Langkawi, Kedah (Malaysia) – January 15, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Umgawa Legendary Adventures have finally opened Malaysia’s first eco adventure park on the legendary island of Langkawi, Kedah. In operations since October 2016, the UNESCO geopark forest has since attracted many tourists both locals and foreigners when they look for things to do in Langkawi. Umgawa™ is one of the best things to do in Langkawi, as one will be zipping through the Geopark Forest for approximately two and a half hours, being surrounded by nature and its formations. It will definitely be the most unforgettable experience for anyone that ziplines through Langkawi’s first adventure park.
Situated strategically on Langkawi, it only takes approximately 30 minutes by various land vehicles to reach the grounds of Umgawa™. Operating hours starts from 0830am to 1630pm and is opened throughout the year, it is advisable to be early as 0815 hours to be the first to the Eco-Canopy tour to experience morning breath-taking views of Matchinchang Cambrian Geopark Forest. Guests are advised to wear comfortable outdoor attire with closed shoes for this exhilarating zipline park activity. When flying through the geopark forest, please be advised to respect Mother Nature and discard unwanted items till after the zipline activity as we are thoughtful about Zero Waste. Small pouches will be provided for guests to safe-keep their mobile phones.
Surrounded by nature, one can expect to spot the many of 500 species of Butterflies on this island, Dusky monkeys, nocturnal habitants and of course the many birds on the island. Nature’s formation of the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls can be heard, when approaching the longest 220 metres zipline course. Release your fears as you fly through this course and view both sides of the zipline, immerse with a picturesque view of the Andaman sea on your left and the Seven Wells Waterfall on your right.
According to Andy Defrancesco, this exhilarating adventure are well suited for city slickers that are lacking the connection with nature experiences, the perfect activity for adrenaline junkies who seek for more outdoor adventures, corporate team-building, families who love the outdoors and even photographers like Andrew Defrancesco who are in search for more scenic background photography for weddings. Various packages are curated for guests who are pressed for time and those who have ample time to spare.
Safety precautions are their number 1 priority says Mr Charles Farrell, who ensures his team of rangers performs thorough checks on the health of the trees, all relevant safety harnesses and even the weather for optimum flying experiences. He added, that it is crucial for importing the professionals who have experiences in building, operating and marketing ziplines in Indochina countries, Canada, Austria, Nepal, Bhutan and Bali. No one should have doubts when you fly with us, just fly and let it all out, added Mr. Charles Farrell, CEO of Umgawa™ Legendary Adventures.