Temurun Waterfall

Pulau Langkawi

A brief walk from the main road up to Teluk Datai, the falls here – the island’s tallest – are worth a look, though beware of food-stealing monkeys. The turn-off is on the left-hand side as you head east, 1km past Pantai Pasi Tengkorak.

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