WHAT IS INCLUDED
- Express Lane Access to Cable Car with Standard Gondola
- Express Lane Access to SkyDome
- Access to 3D Art Gallery
- Access to SkyRex
The Langkawi Cable Car, also known as Langkawi SkyCab, is one of the major attractions in Langkawi Island, Kedah, Malaysia. It provides an aerial link from the Oriental Village at Teluk Burau to the peak of Gunung Machinchang, which is also the location of the Langkawi Sky Bridge. The total length is 2.2 km, with a journey time from the base to the top of around 15 minutes. It was officially opened in 2003.
Langkawi Cable Car is located just north of Telaga Harbour, Pantai Kok, with the entrance within ‘Oriental Village’ at the foot hill of the Mat Chincang mountain range. It is located to the north-west of the Langkawi International Airport, on the west coast of the main island of Langkawi. It is approximate 30 minutes drive from Kuah town and 15 minutes drive from Langkawi International Airport.
The Base Station is located at the Oriental Village, a theme shopping centre housing 30 individually designed buildings showcasing Malaysian and Oriental architecture. From this base, visitors can take the ride to the Machincang range via the Langkawi Cable Car on gondolas. The SkyDome, a 360-degree panorama screen dome theatre located at the Base Station, offes visitors free viewing while they are waiting for their ride on the Cable Car. The gondolas arrive at the station around every 30 seconds. The SkyDome entrance comes inclusive with all types of SkyCab tickets.SkyDome
An intermediate Cable Car station on the eastern ridges provides access to the eastern cliffs with its 3 vertical chimneys and the 360-degree views. The gondolas make a 45-degree turn at this “angle station” to reach the top. The journey from the Base Station to Middle Station covers 1,700 meters in length. The Middle Station is at an elevation of 650m above sea level, visitors can alight at the station and walk up to the viewing platform, or continue to travel on the gondolas for another 450 meters up to the Top Station.
There are two circular viewing platforms at the top of Gunung Machinchang, which are both a short walk up the stairs from the top station and offer 360° views. The top station is located 708m above sea-level is about 5 °C cooler than the lowlands.The ride afford a view of the surrounding forest, the Telaga Tujuh (Seven Wells) waterfall, as well as the sea. From the top station there is an access route to the Langkawi Sky Bridge.
There are two viewing platforms at the top of Machincang mountain, and an access point to Langkawi Sky Bridge. The unique SkyGlide can be used to reach the SkyBridge easily.
There is a 2.5 km walking trail, the SkyTrail, through the forest from the top station that goes down to the middle station, and then the Seven Wells (Telaga Tujuh) waterfall, although walking unguided through the trail is not advisable as the trail is not well-maintained and there is a risk of getting lost. Pre-arrangement with a naturalist guide is necessary.
BONUS ATTRACTION – 3D ART GALLERY
We are pleased to introduce the ART IN PARADISE (3D Art Gallery) international brand to you in the beautiful island of Langkawi, Malaysia. The museum was custom built to exhibit our artworks of various sizes beyond your imagination – which now represents the largest 3D Art Gallery in Malaysia and one of the largest in the world.
BONUS ATTRACTION – THE SKYREX
Hold on tight in this 6D motion adventure where you’ll see, hear and FEEL all the action, as you journey through a thrilling dinosaur park. You may just run into a 50 foot T-Rex!
- 9:00 am – 7:00 pm | 7 days a week
- Last admission: 1 hour before closing time
The Cable Car service will be unavailable for one (1) day each month for scheduled maintenance.
Please plan your visit accordingly to avoid any inconveniences.
For complete schedule and maintenance dates, please check the Official SkyCab Calendar.
Is it wheelchair friendly
Yes, Langkawi Cable Car SKYCAB is a wheelchair friendly with easy accessibility.
What age group entitles to child tickets ?
For child tickets its between 2-12 years old only. Above this age must purchase the adult tickets and free for 1 year and below.
If we buy the tickets via Tripcarte.asia , can we visit Langkawi Cable Car on the same day
Yes , Tripcarte.asia will send you and email with QR code immediately after purchase is done online . No print out is required. Just show the QR code via phone at the online ticketing counter.
Tripcarte.asia is having promotions . Can the promo tickets be used anytime?
Yes, the promotion tickets can be used anytime , unless stated otherwise. This includes weekends and school holidays.
I have purchased the tickets via Tripcarte.asia . What next ? Where do I redeem the tickets ?
Upon purchase, you would receive an email with QR code . Langkawi Cable Car Tripcarte.asia tickets are open date (FlexPlus) tickets . You can proceed to Langkawi Cable Car any day and show the QR code at the counter 6( Online Ticket Counter).
Do I need to print the tickets
No print out is required. Just show the QR code via phone. Tripcarte.asia is all about going green.
It shows that 3 hours on the Langkawi Cable Car page ? Does that mean that after 2 hours, we have to exit the attraction ?
No, the 2 hours is just a recommendation on how long it usually takes to cover a certain attraction. You can be at Langkawi Cable Car during the whole opening hours.
Does the Tripcarte ticket entitle for multiple entries?
No , each ticket allows ONE entry only. Once redeemed at the counter, you are not allowed to visit again using the same ticket.
What are the opening hours for Langkawi Cable Car ?
It is open daily ( including weekend, public and school holidays ) from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Does the Tripcarte.asia ticket cover all areas in Langkawi Cable Car ?
It covers full access to Langkawi Cable Car, Langkawi Sky Dome , Langkawi Sky Rex and Langkawi 3D Art Museum.
Are there any restaurants or eateries inside or nearby ?
Yes, there is. Cable car is inside Oriental village where they provide a lot of shopping and dining options as well as a holiday resort.
Can I bring any food inside ?
Unfortunately, you cant as they have their own restaurants where you can easily buy and choose a variety of food served.
How many pax can fit into one gondola?
One standard / glass bottom gondola can fit 6 pax . Tips : Try to stay together before boarding the gondola so that you can be in the same gondola as your loved ones.
How can I buy Skybridge and SkyGlide tickets?
The SkyBridge and SkyGlide tickets can only be purchased on top of the mountain. No online tickets are available it. The price of the ticket is RM 5 for Sky Bridge and Rm 15 for the Sky Glide.
What is the SkyGlide ?
SkyGlide is a convenient way to get to the SkyBridge after going to the top of the mountain via Cable Car. It is a cabin type of transport that can move upward and downward according to a certain incline level. In, general, the design of the cabin is like an elevator with the finishing of glass panels on all sides. This is to allow visitors to have a clear view of the mount Machincang and its surroundings. Currently visitors who wish to visit SkyBridge will have to take a short 10 minutes walk through a jungle trail. This short walk is both fun but a bit challenging especially to the elderly and children. However, the SkyGlide visitor would have a much faster and more convenient way of visiting SkyBridge.
What is the SkyBridge ?
Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125-meter curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia, completed in 2005. The bridge deck is located 660 meters above sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang on Pulau Langkawi, the main island of the Langkawi archipelago in Kedah. To get to the bridge, you have to embark on the Langkawi Cable Car.
Are there any souvenir shops in Langkawi Cable Car ?
There are plenty of souvenir shops and restaurants in Oriental Village , which is the location for Langkawi Cable Car.
What is the opening hours ? What time is the last entry ?
The opening hour are at 9:00 am until 7:00 pm.
Last admission is 1 hour before closing time
* The time may vary depending on season or weather.
What is included in the Langkawi Cable Car combo ?
The ticket comes inclusive of Langkawi Cable Car, Langkawi Sky Dome, Langkawi Sky Rex and Langkawi 3D Art Museum.
Can I just purchase the Langkawi Cable Car ?
No, the ticket comes with a 4 in 1 package.