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Underwater World

Address: Pantai Cenang, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60 4 955 6100
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Ranked #17 of 38 Attractions in Langkawi
Owner description: An exciting and educational journey awaits you at Underwater World...
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Owner description: An exciting and educational journey awaits you at Underwater World Langkawi ('UWL'). Featuring themed sections such as the fascinating Tropical Rainforest, the spectacular Temperate World, the engaging Sub-Antartic Climate and the abundant Freshwater and Marine Life sections; be amazed by over 4000 animals and aquatics life forms on display. To further enhance your experience, UWL features Eden Cafe and a great duty-free shopping. In recognition of its achievements, UWL was awarded the 'Leading Tourism Product' in Langkawi by LADA and is also listed in the Malaysian Book of Records for being the 'Largest Aquarium in Malaysia' and for being the '1st breeding of Rockhoppers Penguins in Captivity'. So make a visit to UWL - When Adventure Becomes Experience.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We took a taxi from the Langkawi Cable car to the Underwater World which is located at busy street of Pantai Cenang for about 20 minutes. We arrived at about 12:15 and missed the animal feeding session (10:30 - 11:45) The highlight of the aquarium is the penguin exhibits which we enjoyed very much. We noticed that there are pairs... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Went there by taxi the place very cold one photographer working there took photograph of us and claimed it was free in the end i was charged Rm 20 to claim the photographs the penguin was cute i bought one small keychain as souvenirs amd there was duty free shopping centre over there from chocolate to alcohol.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

At first I thought this is not a very good place to go. However I was really amazed the moment I entered the place. It was really, really fantastic. There are a few really exotic animals being displayed. A worthy destination to visit. :)

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stumbled on this while taking a walk up the main road, for the amount of people that arrive and for what we saw didn't seem to add up.......the building is in need of repair in certain areas, staff are unhappy and there no toilet paper in the toilets. We did not see a single staff member while strolling around.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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152 reviews 152 reviews
20 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

visited this lovely underground covered water park , its 30 min away from our resort Berjaya but worth the visit , many spieces of water creatures , than shopping zone , also exciting is to walk in the street outside after the visit to shop from the very cheap shops , best places to buy souvenirs anywhere in Langkawi !

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We visited this place as part of our honeymoon trip to Langkawi, Malaysia. Along with the other places we enjoyed, this was one of them. I would call this place as a must visit when you decide on a trip to Langkawi. The place was well maintained and kept clean. We loved watching penguins and other aquatic animals moving around... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Centrally located, well maintained, though crowds throng this place.Well connected to all parts of Langkawi, this place is a must for any tourist.Very fascinating tour around the place. Visited with friends and enjoyed well.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We weren't expecting much as most of the zoos here in Malaysia are unkept and animals look deprived of food, attention and care. Underwater World definitely exceeded our expectations. The aquariums were very clean and the aquatic animals in there were plump and didn't look stressed. There were also uncaged birds which looked unfazed by our presence. The seals and... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was disappointed with the maintenance of the marine exhibits being a hobbyist myself, and the penguins didn't seem like they were loving life. Overall it was a nice visit and we enjoyed the individual fish tanks. The planted tanks were especially nice here.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

its terrible! there is a lot of fish. but you do expect that in an underwater world. but they are almost all of the same type. there are just a few interesting ones. and the high point of our tour was a blue-yellow macaw my daughter spotted sitting on a tree as we were going in, i think. as for... More 

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