The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

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Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Kedah, Langkawi, 07000, Malaysia   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 60-4-9608888  

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Geoforest Park Overview

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Educational Family tours

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Birds eye view of Kilim Geopark

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Limestone landscapes to discover

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Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark

The Langkawi Global Geopark

As the 52nd Global Geopark, awarded by UNESCO, the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park is the first for the South East Asia region. A rich ecosystem with a bountiful of unique floral and fauna to discover.

The Machinchang Geoforest Park is estimated to be between 450 to 550 million years old with the oldest known rocks in the region.

The Kilim Geoforest Park is a world-class nature attraction with gorgeous limestone landscape, an extensive mangrove forest system and coastal wetlands.

Dayang Bunting Geoforest Park on Dayang Bunting Island sets one of Langkawi's most well-known natural attraction; the freshwater lake perched on the very edge of the ocean. Beautiful marble caves abound the island and is among the best marble quality in the world.

Related Information

Global Geopark Network Designated Year: 2007
UNESCO Global Geopark Designated Year: 2015
Localisation: N06°19'47'', E099°48'56''
Area: 478 km2

*data obtained from UNESCO.org


Images

Kayak and explore the Kilim Geopark

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A boat ride through the Kilim Geoforest Park mangroves

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Up close and personal with the forest

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Memorable and educational trip along the river

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Kayak and explore the island

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