Kilim Geoforest Park Tour
Kilim Geoforest Park is set within Langkawi Geopark which stretches from the North East to the Eastern part of the island. The main features of Kilim will be the oldest karst in Malaysia and the mangroves. This once forgotten rainforest between the sea and the land is now one of Langkawi's signature nature tours. A relaxing interpretive excursion on Langkawi's unique saline ecosystem set within the limestone karst. The boat journey starts from Tanjung Rhu jetty and will cruise on the channel in Kilim Geoforest Park where the highlight of this area will be the mangroves. You will discover the flora and fauna of the mangroves, how they cope with the challenges of living in such habitat and how this rainforest has benefited mankind for centuries. This tour includes a visit to the Bat Cave. However, please be warned that Bat Cave can be busy with visitors during peak season. Depending on the sea and weather condition, the boat will cruise along the coastline and you can opt to stop for a swim on a beach.
Pick up time at your preferred location will be determined upon enquiry based on your preferred date to do the tour. You will be advised accordingly on the possibility and the recommended time. Choosing your time to start this tour is important in order to catch a good tide to view the mudflats.
On the actual day of the tour, you will be pick up and be driven to a jetty where the boat will be waiting for you. The boat ride will take us out to the sea should the sea or weather condition is favourable before returning to the jetty.
What to wear:
1) Light clothing. Swimwear and towel if you are wish to swim at a beach.
2) Strapped sandals or flip-flops that are suitable for some walking.
3) Remember to wear a hat or cap and sunglasses for protection from the sun.
What to bring:
1) Your camera!!
2) Insect repellent
4) Personal medication (optional)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up point will be at the reception area of your accommodation in Langkawi. Otherwise, please provide your exact preferred pick up location upon booking.
End location: Drop off point will be the same as the pick up point. Otherwise, please indicate a different location as the drop off point before or during the tour.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
Three and a half hour includes a swim at a beach. Otherwise, the duration of tour will be shorter.
Return transfer will be an air-conditioned vehicle.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 Ringgit Malaysia - This is optional. As this is a private tour, you may request to have a meal at the floating restaurant before returning to the jetty. Depending on the timing, floating restaurants can be packed during peak season. Please inform us in advance should you wish to have a meal on the floating restaurant.
I do not conduct any tours on bus as well as visiting the cable car, underwater world or any wildlife park, or handling tour packages that includes hotels/bus transfers.
I do not encourage or practise any feeding to wildlife on any nature tours.
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Wendy was a fabulous guide! She was knowledgeable about the mangroves and we learned so much from her. She was hospitable and made sure we were comfortable with a very nice vehicle and driver.