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Address: Langkawi, Malaysia
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Good place to get a ferry.

A ferry terminal next to a shopping mall. Lots of touts near ticket stalls, read the signs and make your own mind up.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Hobowandering
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A ferry terminal next to a shopping mall. Lots of touts near ticket stalls, read the signs and make your own mind up.

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Thank Hobowandering
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In February of 2017 we took the ferry from Penang to Langkawi and back a week later. Both trips were uneventful but i could see where the bad reviews come from if the sea would have been rough. If you are like me you are confused by the conflicting reviews about this trip. The reviews about all the vomiting and... More 

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Thank Ziggity
Cairo, Egypt
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28 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wanted to go from Cameron highland to Langkawi. Tried to book online but the site didn't respond. Only one bus leave Cameron highland 8 am. to reach Penang at 1 pm. and the ferry is at 2 pm. when I reached the terminal they told me it's fully booked! Had to take a taxi with my family and luggage... More 

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Thank Hegazy_Kh
Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been traveling to Langkawi every weekend for the last year on the Langkawi Ferry service. My journey usually takes around 1hr 30 min from kuala Kadah and i look forward to the trip every week. This is because i have discovered that it's a great way to meet people. Imagine that you are confined in a sometimes small... More 

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Thank aikidokenken
Helsinki, Finland
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279 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first ferry I took from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi gave me a startling deja-vu moment as some of the instructions on board were in plain Finnish. This large body catamaran must once have served between Helsinki and Tallinn and been sold and ended up here by a long vouyage through the Mediterranean and Suez Canal. Our crossing to Langkawi... More 

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Thank Heli P
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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57 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the ferry from Kuala Perlis about an hour.It is air conditioned and comfortable.There is a ferry from Penang that takes about three hours and not recommended for those susceptible to sea sickness.The fares are reasonable

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Thank mohaniyer50
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is free to take as many bags as you want on board and any size. Do not let the baggage handlers outside the ferry terminal fleece you of your money. They will try to lie to you that you cannot take certain sized bags on board. This is not true. Also, if you read the other comments on TripAdvisor,... More 

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Thank QuantockWarrior
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't leave your luggage in the rows 0-50 ... mine got soaked through my waterproof bag (waterproof, except the hole where the zip joins). Spent an hour at a laundromat, which I probably needed anyway. But I was amazed at the amount of water in the downstairs cabin. Apart from that, very efficient.

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Thank Nick B
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can buy the tickets at any time when you go.We bought also the tickets for the way back at 4600 rm a person.The good thing is that you get a chair number,so you don't have to be afraid you can't get back.On board you can buy a small assortment of s crisps. And water.The trip takes about 1 hour... More 

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Thank Wouter V
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In 2001 I walked away from this exact speed boat service thanking my lucky stars and saying never again. Back then I thought it was an accident waiting to happen. Much to my horror as I walked my young family down the boat ramp in Feb 2017 it was the same type of speed boat; prob the same one looking... More 

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