Discovering Kilim Geoforest Park in Langkawi: A Complete Guide

Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Kilim Geoforest Park in Langkawi is a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. This UNESCO-endorsed geopark boasts stunning landscapes, rich biodiversity, and unique geological formations, making it a must-visit destination. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll answer key questions about Kilim Geoforest Park, including its location, how to get there, and what to expect from the popular mangrove tour.

Discovering Kilim Geoforest Park in Langkawi: A Complete Guide

Which Country is Kilim Geoforest Park in?

Kilim Geoforest Park is located in Malaysia, specifically on the island of Langkawi in the state of Kedah. Langkawi, known as the Jewel of Kedah, is an archipelago comprising 99 islands situated in the Andaman Sea, near the northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The park is part of the Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark, which was designated in 2007 to preserve its unique geological heritage and promote sustainable tourism.

How to Get to Kilim Geoforest Park?

By Air

The most convenient way to reach Langkawi is by air. Langkawi International Airport (LGK) is well-connected with major cities in Malaysia, such as Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Johor Bahru, as well as international destinations like Singapore and Bangkok. Several airlines, including Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, and Malindo Air, operate frequent flights to Langkawi.

From the Airport to Kilim Geoforest Park

Once you arrive at Langkawi International Airport, you have several options to reach Kilim Geoforest Park, located approximately 30 kilometers northeast of the airport.

By Car

Renting a car is a popular choice for visitors who prefer flexibility. Car rental services are available at the airport, and the drive to Kilim Geoforest Park takes about 40 minutes. Follow the signs towards Kuah Town, and from there, head towards the Kilim area.

By Taxi

Taxis are readily available at the airport. Ensure you agree on a fare before starting your journey, as taxis in Langkawi do not use meters. The taxi ride to Kilim Geoforest Park should take around 40 minutes.

By Tour Operator

Many tour operators offer transportation packages that include pick-up from the airport or your accommodation. These packages often combine transport with guided tours of Kilim Geoforest Park, providing a hassle-free way to explore the park.

What is the Mangrove Tour in Langkawi?

One of the highlights of visiting Kilim Geoforest Park is the Mangrove Tour, an exciting adventure that takes you through the park’s intricate mangrove forest ecosystem. Here’s what you can expect from this popular tour:

Exploring the Mangroves

The Mangrove Tour typically starts with a boat ride along the Kilim River, where you will navigate through dense mangrove forests. These forests play a crucial role in protecting the coastline from erosion and providing a habitat for various species of wildlife.

Wildlife Encounters

As you journey through the mangroves, keep an eye out for a diverse array of wildlife. You may spot monkeys, monitor lizards, mudskippers, and a variety of bird species, including kingfishers and eagles. Some tours include eagle feeding sessions, where you can observe these majestic birds up close.

Geological Wonders

Kilim Geoforest Park is renowned for its unique karst landscape, featuring limestone formations that date back over 500 million years. The tour often includes stops at notable geological sites, such as Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave) and the iconic “Hole in the Wall” rock formation.

Fish Farm Visit

Another interesting stop on the Mangrove Tour is a visit to a floating fish farm. Here, you can learn about local aquaculture practices and even hand-feed some of the fish, including the friendly stingrays.

Cave Exploration

Some tours offer the opportunity to explore caves within the park. Gua Kelawar, or Bat Cave, is a popular spot where you can see bats roosting inside the cave and fascinating stalactite formations.

Eco-Friendly Practices

Many tour operators emphasize eco-friendly practices to minimize the impact on the delicate ecosystem. Look for tours that prioritize sustainable tourism and provide educational insights into the importance of mangrove conservation.

Book Your Mangrove Tour with Us Today!

Ready to explore the wonders of Kilim Geoforest Park? Our Kilim Mangrove Tour Langkawi Package offers an all-inclusive experience that covers transportation, guided tours, and unique wildlife encounters. Don’t miss out on this incredible adventure!

Contact us today to book your tour and embark on a journey through one of Malaysia’s most stunning natural landscapes. Visit our  Langkawi Mangrove Tour Package or call us at +6012 609 6769 to make your reservation.

Discover the beauty and adventure of Kilim Geoforest Park with our expertly curated tours. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Fazil Othman

Tour Duration: 
4 Hours

Check-in Time:
9.30am

Location:
Resort World Langkawi Pier(Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Booking:
Book 0ne day in advance. Subject to availability

Hotel Transfer:

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Tour Duration: 
Up to 4 Hours

Location:
Teluk Baru Jetty (Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Start Time:
Start anytime between 9am-1pm

Booking:
Book 0ne day in advance.

Hotel Transfer:
Free for Cenang Rd & Pantai Tengah Rd

Another Area Pickup Add-On:

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Tour Duration: 
Up to 4 Hours

Location:
Teluk Baru Jetty (Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Start Time:
9am or 2pm (Subject to availability)

Booking:
Book 0ne day in advance.

Hotel Transfer:
Free for Cenang Rd & Pantai Tengah Rd

Another Area Pickup Add-On:

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Hotel Transfer Charges (2 Ways)

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Available only on Saturday & Sunday

Tour Duration: 
Up to 2 Hours

Location:
Kilim Geoforest Park Jetty (Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Start Time:
11.00am

Booking:
Book 0ne day in advance

Hotel Transfer Charges (2 Ways)

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Tour Duration: 
Up to 4 Hours

Location:
Kilim Geoforest Park Jetty (Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Start Time:
10.30am

Booking:
Book 0ne day in advance

Hotel Transfer Charges (2 Ways)

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Tour Duration: 
Up to 4 Hours

Location:
Kilim Geoforest Park Jetty (Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Start Time:
Anytime between 9am to 4pm

Booking:
Book 0ne hour in advance for Online rate. Without online booking, walk in rate applied and waiting time up to 1 hour subject to the boat availability

Boat Rates:

  • Standard Boat (10 Seater) RM400
  • Medium Boat (12 Seater) RM450
  • Large Boat (15 Seater) RM600
  • Jumbo Boat (20 Seater) RM650

Hotel Transfer Charges (2 Ways)

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Tourist Guide Rates

  • RM200, Guide will collect the payment on the tour day

Tour Duration: 
Up to 3 Hours

Location:
Kilim Geoforest Park Jetty (Type this location on Google maps or Grab apps)

Start Time:
Anytime between 9am to 4pm

Booking:
Book 0ne hour in advance for Online rate. Without online booking, walk in rate applied and waiting time up to 1 hour subject to the boat availability

Boat Rates:

  • Standard Boat (10 Seater) RM350
  • Medium Boat (12 Seater) RM400
  • Large Boat (15 Seater) RM500
  • Jumbo Boat (20 Seater) RM550

Hotel Transfer Charges (2 Ways)

  • Sedan Car (Up to 3 Passengers) RM200
  • MPV (Up to 5 Passengers) RM250
  • Van (Up to 10 Passengers) RM300

Tourist Guide Rates

  • RM200, Guide will collect the payment on the tour day