The Pulau Paya Marine Park has been established and special regulations may apply.
Pulau Lembu, 73m high, lies 0.5 mile NE of Pulau Paya. A rock awash lies about 0.1 mile to the N.
In the channel between these two islands lies Pulau Kacha, a rock, 26m high. Near the islands of Pulau Paya and Pulau Lembu there are, with the exceptions mentioned, depths of 23.8 to 29.3m within 0.5 mile of the islands.