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Pulau Payar Marine Park

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Jetty Point Complex, Langkawi, Malaysia
+60 4-966 7318
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Jetty Point Complex, Langkawi, Malaysia
+60 4-966 7318
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

It's a place for snorkeling which you need to book packages from the local company over there. Normally, you can have the details from hotel frontdesk. Not so much of sea marines to see as it is quite a small beach. Good place to have...More

1  Thank LilyNana89
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this trip as we love snorkelling and nature. We weren't disappointed as much as heartbroken when we got here. The sea is full of plastic, as is the beach. The visitors don't seem to care and we saw many...More

2  Thank Pip N
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a whole day on the platform dedicated to diving and snorkelling. The package includes the bus from the hotel to the ferry, the ferry, the day on the platform, the buffet lunch and the boat to go on the beach. Quite crowded but if...More

Thank achenriot
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Although beautiful indeed, the corals are dead and there is a lot of rubbish and oil spills. Could take care of the place better, seeing that it is a big source of income for all the tour companies. 50 people in a tour - 250MR...More

1  Thank Jeshurun H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Me and my friends in a group of 4 had a time of life on this trip! The boat ride was great and the snorkelling was a great experince !

Thank saifulmokhtar2011
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The island is a 1-hour ferry ride from Kuah Jetty. Bookings an be done at Cenang Beach and the packages range from RM130-180 depending on which agents you do the booking. The packages include pick-up and drop off from hotel, return ferry transfer, life jacket...More

1  Thank Muhammad Haziq A
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went for 2 dives on the island. The beach area was packed as it always is apparently with snorkelling tourists and we dove on the outer islands. The visibility was poor due to the rain. It that us out of control of the dive...More

1  Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I was very saddened and disappointed to see this place. It is a classic case of a place of stunning natural beauty with amazing coral and sea life, that has been commercialized and taken over by tourists. Partly my own fault for not asking enough...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We took the package that has access to the platform with underwater viewing room. Overall the tour was ok, but I think it could have been better with different timings. When we got there, the platform was rocking quite a bit for at least 30...More

2  Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Well. We went here for scubadiving and snorkeling! The dives were actually really great; the visibility was okay, the corals were beautiful and the marine life were colourful and actually flet like diving into an aquarium! The snorkeling could have been great; the water was...More

2  Thank Camilla L
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Zi J
16 April 2017|
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Response from Noor D | Reviewed this property |
I took the package from our hotel last time I went. But I think there's a lot of available counters offering these packages at the Kuah Jetty or Pantai Chenang. If m. It wrong, the cheapest to p Payar was abiut RM170/pax... More
19 February 2017|
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Response from sanchari-UAE | Reviewed this property |
Ferry is operated by tour operators. Its a 1 hour boat ride , lunch and water sports tour. Even if you go on boat you cannot do anything without operators help. The operators pack lunch and sports equipment each day. Pulau... More