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Visiting the Langkawi Cable Car

Welcome to the Langkawi Cable Car! Get ready for an adventure filled with breathtaking views and exhilarating rides. When you hop on board, you'll be whisked away to Mount Machinchang, the second-highest peak in Langkawi. As you ascend, take a moment to soak in the beauty of the rainforest, the sparkling beaches, and the crystal-clear waters below. The view from the cable car is absolutely mesmerizing!

Plan your visit to the Langkawi Cable Car today and prepare for an enchanting journey filled with breathtaking views, cultural exploration, and an unforgettable cable car ride.

The Ride

Your journey will start at the Oriental Village, the main base station of the Langkawi Cable Car. It's a lively place with lots of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. Take your time to explore, try some local delicacies, and immerse yourself in Malaysian culture. The Oriental Village serves as a great way to kick off your cable car adventure!

During your ride, the cable car will make stops at different stations, each offering a unique experience. At the Middle Station, you can step out onto the viewing platforms and capture photos of the incredible rainforest canopy. The views are simply breathtaking, and you won't want to miss the chance to snap some memorable shots.

As you continue your ascent, you'll reach the Top Station, which sits at an impressive height of 708 meters above sea level. From here, you'll be treated to a panoramic vista of Langkawi's archipelago, neighboring islands, and even parts of Thailand on clear days. Don't forget to visit the SkyBridge, a curved pedestrian bridge that provides a one-of-a-kind perspective of the surrounding beauty.

Langkawi Cable Car | Visitor Information At A Glance

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Where is Langkawi Cable Car located?

The Langkawi Cable Car is located in the Oriental Village at Teluk Burau, just north of Telaga Harbour, Pantai Kok, on the west coast of the main island of Langkawi. It is approximately 30 minutes drive from Kuah town and 15 minutes drive from Langkawi International Airport.

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What are Langkawi Cable Car’s operating hours?

Sunday to Friday: from 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Saturdays and public holidays: 9:30 AM to 7 PM

The last admission to the ride is at 5 PM.

What Is The Best Time To Go On A Langkawi Cable Car Ride?

If you like quiet and peaceful surroundings during your Cable Car ride, we’d recommend going during the months between April and October. While this is Langkawi’s wet season, there are only a handful of tourists during these few months. 

If you want to see the sunny view and don’t mind waiting a bit for your turn on the ride, we’d recommend the summer season of Langkawi – November through March. While the tourist influx between these months are large, this is Langkawi’s high season. The views are to die for, and the wait isn’t too bad if you reach the station early.

Getting to the Langkawi Cable Car

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The island of Langkawi is fairly accessible, with a variety of options to choose from. Here are our top picks to get to the island!

  • By a short domestic flight: Langkawi is at a distance of 456 km from Kuala Lumpur, and a flight takes around an hour and fifteen minutes. 
  • By car ferry: If you can access a car in Malaysia, you can drive to the car ferry in Kuala Perlis.
  • Via public transport, then ferry: You can access buses from either TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) Bus Station or Hentian Duta Bus Station in Kuala Lumpur and arrive at Kuala Perlis Bus Station, a short walk from the ferry terminal.

Here’s how to get to Langkawi Cable Car: 

The Langkawi Cable Car station is located on the island's west coast at the base of the Machinchang Cambrian Geoforest Park, about 40 minutes' drive from Kuah and 20 minutes' drive from the Langkawi International Airport.

Know Before You Go

Rules & Regulations
Langkawi Cable Car

What are Langkawi Cable Cars’ operating hours?

Sunday to Friday: from 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Saturdays and public holidays: 9:30 AM to 7 PM

The last admission to the ride is at 5 PM.

When is Langkawi Cable Car closed?

Yearly maintenance (normally early half of April)

Weekly maintenance (normally Wednesday, until 12:00 PM. Service resumes after that.

How long is a Langkawi Cable Car journey?

A one-way cable car ride takes about 15-20 minutes, and the round trip takes about 1.5 hours in total.

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  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All passengers must wear shoes and be properly dressed.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the cable cars.
  • No smoking is allowed in the cable cars or at the stations.
  • Pregnant women, people with heart conditions, and people with disabilities should consult their doctor before riding the cable car.
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Here are some of the things you can do around the Langkawi cable car:

Kilim Geoforest Park: Delve into the natural wonders of Kilim Geoforest Park, a pristine paradise of mangroves, limestone formations, and diverse wildlife.

VR Universal Langkawi: Immerse yourself in cutting-edge virtual reality experiences at VR Universal Langkawi, where imagination knows no bounds.

Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi: Get ready for a thrilling encounter with prehistoric giants at Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi, a sanctuary teeming with awe-inspiring reptiles.

ATV Langkawi: Embark on an adrenaline-pumping ATV adventure through Langkawi's lush landscapes and rugged terrains, discovering hidden gems along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions About Langkawi Cable Car

Is visiting Langkawi Cable Car worth it?

Absolutely! Experience breathtaking vistas, the SkyBridge, SkyTrail, and 3D Art Langkawi - all worth the visit.

What are the Langkawi Cable Car opening hours?

Sunday to Friday: from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. Saturdays and public holidays: 9:30 AM to 7 PM. The last admission to the ride is at 5 PM.

What is the best time to visit Langkawi Cable Car?

Arrive early to beat the crowds and enjoy the panoramic views without rush.

Can I purchase Langkawi Cable Car tickets online?

Yes, buying tickets online is recommended to avoid queues and secure your preferred time slot.

How much time does it take to visit Langkawi Cable Car?

Plan for about 2-3 hours to enjoy the cable car ride, SkyBridge, and other attractions.

Are there any age or health restrictions for the cable car ride?

Children and the elderly can ride, but those with certain health conditions should consult a doctor first.

Is the Langkawi Cable Car wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the cable car station and SkyBridge have facilities for wheelchair access.

Can I bring a stroller for my child?

Strollers are not allowed on the cable car, but you can store them at the station.

Are there dining options available inside the attraction?

Yes, you'll find refreshment and snack kiosks at the cable car station and Oriental Village.

Is photography allowed at Langkawi Cable Car?

Photography is allowed, so don't forget your camera to capture the stunning views.

What is the best time to capture great photos at the SkyBridge?

Early morning or late afternoon offers ideal lighting for capturing beautiful SkyBridge photos.

What should I wear during my visit?

Dress comfortably with appropriate footwear, and bring sunscreen and a hat for sun protection.