Pulau Payar Marine Park near Langkawi Island

Pulau Payar Marine Park is a well-preserved and uninhabited marine park island in Langkawi, Malaysia. A floating reef platform which is Malaysia’s first provides facilities for snorkeling, scuba diving and coral viewing. Beautiful under the sea view lies below the platform with coral gardens that are home to a variety of corals and colourful tropical marine lifes.

Every Nature lover should visit this exotic marine park and experience the natural corals and feeding tame fishes. Pulau Payar is an excellent place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Pulau Payar island marine park near Pulau LangkawiActivities in Pulau Payar marine park:

  • Scuba Diving
  • Coral Viewing
  • Sunbathing
  • Introductory Dives
  • Fish Feeding
  • Marine Life Observation

Tips and things to bring to Pulau Payar:

  • Ensure that the tour operator provide snorkeling gears at Langkawi and test whether it fits properly before departing to Pulau Payar.
  • Bring along towel, money, swimming costume and sun screen lotion.
  • You may purchase drinks and foods at Pulau Payar Bar counter.

How to get there

By sea
Pulau Payar is situated in the northern part of the Straits of Malacca and 30km south-east of Langkawi Island. You can get there from Kuah Jetty in Langkawi by speed boat. The journey takes about 1 hour.

There is no accommodation at Pulau Payar Park but there are plenty choices of accommodation on Langkawi Island itself.

For More Information
Visit Langkawi Tourist Information Centre.
Tel: +6(04)966 7789/ +6(04)966 5271
Fax: +6(04)966 7889

Tourist Agent to Pulau Payar

Penang Address:
No 16, Jalan Tanjung Bungah,
11200 Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +6(04)899 8822
Fax: +6(04)890 6068

Langkawi Address:
Tourist Counter,
Lot F-6N Bangunan Satelit,
Kompleks Jetty Point
07000 Kuah, Langkawi,
Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia
Tel: +6(04)966 7318/ +6(04)966 9140
Fax: +6(04)966 7308
Website: www.langkawicoral.com