Top 10 Things to Do in Langkawi During New Year

 Things To Do In Langkawi Island
Posted by Preciuos on 04 Dec 2022

Langkawi is an amazing choice when you’re deciding where to go for New Year celebration with your family. There are plenty of beaches to catch the amazing fireworks! Besides, it’ll also be a relaxing getaway while ushering in the New Year with plenty of fun things to do in Langkawi! 

1. Ride the Langkawi cable car for sunset view

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Ride the Langkawi cable carOne of the best things to do in Langkawi is riding the cable car! Be taken all the way up to 2300 feet high up in the air above sea level and get a fantastic sunset view when you visit during the evenings. The top station (the highest) stands around 708 metres where you can even get a glimpse of Indonesia on a clear day! 

Some of the other things you can check out at the cable car station would be the SkyBridge, SkyRex, Oriental Village, SkyBoutique, to name a few. 

Time Required: 15 to 20 minutes

Opening Hours: Daily, 9.30am to 6.00pm

Ticket Price

  1. MyKad:
    • Adult - RM43
    • Child (Ages 2-12) - RM33
    • Adult Express Lane (no queuing) - RM93
    • Child Express Lane - RM83
  2. Non-MyKad:
    • Adult - RM85
    • Child (Ages 2-12) - RM65
    • Adult Express Lane (no queuing) - RM135
    • Child Express Lane - RM115

Address: Langkawi Cable Car Station, Oriental Village, Burau Bay, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

2. Have fun at ESCAPE Langkawi

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Langkawi Royal Yacht Club! A 2-day new year party in Langkawi where you can have fun with your loved ones!  

It's an Ibiza-style music festival where you can enjoy various live performances from international and local artists. There’s also a free flow of drinks and a buffet to feast on!

Time Required: 8 hours (4pm to 1am) 

Ticket Price: View all the ticket prices here

Address: Ground Floor, Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

3. Catch fireworks at the beach

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Catch fireworks at the beachSource: https://langkawimaimai.com/6-hours-to-2019-and-then-6-more/

Counting down to New Year’s isn’t complete without fireworks! If you’re spending your new year's celebration in Langkawi, the best beach to catch the fireworks would be Pantai Cenang. Plus, Pantai Cenang is where they will light up many sky lanterns and release them into the sky. 

Time Required: 2 hours 

Address: Pantai Cenang, 07000, Kedah, Malaysia

4. Shop like a local at Dataran Chenang Bazaar

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Shop like a local at Dataran Chenang BazaarSource: https://www.holidify.com/pages/night-markets-in-langkawi-3868.html

Starting from 20th December 2022 to 1st January 2023, you can shop and party at the same time when you head to Dataran Chenang Bazaar! A great option for those who are planning to celebrate with families or couples looking to spend their new years at Langkawi.

Most people tend to party at night while mornings are usually quiet. During the weekends, you’ll be able to catch a few events and performances at night. 

Time Required: 3 hours

Opening Hours: Daily, morning until late

Address: 27A, Jalan Pantai Chenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

5. Explore art at Paradise 3D Museum

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Explore art at Paradise 3D MuseumSource: https://panoramalangkawi.com/3d-art-langkawi/

Viewing the unique art at Paradise 3D Museum is one of the recommended things to do in Langkawi!  

Take a bunch of pictures here with the 3D art where it c how do reates an illusion. The main highlight that makes this museum stand out would be the Egyptian theme zone. 

Time Required: 1 to 2 hours

Opening Hours: Daily, 9am to 6pm

Ticket Price: Adult - RM38, Child - RM28

Address: Jalan Telaga Tujuh, 07100 Langkawi, Kedah

6. Explore the Wildlife at Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise 

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Explore the Wildlife at Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise

Source: https://www.jomjalan.com.my/listing/bird-paradise-wildlife-park/

You’ll have a fun experience visiting this wildlife park as you can get a glimpse of various animals such as owls, ducks, and up to 150 species of birds! You can even feed the animals and view them up close. 

Time Required: 2 to 3 hours

Opening Hours: Daily, 8.30am to 5.30pm

Ticket Price: Adult (MyKad) - RM35, Child (MyKad) - RM25, Adult (Non-MyKad) - RM50, Child (Non-MyKad) - RM30

Address: Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pechah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

7. Feast at Langkawi Pekan Kuah Night Market

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Feast at Langkawi Pekan Kuah Night Market

Source: https://thetravelshots.com/langkawi-night-markets/

When planning an itinerary of things to do in Langkawi, you should never miss out on the night markets, also known as ‘pasar malam’! 

While welcoming the new year in Langkawi or spending time with your loved ones during Christmas, one of the best ways would be to indulge in the wide variety of local dishes at Pekan Kuah Night Market. 

Time Required: 2 to 3 hours

Opening Hours: Wednesdays & Saturdays, 4pm onwards until late night

Address: 165, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

8. View sea creatures at Underwater World Langkawi

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year View sea creatures at Underwater World LangkawiSource: https://thesmith-house.com/langkawi-attractions/underwater-world-cenang-beach/

Love aquatic life? You should include the Underwater World Langkawi as part of your list of things to do in Langkawi! You can even participate in the feeding times for animals such as seals, and penguins. 

The main highlight would be the underwater tunnel which goes up to 15 metres long. Catch various sea creatures along the tunnel such as stingrays, turtles and sharks. 

Time Required: 3 hours

Opening Hours: Daily, 10am to 6pm

Ticket Price: Adult (MyKad) - RM43, Child (MyKad) - RM33, Adult (Non-MyKad) - RM53, Child (Non-MyKad) - RM43, Senior Citizen (MyKad) - RM33 

Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

9. Go on a tour of Kilim Geopark to view mangroves

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Go on a tour of Kilim Geopark to view mangrovesSource: https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/travel/2021/03/30/a-holiday-at-the-park

Another one of the recommended things to do in Langkawi would be to go on a tour at Kilim Geopark! Explore the beauty of limestone forests and gorgeous natural landscapes all around. 

You can also get to go eagle watching, explore the various caves such as bat or crocodile caves, and a floating fish farm. 

Time Required: 2 to 4 hours

Opening Hours: Daily, 8.30am to 5pm

Ticket Price: RM120 for adults, RM100 for children

Address: Kilim River Tourism Jetty, Mukim Kampung Kilim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

10. Bar hopping at Chenang

Things to do in Langkawi during New Year Dine at Yellow Beach Cafe

Source: https://www.trip.com/travel-guide/foods/langkawi-539-restaurant/yellow-cafe-27463454/

You should include bar hopping around Chenang area when you’re spending your New Year celebration in Langkawi! Some of the popular bars are Yellow Beach Cafe, Auchong Bar, Kalut Bar and One Love. Suitable for solo travellers or couples, grab a few drinks and party until late night while enjoying the gorgeous sea view! 

Opening Hours: Sunset until late at night

Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Start planning your New Year’s & Christmas celebrations! 

Hopefully, with these ideas, you’ll be able to have a fun celebration with your loved ones in Langkawi! You probably need a mode of transport to travel to all these places right? Enjoy a stress-free experience and rent a car in Langkawi to travel around! 

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