Pulau Payar Marine Park Tours
Set between Penang and Langkawi, Pulau Payar Marine Park offers probably the best diving and snorkeling on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. The four islands that make up the park are a marine protected area, meaning there’s a rich range of coral reef and fish life, from angelfish and clownfish to blacktip reef sharks.
Address: Pulau Payar Marine Park, Malaysia
5 Tours and Activities to Experience Pulau Payar Marine Park
Travel to the island of Payar, one of the 99 islands in the Langkawi Archipelago. The island is protected as a marine preserve, making it an excellent site for viewing the underwater world. This day cruise features time for snorkeling and relaxing on the beach, lunch, and a knowledgeable guide and crew.
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Spend the day swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling at Pulau Payar Marine Park on a full-day tour from Langkawi. You’ll cruise to a floating platform just off Pulau Payar, then have free time to explore the undersea world, enjoy the view, or swim to the island's white sand beaches. This full-day Pulau Payar Marine Park excursion includes pickup and drop-off at Langkawi hotels, transport by ferry or speed boat, snorkeling equipment, and a buffet lunch on the water.
The most famous in Langkawi Coral is platform snorkelling + diving, the ship will stop at the middle of the sea. Enjoy a swim among the schools of fishes and experience an underwater view of a world filled with colorful coral reefs without getting wet on Langkawi Coral's floating platform equipped with an underwater observation facility. Be awestruck by the beauty of the reefs and its inhabitants as you snorkel in the vast ocean. At 10m deep, cooler than the rest. The only sounds are your steady breath in and out through the regulator and a tapping sound from a nearby fish pecking at coral. Visibility is good and you can see schools of fish circling above and many others swimming calmly around you. The anemones, coral and Christmas tree worms present a beautiful, waving display on the ocean floor.
Explore the colorful underwater world of the Pulau Payar Marine Park on a snorkeling day trip from Langkawi. This family-friendly outing takes you on a 1-hour ferry ride to a large floating platform, which serves as your snorkel base in the well-preserved marine park. Calm seas and high visibility make this snorkeling site — just 18 miles (30 km) offshore — popular with marine life enthusiasts, and you’ll find plenty of undersea action. Includes round-trip hotel transport to the jetty plus snorkeling equipment and a box lunch.
Most people find it a rewarding challenge. The PADI Open Water Diver course includes three parts: knowledge Development , Confined Water Dives and Open Water Diver. For confined water dives you will get to know your equipment and learn a lot of diving skills in shallow water. Knowledge Development covers the principles , concepts and terms you need to know for dive safety and enjoyment. You’ll enjoy making one or more minidives. To complete training you practice , apply and demonstrate what you learn during four Open Water Dives from the reef platform, simulate dive from boat. As a PADI Open Water Diver , you’ll be trained to a maximum depth of 18 metres/60 feet, and are qualified to dive in conditions as good as or better than those in which you tained. It’s just the beginning of a lifetime filled with dive adventures.
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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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