Langkawi: Mangrove Kilim UNESCO Geopark & Cave Tour

4.2 / 5

46 Reviews

Langkawi: Mangrove Kilim UNESCO Geopark & Cave Tour

From US$ 34.60 per person

Appreciate the thrill, excitement, and beauty of the mangroves of Langkawi during a half-day boat tour along the Kilim River. Experience incredible encounters with wildlife including stingrays and eagles and admire incredible limestone rock formations.

About this activity

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Duration: 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
You will be pick up from your hotel in Langkawi, please provide your hotel name & address Please be at hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to pick-up time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a boat ride along the Kilim River through the mangroves
  • Get up close to wildlife from eagles to stingrays
  • Explore the southern part of Langkawi and discover secluded coves and beaches
  • Relax with door-to-door round-trip transfers from the port and select hotels
  • Visit scenic sites throughout the Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark
Full description
Start the tour with a hotel or port pickup by the local driver and transfer to the jetty. Travel by boat through the twists and turns of the Kilim River through the maze created by aerial roots and thick fleshy leaves of the mangrove trees. Keep your eyes peeled for animals that make their home in this delicately balanced ecosystem which is responsible for the health and wide variety of species in the Andaman Sea. Also, see how the mangrove area is a perfect environment for cottage industries such as fish farms. Make your first stop when the boatman stops the engine and throws some chicken pieces out into the water to invite the eagles. Marvel as eagles dive down just next to you and claw up the chicken pieces as they soar into the sky. Then, venture out of the mangroves to admire majestic limestone rock formations and sea stacks that rise dramatically from the ocean. This ancient coral thrust into the sky millions of years ago is home to a unique and ancient group of plants found nowhere else on earth. After this, set off to explore darkened bat caves and seeped in fabled tales of mysteries and romance. Visit a floating fish farm in a secluded cove surrounded by high vertical limestone and granite cliffs. Spend a wild time hand-feeding the rays and be surprised by the other sea creatures who inhabit the tanks. After this, the boat will make your way back to the jetty and the driver will drop off from where you started from.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in a shared vehicle
  • Mangrove tour (depending on the option chosen)
  • Life jacket
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tour operation depends on weather conditions
  • Please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, guests with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not suitable for those with walking disabilities or guests who need a wheelchair
  • Remember to bring a waterproof bag to carry your camera or phones
  • Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses/sunscreen, hats or scarf are highly recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 46 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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The tour was amazing and maybe the best adventure during our 3 weeks trip in our holiday. The communication via What's app was very quick and they were very helpful, because we asked some support from them. The gudie during our Mangrove ture was very nice and speakes good in english, so we got a lot of new information, made a lot of very good pictures and collect an unforgettable adventure.

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January 20, 2020

It was a great day out. The guide was very informative and knowledgable. All I would say is that this isn’t a half day trip, we got picked up at 09:15am and didn’t return to our hotel until about 05:30pm so don’t do this trip if you are pressed for time that day. There is some waiting around at the start and after lunch but other than that, it was very good value for money.

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January 4, 2020

The pick up was a complete mess and was over an hour late and the. Only after I made phone calls to the local agent. We were then dumped at the venue and left to it. Thank god for the guys who actually did the boat tour. They were fantastic and the tour was really good fun if not a little rough at times .. be warned that on the boat you want to be near the middle to back for the trek to the beach! The lunch provided was. Nice and light and the pictures opportunities and nature was fantastic The return again was a shambles as the driver was asleep on the bus and had to be woken by banging the bus sides .. the tour itself is great but the organisation. Today by the local operator was appalling

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December 28, 2019

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