Getting to Payar Island (officially known as

Pulau Payar Marine Park) From Penang

and proceeding onward to Langkawi

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Visitors may join our trip from Penang to Payar Island for snorkelling and diving activities with onward transfer to Langkawi for their extended vacation.

For visitors coming from Penang, they will be put onboard a scheduled ferry from Penang to Pulau Payar Marine Park.  Upon arrival at the marine park, East Marine boats (coming from Langkawi) will meet them for their snorkelling and diving activities.  At the end of the day,  they will be transported by East Marine boat “SAGA” from Pulau Payar Marine Park to Langkawi, arriving at the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club.  Complimentary coach transfer is available from the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club to the various hotels in Langkawi. Check availability.

Diving, snorkelling and swimming at Pulau Payar Marine Park

DAY’S PROGRAMME AT THE MARINE PARK

0815 hrs : Depart from Penang Port Swettenham Pier to Pulau Payar Marine Park
     
1030 hrs : Arrive into Reef Platform at Pulau Payar Marine Park for immediate transfer to East Marine Dive Boat for diving and snorkelling activities. Complimentary snorkelling equipment is provided to all snorkellers.
Optional activities available –
  • Scuba Diving (certified divers) or
  • Discover Scuba / Introductory Dive for the beginners
     
  : Lunch on beach (lunch box provided by East Marine Langkawi)
     
  : More snorkelling and swimming activities or additional optional diving activities
     
1500 hrs : Depart Pulau Payar Marine Park for Langkawi
     
1600 hrs : Arrive into Royal Langkawi Yacht Club for transfer to hotel in Langkawi
     
Complimentary hotel pick-up is available at selected hotels around Penang

Diving and snorkelling activities at Pulau Payar Marine Park

Snorkelling, swimming and diving are the main activities at the marine park. The marine park supports the Green Fins Project under the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the Reef-World Foundation, to protect and conserve coral reefs by establishing and implementing environmentally friendly guidelines to promote a sustainable diving tourism industry.

Being members of Greenfins, the park practices no fins policy for snorkellers to avoid damage to the marine and coral life.  Snorkellers are provided complimentary use of snorkelling equipment – mask, snorkel tube and life-jacket.  All snorkellers are required to wear life-jackets during their snorkelling activities.  The House reef boasts of rich marine life – butterfly fishes, parrot fishes, groupers, lion fish, moray eels and meet Mr Mustaffa our resident giant barracuda under the jetty.   Swim with the baby black-tip sharks on the beach front.

There are 15 different dive sites at Pulau Payar Marine Park for the certified divers to enjoy.  Divers are ferried to these dive sites by our specially designed dive boats.

The most  popular dive sites being Coral Garden, Sunken Boat Point, Grouper Farm,  Sponge Reef, Lembu Rocks, Shark Point, House Reef – where there is a good presentation of marine fauna and marine species of barracudas, groupers, snappers, lion fishes, stone fishes, seahorses, sweetlips, angelfishes, butterfly fishes, parrot fishes, wrasses, etc

Discover Scuba Dives (or Introductory Dives) for beginners are available to all non-certified divers.   They will be given a brief lesson prior to going underwater on a hand-held basis on one-to-one where the non-certified are able to enjoy their first experience underwater.

Lunch Box Menus

Visitors have a choice of either a non- vegetarian or a vegetarian meal on the day excursion with East Marine.

 

Lunch Box of East Marine

Lunch box menu

  • Ayam Masak Merah
  • Steam Rice
  • Cheese Sandwich
  • Mixed Veg
  • Orange



 

 

Lunch Box of East Marine

Vegetarian lunch box menu

  • Fried Rice
  • Mixed Veg
  • Cheese Sandwich
  • Butter Cake
  • Orange

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch Box of East Marine

Child lunch box menu

  • Fried Chicken
  • Nugget
  • Cheese Sandwich
  • Mixed Veg
  • Orange

 

 

 

Hotel Pick-up

Visitors to the marine park with East Marine are offered complimentary coach pick up each morning. Click here for full transfer schedule.

Our Rates

SNORKELLERS

RM 330 per adult
RM 300 per child (12 yrs and below)

  • Roundtrip hotel transfers
  • Roundtrip boat transfers Penang / Pulau Payar/Langkawi
  • Marine Park Fees
  • Government Levy
  • Pack lunch, drinks and fruits
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel tube and life-jacket)
  • Insurance

 

CERTIFIED DIVERS
RM 440 per Person

  • Roundtrip hotel transfers
  • Roundtrip boat transfers Penang / Pulau Payar/Langkawi
  • Marine Park fees
  • Government Levy
  • Pack lunch, drinks and fruits
  • Dive Master services
  • Insurance
  • 2 tank dives
  • Complimentary use of full scuba gear (including wetsuit)

 

EXPERIENCE SCUBA
INTRODUCTORY DIVER OR DISCOVER SCUBA DIVE
RM 440 per Person

  • Roundtrip hotel transfers
  • Roundtrip boat transfers Penang / Pulau Payar/Langkawi
  • Marine Park fees
  • Government Levy
  • Pack lunch, drinks and fruits
  • 1 dive + lesson + Scuba Equipment + Dive-Master services
  • Insurance
  • Complimentary use of snorkelling equipment (mask,snorkel tube and life-jacket )