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Address: Langkawi, Malaysia

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A bit basic

We travelled today return trip Penang to Langkawi. Had seen nice big bright white ferry at Pier day before and believed that would be the one that we would catch. Not so. Instead... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
JennyWren6398
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Walpole, Australia
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Walpole, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We travelled today return trip Penang to Langkawi. Had seen nice big bright white ferry at Pier day before and believed that would be the one that we would catch. Not so. Instead our ferry low in water, obviously very sturdy and safe. No access to outside. Sit in aircraft style seats whole way. If short like me can't even... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Don't expect a luggage ferry or anything fancy and you should be fine. Process is simple enough and we got there in less than 3 hours. No food available on board so bring some snacks with you. They showed a movie on one tv screen that was extremely far away from us so we couldn't view it. The other screen... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Make sure go where..n must know the last ferry for that destination..to kuala perlis last time at 07.00 PM,penang last time at 05.00 PM..so u can reach your next location better

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Kuala Kedah to Langkawi is a short trip so really whats to worry about. The boat we were on was like a fridge but that seems to be the way the Malaysians like it. Langkawi to Penang I was a bit worried the reviews were dire. I really think it has to do with the number of people and the... More 

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Jetty Point Complex is a two-storey shopping mall conveniently located at the entrance of Kuah Jetty. It is a five-minute drive from Kuah Town Centre while Dataran Lang or Eagle Square is a 15-minute walk away. Visitors who travel to Langkawi via boat or ferry will head to this harbour to board or disembark. As Kuah Jetty is the main... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Travel from-to Kuala Perlis. There are few jetty points you can choose from Penang, Kuala Kedah & Kuala Perlis depending on your distance or preference. Inside the ferry can be very cold depending on the weather & crowd. The departures are on time except for the 7pm which is the last ferry was extended 5-10 minutes. Don't expect too much... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Starting from December 9, 2014, Langkawi Auto Express became the latest ferry offering for tourists visiting Langkawi. Previously, tourists must either fly in or take the passenger ferry, and those using the passenger ferry have to park their cars at either Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis, the two ports of embarkation. Now, Langkawi Auto Express offers a new service which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The immigration process is seriously haphazard, but once you get on the boat it's clean and air-conditioned. Take a book because there's not much else to do on there!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

2014 had been a hectic one for us, our family of four, aged between 11 - 45. We parents running our daily house chores & businesses both locally & out stations for the past months, picking & sending our children at two sets ( morning & afternoon sessions schooling hour respectively ) of different time to & from different institutions... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The ferry left on time and is not a bad way to get from A to B, takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes. Down side: We were sitting on the upper deck and the emergency exit to the back of the ship was locked, which we were not happy about. When asked why, all the staff would say is... More 

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