Langkawi Wildlife Park
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Langkawi Wildlife Park
Langkawi Wildlife Park | Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi : Located in Kilim area and only 10 minutes drive from Kuah Town, the Langkawi Wildlife Park covers an area of 5.5 acres of land area. Inside, the park has created an ambience of a tropical rainforest. It opened to public in November 2002 when it was known as ‘Langkawi Bird Paradise’.
Initially it featured mainly aviaries with different species of birds. However, with addition of many mammals, reptiles and other exhibits, it has renamed itself to Langkawi Wildlife Park.You will now find over 150 different species of animals and birds from different parts of the world including South East Asia, Africa, South America, Australia, Russia and of course from Malaysia.
However do not expect the large exotic species like the tigers or leopards here. The Langkawi Wildlife Park predominantly keeps the species which are not difficult to maintain. You will however find many funny and amazing creatures here.
There are two things that the Langkawi Wildlife Park | Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi boasts of:
(1) It is a fully covered wildlife park and the first such park in Asia. It has roofed and covered walkways all the way from the entry to exit so that be it rain or shine, you can always enjoy the park and its exhibits.
(2) Close interaction with the birds and animals. There are feeding sessions with various animals and birds. The visitors can actually hand feed most of the birds and animals here.
Although the park may appear like a zoo to some, this activity makes the entire journey quite exciting to the children and families. You can buy assorted food bags at a small price (RM6 per bag) that contains food for animals and birds. There are boards next to each exhibit clearly stating what food is allowed for a bird or an animal.
Once you buy the ticket and get through the entrance, you will come across one of several internal guides who we found to be quite friendly and knowledgeable. They can guide you as long as you want and be with you. There is no separate charge. In fact they will also let you know about each exhibit, their behavior, feeding habits and lot more so that the entire tour can become quite interesting.
You can ask them any number of questions you want.The first section is Macaws (Blue & Yellow Macaw and Palm Cockatoos) followed by Flamingos. The Macaws love to feed on sunflower seeds and peanuts while the Flamingos like fish pellets.
Next you will pass through a pond where you will find mandarin ducks playing around. You can feed them as well. You will then pass by the Crocodile and the Pheasants sections. The crocodile enclosure having salt water crocodiles is relatively small. Out of the pheasant species of birds you will see silver and yellow pheasants, peacocks etc. You will be amazed how even peacocks take seeds directly from your palm without hurting you.
After that you will walk by the side of a beautiful orchid garden full of white and other colorful orchids. You will then come to the Mammals section where you will see several different types of small animals including bear cats, rabbits, raccoons, guinea pigs etc.
Next is the main attraction of Langkawi Wildlife park @ Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi, The Walk-in Aviary. There are lots of small colorful ‘Love Birds’ (also known as Budgerigars) who are freely flying around. Hold out some mullet seeds and they will come and sit right on your hand and feed directly from your palm. Don’t be surprised if you find five of them sitting on your hand at a time, they are simply fearless.
There is a 15-foot manmade waterfalls next to the aviary. You will also find a section for mouse-deer which too you can hand feed.
After the Aviary Section you will walk through the Crystal Gallery. This is an outlet that sells fine crafted crystals and jewelry from China and Brazil.
In the following sections you can experience porcupine feeding, ostrich feeding, arapaima feeding, monkeys feeding etc. It’s quite an experience as you see an ostrich snapping away the food from your fingers.
In the Birds of Prey section you will find birds like the vultures from South Africa, Brahminy Kites from South East Asia and the White Bellied Sea Eagles from Kilim Geopark. If you are brave enough, you can let an eagle perch on your hand. They will provide you gloves.
If you carry your camera, you can keep taking pictures or ask the guide to take your picture with animals and birds in the background. There are also professional photo corners where they can take your picture while in interaction with select set of animals or reptiles like snakes etc. These are of course chargeable.
The tour ends at the shopping outlets where duty free shopping is also available.
Feeding & Fun Times
Some animals and birds can be fed only at specific times and not all through the day. Also there is an Animal Talk Show that takes place at specific times of the day. Note the following schedules so that you can time your visit depending on your interest.
Animal Talk Show (Next to the aviary section): Daily at 11am and 3pm
Feeding time for Love Birds (Budgerigars): Daily 9am – 10am, and 5pm – 7pmAmazon Arapaima feeding: Daily at 10:30am only
Crocodile Feeding: On Tuesday & Saturday at 11:30am
Other animals can be fed at any time
NOTE: You will need to purchase feeding fun food from a stall near the entrance if you plan to feed the animals and birds.
Facilities at Wildlife Park
There is an on-site restaurant called Brahminy Kite Cafe that serves snacks and full meals. Some of the popular dishes here includes Nasi Lemak, Chicken Rice, Sandwich etc all of which come with fruits & coffee.
Some of the shopping outlets in the complex includes The Zon Duty Free, Batik Shop, Wax Art, TTT Handicraft, Digi Photo, Crystal Gallery etc. You will find a shopping area about half way as you walk and again at the end. None of the shops would try hard selling, so you can simply look around and see if you find any gifts or souvenirs of interest at a reasonable price.
Adult: RM39.00; Child (3 – 12 years) & Senior Citizens (55 or above): RM22.00
Rates for Mykad Holders: Adult: RM24.00, Child (3 – 12 years) & Senior Citizens (55 or above): RM16.00
NOTE: You need to separately buy a food pack (RM6) if you want to feed the animals. You can take a private guide for RM20.
There are family packages available too for entry.
Open Daily from 8:30am – 6:00pmNote that tickets are sold up to 6pm. The park actually closes at 7:30pm.
Location & Contacts
Langkawi Wildlife Park is located on Jalan Air Hangat near Kilim area. It is about 8.5kms from Kuah town (takes about 10 minutes by taxi). From the International Airport at Padang Matsirat, the distance is 30kms and takes about half an hour.
If you take a taxi, then keep it waiting at the car park next to the entrance. You may not otherwise get a return taxi. There is ample car park available.
Address: Langkawi Wildlife Park (Owned by Wildlife Planet Sdn Bhd) , Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pecah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
Phone: +604-9665855, +6010-7789619
Langkawi Wildlife Park - About Us
“Langkawi Wildlife Park” as we are known is managed by Wildlife Planet Sdn Bhd and located at Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pecah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
We opened to the public with the park named as “Langkawi Bird Paradise” on 30th November 2002. It was officially launched by the Chief Minister Of Kedah, Y.A.B. Dato Seri Razak Zain on 24th December 2002. On 1st January 2006 and in line with the new range of wildlife exhibits, we changed the name to “Langkawi Wildlife Park”.
Beautiful birds greet you as you stroll through tropical gardens. Walk through our large enclosed bird rooms where the larger species have room to stretch their wings and fly and enjoy our park’s concept that provides the following:
- • Visitors can have close interaction with animals through fun feeding session
- • Customer-friendly service that includes ‘In House Guide° service
- • A variety of species are exhibited including birds, mammals, reptiles, fishes, and orchids
- • A more enjoyable experience for visitors with many interesting activities organized
So, wait no further, we would love to see you visit us.
Pengambilan Program Anak Angkat di Langkawi Wildlife Park
Pengurus Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi (THLL) Nur Hamzani Hamzah (tengah) memegang seekor ular sawa di zoo tersebut hari ini.
THLL memperkenalkan program pengambilan ‘anak angkat’ bagi membantu mengumpul dana untuk menampung kos keperluan dan kebajikan 150 spesis haiwan di zoo tersebut.
Pengurus THLL, Nur Hamzani Hamzah berkata zoo tersebut menjana pendapatan menerusi jualan tiket namun sejak Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) operasinya ditutup sekaligus menjejaskan keadaan kewangan.
Beliau berkata THLL memerlukan RM8,000 sehari untuk menyediakan makanan diperlukan haiwan seperti ikan, sayur-sayuran segar, buah-buahan, ayam, daging, dedak dan sebagainya. – Foto Bernama
– Langkawi Wildlife Park
Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi Jabatan Perlindungan Hidupan Liar dan Taman Negara (PERHILITAN)
Taman Hidupan Laut Langkawi THLL : Jabatan Perlindungan Hidupan Liar dan Taman Negara (PERHILITAN) merupakan pertubuhan kerajaan yang bertanggungjawab menjaga, mengurus dan memelihara hidupan liar dan taman negara di Semenanjung Malaysia.
Taman negara di Sabah terletak di bawah Jabatan Hidupan Liar Sabah manakala taman negara di Sarawak di bawah Perbadanan Perhutanan Sarawak.
– Langkawi Wildlife Park
Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi antara Lima Destinasi Pelancongan Di Langkawi Dapat Persijilan MYTQA
LANGKAWI WILDLIFE PARK: Sebanyak lima destinasi pelancongan di Langkawi diberikan persijilan Jaminan Kualiti Menyeluruh Malaysia (MyTQA) yang dikeluarkan oleh Kementerian Pelancongan dan Kebudayaan.
Timbalan Ketua Setiausaha kementerian itu, Datuk Rashidi Abdullah, berkata destinasi itu ialah Langkawi Cable Car yang termasuk Oriental Village, Underwater World, Taman Hidupan Liar Langkawi, Kilim Karst Geopark, dan Kompleks Kraftangan Langkawi.
Menurutnya, proses persijilan berdasarkan jaminan kualiti dan piawaian Pertubuhan Standard Antarabangsa (ISO) itu telah dimulakan tahun ini dengan Langkawi dipilih sebagai projek printis sebelum diperluaskan ke seluruh negara.
“Ini adalah satu standard untuk (menilai produk-produk pelancongan di) Malaysia,” katanya kepada pemberita selepas melawat Taman Teknologi Agro Institut Kajian dan Pembangunan Pertanian Malaysia (Mardi) di sini.
Dalam pada itu, beliau berkata Taman Teknologi MARDI Langkawi adalah di antara empat lagi destinasi lain yang sedang dinilai oleh kementeriannya untuk mendapat persijilan itu.
Rashidi berkata kementeriannya telah memperuntukkan sebanyak RM2.6 juta kepada Taman Teknologi MARDI Langkawi bagi tujuan menambahbaik fasiliti taman berkenaan untuk menarik lebih ramai pelancong.
“Kita bekerjasama rapat dengan pihak MARDI untuk menaik taraf lagi tempat ini supaya di masa akan datang projek ini akan dapat lagi diperkembangkan supaya ia dapat menjadi produk agro pelancongan yang terulung di negara kita,” katanya.
Sementara itu, Ketua Pengarah Mardi, Datuk Dr Sharif Haron berkata seramai 100,000 pelancong disasarkan akan melawat taman ini dalam tahun ini. — Bernama
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