7 Exciting Watersports Activities to Try in Langkawi

 Things To Do In Langkawi Island
Posted by Preciuos on 09 Jul 2024

Langkawi Island is a tropical paradise known for its stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and blue waters. Langkawi offers an exhilarating playground for watersports enthusiasts beyond its serene landscapes and cultural heritage. Whether you’re a seasoned adrenaline junkie or a first-timer, Langkawi Island has a diverse range of watersports from exploring vibrant coral reefs to parasailing. 

The options are endless and they promise to deliver thrills and unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime! If you’re looking for exciting watersports activities to try in Langkawi, read here to find out more about Langkawi Island activities!

1. Banana Boat at Pantai Cenang

Watersport Activities to Try in Langkawi Banana Boat

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For a thrilling water adventure, riding the banana boat will be your best bet! This activity involves riding an inflatable banana-shaped boat, pulled by a speedboat across the sea. It’s perfect for groups seeking excitement and fun, as the boat bounces and splashes through the waves. You can ride this at Pantai Cenang for a price starting from MYR 25 to MYR 50 per person, depending on the duration of the ride.

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Location: Pantai Cenang

2. Stand Up Paddle Experience

Watersports Activities to try  in Langkawi Stand Up Paddle

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If you happen to love kayaking, you might also be interested in stand-up paddle boarding (SUP). This watersport has been increasingly popular and offers a fantastic way to explore Langkawi island’s stunning coastal scenery while also enjoying a full-body workout at the same time. The best place to experience this watersport is currently at Tanjung Rhu Beach known for its calm and scenic waters. You’ll get to explore hidden coves, mangrove forests, and pristine beaches that are usually inaccessible by big boats. It costs RM80 per person for a maximum of 2 hours to use the paddle board.

Location: Tanjung Rhu beach

3. Jet Ski

Watersports Activities to try in Langkawi Jet Ski

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Jet skiing along Pantai Cenang is surely an unforgettable Langkawi island activity you don’t want to miss. The thrill of zooming across the waves at high speed makes it an adrenaline-pumping water sport activity for adventurers. Suitable for all levels whether it’s your first time trying or you’re an experienced rider, jet skiing in Langkawi should be on your list of activities to try! With beautiful views of the surrounding islands, jet skiing is a fun way to explore the island! For RM139 per ride, you get 30 minutes of fun!

Location: Pantai Cenang

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4. Sunset Kayaking Adventure

Watersports Activities to try in Langkawi Sunset Kayaking Adventure

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For an unforgettable kayaking experience, you may want to try the sunset kayaking adventure in Langkawi to gain a new appreciation for Tanjung Rhu Geoforest Park’s natural landscape. This kayaking journey will start in the late afternoon where you’ll paddle through serene waters around secluded beaches and the mangroves. As the sun sets in the evening, the skies turn into a beautiful canvas of orange, purple, and pink offering photo opportunities and a serene ambiance that is perfect for relaxation and for some, reflection. It’s one of the best ways to end your night.  The price per adult is RM210.

Don't miss out on this unique adventure. Book your Langkawi Mangrove Kayaking Tour now with Lankawibook and explore the stunning natural beauty of Tanjung Rhu from the water. Secure your spot today and get ready for an evening of tranquility and breathtaking views.

Location: Tanjung Rhu Mangrove Jetty, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

5. Skimboarding at Pantai Cenang

Watersports Activities to try  in Langkawi Skimboarding

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Another watersport activity you can try in Langkawi is skimboarding. If you haven’t heard of it, skimboarding is a water sport whereby participants glide across the surface of the water using a board. Almost similar to surfing, this water sports activity is increasingly popular and fun! Some of the beaches that you can skimboard are Pantai Cenang, and Pantai Tengah where you can also rent the boards!

Location: Pantai Cenang & Pantai Tengah 

6. Surfing at Pantai Tengah

Watersports Activities to try in Langkawi Stand Surfing

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Although Langkawi is generally not popular for surfing as the waves are not big enough, Langkawi still offers this water sport, especially for beginners. The waves are big enough for a relaxed surfing experience. There are certain spots in Langkawi and certain times where surfing is made available. September to November is the Monsoon season which means you’re able to catch waves perfect for surfing! Suitable beaches that you can head to during this time are Pantai Cenang as well as Pantai Tengah. Surfing lessons are also available for those first-timers. Plus, surfing boards of various sizes can also be rented for RM50 per hour.

Location: Pantai Cenang & Pantai Tengah

7. Windsurfing at Pantai Cenang

Watersports Activities to try in Langkawi Windsurfing

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Langkawi is an excellent place to participate in windsurfing due to the island’s windy conditions and not forgetting its stunning scenery. The best time to windsurf is during the windy season which is between November and May. For newbies, don’t worry, some experienced instructors provide lessons just for you. As for the windsurfing equipment, you may rent them on an hourly basis, ranging from an hour to twelve hours. This thrilling watersport activity in Langkawi will surely be an unforgettable experience!

Location: Pantai Cenang, Pantai Kok & Pantai Tengah

Which Watersport Activity Would You Like To Try?

There are so many watersport activities to try in Langkawi no matter if you crave the thrill of adrenaline-pumping adventures or if you prefer something more relaxing such as kayaking or parasailing. Langkawi Island has so much to offer when it comes to watersports, there is always something for everyone to enjoy.

Why not make your trip even better and more convenient by booking a car in Langkawi with Langkawibook? This makes getting to places easier and it allows you to explore the island at your own pace! Booking with Langkawibook makes your trip more comfortable and hassle-free!
 

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