How would you like to move through the treetops of breathtaking Langkawi Island, more than 650 meters from the ground in a cable car? The Langkawi Cable Car, also known as the Langkawi SkyCab is one of the most popular attractions of the island. It takes you through the spectacular Machincang mountain ranges to view the different natural and human-made attractions below. If you are headed to Langkawi Island soon, this guide will give you essential information about this attraction, including Langkawi cable car price, packages and bonus .attractions.
Where Is The Langkawi Cable Car Located?
The Langkawi Cable Car is in Langkawi Island in Kedah, Malaysia. It links the Oriental Village found in Teluk Burau to the top of one of the tallest peaks in Gunung Machinchang.
This is a 2.2 km journey from one point to another and in between, an impressive view of the dense forest and azure beaches. You’ll start at the SkyCab Base Station at the Oriental Village in a shopping center located inside a building with Malaysian architecture.
Your SkyCab gondola will arrive at the Middle Station along the eastern part of the cliffs. The cab will then make a 45-degree turn to ascend to the top slowly. You can alight the gondola to admire the view on a platform.
The Top Station is made of circular platforms where you can view the glory of Gunung Machinchang. Take your cameras out because these platforms will give you a rare 360-degree view of the stunning landscape.
How Long Does The Ride Take?
The SkyCab ride can take around 15 minutes. You don’t have to worry about missing a gondola because these cabs arrive at the Base Station every 30 seconds. Tours to check out the different attractions nearby may vary in length so be sure to ask your tour guide about this.
Cable Car Ride Prices And Package Inclusions
The most popular cable car package that tourists take advantage of is the Langkawi Cable Car Package. This package includes the Langkawi Cable Car, Sky Rex, SkyDome and 3D Art Museum. The price is as follows:
Adults from international countries cost RM53 each
Adults from Malaysia with a MyKad (Malaysian Identity Card) required RM38 each
Child 2 to 12 years of age from foreign countries cost RM40 each
Child 2 to 12 years of age from Malaysia with a MyKad cost RM30 each
What Attractions You Will You See?
You will be able to check out the following with your tour package:
Sky Rex – this is a dinosaur park in 6D motion with a chance to meet a T-Rex.
SkyDome – this is a 360-degree panorama screen theater dome.
3D Art Gallery – also known as the Art in Paradise, this is the most extensive 3D art galleries in the world.
Important Things To Remember
Remember the following when visiting and riding the Langkawi Cable Car
Operation times for the SkyCab may vary depending on the weather, so call before booking.
Children younger than two years of age can ride for free.
You must pay additional RM 5 for Skybridge access and RM 15 for the SkyGlide.
If you are traveling from abroad, special rent-a-car services are available for hire to take you around. As much as possible, travel light and bring water or a beverage with you during your trip. Travel smart, and you’ll surely enjoy your Langkawi Sky Car experience.