Langkawi, Malaysia

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Zoological Parks

Langkawi Wildlife Park
Langkawi Wildlife Park (formerly Langkawi Bird Park)
is located at Jalan Ayer Hangat in Kampung Belanga Pecah, about 10 minutes drive from Kuah Town and 30 minutes from Langkawi International Airport. The wildlife park covers an area of nearly six acres, home to more than 2,000 exotic birds from nearly 150 species. An extension on the left and rear portion of the park is now home to other species of wildlife including pythons, monkeys, crocodiles, mouse deers, slow loris and civet cat.

 
 
 
 
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Langkawi Wildlife Park by Georg Wittberger

The birds are housed in spacious enclosures simulating their natural habitat, planted with varieties of tropical greenery. There is an amazing collection of birds including rare and exotic species at Langkawi Wildlife Park including peacocks, macaw, flamingos, cockatoos, pheasants, parrots and ostriches to name a few. The enclosures are huge and sections include the Parakeet House, Flamingo Pond and Macaw Courtyard. Langkawi Wildlife Park is a destination that should not be missed by visitors to Langkawi!

Underwater World Langkawi
Underwater World opened in 1995 and located along Langkawi's popular beach destination of Pantai Cenang. The marine and freshwater aquarium is one of the largest in Southeast Asia, home to more than 500 species of aquatic life living in over 100 specially designed tanks. The aquarium comprises of several sections including the Tropical Rainforest, Temperate Zone, Sub-Antarctic, Freshwater, Marine, Corals and Pond Sections. There is also a 3-D cinema with a seating capacity of 200 showing informative documentaries about marine life in Langkawi.

Underwater World, Langkawi

Underwater World Langkawi 

The Freshwater Section has an impressive collection of fishes from the around the world including the arapaima (world's largest freshwater fish) from the Amazon. Among the fishes at the Tropical Rainforest Section are the pacu, knifefish, temoleh, giant gouramy and various species of arowanas. There is also an exotic collection of turtles, flamingos, swans, snapping alligators and macaws. A highlight of the visit is the pengarium at the Sub-Antarctic Section, home to Rockhopper penguins brought in from the Nightingale Island in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Crocodile Adventureland
Crocodile Adventureland (Taman Buaya Langkawi) is located at Kubang Badak, about 30 km north of Kuah Town. The 20-acre park is home to more than 1,000 crocodiles and alligators of various species including rare species. The reptiles are kept in ponds including a Baby Crocodile Pond, Breeding Pond and Feeding Pond.  Visitors can get a close view of the reptiles at the Bridge-Over Pond and see various species of crocodiles and alligators from around the world at the Species Pond. Witness a unique boxing match 'man vs crocodile' or take a ride in a rickshaw drawn by a crocodile, though this attraction may not be enjoyed by some visitors.

 
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