Neighboring islands in the marine park are mostly undeveloped; they host mangroves, caves, and enough rainforest canopy to keep birdwatchers very busy. The steep trail to the lower area only takes 10 minutes from the parking lot. The police on Langkawi are adamant about enforcing helmet laws. Exploring the mangroves by kayak is certainly the most rewarding, but it is also the most strenuous. Greg Rodgers is a freelance writer and photographer from Kentucky. For the thrill-seekers, I highly recommend hopping on a jet ski and seeing the islands on a guided tour. You'll be surprised to see what is included in the collection. There are trees, gardens, and waterfalls to explore. Although there aren’t many places to sit and enjoy your meal, you'll get to enjoy fantastic people watching. Renting a car is undoubtedly the best way to explore the island. Don’t wake them! Massages and spa treatments will complete your relaxing visit. Members can access discounts and special features. Consider adding Koh Lipe to your trip if you've got bonus time and want to add a second country. Spend up to a week on this island, experiencing its stunning beaches, islands, and boat trips. What are the top attractions to visit in Langkawi? The SkyTrex adventure is an obstacle course of bridges, ropes, swings, and zip lines at dizzying tree-top heights. The primary reasons to visit are the diving and beach-accessible snorkeling. The Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls (Seven Wells) is in the northwest corner of the island. Not only does an afternoon at SkyTrex allow a peek at the rainforest canopy from above the ground, but it’s also a good workout! Renting a bicycle is an option, too, although some interior roads will be tough to cycle. The many turnstiles for the queues indicate that people must be willing to wait a very long time. Dig deeper into Langkawi’s adventurous side by exploring glorious waterfalls, viewpoints, dense jungle, and lush mangroves – home to many species of wildlife. It’s easy to spend weeks lazing around on Langkawi’s powdery beaches while devouring delicious Malaysian food but if you’re bitten by the travel bug, there’s tons of things to do in Langkawi. Once away from the traffic of Kuah (the main town) and Pantai Cenang (the most popular beach), the island’s interior has (mostly) well-maintained roads with plenty of nice scenery. Langkawi is the largest island of 104 in the archipelago. While you visit you will be entertained by jugglers, martial artists, and musicians. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Understandably, island-hopping excursions are the most popular thing to do on Langkawi. You won’t sneak up on much wildlife, but you may feel as though you’re on the set of a James Bond film! Langkawi is made up of 99 islands and they are all drop-dead gorgeous. The 5.5-acre Langkawi Wildlife Park and Bird Paradise houses over 150 species of colorful birds including toucans and flamingos in a natural setting. Although the main purpose of visiting the museum seems to be just to get fun, quirky photos of yourself in impossible situations, there are some very visually impressive works of art.