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Address: Jetty Point Complex, Langkawi, Malaysia
Phone Number: 04-9667318
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Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi

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Good for those First experience Snorkeling

This was my second visit to Pulau Payar Marine Park. I booked the platform package, departed from Penang Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal, total 4 of us, myself, my mum, my aunt... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Butterworth, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We visited Pulau Payar on the third day of our trip.The best part of the place was the snorkeling experience we had.The fishes were so friendly.We fed them and they just surrounded us for long hours.We found more than 20 varieties of fish and they swim with us in packs.Lunch was provided at the place and it was average.So please... More 

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Butterworth, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was my second visit to Pulau Payar Marine Park. I booked the platform package, departed from Penang Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal, total 4 of us, myself, my mum, my aunt, and my 10 years old cousin, three of them have no any snorkeling experience before, they are really excited and enjoy. There are something like aluminium benches attached to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

There are 3 types of visit - beach and packed lunch, raft with buffet lunch and direct access into the water from the raft , and diving packages. We booked the raft with buffet lunch which also was supposed to include a catamaran ride to the island instead of a ferry and a glass bottom boat ride. We got on... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I did 2 dives. one was alright with beautiful marine life the other was just dying. It was a good learning dive for me there. the island was crowded due to many dive and tour operator. But overall i enjoyed my time there.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I went there in early Feb'15.the wind was so strong made the waive strong too.so it was useless using a snorkeling gear.i can't see anything.my husband got bitten by we don't know what fish because of the current sea situation.pulau payar is a beautiful place actually.i suggest check the weather first before go there.it was a waste of money during... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

For this to be advertised as a snorkelling trip is a bit criminal in my opinion, especially at 130RM p/p. Sure, the water is clearer than that off the coast of Langkawi but there is no live coral and the only fish there are the ones after all the food that is being fed to them. There is nothing natural... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Overcrowded, boring reef to be honest. A lot of people with lifevests floating around, looking at the small fish. The reef seems dead and trampled to death. A lot of fish came when they started to throw food in the water. 2/5 wouldn't recommend.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is the best snorkelling I have ever done! We booked through Langkawi Coral not East Marine because although a bit pricier, it's way better because you get dropped off on a huge floating platform where you can put your bags and sit in the shade if you want a rest from snorkelling. Everyone else gets taken straight to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I recommend bringing fish food like bread and maybe an underwater camera Platform package is a RIP OFF, the only advantage at buying this package is the lunch buffet. And the coral there is a brown colour with only a small amount of fish compared to the beach package. Beach package is much better and cheaper and gives you a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

"Langkawi Coral" nothing to cheer about, worst food and service weren't that good... The Marine Park it self: corals are dead (jan 2015), there is some reef sharks you can see in the water if you are lucky + there is actually many different fish in the water. But sometimes wind can make water mudy and you will not see... More 

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