Have trouble in soothing your eyes while escaping into tropical island? Scenic setup of marine ecosystem is an eye candy, provided just for you at Underwater World Langkawi.
Can you tell the difference between male and female creatures? Ask our Rangers here at Underwater World Langkawi.
Having difficulties in marine biology? Get an in-depth understanding of every peculiar behavior of sea creatures here at Underwater World Langkawi.
Arapaima, a Jurassic fish, is the largest freshwater fish in the world and can grow to more than eight feet. Also on display are "Tapah Fish" (Wallago Catfish) and Freshwater Stingray.
The section consists of three connecting tanks with a river flowing concept and displays many species of freshwater fishes from South East Asia, the Amazon, Africa, North America, and Australia. Fish on display are Tropical Garfish, Albino Patin, Bala Shark, and Redtailed Catfish. Within this section, a series of specially designed tanks housing unique reptiles such as Leopard Gecko, Chinese Water Dragon, Indonesian Blue Tongued Skink, African Fat Tailed Gecko, and variety of small snakes.
This large walk-through aviary will
give visitors an experience of being in the heart of Tropical Rainforest
environment. The elegant Flamingoes, the playful Ruddy Shelduck and proud
Pheasant will greet visitors as they enter the section. Look for our flight
birds such as Cockatoo, Doves, and Macaws that flutters freely in this section.
Also on display, there are the Knifefish, Giant Gourami, Arowana, and cute
Features playful South American Fur Seal and African Penguins. A walk through on 8-meter Tunnel will enable visitors to see African Penguins swimming around in an environment as close as possible to their natural habitat.
The star attraction of UWL, the Rockhopper Penguins, awaits the visitors in this section. They got their name from their behaviour of jumping from rock to rock. These penguins, also known as “rockies”, are the smallest of the crested penguins.
This section is made up of the Hexagonal Tank (themed “Sunken Ship”). Among the fish in the 70,000 litre Hexagonal Tank are the Black Tip Shark and White Tip Shark.
Venture into the deep sea along a 15-meter long tunnel, where you will experience being surrounded by Giant Stingrays, Giant Trevally, Giant Groupers, Olive Ridley Turtle and other schooling fishes.
Koi Pond is set in an outdoor lush and vibrant tropical scenery with splashing sound of cascading waterfall. The Japanese Carps together with Sultan Fish, Cichlids are found here.
Unusual and peculiar sea creatures originating from Southeast Asia such as Japanese Mitten Lobster, Knight Goby, Snowflake Moray Eel, Blue Devil Damsels, Green Carpet Anemone, Mudskippers and many other interesting species are on display here.
Coral Reef Section
This underwater coral garden with an explosion of delightful colours is a part of the living treasures of the ocean’s delicate ecosystem. Clown Fish, Damsels, Wrasse and other corals provide visitors with a glimpse of the symbiotic relationship that exists amongst the inhabitants of the coral reefs.
Venomous & Poisonous Section
Although seemingly calm and inviting, these Moray Eels and Lionfish hold deadly weapons in disguise of their needle sharp teeth and spiny fins.