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“Great snokkeling experience with small sharks”

Pulau Payar Marine Park
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Full-Day Pulau Payar Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi
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Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi
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Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Penang
Hong Kong, China
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37 reviews
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“Great snokkeling experience with small sharks”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

The beach was small and crowded. We arrived around 11 am and left at 3 pm. We had seen clearer water and better beach on an small island near Pucket, but the small sharks there at Pulau Payar were really cool. They are harmless as long as you keep your distance and keep away any food. Groups of colorful coral fish fathered around us as the people near us fed them. The crews and guides from Langkawi Coral were friendly and responsible.

The lunch was not nice. But we ate them all because we wanted to create as little garbage as possible on this beautiful little island. We couldn't understand why there were people smoking and throwing cigarette butts around. "No littering" should be included in the information session.

There were no fresh water shower there. The guide provided a bottle of drinking water for each person at lunch, and we washed our face with the fresh water we brought with ourselves. The toilet was a little smelly, but we had expected comparatively more primitive facilities on the island. No locker. I guess it's highly unlikely for thieves to go all the way out there only to find out they have no place to run once they get caught. Haha.

Visited June 2014
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Sibu, Malaysia
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“An unforgetable experience”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

The sea water is clear and if you throw some bread, the fish will swim near you. Just had a bad experience when I visit their toilet and changing room. So terrible, why the owner of the beach don't take action to make that place nicer? I joint the snorkeling package from The Langkawi Coral. The fee they asked was not value to the service they gave. Unfriendly staff, leading us to the jetty and then until Pulau Payar without given any clear instructions. We just like following a dumb guide by instructing us using his hands.
When we reach the island, we had been told not to go there and there, we only can go to the sea in front of us. Then, the workers left us on the island without any further information. Poor services. I love the sea and snorkeling. I hope they can improve their services, the maintenance of the facilities especially the toilet and changing rooms. Do prepare more dustbins and if possible, collect fresh water as the visitors are given sea water for shower and boo.

Visited May 2014
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Ahmedabad, India
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“very nice”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

we like pulau payar . there were corals n we had chance to snorkal with them. it was an amazing experience. what we didnt like was that there were no canging room or shoer or pure water facility there. very much crowded also

Visited May 2014
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Sungai Buloh, Malaysia
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“Beautiful Marine Park”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Went for a snorkelling trip at Pulau Payar and we had an amazing experience watching the marine life from the platform. The facilities provided by the Langkawi Coral company was fabulous, and the crews were friendly too. The marine life as seen around the platform were very beautiful.

Visited June 2014
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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Words are not enough to describe..”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

visiting Pulau payar marine park should be the top most thing every traveler should do. It gave me an opportunity to do Scuba. I was bit afraid to do Scuba as i dont know to swim but the instructors were great and gave the instructions and confidence to do it. Doing scuba in pulau payar is certainly most satisfied one and Snorkeling facilities were great. A must see place for everyone...

Visited May 2014
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