Redang Island Malaysia belongs to the Marine Park that consists of 9 islands in the archipelago. It is popular for the beautiful beach with white sands, crystal clear waters, and beautiful fishes that live in the numerous reefs of its 50 feet shore.
Watching the beautiful wildlife, scuba diving, etc. are also amazing things to experience during your holiday to the island.
Unlike the neighboring island called Perhentian Islands, Redang Island is developed for the higher class market with accommodations that are all resorts. In the biggest beach called Pasir Panjang, it houses many resorts and the north beach area is perfect for snorkeling.
It is recommended to schedule your vacation to the island outside the school break to avoid the crowd in the Recreation Center Laguna Redang Island Resort.
How to Go to Redang Island
When you arrive at the island, the entrance fee to the marine park costs RM5 for every visitor. The Redang Island resort will arrange the transfers directly.
For those who go to the island by plane, the direct flight is no longer available.
You should choose flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu that costs about RM170 and it can be cheaper for the advance fares, then continue by boat as the transport to Redang Island.
To take the boat, you should go to the main jetty at Merang (about 30 kilometers from Kuala Terengganu to the north).
The boat riding from Kuala Terengganu Airport to Redang Island through Merang.
The sailing to Pasir Panjang will take about 40minutes of time.
Choose any of the ferry boats or speedboats by spending RM40 for a one-way ticket, but the boat is comfortable enough to ride.
There are also direct ferries from Shahbadar Jetty to the south of the island, Berjaya Jetty.
But the operation months only from March to October. Private Yacht is also available for rent if you have the trip in the group.
Best Time to Visit Redang Island
The tropical climate results in steady temperature about 30 degree Celsius and short thunderstorm at Redang Island.
For the effect of the northeast monsoon of winter, most resorts are closed and all ferry schedules are restricted in November – February.
Spending holiday in Redang Island Malaysia is perfect to enjoy the tropical atmosphere.
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