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Pulau Payar Marine Park

#27 of 96 things to do in Langkawi Features Animals
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 2 days ago 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

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have to agree with recent reviews. It was great during my last visit 10yrs ago, there were at least 20 baby sharks swimming by the shore with water clear as crystals. Now I spotted less than 5 or so. The visibility wasn't good on...More

6  Thank surim101
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Pulau Payar was a 45 minute taxi ride, then an hour ferry ride plus about 15 minutes transfer from ferry to beach. I am not into that much stuffing around but if you have Patience it's ok. The snorkelling area is cordoned off for different...More

1  Thank Merryhum
Reviewed 4 July 2017

as there are too many visitors.. all corals are dead, and rubbish can be seen floating on the shore.. the toilet is a BIG MESS, no water paip and doors are broken , SMELLY !!! Pls dont go, the coral need time to recover.

5  Thank Dannychc
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I did the full day tour to Pulau Payar through Viator and chose the offshore snorkelling package. It was promoted that we would reach the marine park in a catamaran and I have to say they used this term very loosely. It...More

3  Thank Choccylove
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The beaches were clean.I would say its a place must go at Langkawi.One of my fav place in Langkawi and i suggest pls plan for one day over here cause half days wont enough to spend in this island.

Thank greatseaman1990
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The beach is virtually super small, great for snorkeling, dead corals, plenty fish, baby sharks, dirty, no eateries, no shops. You can carry bread or fish food for fish feeding. Only accessible via tours.

Thank kvkorg
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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