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Address: Langkawi, Malaysia
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Your journey will depend on the weather conditions very much. Koh Lipe trip very disorganised.

We took the ferry from Kuah to Koh Lipe in late October and the trip there was very rough and horrible and the trip back to Langkawi was absolutely fine. However, please be aware... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
JulieH6061
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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the negative comments made on this post are absolutely true. You are packed in like sardines, crap boat, no organisation, and mayhem. 2 3/4 hours turned into 3 1/2, boat was late and no system for loading and unloading luggage. You would have through that after running this ferry for years there would be a system. Upon departure, find... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry from Kuah to Koh Lipe in late October and the trip there was very rough and horrible and the trip back to Langkawi was absolutely fine. However, please be aware of a few things if you are going to Lipe. Firstly finding the ferry company office is difficult at the Kuah jetty, if it wasn't for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying to make our way to Langkawi from the mainland - with our car. Very little information was available and we finally found that the only way is to take an 10am car ferry, that is the only time it sails. Coming from anywhere, it's really difficult to time our arrival at the jetty for 9:30am or so.... More 

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Nerja, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the nightmarish vomit - soaked reviews I was nervous, especially as we were travelling with our two little kids. I think the bad reviews must be related to other routes as the Satun - Langkawi crossing was absolutely fine. No overcrowding, no spewing, no poor organisation, just extremely - ridiculously - cold air con. My thin cardi was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The booking experience was simple. I booked a month in advance as I was travelling during the peak season (Christmas Eve). Read various bad reviews on the sea sickness and bad experience but I didnt experience any of that. Probably I was prepared as I had sea-sickness pills with me. The only thing that I wasnt really please with was... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And the Award for least service-minded and most ineffective way of every day arranging ferry trips between Koh Lipe and Langkawi goes too....drumroll....Satun Langkawi Ferry Services!! Prepare to leave your passport several times, and to wait for it for a long time each time you do so. Don't expect to get any information in english how things work or what... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the ferry to Koh Lipe island, the staff are friendly and helpful. One guy in the trip had forgotten his sunglasses back in Lipe, and though delayed by his round trip back to the island to retrieve said glasses, we still manage to make it back on time to Langkawi.

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Southwold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Easy, turned up bought a ticket and twenty minutes later we were on our way. Boarding was simple and easy. Good value 23 ringots from kuala kedah to Langkawl. Terminal could do with a good clean up, a bit scruffy.

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Torcy-le-Grand, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The ferry tickets are fair, and the ferries have air-condition. However the rides in the sea can be uncomfortable during bad weather. The ferry can be over-crowded during weekends and during school-holidays.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Langkawi ferry is the place that connects Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Singapore and other places by sea. The place needs better cleaning as I found it to be dirty during my visit.

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