Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang is one of the most beautiful island of Malaysia which is located 45km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu. It will take about 90 minutes by ferry from Syahbandar Jetty to the island.

Terengganu is one of the state located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The coasts off Terengganu boast many other smaller islands such as Perhentian Island, Lang Tengah Island, Bidung Island, Kapas Island, Tenggol Island and Duyung Island.

Besides the main Pulau Redang, here are the smaller islands within the marine parks.

  • Pulau Pinang
  • Pulau Lima
  • Pulau Paku Besar
  • Pulau Paku Kecil
  • Pulau Kerengga Besar
  • Pulau Kerengga Kecil
  • Pulau Ekor Tebu
  • Pulau Ling

The main island has two beautiful beaches, one is located on the east coast and the other at the north east. The former is called Pasir Panjang (Long Beach) and the latter Teluk Dalam Kecil. The Berjaya Redang Island Resort is located at Teluk Dalam Kecil.

Laguna Redang Island Resort is located at Pasir Panjang beach. There are many other smaller resorts located along this fine sandy beautiful beach. All of these resorts are located at Long Beach.

  • Redang Reef Resort 
  • Redang Beach Resort
  • Redang Bay Resort
  • Redang Paradise Resort 
  • Redang Pelangi Resort 
  • Sari Pacifica Resort & Spa 

Redang Reef ResortRedang Reef Resort, beside Laguna Redang
Redang Bay ResortRedang Bay Resort
Redang Pelangi ResortRedang Pelangi Resort
Redang Beach ResortRedang Beach Resort

Most of these resorts have scuba diving facilities as this is one of the main attraction on this island.

Take note that as most of the islands here are classified under marine parks, fishing and collecting corals are prohibited. For Malaysians, the conservation fees of RM5/adult, RM2/child and RM2 for senior citizen are imposed before entering the islands. The fees for foreigners are RM30/adult, RM15/child and RM15 for senior citizens.

Laguna Redang Island ResortLaguna Redang Island Resort
Redang Paradise ResortRedang Paradise Resort

Things To Do At Pulau Redang

Here are some of the activities that you can do while you at Pulau Redang. 

  • Snorkelling is one of the main activities here. Watch the corals and colourful fishes on the beaches and surrounding islands such as Pulau Ekor Tebu and Pulau Kerengga Besar. Pulau Pinang Marine Park is another good place to go. Check with the resorts that you are staying for arrangement to go there. 
  • Scuba diving is popular as there are about 31 dive sites with the abundance of fishes and corals here.
  • Walk along the long stretch of Long Beach or Pasir Panjang.
  • Wake up early to see the sunrise at Pasir Panjang.
  • Play beach volleyball.
  • If you have enough of water-based activities, try jungle walk and enjoy the tropical rainforest, flora and fauna of this island. You will probably encounter monitor lizards, monkeys, squirrels and birds along the way.
  • Visit the turtle sanctuaries located at Chagar Hutang, Mak Kepit and Mak Simpan beaches. The Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles are still nesting on this island and the sanctuaries are there to protect them and the eggs throughout the year. Visiting should be done before 3pm. However, it is best to check with the resort you are staying whether visitation is permitted at that time of the year.  The other alternative is to contact the centre directly at turtle@umt.edu.my, Tel: +609-6683163.
Laguna Redang Swimming PoolLaguna Redang Swimming Pool
Pasir Panjang BeachPasir Panjang Beach is a place for relaxation with sandy white beaches and clear water
Long Beach RedangAnother view of Pasir Panjang Beach
Sunrise at Redang IslandSunrise at Redang Island
Another part of Pasir PanjangAnother part of Pasir Panjang Beach
Relaxing view of Redang BeachRelaxing view of Redang Beach

Redang Diving Video

Due to the North East monsoon season, the diving season in Redang is only restricted to between March to October. The best time for diving is mid April to mid May where the visibility is the best.

Be amazed by the video of the stingrays, turtles and other colorful fishes. A good place to go for recreation.

More Videos and Pictures

See the videos and pictures of Redang Island Resort, at the secluded Teluk Dalam beach which is located towards the north of the main island. 

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Speedboat To Redang Island

Take the speedboat to Redang from Syahbandar Jetty at Kuala Terengganu.

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