Redang Island, located at Terengganu, it is the largest island of Terengganu’s archipelagoes, which among others eight islands, named Pinang Island, Ling Island, Ekor Tebu Island, Kerengga Kecil Island, Kerengga Besar Island, Paku Kecil Island, Paku Besar Island, and Lima Island.
Redang Island, Kuala Terengganu map.  Picture from marimari.com

Redang Island, Kuala Terengganu map. Picture from marimari

     Redang is an island that is truly a heaven for underwater. The sea is enthusiasts with the amazing array of marine life so it had designated as a marine park. It is the most suitable for those who love diving and snorkeling. Most of the resorts at the Redang would have three times snorkeling in 3 days 2 nights tour package for tourists but the snorkel equipment fare is excluded, normally the fare would be RM 30 which include life jacket, normal mask and snorkel. One of the most popular for snorkel is   Marine Park, it is a place that at Pinang Island which situated at the south of Redang island. Marine Park’s sea water is in turquoise colour, and the water is crystal clear, fishes and coral can see even at a distance from the jetty, it looks cool.   At Redang Island, it is not allowed to fishing within 3.2km radius of the island, and collects the coral and aquatic from the island also considered as illegal.

Snorkelling and diving map

Map for snorkelling and diving. Picture from Redang guide.

Enjoy canoeing.  Taken by Haze

Enjoy canoeing. Taken by Haze

While snorkelling dive into sea take picture.  Photo from Haze

While snorkelling dive into sea take picture. Photo from Haze

Playing beach volley ball.     Taken by Haze

Playing beach volley ball. Taken by Haze

     The day time in Redang Island, you not only can snorkeling, but you still can enjoy other interesting water activities such as canoeing, sit banana boat, play speed boat. Redang Island significant as sandy beach island also, so how could you forget to take the advantage of it? You can relax on the sandy beach, lying there let your body absorbs the sunshine, but don’t forget to apply sun block on your body and face before you do this! Beside that, beach volley ball is an activity that could not lack in sandy beach.
6.30 a.m sunrise on Redang.  Taken by Haze

6.30 a.m sunrise on Redang. Taken by Haze

     When the sun was going down, tourists can enjoy the different time on Redang Island. The night time, Redang is full fill of light cause of the resorts. Some of the resorts have provided board games for tourist to play. If you feel playing board game are boring to you, you still can go to bar for a drink, dancing, and singing. Another interesting activity is watch sunrise, because of Redang Island is located at eastern side, you can wake up early in six o’clock in the morning to watch the sunrise. The sunrise is beautiful.
Hey, guys and girls! Feel want to have fun in Redang this summer right? Here are three ways to guide you for getting there.
     First, if you are going with one group of your friends or family, need more economic, you can enjoy long journey in the bus. Take the bus from Hentian Putra Bas station to Kuala Terengganu Bus Station will take 7 hours. It will departure on night time around 9.30pm to 10.30pm it depend on the bus company that you choose. The bus will arrive on the next morning around 4.30am to 5.30am. Then 40 minutes to Merang Jetty. The example of two bus companies are Transnasional and Maraliner.
     Second, who want to drive by own, also 7 hours form Kuala Lumpur to Merang Jetty. You can park your car in front the Merrang Jetty.
     Third, for those who feel tired to drive, and want to save time, take flight to Kuala Terengganu, Sultan Mahmood Airport from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) or Subang Airport take 45 minutes only. The airport taxi will charge RM 50.00 to Merang Jetty.
     All the above, when arrive Merang Jetty, the boat transfer service to Redang Island is RM 10.00 per person for one way.
Here are the boat transfer timetable from Merang Jetty to Redang Island.


Merang to Resort

Resort To Merang

First Trip

9.30 am

8.00 am

Second Trip

1.00 pm


Now have SPECIAL TOUR PACKAGE for 3 Days 2 Night Snorkelling Promotion Package at Redang Bay Resort
for more information, plaese check on www.cuti.com.my .
Faster go Redang enjoy lah!

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