 
Rockhopper Penguins
 11:15 am and 03:15 pm daily
 
African Penguins
 11:00 am and 03:00 pm daily
 
Macaw
 02:30 pm daily

Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

 

Getting there
 
Located at Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi Underwater World is merely 3 km away from the Langkawi International Airport and can be reached with a 10-minute drive. Surrounded by numerous restaurants such Papadam Ria and Telaga Arabic Restaurant, the aquaria’s building in white can hardly be missed.  

By Boat
From Kuala Kedah (1 hour 15 minute ride):
Lada Holdings, Tel: 604-7626295 / 7626296
Nautica Ferries, Tel: 604-7621201 / 7622341
Samavest, Tel: 604-7623052
Langkawi Ferry, Tel: 604-7624524

From Kuala Perlis(45 minutes):
Lada Holdings, Tel: 604-9855823
Nautica Ferries, Tel: 604-9854494 / 9854563
Samavest, Tel: 604-9854440
Langkawi Ferry, Tel: 604-9852690

Ferries are also available from Penang (Tel: 604-2631943)
 
By Road
From the North South Expressway (NSE), head north to Kedah and take the Alor Setar Selatan exit (Interchange 177) onto the highway headed to Teluk Kechai and on to Kuala Kedah where you can catch a ferry to Langkawi island. Alternatively, you can also catch ferries from Kuala Perlis further north, accessible via the Jitra Selatan exit (Interchange 181) via Kodiang and Kangar on trunk road K3. This route is longer, at 48km from the NSE exit. You can easily catch a taxi from Kuah Jetty to get to Underwater World, located at Pantai Cenang.
 
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Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

 
accomodation around langkawi: hotels resorts chalets
 
 
Tiara Langkawi Hotel
Pusat Dagangan Kelana Mas,
Persiaran Mutiara , Kuah,
07000 langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia  
Phone
+604 966 2566
Fax
+604 966 2600  
 
 
 
 
Langkawi Seaview Hotel
Lot 40, Jalan Penarak, Kuah,
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 0600
Fax
+604 966 0620  
 
 
Kampung Tok Senik Resort
Lot 1577, Kawasan Mata Air Mukim Ulu Melaka ,
Kuah,
07000 langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia  
Phone
+604 955 7288
Fax
+604 955 7257  
Tanjung Sanctuary Langkawi
PO Box 199,Jalan PAntai Kok ,
Kampung Teluk Nibong
07100 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 2977 / 955 9216
Fax
+604 955 3978  
 
Awana Porto Malai Langkawi
Tanjung Malai, Teluk Baru
07000 , Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 5111
Fax
+604 955 5222  
 
Langkasuka Beach Resort Langkawi
Kuala Muda, Padang Matsirat
07000 Langkawi ,
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 6888
Fax
+604 955 5888  
Oriental Inn
Block C, Oriental Village ,
Teluk Burau
07100 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-959 2300
Fax
+604-959 4200  
 
 
Four Seasons Resort 
Jalan Tanjung Rhu ,
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 950 8888
Fax
+604 950 8899  
 
 
 
The Andaman Langkawi
Jalan Teluk Datai,
P. O. Box 94
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-959 1088
Fax
+604-959 1168  
 
 
 
Grand Continental Langkawi
Lot 3598 Mukim Kuah ,
Kelibang
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
04-966 0333
Fax
04-966 0288  
 
Sunset Beach Resort – Langkawi
Tanjung Malie,
Pantai Tengah
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
04-955 1751
Fax
04-955 1751  
 
 
Sri Intan Langkawi
Telekom Malaysia Berhad,
Teluk Baru,
Mukim Kedawang
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-955 5555
 
 
 
Semarak Langkawi Resort
Pantai Cenang
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-955 1377
Fax
+604-955 1159  
 
 
Perdana Beach Resort
Kuala Muda,
Mukim Kedawang
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
04-955 2323
Fax
04-955 3323 
 
 
The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa
P.O. Box 138.
Jalan Teluk Baru Pantai Tengah ,
Mukim Kedawang
07100 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
04-952 0000
Fax
04-952 0001  
 
 
Geo Park Hotel
Block C, the Oriental Village ,
Burau Bay
07100 , Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604/959-2300
Fax
+604/959-4200  
 
 
Langkawi Island Resort
Jalan Pantai Dato’ Syed Omar
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 6209
Fax
+604 966 6414  
 
Panorama Langkawi Hotel
P.O Box 49,
Jalan Lubuk Semilang
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-955 2721/2722
Fax
+604-955 2723  
 
 
Black Sand Beach Motel
Pantai Pasir Hitam,
Air Hangat
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-959 1015
Fax
+604-966 8425  
 
 
 
 
Aseania Resort Langkawi
Simpang 3,
Jalan Pantai Tengah,
Mukim Kedawang
07100  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
04-955 2020 / 955 2136
Fax
04-955 2115  
 
 
Langkawi Lagoon Resort
Lot 78, Kuala Melaka ,
Jalan Kuala Muda,
Padang Mat Sirat
 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604-955 8181
Fax
+604-955 8881  
 
 
Langkawi Holiday Villa
Lot 1698, Pantai Tengah ,
Mukim Kedawang
07100  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
604-955 1701
Fax
604-955 1504 / 2211  
 
 
Casa Del Mar Langkawi
Jalan Pantai Cenang,
Mukim Kedawang
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 2388
Fax
+604 955 2228  

Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

 
Langkawi Village Resort
1237 Jalan Telok Baru,
Pantai Tengah, 
Mukim Kendawang
07100 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 1511
Fax
+604 955 1531  
 
The City Bayview Hotel Langkawi
Jalan Pandak Mayah 1,
Pusat Bandar Kuah
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 1818
Fax
+604 966 3888  
 
The Lanai Langkawi Beach Resort
P.O.Box 143
Pantai Tengah,
Mukim Kedawang ,
07100  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 8462
Fax
+604 955 8459  
Eagle Bay Hotel
33, Persiaran Putera,
07000 Kuah langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 8585
Fax
+604 966 7385  
 
 
 
 
Mutiara Burau Bay Beach Resort
Teluk Burau, Kuah
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 959 1061
Fax
+604 959 3307  
 
 
 
Berjaya Langkawi Beach & Spa Resort
PO Box 200, Burau Bay
07000 , Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 959 1888
Fax
+604 959 1886  
 
 
 
The Datai Langkawi
Jalan Teluk Datai ,
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 959 2500
Fax
+604 959 2600  
 

Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort
Teluk Nibong ,
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia
Phone
+604 955 1901
Fax
+604 955 1968  
 
 
The Andaman Datai Bay
P.O Box 94, Jalan Teluk Datai ,
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 959 1088
Fax
+604 959 1168  
Holiday Villa Langkawi Beach Resort
Lot 1698, Pantai Tengah,
Mukim Kedawang
07000 Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 955 1701
Fax
+604 955 1504 / 955 211  
 
 

Underwater World Langkawi:  be a part of nature -see larger collection of aquatic life - experience with best marine creature - enjoy with family and children to learn - hotels to stay , map and info

 
Hotel Grand Continental Langkawi
Lot 398, Mukim Kuah,
Kelibang
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 0333
Fax
+604 966 0288  
Pelangi Beach & Spa Resort, Langkawi
Jalan Pantai Cenang ,
07000 Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 952 8888
Fax
+604 952 8899  
 
 
Kondo Istana Resort
Lot 757, Jalan Penarak,
Kampung Padang Lalang,
Mukim Kuah,
07000 langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 1118
Fax
+604 966 1122  
 

The Garden Hotel
Lot 263 Mukim Kuah ,
07000 langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia  
Phone
+604 966 3618
Fax
+604 966 3700 
 
 
 
 
Rebak Marina Resort Langkawi
Habour Master Marina Department
Pulau Rebak Besar , PO Box 125
07000 langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia 
Phone
+604 966 5566
Fax
+604 966 5508  
 
 
Langkawi Chalet
No. 1A, Kampung Penarak , Kuah
07000  Langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia
Phone
+604 966 7993
Fax
+604 966 0680  
 
 
Sheraton Perdana Resort
Jalan Pantai Dato’ Syed Omar ,
07000 langkawi
Kedah , Malaysia  
Phone
+604 966 2020
Fax
+604 966 6269