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Pulau Payar or any alternative islands?

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Pulau Payar or any alternative islands?

Hi All. Any help on the following questions would be most appreciated:

1. Is Pulau Payar worth a trip assuming we are going during the school holidays (early June)?

2. What would the cost be?

3. How long is the trip there?

4. What would be the more reputable operators, especially in terms of safety?

5. Where would be the place to embark/ start the journey?

6. Are there any other alternative islands offering the same experience?

Thanks in advance everybody.

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1. Re: Pulau Payar or any alternative islands?

Hi

East Marine Divers and Langkawi Coral both do day trips to Pulau Payar. Check their websites for the details and pricing.

Lesley

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2. Re: Pulau Payar or any alternative islands?

Thanks Lesley, I shall check our the operators and contact them.

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3. Re: Pulau Payar or any alternative islands?

Dear Footyboy,

if you have snorkeled or dived in attractive oceans before, P.Payar can be disappointing. Stuipd tourists standing on or even braking the corals, stupid shark feeding and so forth.

But if you have never snorkeld before you might like it.

East Marine Divers would certainly be my choice.

An alternative can be Koh Lipe/ Thailand

Eva

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4. Re: Pulau Payar or any alternative islands?

Hmmm. I guessed as much that the control is not that good. It would be dissapointing to see uncontrolled and irresponsible activity that damages the ecosystem. I may think twice. Thanks so much for giving me the tips. Hope you will continue your kind effort in providing us with your valuable insight to Langkawi.

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