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“Informative and enlightening tour”
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Full-Day Pulau Payar Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi
Ranked #5 of 53 Tours in Langkawi
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: JungleWalla adhere to ecological best practices standards. Each guide have a special area of expertise from birds, through mangroves to medicinal jungle plants. With the truly extensive range of tours available, you will have no difficulty to find a program that matches your interest and fitness level. Catering to families with kids, children enjoy preferential rates. To minimize the impact on environment and wildlife, and to ensure a personalized guest experience, the number of participants per tour is limited. Early bookings are therefore highly recommended.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 831 helpful votes
“Informative and enlightening tour”
Reviewed August 27, 2014

We took the geopark mangrove cruise tour. Was picked up at our hotel, the Andaman and taken to the pier where we met our guide, Rizal and our boatman, Captain Wan. It was an informative and enlightening tour and we saw a lot of wildlife. Mud skippers, crabs, kingfishers, snakes, macaques, bats and eagles, both the Brahminy Kiite Eagle as well as the white Bellied Eagle. We also learnt so much about mangrove swamps and their importance to the ecology of the planet. We stopped at a fish farm and was given a tour as well as feed the stingray there. Rizal is a warm, knowledgeable and friendly guide and Captain Wan had a keen eye sporting wildlife as well as an experienced and safe boatman. An enjoyable tour by professionals.

Visited August 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed August 23, 2014

We did the Mangrove tour and the Rainforest After Dark tour, and both were excellent.

Rizal, our guide for the mangrove tour was very knowledgeable & showed great concern for the environment, which sets the company apart from competitors.

Our guide for the after dark tour was Shakira, who was fantastic. She has excellent knowledge and pointed out manny interesting animals and features, and we were able to see numerous flying lemurs, which was a highlight!

Junglewalla will be my first choice of tour companies on future visits to Langkawi.

Visited August 2014
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“Nice tour but quite shocked too”
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We did the mangrove tour with our kids. We have been very much impressed by the nature. The tour was guided by professionals and we got real insides by the tour guide. However we have been really shocked how some of the guides are treating there own nature reserve. Feeding the wild animals or speeding in small alleys just to get some sensations for reckless tourist.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Amazing touch with nature!”
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Andaman Resort and took the rainforest awakening walk and the afterdark either. Our tour guide was Shakira and I have to say she was really nice and ready on every question we made about animals and nature. Without the tour, we wouldn't know that we had FOUR colugos on the tree in front of our bedroom. Actually, we wouldn't know the existence of this beautiful creature without a guide to inform us and to tell us lots of things. Even if the walks in the hotel are simple "trips", we are very happy to have been part of them and we are really satisfied with the guide provided by JungleWalla. :)

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mangrove Tour”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

We booked our private tour through the Andaman Hotel, for ourselves and our 11 year old daughter. Our guide was Rizal Rani, a man in his early 20,s who described himself as a relative newcomer to the JungleWalla team. He was an excellent guide - clear and calm, yet very obviously passionate about the ecology of the area. Not only did he disapprove of the damage done by irresponsible actions, such as bank erosion and bird feeding but he was able to explain in real detail the biological impacts. This is not a tour for people who demand "success" in ticking off a guaranteed list of species but with guides like Rizal, the tour is fascinating and informative. Particularly appreciate his ready use of handbooks on fauna and flora, so one can read up the detail. Would strongly recommend!

Visited July 2014
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