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Cave of Bats

The Cave of Bats is a system of caves that is situated on the northeast of the island of Langkawi in Malaysia. The cave is aptly named, as it contains thousands of the flying rodents that cling to the ceiling of these limestone caves, making for a beautiful, albeit unsettling, sight. Bridges are now built so that visitors can walk the entirety of the Cave of Bats whilst in Langkawi, enjoying the natural rock formations and cave art, as well as the spooky presence of the squeaky flying friends that call the cave their home.

  • Take a guided tour through the Cave of Bats with an expert guide from Langkawi to explain the different rock formations and also point out the ancient cave art.
  • Hire a boat at the Kilim Jetty and take a boat tour of the Kilim River, where you can view the mangrove forests and many caves along the shore.
  • Walk from Gua Kelawar onto the path that leads into the nearby mangrove forest, and you will be flanked by beautiful trees and may even see one of the eagles known to inhabit Langkawi.

Kuah, the largest town on Langkawi, is only about ten minutes away, so most people who visit the Cave of Bats start there. There are ferries that connect Langkawi with the mainland and it is easy to get transport from the dock to Kuah aboard local taxis. From there you can arrange a tour through your guesthouse, or just hire a driver to take you to the Cave of Bats. Tour guides and drivers are inexpensive and a great way to contribute to the Langkawi economy whilst getting an expert tour of the area.

Hotels near Cave of Bats

48 hotels near Cave of Bats

1 Tanjung Rhu Resort Langkawi

5 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

Mukim Ayer Hangat Map

Set in a 1,000-acre lush rainforest, Tanjung Rhu Resort Langkawi makes for an ideal retreat for holidaymakers looking for a tranquil island getaway in Malaysia. This deluxe Langkawi resort features... More

2 Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Jalan Tanjung Rhu Map

Set on Tanjung Rhu, one of the island's best beaches, Four Seasons combines indigenous architecture with gracious service in a resort experience that is unmatched in Malaysia. GeneralGuests can... More

3 Vivanta By Taj - Rebak Island

5 stars
4.4 / 5 11 reviews

P.O. Box 125, Kuah Map

Rebak Island Resort presents great lodging and modern services for travellers' convenience. The resort is surrounded by famous shopping and entertainment venues. The Underwater World Langkawi is an... More

4 The Danna Langkawi

5 stars
4.7 / 5 6 reviews

236 Telaga Harbour Park Map

Nestled between the sparkling Burau Bay and Mt. Machincang, The Danna Langkawi Hotel offers guest a luxurious base in the Jewel of Kedah. Just minutes away from the elegant hotel are a variety of... More

5 The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia

5 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

Jalan Teluk Datai Map

Nestled in a lush tropical rainforest and complete with views of the inviting blue waters of Andaman Sea, The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia makes for an ideal retreat for relaxation and tranquillity.... More

6 Berjaya Langkawi Resort

5 stars
4.3 / 5 26 reviews

Burau Bay Map

Berjaya Langkawi Resort invites vacationers to traditional Malaysian-style chalets tucked away in 70 acres of lush tropical rainforest for a secluded retreat away from urban living. Guests at this... More

7 Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.5 / 5 24 reviews

Pantai Cenang Map

Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi offers luxury and comfort mixed with tradition in a lush tropical oasis to holidaymakers looking for an island getaway to Langkawi. While on a holiday,... More

8 Altis Hotel Langkawi

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

No. 131, Plot 274, Langkawi Mall Map

Whether in Langkawi Island for a short- or long-term stay, travellers find suitable base at the budget-friendly accommodations and convenient facilities of Altis Hotel Langkawi. While in this side... More

9 Adya Hotel Langkawi

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

No 1, PT 4001, Persiaran Mutiara 2 Map

Adya Hotel Langkawi in the archipelagic precinct of Langkawi welcomes leisure travellers to contemporary accommodations close to the beach. Apart from frolicking on the sandy beach nearby,... More

10 Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort

5 stars
3.8 / 5 19 reviews

Teluk Nibong Map

Whether you crave an exciting escape or a peaceful sanctuary, the Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort is an ideal place to reside for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThis property... More