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Address: Jetty Point Complex, Langkawi, Malaysia
Phone Number: 04-9667318
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It take almost a day of your time going to Pulau Payar, starting from 9am pick up from hotel, 10am-ish ferry ride to Pulau Payar, 11.30am-ish reach till Pulau Payar (starts... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Although the water is calm and the fish very friendly, the snorkeling at Palau Payar requires one to wade and swim through tons of plastic and Styrofoam. The area might collect this material since currents/tides seem to create an eddy at this beach. Many operators can take you here. Expect to join hundreds of others. Choose the least expensive trip--no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It take almost a day of your time going to Pulau Payar, starting from 9am pick up from hotel, 10am-ish ferry ride to Pulau Payar, 11.30am-ish reach till Pulau Payar (starts snorkeling) till 3pm then reach back to jetty around 4pm. Package comes with lunch (was not good). Snorkeling was not really fun as it water was not as clear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The experience was more or less good. The snorkeling mask wasn't fitting tight. The washrooms were horrible and should be avoided. Food was average. The beach was very beautiful but there was garbage dumped at the side.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Good: Water is clear, and we are able to see a wide variety of fishes. Water is pretty shallow, and if you come prepared with some fish food, you will be able to feed them off your hand. The beaches are pretty clean. My kids have lots of fun, though be careful with some of the fishes, some of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

As beautiful as this place is, the maintenance is poor. The experience was more or less good. The snorkeling mask wasn't fitting tight. The washrooms were horrible and should be avoided. Food was average. The beach was very beautiful but there was garbage dumped at the side. Swarms of fishes gather around you. Could even see the baby sharks and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Everything available here is also available at Pattaya (Thailand) , in a better form at a much cheaper price. The coral island is far from Kuah Jetty. The long ferry journey will exhaust you. The packed lunch they are providing is just OK. They don't provode you with diving suit for scuba diving. The sea water was clear enough for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Please share if there are other alternatives to get to this island, We bought the package through malibest resort, as we were put up there. Cost at the high side, for such simple arrangement. the package only involve transferring from resort to jetty, boarding the boat, and to the island. We chose island, as I cannot stand the long hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Be prepared to get really exhausted in this trip. And don't bother to plan anything else if you're traveling to pulau payar for the day. We booked through groups for 2 adults and 2 kids. Pick up from hotel provided. The van driver was very grouchy. Boat was huge but air cond too cold. Snorkeling equipment provided was not clean,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I enjoyed the fish and esp. baby sharks prolling around - a fantastical experience. But if you're shortsighted you must bring your own snorkel otherwise you can't see nothin'. Also you must shell in extra 150 RM for the diving. That's an experience worth a lifetime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Even it was a cloudy day, the 2 dives we did was amazing... It is all well organized... Spectacular sealife, turtles, barracudas, eels, scorpion fish and many many others... Good big speed boat takes about 2 hours to get to the place.. One of the best spots in Lankawi... Don't miss it even if you go just for snorkeling

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Address: Jetty Point Complex, Langkawi, Malaysia
Phone Number: 04-9667318
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi

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