Pulau Payar
Diving & Snorkeling at
Pulau Payar Marine Park

If you go to the Trip Advisor, you will see, that there are quite a few visiotors who say, that Pulau Payar was the 'Iceing on the Cake of their Langkawi visit' - but a few say, that they were disappointed.

How can this be?

The explanation might be that there are different companies offering different packages with different activities and places for snorkeling or diving.
And beside that, it will make a different if the weather is nice and sunny (like mostly - or grey and rainy, in which case you might not have an ideal schelter.

Pulau Payar Marine Park from the Government Website :

Pulau Payar (Payar Island) Marine Park consists of four islands, Pulau Payar, Pulau Lembu,  Pulau Kaca and Pulau Segantang. Pulau Payar Marine Park is located about 19 nm south of Pulau Langkawi, 32 nm north of Penang and 15 nm west of Kuala Kedah.    

  

  

   

  
  

  

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Find a description of the for islands and a MAP - HERE

 
Visitor's Info :

On Pulau Payar, there is a Marine Park Centre complete with various facilities. The centre can assist you in your orientation and provide all necessary information to organize your trip and make it interesting and enjoyable. Information on the islands and surrounding waters in the form of charts, posters, maps, brochures, slide/video shows are available at the centre to enhance your appreciation of marine and island environment. Two hiking trails are also available for the visitors to explore the Pulau Payar for its fascinating terrestrial flora and fauna. There are gazebos, picnic table and restroom facilities at selected areas for visitors. One of the most interesting things to do is marine mammals and fish watching where Pulau Payar Marine Park is part of the migration route of amazing fish and marine mammals.
 
 
For further information, please contact :

Pejabat Perikanan Negeri Kedah
Tingkat 9 Wisma Persekutuan
Jalan Kampung Baru
05000 Alor Setar
Kedah Darul Aman
Tel: 04-733 9086
Fax: 04-735 5323

Pusat Taman Laut Pulau Payar
D/A Tingkat 9 Wisma Persekutuan
Jalan Kampung Baru
05000 Alor Setar
Kedah Darul Aman
Tel: 04-733 9086
Fax: 04-735 5323

 

Related Links :

Official Websites Department Of Marine Park Malaysia

or: here on Trip Advisor

  

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