A short walk up the stairs from the Top Station will take visitors to the two (2) viewing platforms at the top of Gunung Machincang, the climax of the trip. Visitors will be amazed at the unfolding dramatic views from the platforms, the many unique and exciting features of Machincang, are dominating rock tower peaks providing spectacular 360-degree panoramic views of the Langkawi islands, Kedah and Southern Thailand as well as dramatic views of the deep chasms, overhangs cliff walls, isolated pinnacles and some caves. Such nature monuments are seldom seen anywhere else in this combination except in Langkawi. The over-ruling height of Gunung Machincang (708m), its commanding views over Langkawi, the western sea-coast, and the dramatic views over the funnel with its staggered rock blocks will make the visitors wonder in amazement and bring the visitors so close to nature that they can practically touch it! A cafe at the Top Station offers delicious refreshments and unbeatable views with refreshing cool breezes, which allow visitors to enjoy Sunsets at 708m above sea-level is about 5 degrees (+/-) cooler than lowlands.
For the adventurous visitors, a 2.5 Kilometers jungle track linking Telaga Tujuh (Seven Wells) to the Middle and Top Stations has been built to allow visitors a safe and secure hike. Along the hike-up, visitors will observe at first hand the unique change in the flora from the lowland to the top as well as the many species of flora endemic only to the Machincang forest reserve. They will also observe the numerous geological features along the route. A short 20 minutes trekking between the Middle Station and Top Station has also been built for the visitors to explore the valley between the two stations.
Curve Hanging Bridge
Latest attraction at Langkawi Cable Car is a 125m curve platform, pedestrian bridge across a deep chasm linking Top Station with Machincang mountain range. Open to public on 27th February 2005. It won a few recognition awards for this incredible design.
Other Service Available /Future
The ancillary activities at Cable Car which include Archery bay, Rabbit & Deer park, Mountain Cafe, Reflexology centre, Photo souvenir, Caricatures, Hand Wax making, Batik imprint. Coming up next will be Para-gliding enthusiastic, Bungee-jump and Glass blowing.Mount Machincang can and has the potential to be classified as a world geological park as well as offering visitors the beautiful scenic view in the world and it should be an experience of a life time.
The master plan for Gunung Machincang unites all attractive features together with the Cable Car system into one coherent concept; it connects them with tourist / features trails, allowing the larger public discrete and controlled access. Future attraction includes:
- A science museum with multimedia and interactive exhibits.
- Plant nurseries.
- Wildlife observation towers.
- Viewing galleries at dramatic rock features.
- Several 360-degress panorama platforms.
- Camping site facilities
- Paragliding activities
- A fully service restaurant at the peak.
A round-trip 30 minutes. (Exclude queuing time)
||: RM25.00 (Discount price will be given to Malaysian with MYKAD, purchase at ticket counter only)
||: RM18.00 (3 - 12 years old)
||: RM 18.00
Operating Hours :
Monday – Thursday 10.00am - 18.00pm
Wednesday 12.00pm - 18.00pm
Friday – Sunday & Public Holiday 09.30am - 19.00pm
Contact Info :
Panorama Langkawi Sdn. Bhd.
Cable Car Station, Oriental Village, Burau Bay,
07000 Langkawi, Kedah, West Malaysia.
Tel: 604-959 4225
Fax: 604-959 4121