Underwater World Langkawi: Dive into an Oceanic Adventure

 Langkawi Attraction
Posted by Sakhthi Suthakhar on 08 Apr 2024

Embark on a journey to discover the wonders of the deep blue sea at Underwater World Langkawi, a premier marine sanctuary nestled in the heart of Langkawi, Malaysia. As one of the largest marine and freshwater aquariums in Southeast Asia, this captivating attraction promises an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and families alike.Step into a realm brimming with over 4,000 aquatic species, ranging from delicate seahorses to majestic green turtles.

Underwater World Langkawi's Three Main Sections:

  • The Tropical Rainforest
  • Temperate
  • Sub-Antarctic zones

Each meticulously designed to mimic natural habitats and provide an immersive educational experience.

Explore the Fascinating Exhibits of Underwater World Langkawi

1. Tropical Rainforest Exhibit

This is where the Underwater World begins. Follow the winding track through the man-made tropical rainforest and see species such as : 

  • Flamingoes 
  • Ruddy Shelduck
  • Pheasant and Cockatoo 
  • Doves and Macaws
  • Fish species such as Giant Gourami, Knife fish, and Arowana
  • Turtles and the little cute Marmoset. 

Underwater World Langkawi: Dive into an Oceanic Adventure Green Lizard

2. Temperature Section of Underwater World Langkawi

See the playful fur seals frolic in the glass enclosure. You can watch them play underwater and above on the rocks. After here you can walk through an 8-meter tunnel underwater and see the amazing African Penguins. The exhibit lets you see them in their natural habitat and has feeding time shows on at certain times. 

Feeding times for African penguins are 11 am and 2:45 pm. 

Underwater World Langkawi: Dive into an Oceanic Adventure Penguin

3. Sub-Antarctic Section 

After catching the feeding time of the African Penguins you will head to the Rock Hopper Penguins area. Rockhopper penguins are odd-looking characters and they jump from rock to rock. They are also the smallest of the crested penguins. 

Feeding times for the Rockhopper are 11:15 am and 3:00 pm. 

4. Tunnel Tank Exhibit

One of the highlights of your visit is sure to be the breathtaking 15-meter-long tunnel, where you can marvel at sharks, giant stingrays, groupers, and green turtles gracefully swimming above you. As you wander through this impressive structure, you'll feel like you're exploring the depths of the ocean itself.

But the adventure doesn't stop there.

5. The Koi Pond Area

Here the walkway will take you into the sunlight once more and into a beautiful tropical setting. 

A waterfall flowing into a freshwater pond will greet you while you pass over a little wooden bridge. In the pond, you will see the Japanese Carp, some Sultan fish, and Cichlids. 

Underwater World Langkawi: Dive into an Oceanic Adventure Koi fishes

6. Coral Reef Section 

Visit the underwater coral gardens and experience the colors of a unique ecosystem. The creatures that call these beautiful reefs their home are creatures such as: 

  • Clownfish 
  • Wrasse 
  • Damsels and many more. 

Underwater World Langkawi: Dive into an Oceanic Adventure Garden Eel

7. Penguinarium 

Make your way to the 'Penguinarium,' a unique exhibit featuring playful penguins. Watch these charming birds frolic and swim through a special underwater tunnel, and don't forget to snap some photos to capture the moment.

Feeding Times at Underwater World 

For an even deeper understanding of marine life, don't miss the animal feeding sessions conducted by the professional trainers. Marvel at the intelligence and agility of African and Rockhopper Penguins as they enjoy their meals, and witness the grace of fur seals in action. The feeding sessions provide fascinating insights into the behaviours and dietary needs of these remarkable creatures.

  • African Penguin Feeding - 11 am to 2:45 pm 
  • Rockhopper Penguins feeding - 11:15 am to 3 pm 
  • Tunnel Tank feeding - 3:30 pm 

Underwater World Opening Times 

Planning your visit is easy, with opening hours from 10:00 to 18:00 on Mondays to Sundays, and extended hours during public and school holidays. Children aged 0-2 can enter free of charge, while those aged 3-12 will be charged as children. Additionally, senior citizens aged 60 years and above can avail themselves of discounted tickets with proper documentation.

Where is Underwater World Located?

The Underwater world is located at the southern end of Pantai Cenang and is situated next to the Zon Duty-free SHop. This is approximately 15 km from the airport. 

Whether you're a seasoned marine enthusiast or simply curious about the mysteries of the ocean, Underwater World Langkawi offers an oceanic adventure like no other. Book your tickets now and prepare to be amazed by the beauty and diversity of marine life that awaits beneath the waves! Book your tickets now with us at LangkawiBook. 

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