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20 Attractions to Explore Near Duyong Island

Duyong Island
Duyong IslandDuyong Island, Kedah, Malaysia

Pulau Duyong is a river island in the mouth of Terengganu River in the state of Terengganu, Malaysia. Previously, it was divided into Pulau Duyong Besar and the smaller Pulau Duyong Kecil, but sedimentation and reclamation have united it as well as changed its coastline substantially. A seaward extension has been developed into the Heritage Bay Resort which hosts the annual Monsoon Cup yacht race.

Nearby Attractions

Masjid Al Hana
Masjid Al Hana12.47 KMs away from Duyong Island

This Mosque was built as the largest and most popular mosque in Langkawi. A peach-and-gold structure situated to the west of the picturesque Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman, along Persiaran Putra, the mosque is topped with a gold onion-shaped dome and enjoys a great location close to the waterfront.

Cenang Beach
Cenang Beach14.90 KMs away from Duyong Island

Sandy swimming beach along a strip of restaurants, duty-free and souvenir shops.

Kilim Geoforest Park
Kilim Geoforest Park22.39 KMs away from Duyong Island

The Kilim Karst Geoforest Park consists of three river estuaries that stretch from Kisap village approximately 10&km to Tanjung Rhu, and they are all interconnected. They are rich in wildlife with hairy nosed sea otters, brown winged kingfishers, monitor lizards, and swimming macaque monkeys being common sights. There is also a bat cave within the Geoforest Park.

Langkawi Cable Car
Langkawi Cable Car25.39 KMs away from Duyong Island

It provides an aerial link from the Oriental Village at Teluk Burau to the peak of Gunung Machinchang, which is also the location of the Langkawi Sky Bridge. The total length is 2.2 km (1.4 mi), with a journey time from the base to the top of around 15 minutes.

Seven Wells Waterfall
Seven Wells Waterfall26.19 KMs away from Duyong Island

Known locally as Telaga Tujuh, Seven Wells Waterfall is so named because seven natural pools have been formed at different levels by water streams that flow down the second highest mountain of Langkawi - Mount Mat Cincang. This is the most picturesque and undoubtedly the best waterfall in the island.

Langkawi Sky Bridge
Langkawi Sky Bridge27.37 KMs away from Duyong Island

Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125-metre curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia, completed in 2005. The bridge deck is located 660 metres above sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Cincang on Pulau Langkawi, the main island of the Langkawi archipelago in Kedah.

Kuala Kedah
Kuala Kedah52.13 KMs away from Duyong Island

One of the beautiful fort which was located in the heart of Kedah, which has a lot of history to say. The original fort was made from clay, timber and bamboo and was used by the Portuguese as a trading depot. It is now one of the popular tourist destination in Malaysia.

Tarutao National Park
Tarutao National Park52.99 KMs away from Duyong Island

Established as a marine national park in 1974, Tarutao National Marine Park is covering 1490 km² area at the southernmost Thailand off the coast at Satun Province in the Andaman Sea. The park consists of 51 islands within two groups; Tarutao Group to he east and Adang-Rawi Group to the west. There are three archipelagos in the park; Tarutao Archipelago, Klang Archipelago and Adang Archipelago.

Kedah Paddy Museum
Kedah Paddy Museum54.77 KMs away from Duyong Island

The Paddy Museum is a museum in Alor Setar, Kota Setar, Kedah, Malaysia. The museum is a 3-story building with a total area of 12,000 m2. It resembles bushels of harvested rice stalks decorated with rice motifs. The murals on the museum wall was done by 60 artists from North Korea.

Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar
Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar59.83 KMs away from Duyong Island

The Zahir Mosque is a mosque in Alor Setar, Kota Setar, Kedah, Malaysia, and the state mosque of the state of Kedah. The Zahir Mosque is one of the grandest and oldest mosques in Malaysia, having been built in 1912. The Zahir Mosque has been voted as one of the top 10 most beautiful mosques in the world.

Kedah State Art Gallery
Kedah State Art Gallery59.90 KMs away from Duyong Island

This is a workmanship exhibition in Kedar Malaysia. The construction of the gallery building started on 21 January 1893 and finished in 1912 as the high court building and was officially opened by Kedah Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim of Kedah as the earliest modern government building in Alor Setar. The gallery displays various artworks made by Kedah people, such as painting, wood carving, and calligraphy.

Alor Setar Tower, Alor Setar
Alor Setar Tower, Alor Setar60.01 KMs away from Duyong Island

Alor Setar Tower is a 165.5 m telecommunication tower in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia. Apart from serving the role of a telecommunication tower, it also caters to a tourist destination for the town. The tower also houses some restaurants and a souvenir shop. The tower is an observatory tower to look for the crescent moon to mark the beginning of Muslim months such as Ramadhan, Shawwal, and Zulhijjah, to celebrate Ramadhan, Hari Raya Aidilfitri, and Hari Raya Aidiladha, respectively.

Ko Lipe
Ko Lipe66.05 KMs away from Duyong Island

Koh Lipe is a small L-shaped island located in southern Thailand’s Satun Province near the Thailand/Malaysia border. It belongs to the Adang-Rawi Archipelago, situated on the outskirts of the Tarutao National Marine Park. Originally only inhabited by Sea Gypsies, the Chao Ley who gave the island its name – Koh Lipe means Paper Island in Chao Ley, Koh Lipe has been through rapid development to face the increasing tourism demand.

Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Mu Ko Phetra National Park70.41 KMs away from Duyong Island

Mu Ko Phetra national park near Khao To Ngai by the sea, the spot was carved by nature consisting of several hundred million-year-old rocks from two different eras. The connected areas seem to transport us through time and space. Besides the main attraction, you can also enjoy beautiful nature and fresh sea breeze.

Mount Jerai
Mount Jerai81.34 KMs away from Duyong Island

Mount Jerai, formerly Kedah Peak, is a mountain in Kedah, Malaysia with a height of 3,854 feet. Within Kedah itself, the mountain stands at the border of Kuala Muda and Yan districts. The mountain is a massive limestone outcrop and is a lone feature from the surrounding geography of the area.

Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum
Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum82.93 KMs away from Duyong Island

The Bujang Valley is a sprawling historical complex and has an area of approximately 224 square kilometres situated near Merbok, Kedah, between Gunung Jerai in the north and Muda River in the south. It is the richest archaeological area in Malaysia. These archaeological remains show that there was a Hindu-Buddhist polity here.

Kerachut Beach
Kerachut Beach92.61 KMs away from Duyong Island

One of Penang's remotest beaches. Green turtles nest there from April to August, and the Olive Ridley from September to February.

Penang Floating Mosque
Penang Floating Mosque95.82 KMs away from Duyong Island

The Penang Floating Mosque, also known as Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque is a floating mosque located in Tanjung Bungah near George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Although it is called a floating mosque, the mosque is actually built on stilts, only at high tide would it have the appearance of floating on water. It is built in a mix of Middle Eastern and local architectural style and features a prominent minaret. The mosque can accommodate 1,500 worshipers.

Tikus Island
Tikus Island96.22 KMs away from Duyong Island

Tikus Island is an islet off the northern coast of Penang Island in the State of Penang, Malaysia. Located nearly 770 m off Tanjung Bungah, a suburb of the city of George Town, this uninhabited outcrop is now home to a solar-powered lighthouse. This active lighthouse marks the northern entrance to the Penang Strait and hence, the Port of Penang.

Pantai Tanjung Bungah
Pantai Tanjung Bungah96.48 KMs away from Duyong Island

Tanjung Bungah is a suburb of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is located along the northern coast of Penang Island between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, and about 6.5 km northwest of the city center. Tanjung Bungah is well known as a beach destination, with several hotels and resorts lining the beaches within the area. Decades of urbanization has also led to the mushrooming of residential high-rises at Tanjung Bungah.