Saturday, May 17, 2008

New info from the big underwater World Langkawi ,Pantai Cenang ,Langkawi island .

Underwater World Langkawi tunnel tank to reopen soon .

Visitor can expect a unique experience .

The Underwater World Langkawi tunnel tank will reopen to the public next month ( June ) and visitor can expect a unique and surreal “underwater experience” .
It will be as though they are walking on the ocean bed .
Underwater World Langkawi marketing and communications executive Siti Raudhah Shaari said the tunnel was closed in November last year for refurbishment works.
She said the official reopening ceremony would be held on June 21 when Underwater World Langkawi would present those in the travel industry with awards in recognition of their contributions and support .
She said the event would be graced by Kedah Mentri Besar Azizan Abdul Razak and that the original tunnel design had been improvised to provide visitor with the surreal feeling as they passed trough .
The new attraction would be the sea nettle jellyfish with its signature long tail .More sea creatures such a zebra sharks,black tip sharks,giant grouper and sea turtles will be on display.
Currently,she added ,some of th bigger fishes like the sharks and stingray were being housed in hexagon tanks.
“These creatures will be move to the tunnel tank because it is bigger.Visitor can also try spotting our two Rockhopper Penguin chicks which hatched in September last year and are doing well as well as 19 adult penguins.
“Also ,keep a look out for the African Penguin chichk with hatched early this year .It is the one without a black stripe across its chest,”she said,adding that since March 2006,18 penguin chick were successfully hatched at Underwater World Langkawi .

By Christina Chin ..The star .
Langkawi pages ......

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Langkawi Car Rental
If you need the self-drive at Langkawi island ,you can rent a car !
The extensive network of good roads provide easy accessibility to every part of the main island. Car rentals are easily available either at the Airport or at Kuah town and cost around RM50.00 to RM 120.00 per day,depending on the model of the vehicle.The rate car defferent at the low season and peak season .
Example ,
for low season PROTON WIRA you must pay RM60 per 24hrs ,
for peak season PROTON WIRA could be pay RM90-RM100 per 24hrs .
Motorcycles of all shapes and sizes can be rented for a minimum of RM30-45 a day If you wish to rent vans, cars. or motorcycles for your personal use, ensure that the vehicles are insured and that you have a valid driving license. It is said that driving in Langkawi can be dangerous, not because of traffic but due to wandering water buffaloes and cows, especially at night!So, drive carefully and enjoy the good roads and scenic beauty at island . If you like to rent a car ..come on and test the good condition .
Lots of car model to rent at Langkawi island … kancil ,wira ,sentra ,waja ,van 8 seater , van 12 seaters , MPV serena , innova , Nara ,avanza ,… you can link here to see the list of car rate ..