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Payar Island Marine Park

Snorkelling and Diving. From Langkawi.

Snorkelling and Diving

The best things to do next is snorkelling and diving at Payar Island Marine Park. From Langkawi to Payar Island Marine Park.

Snorkelling


Return hotel transfer .
Return Payar cruise.
Complimentary coffee & tea prior boarding.
Packed lunch.
Guide.
Usage of equipment.
Insurance Coverage.
Start from the beach.

MYR 350.00 Adult (Foreigner)
MYR 230.00 Child (Foreigner)
MYR 295.00 Adult (Malaysian)
MYR 195.00 Child (Malaysian)

Fun Dive


Includes two (2) leisure dives with our experienced underwater guides experience the diversity & abundance of coral and fishes.
Return hotel transfer .
Return Payar cruise.
Complimentary coffee & tea prior boarding.
Packed lunch.
Guide.
Usage of equipment.
Insurance Coverage.
Start from the beach.

MYR 450.00 Adult (Foreigner)
MYR 330.00 Child (Foreigner)
MYR 395.00 Adult (Malaysian)
MYR 295.00 Child (Malaysian)

Introductory Dive


(Dive without diving license)
Return hotel transfer .
Return Payar cruise.
Complimentary coffee & tea prior boarding.
Packed lunch.
Guide.
Usage of equipment.
Insurance Coverage
Start from the beach.

MYR 480.00 Adult (Foreigner)
MYR 360.00 Child (Foreigner)
MYR 425.00 Adult (Malaysian)
MYR 325.00 Child (Malaysian)

Snorkelling and Diving Payar Island Marine Park, is the number four best activity to do in Langkawi.

Discover undersea paradise. Snorkel & enjoy incredible rich marine life. Get your ticket online. Daily departure form Langkawi, Pulau Payar Marine Park is a very popular site for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts keen on exploring underwater paradise. Just 30km south of the main island, it is about 45 minutes away from Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Kuah, which is our meeting point.

Beautiful fishes, baby sharks and nice emerald green water.. it was a wonderful and refreshing snorkelling experience. There are thousands of fish and lots of little black tip reef sharks all around the shallows. One of Pulau Payar Marine Park's best features is its Coral Garden, a secluded section of the 'park' with colourful coral beautifully protected and preserved due to its sheltered waters. If you're into scuba diving, the best diving is along the reef system that skirts the south, east and west of Pulau Payar.

During the dive, sometime, the visibility might not be good (at about 5m or so) but the wrecks can still visible. Most of the boats are reduced to just a broken hull with bits and pieces like the engine, propeller and other remains of the boat scattered around. They are mostly covered with hard corals and several anemones with clown fishes. Other varieties of fishes like the pufferfish, angelfish, lion fish, snappers and a huge grouper on the sand. There are alot of sea urchins around the wrecks as well.

Snorkelling

Even when you snorkel from the beaches and go about 20 meters into the open sea, you can sea baby Black Tipped Sharks. Don't get scared, they never do any harm and shy away when they notice a human being close by. Take an underwater camera so that you can prove to others that you actually swam with the sharks that big. There are of course many other different kinds of fish that you can see in the waters here including parrot fish, angel fish, dameselfish, the rare rabbitfish, butterflyfish, anemonefish etc. One of the best places to snorkel is under the bridge (jetty) where you can see the maximum number of fish and marine life.

Dive Sites

The are about 15 dive sites scattered around the Pulau Payar Marine Park islands. There is a house reef dive site just off the shores of Pulau Payar near the Visitors' Center for the beginners; and for the more advance, the dive spots near Pulau Segantang offer deeper dives with stronger currents. I was only diving for a day during my visit, and these are the two (more popular) dive sites that I had the opportunity to dive in.

An opportunity for people to experience diving.

Experience the beautiful underwater world with corals and marine lives .

One to one diving session with our divemaster.

One snorkelling session.

You will dive 5-10m deep.

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ (PADI) Flying After Diving guidelines say divers should not ascend to a high altitude within 12 hours of completing a single dive or 18 hours after doing multiple dives (whenever possible, wait 24 hours).

Coral Garden:-

The Coral Garden is located at the southern end of Pulau Payar and has got to be the most popular dive site in Langkawi. The average depth around this dive site is about 15m, and as its name suggests, is teeming with marine life and corals. Here, you can spot eels, pufferfish, snappers, batfish and lots of Titan triggerfish. There was also one part of the dive where 3-4 giant groupers swimming around together.

Sunken Boat at Pulau Kaca:-

To the east of Pulau Payar is the small island of Pulau Kaca. This is the only site in Langkawi to get a taste of wreck diving - there are a couple of fishing boats and several pods that have been sunk to a sandy depth at about 15m.

See you in Langkawi!

Tour details on each duration, sharing and private.

  1. BOOKING YOUR SNORKELLING OR DIVING AT PAYAR ISLAND MARINE PARK
    You need to book in advance or as early as possible. Book it now! In the booking form, please provide your hotel name, so we can advice you the time that you well be picked up. It might be as early as 07:45 hrs, depend on your hotel location 
  2. ITINERARY
    09:15 hrs : Arrive at Jetty Point for complimentary beverage prior departing to payar island.  

    09:40 hrs : Depart from Jetty Point to Pulau Payar Marine Park  

    10:40 hrs : Arrive into Pulau Payar Marine Park for snorkelling, swimming, sunbathing, etc. Optional activities available: Scuba Diving (Fun Dive #01) or Introductory Dive. 

    12:30 hrs :
    - Lunch
    - More snorkelling and swimming activities or additional optional diving activities.
    - Scuba Diving (Fun Dive #02)  

    15:00 hrs : Depart Pulau Payar Marine Park  

    16:00 hrs : Arrive into Langkawi  
  3. THINGS TO BRING
    -Towel, extra drinking water, swimming suit / trunk / rash guard
Payar Island Marine Park -  Things you need to know.
You might want to know some information about Payar Island before place your booking. If your question is not in the list, please send us a message.
  • Where is the meeting point? The meeting point is at your hotel. We will pick you up from there. Wait at the lobby.
  • What time the ferry depart to Payar Marine Park? The ferry will move at 9:40 am.
  • How to book snorkelling and diving at Payar Island Marine Park? You can book from our website. Instant confirmation and pay with your debit/credit card or Paypal.

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The meeting point is at your hotel. Wait at the lobby.

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