Langkawi being comprised of 99 islands is considered an ideal place by tourists, no matter to which part of the world they belong. Everyone praises its serene beauty and mind-blowing Langkawi attractions, which persuades them to visit this island again. As a number of tourists consistently come here to enjoy their vacations, the Government of Malaysia has thus, made necessary developments to ease tourists on their journey. The Kilim Karst Geoforest Park Langkawi is one of the beautiful attractions that have been well-maintained and properly facilitated for the guests.
Overview of Kilim Karst Geoforest Park Langkawi
The Kilim Karst Geoforest Park Langkawi, which is also known as the Kilim Nature Park or Kilim Langkawi, is found at the northeast tip of the island. You shall find this spread across 100sq. Km of the area, having river banks till the river estuary. This park is comprised of the beautiful blue lagoons, mangrove forests and white Langkawi beaches.
The best thing you could ever admire in your life is the Sungai Kilim Karst Geoforest Park Langkawi’s beauty, which is like God’s gift to the nature. The Bogak Tree, Iguanas, Macaques and Tree Crabs add more value to its beauty. You shall enjoy greatly the breathtaking views of limestone rock formations that come out from the ground and of the mangrove swamps and sea. These magnificent views have been regarded as the Temple of Borobodur, the Elephant Stone and the Hanging Gardems.
The famous Cave of Legends i.e. Gua Cerita and Bat i.e. Gua Kelawar can be easily reached through this park. If you love birds then you can enjoy watching them here in the migratory seasons. They come to the Kilim River in September and March.
Take a complete tour of the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park Langkawi, if you want to explore each and everything here. Get to the mangrove reserve from there you can take a boat. The mangroves here serve as a safeguard for the coastline from the erosion and to enable a proper nursery for the marine life inside the Kilim estuary.
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You can have a closer look at the roots of the mangrove species, namely Rhizophora sp and Soneratia sp. Also, you shall see the fish larvae and shrimp going in and coming out from the labyrinth of mangrove roots. They do so to search food for themselves and also to keep them safe from the predators.
There is a narrow gap within the sea, which has created a separate area ideal for fish farm and for yachts. You can have an in-depth view of the Langkawi’s great marine life through the fish farm. You can closely view Moray Eels, Horse Shoe Crabs, Mantis Prawns, Sting Rays, Trevallys, Sea Bass and Ornamental Fishes. There is a fish-breeding farm too, where you can feed the fish, the experts will teach you how to feed a sting ray with your hand.
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At Kilim Langkawi, you can opt for your lunch or dinner from the 50 odd cages and get it cooked as you want to on the floating restaurant there. However, the restaurant’s menu holds numerous dishes and cuisines, in order to fulfill the cravings and hunger of the customers. The chefs out there are expert in cooking seafood, using diverse recipes.
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