Langkawi, “The Jewel of Kedah,” is everything you’d expect of a southeast Asian tropical destination. Scattered along Malaysia’s Andaman Sea coast is an archipelago boasting sandy beaches, thick jungles and towering limestone formations.
A jet ski tour in Langkawi is an adrenaline-pumping way to explore the islands’ natural beauty.
Here's all you need to know about jet ski tours, one of the most exhilarating outdoor activities in Langkawi.
Add some excitement to your visit to Langkawi on a short thrill ride in the waters off the southwest coast. Have a jet ski to yourself or share it with a friend for a half-hour of excitement on the waves off the island’s southwest coast.
Choose a 2-hour to 6-hour tour zipping among some of the islands in the Straits of Malacca that surround Langkawi. See the rocky limestone cliffs and jungles characteristic of the area.
Most longer tours include stops on some islands for bush walks, swims or wildlife spotting.
Fill your day with variety by booking a jet ski tour out of the beach resort Paradise 101. After a 30-minute jet ski trip, take a parasailing ride, challenge yourself to a water obstacle course or just soak up the rays with a drink in hand.
“Pregnant Maiden Island,” otherwise known as Dayang Bunting, is an unmissable island south of Langkawi.
Speed along the shoreline and land at the island for an hour of kayaking, hiking or swimming in Dayang Bunting Lake. A dip in the lake is said to boost fertility! Tours also include visits to other islands such as Singa Besar and Beras Basah.
Indulge in a multifaceted cultural adventure on a jet ski tour of some of Langkawi’s smaller islands. Stop for a delicious local “teatime meal” and coconut drink while hearing Malaysian folk tales and legends from your knowledgeable guide.
Create a personalized experience on a private tour for you and your favorite people. See the islands of Dayang Bunting, Singa Besar and Beras Basah where you can fill free time with swimming, sunning or hiking, and refuel with a seaside barbeque lunch.
Jet ski experiences start at US$30 per person for a double jet ski and US$40 per person for a single jet ski. Island hopping tours around US$65 per person for a double jet ski and US$115 per person for a double jet ski.
Paradise 101 jet ski tours cost between US$45 per person to US$75 per person, depending on the duration and whether you choose a sunset tour. The resort features a water obstacle course, zipline and parasailing among other activities.
Dayang Bunting Island tours cost from US$120 per person for a double jet ski and US$200 per person for a single jet ski.
Small island makan makan tours cost around US$80 per person for a double jet ski and US$135 per person for a single jet ski. Private tours cost US$150 per person on a double jet ski.
Jet ski tours in Langkawi include use of a jet ski, commentary and assistance from a guide and fees. For your safety, you will have a debriefing on operating the vehicle and use of life jackets.
Paradise 101 tours and some Dayang Bunting Island tours include access to the Paradise 101 aquatic park. Makan makan tours and private tours include a meal.
Island hopping tours visit three islands, and Dayang Bunting Island tours visit eight different islands. Dayang Bunting tours also provide the options of a jungle trek, kayaking tour or a swim in Dayang Bunting Lake.
Most jet ski tours in Langkawi start at Cenang Beach in Langkawi. Some tours offer pickup from local hotels for free or for a small fee. Paradise 101 jet ski tours start at the Cenang Mall or at Jetty 101.
Jet ski tours in Langkawi last from 30 minutes to 4 hours, with longer tours making stops to visit islands. Tour companies ask that you arrive at the meeting or pickup spot at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour or transfer.
The island of Langkawi enjoys a tropical climate that can make a jet ski tour amazing at any time of year. The high tourist season is from November to March which are the sunniest months.
Even during the low tourist season in September and October, the area experiences around 2 hours of rain, making most of the day pleasant for outdoor activities.
Try out high speeds and take in views on a 30-minute jet ski tour from Paradise 101 before your choice of a thrilling 10-minute banana boat or peaceful 30-minute kayaking excursion. These tours also include access to all the fun and indulgence of Paradise 101.
Yes, jet ski tours in Langkawi are safe, as they provide expert guides and safety equipment.
These excursions are not suitable for pregnant travelers or those with heart conditions or other serious medical concerns. If in doubt, check with the tour provider before booking.
Most jet ski tours in Langkawi allow children aged 12 and above, with an accompanying adult.
No, you don't need a driving license to participate in jet ski tours in Langkawi. You will have a briefing on safety measures and instructions before starting the activity.
Jet ski tours in Langkawi will be canceled if weather conditions are unsuitable, and you can reschedule your trip or get a refund.