a sleepy fishing village, Pulau Redang has grown into one of the most
popular tourist destinations on the East Coast of the peninsular. The
reefs of the Pulau Redang Archipelago consists of more than 55 genera of
corals and more than 100 species of fish populating the reefs. Every
year, Pulau Redang attracts thousands of visitors who come to enjoy the
sun, beaches and spectacular array of marine life.
Redang archipelago, located off the coast of Terengganu state, comprises
Pulau Redang (Redang Island), Pulau Pinang (Pinang Island), Pulau Ling
(Ling Island), Pulau Ekor Tebu (Ekor Tebu Island), Pulau Kerengga Besar
(Kerengga Besar Island), Pulau Kerengga Kecil (Kerengga Kecil Island),
Pulau Paku Besar (Paku Besar Island), Pulau Paku Kecil (Paku Kecil
Island) and Pulau Lima (Lima Island). This group of islands boasts white
sandy beaches, spectacular coral reefs and crystal clear waters.
has it that long ago, seven Bugis siblings from Indonesia came to
Terengganu in search of a new life. Batin Cik Siti settled in Ulu Terengganu,
Batin Mina in Pulau Perhentian and Batin Talib decided to make Pulau
Redang his new home. What happened to the rest is not known.
Located 50 km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu and approximately
22.5km off the fishing village of Merang on the mainland.
How To Get There
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city, MALAYSIAN AIRLINES has 4 daily
departures - 2 from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and 2 from
Subang Airport whereas PELANGI AIR
flies three times a week to and from Kuala Terengganu via
Subang Airport. Kindly contact the relevant airlines for detailed flight
schedules.Kuala Terengganu is accessible by road from Kuala Lumpur.
Air-conditioned luxury coaches are available daily A self-drive journey
could also proved to be a pleasant experience. Overland journey from
Kuala Lumpur would take approximately 8 hours.Redang Island is easily
accessible via Merang, a fishing village located about 40 kilometers
north of Kuala Terengganu. Shuttle speedboats ply between Merang and
Redang Island daily. The sea journey from Merang to Redang Island would
be approximately 1 hour.