One of the finest dive spots in the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, this water around this island boasts a protected marine park with a variety of fishes for the appreciation of divers and snorkelers alike.
Pulau Payar is just 30km south-east of Langkawi Island. You can get there from Kuah Jetty in Langkawi by speed boat or catamaran. The journey takes about 1 hour.
As stated above, this area is protected marine park. Be it scuba diving or snorkelling, expect to find plenty of reef and fish here. This region is beginner friendly, so first timers are welcome! Also, there’s no monsoon interruption in this part of the world. If you’re already feeling bored with the commercialized atmosphere of Langkawi, speed off on your speed boat to Payar Island, instantly!