Pulau Payar (Payar Island) Marine Park consists of four islands, Pulau Payar, Pulau Lembu, Pulau Kaca and Pulau Segantang. Pulau Payar Marine Park is located about 19 nm south of Pulau Langkawi, 32 nm north of Penang and 15 nm west of Kuala Kedah. The islands were gazetted as a marine park in 1994 under the Fisheries Act 1985 (Amended 1991). The entire length of its north-western coast is predominantly rocky and characterized by steep cliffs and wave-cut gullies.

 
Visitor's Info : 
 
On Pulau Payar, there is a Marine Park Centre complete with various facilities. The centre can assist you in your orientation and provide all necessary information to organize your trip and make it interesting and enjoyable. Information on the islands and surrounding waters in the form of charts, posters, maps, brochures, slide/video shows are available at the centre to enhance your appreciation of marine and island environment. Two hiking trails are also available for the visitors to explore the Pulau Payar for its fascinating terrestrial flora and fauna. There are gazebos, picnic table and restroom facilities at selected areas for visitors. One of the most interesting things to do is marine mammals and fish watching where Pulau Payar Marine Park is part of the migration route of amazing fish and marine mammals.

 
For further information, please contact:
 
Pejabat Perikanan Negeri Kedah 
Tingkat 9 Wisma Persekutuan 
Jalan Kampung Baru 
05000 Alor Setar 
Kedah Darul Aman 
Tel: 04-733 9086 
Fax: 04-735 5323
 
Pusat Taman Laut Pulau Payar 
D/A Tingkat 9 Wisma Persekutuan 
Jalan Kampung Baru 
05000 Alor Setar 
Kedah Darul Aman 
Tel: 04-733 9086 
Fax: 04-735 5323

 
Related Link: 

 
Official Websites Department Of Marine Park Malaysia