Summary: Seven Wells Waterfall (Telaga Tujuh) is the most popular waterfall in Langkawi. It has a swimming hole at the bottom, and multiple pools at the top of the falls.

The Seven Wells Waterfall (or Jalan Telaga Tujuh) is regarded as the best waterfall on Langkawi. Named because of seven natural pools formed by the river, the falls plunge 91m off the second-highest mountain on Langkawi (Gunung Machinchang or Mat Cinang) on the eastern side of the island. You get a good aerial view of the falls from the cable car, which goes to the top of Gunung Machinchang.


The base of the Seven Wells Waterfall is an easy 400m walk from the carpark. There’s a pool at the bottom of the falls, which is generally less busy than the top.


Seven Wells (Telaga Tujuh) is another 500m up the path, at the top of the falls, and has a number of swimming holes. (It’s a short but steep walk up about 650 steps.) From the pool closest to the top of the falls (which is fenced), you get a great view over the top of waterfall and to the coast in the distance.

Top of Seven Wells Waterfall

There are seven pools or “wells” at the top of Seven Wells Waterfall, which is a popular swimming and recreation spot. Polished by the water, many of the pools have natural water slides between them. The best time of the year to visit is during (September/October) or after (November/December) monsoon season when the water flow is highest and all the pools wil be full.

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The walk up to the falls continues to the peak of Gunung Machinchang, which is a challenging route with some scrambling required to reach the peak.

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