Kilim Geoforest Park
Kilim Geoforest Park
4.5
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Monday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Friday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
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  • Eugene K
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia302 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day out especially for kids
    This is my second visit to the Geoforest park. The first was back in 2017. The good thing is everything is fairly well maintained and you do get a fun half-day to spend among nature, the mangroves, and the eagles. On both trips, we chartered a private boat which allows us some flexibility in stops. The boat driver was quite indulgent this time, intentionally making high-speed turns for the kids! The great part is as part of a UNESCO site, the eagle feeding is now limited to 100g of food so that the eagles do not grow dependent on human feeding and can fend for themselves. We stopped at the private beach which got a bit crowded considering we went on a long-weekend. Sadly though, the Geoforest Park Discovery Center was closed. I feel the center should be at least minimally staffed during daylight hours.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 September 2023
  • Hein S
    Deurne, Belgium47 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    best trip
    A nice tour on a boat where you get to visit a cave ( on foot) with bats, see lots of monkeys, eagles, other birds and enjoy the nice view. our boat was going really fast sometimes, but another boat with friends didnt because 1 woman was a bit afraid, so they keep that in mind. The tour also follows the coast a bit in the open sea and you get to sim at a beach for a bit.A nice experience that took about 4 - 5 hours. It statrted raining while we were on the open sea, but that even made the experience better because of the fog and the rain in the distance.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 25 September 2023
  • Haytham Abu Firas
    Qatar19,311 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Part of Mangroves Tour
    We did the Mangroves Tour with H.S.A, a professional who made our day. Apart from that tour was eagle feeding where we stopped in the middle of the water surrounded by greenery mountains, monkeys jumping here and there and watching eagles finding their way to the food. The beauty of nature and the ecosystem in this area is awesome. If time allows, I want to spend more and more time watching the beauty of nature.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 28 September 2023
  • Zilfariza
    Ampang, Malaysia1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful mangrove cruise
    I had an enjoyable ride on the Faiz 3 boat with 10 other friends. It was an incredible 2-hour cruise passing through mangrove and caves. Our boat man made sure we wore life jackets on the boat and was knowledgable about the places we visited. I enjoyed the eagles the most. Thank you Mr Boatman!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 November 2023
  • wtravelerAtlanta
    136 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must see and make the reservations directly
    ENjoyed the early morning private tour as couple, our boatman was Arif and he made the trip enjoyable by taking pictures and sharing information regarding water level and shooting fish. When we visited the beach, we saw many tour vendors and didn't know which one to pick so decided to go to the official Kilim georforest park website and booked private tour and got a great deal. Two hours trip was good enough for Bat caves, crocodile cave, Andaman sea, Feeding Fish
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 February 2024
  • Parker Higgins
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It is an wow experience
    Riding a boat in mangrove seas is an amazing experience. The formations of stalagmite and stalagmite are amazing. To go to Gua Cerita or Bat Cave, one needs travel. Kindly stay away from fish company. Even though I'm not vegetarian, the scent of the fish company is intolerable.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 March 2024
  • gatesheadgirlie
    838 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Trip Seeing the Sights
    Visited the park as part of a Tui / Marella cruise trip. Amazing day, walked through a bat cave, sped down the river in boat, saw some amazing sights, not a huge amount of wildlife but were treated to monkeys and eagles. Great day and we hit really good with the weather, very clear seeing all the way to Thailand in the distance.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 10 April 2024
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TinpusherCheshire
Meriden, UK104 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Booked a 2hr private tour through an independent agent. Made our own way there via Grab car. Easy.

Pro’s
The experience is great.
Informative guide and pleasant nature (Joon)
Watching the Sea Eagles swop down and soar overhead was a highlight
Boat ride at speed through the river and Mangroves was exhilarating.
Lucky to ride through Crocodile cave (only possible at low water - check tides).

Con’s
On arriving at the Kilim Geoforest Park (UNESCO listed), the smell of Petrol from the outboard motors of the dozens of tour boats hits you.
The river traffic is busy with other high speed boats making it a noisy experience at times and not a tranquil idyll.
The bouncing over boat wake may not be for everyone.
I wondered about the damage the wake from these boats would be doing to the Mangrove and wildlife at its edge.
You visit a ‘Fish Farm’. As part of the tour. Very large size fish - Grouper and Stingray in small (but deep) pens. I think this farm is for tourist curiosity rather than a profitable fish farming from fry to adulthood.
Finish with a trip to the Bat Cave. Sad that many tourists per day parade through this cave shining torches (cost RM1) each to view the nocturnal bats. I guess they must be used to it by now?
On exiting the cave, a number of monkeys are present. Sad to see the wildlife chewing on plastic bottles and waste discarded presumably by tourists.
The area immediately outside the Kilim River Pier could benefit from a clean up of discarded bottles and plastic bags which birds and monkeys seem attracted to.

Extended tours of 3/4 hrs and half day with swimming and beach are available. 2 hrs was enough for ourselves.

If you have an environmental conscience, this trip might not be for you.
Written 27 January 2020
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Jane W
Rugby, UK543 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
With no real plan for our day on Langkawi (from cruise) we got together with another couple to hire a taxi for 4 hours (120 ringgits). After a stop off to see Eagle Sq, our driver took us to the Mangrove tours. This was 350 ringgits for the 4 of us on our own boat. To be honest the thought of the bats terrified me (I had thought the boat went through the cave but this is not so). We disembarked and took a short walk to the mouth of the bat cave, encountering lots of naughty monkeys en route (do not carry food!!). Needless to say I waited outside but was entertained by the monkeys antics - they seem partial to fizzy drinks. Then it was back on board to meander through the mangroves. What I hadn’t appreciated at this point was the fact this was a speedboat - brilliant once I was over the shock. We took in a fish farm/restaurant, went out to the sea and watched the eagles feeding. Plenty of other wildlife to be seen with careful viewing.
All in all a great day out and so glad we did it. Can highly recommend. A DIY tour is very easy to do here and everyone was very helpful.
Written 1 January 2020
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ANIL NEGI
New Delhi, India86 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
An evening or night tour of klim geoforest park is a must to do activity in Langkawi. Best to go for activity at 3 pm so that you may enjoy the evening at boat and not to miss the sun set. A BBQ dinner was included in the tour, which was good.
Small small thing which I cannot explain was marvellous like eagle bite, bat caves, seeing jellyfish snakes monkey glittering of light at night at water.
So whenever you visit Langkawi, Malaysia must keep half day for this activity
Written 7 March 2020
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wtravelerAtlanta
atlanta136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
ENjoyed the early morning private tour as couple, our boatman was Arif and he made the trip enjoyable by taking pictures and sharing information regarding water level and shooting fish.
When we visited the beach, we saw many tour vendors and didn't know which one to pick so decided to go to the official Kilim georforest park website and booked private tour and got a great deal. Two hours trip was good enough for Bat caves, crocodile cave, Andaman sea, Feeding Fish
Written 23 February 2024
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zirafa
Belgrade, Serbia1,155 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Mangrove forest boat tour will drive you around Kilim Geoforest park. It is interesting to see nature and wildlife. It lasts around 1.5h and we paid 350rm for private boat thour for 2 persons.
Written 14 January 2020
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Eugene K
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia302 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
This is my second visit to the Geoforest park. The first was back in 2017.
The good thing is everything is fairly well maintained and you do get a fun half-day to spend among nature, the mangroves, and the eagles. On both trips, we chartered a private boat which allows us some flexibility in stops. The boat driver was quite indulgent this time, intentionally making high-speed turns for the kids!
The great part is as part of a UNESCO site, the eagle feeding is now limited to 100g of food so that the eagles do not grow dependent on human feeding and can fend for themselves.
We stopped at the private beach which got a bit crowded considering we went on a long-weekend.

Sadly though, the Geoforest Park Discovery Center was closed. I feel the center should be at least minimally staffed during daylight hours.
Written 4 September 2023
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Lina E
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3,161 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 • Couples
We booked the 2 hours trip which took us to the geo park, fish farm, the cave, eagle feeding and the crocodile tears. The best view was the geo park and eagle feeding. There weren't any crocodiles and nothing to see at the cave. The fish feeding was interesting. It is also a restaurant.
You can order fish to eat. The 2 hours trip cost Rm 180 at the mangrove place which is much cheaper than the other part of the coast
Written 5 January 2021
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AbhimanyuSinghi
Ludhiana, India312 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Family
This is basically a Mangrove Tour on a speedboat with a number of activities to add on. The mangroves itself were beautiful and you get to see eagles, Brahmani Kites and long tailed macaques (monkeys). The Bat Cave is average with more tourists and monkeys sightings than actual bats. Ask you criss cross the sea there a number of 'created' tourist sights like Gorilla Mountain and Whale Island. The worst of the lot being floating fish farm. This is basically an enforced lunch. All boats stop at their designated fish farms. Either you buy lunch with your mangrove tour or you order there. As vegetarians we found nothing to eat. The fish farm tour is a mere formality showing you 5-6 types of fishes. If you take the longer tour then you go out towards the Andaman Sea from where you can see Thailand. We were lucky enough to spot several dolphins there and this was definitely the highlight of our tour. But I am told dolphins are not spotted as regularly. All in all the basic mangrove tour package will take about 2 hours and the one with the sea and fish farm tours about 4 hours. There is no point booking in advance as rates are fixed and on display at the pier. Boats go out on trips every half an hour so not a very long waiting time also.
Written 16 November 2022
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ana1995
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia96 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Solo
They mangrove tour feed eagle with chicken skin,how is this sustainable and healthy for the sustainable development. The officer at the kilim museum is very friendly even if his fact is a bit lacking he is giving his best to answer the questions. How can nobody clean the abandoned boat in the mangrove boardwalk. Its not supposed to be abandoned here where the mangrove boardwalk is small but it represent the kilim management.
Written 13 October 2020
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Lei
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
The place has many to offer. We had an exciting boat tour to the bat cave (you have to pay an additional ticket), then visited the crocodile-shaped cave with lots of wild monkeys. Be careful not to load too many snacks and fruits on the boat otherwise they will land on your boat and grab some of your food! The eagle feeding was really amazing. Don't forget to video it and take a picture at the Kilim Karst wall.
Written 17 July 2022
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