Discover the Mangrove Tour at Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi

Introduction

Tanjung Rhu, located on the northern tip of Langkawi, is renowned for its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters. One of the best ways to explore this natural paradise is through a mangrove tour, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Langkawi’s rich ecosystem.

The Mangrove Tour Experience

The mangrove tour at Tanjung Rhu typically begins with a boat ride through the serene waters of the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This tour takes you through a network of meandering rivers, mangrove forests, limestone caves, and hidden lagoons. It’s a journey into the heart of Langkawi’s natural beauty, showcasing the island’s diverse flora and fauna.

Discover the Mangrove Tour at Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi

Highlights of the Tour

  1. Mangrove Forests

    • Explore the intricate root systems of the mangroves, which play a crucial role in coastal protection and serve as nurseries for many marine species.
    • Learn about the unique adaptations of mangrove trees and the importance of these ecosystems in maintaining the health of coastal environments.
  2. Wildlife Encounters

    • Spot a variety of wildlife, including monkeys, monitor lizards, kingfishers, eagles, and even otters.
    • The mangroves are also home to diverse bird species, making it a bird-watcher’s paradise.
  3. Bat Cave

    • Visit the famous Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave), where you can observe thousands of bats roosting.
    • The cave also features impressive stalactites and stalagmites, adding to the experience’s mystique.
  4. Eagle Watching

    • One of the tour’s highlights is eagle watching, where you can see these majestic birds swooping down to catch fish.
    • The sight of eagles in their natural habitat is both exhilarating and awe-inspiring.
  5. Fish Farm Visit

    • Some tours include a visit to a local fish farm, where you can learn about aquaculture practices and even feed the fish.
    • This stop provides insight into the local economy and the sustainable practices used by the fish farmers.

Tips for the Tour

  • What to Bring: Sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, and a camera.
  • Best Time to Visit: Early morning or late afternoon for cooler temperatures and better wildlife viewing opportunities.
  • Booking: It is advisable to book your tour in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons.

Conclusion

A mangrove tour at Tanjung Rhu is a must-do activity for nature lovers and adventure seekers visiting Langkawi. It offers an unforgettable experience of exploring the island’s natural wonders and learning about its unique ecosystems. Whether you’re keen on wildlife, interested in geology, or simply looking to enjoy the tranquil beauty of Langkawi’s waterways, this tour provides something for everyone. Book your mangrove tour today and embark on a journey through one of Malaysia’s most enchanting landscapes.

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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