Pulau Redang Travel Guide

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Pulau Redang Highlights

  • Pro
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     crystal clear seawater, complete with fishes, turtles, baby sharks and corals! 

  • Con
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     Becoming very commercialised. 

  • In a nutshell
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     a must see if you're into diving! 

Pulau Redang Things to Do

  • Sunrise at Pulau Redang

    The Redang Beach Resort is facing south. I have to walk to the left for the beach facing east in day 3 in the early morning. Walking on the beach, I passed by many other resorts and motels. When I reached the beach facing east, they are many other guests in Pulau Redang who like to take sun rising photos too were there earlier than me. The sun...

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  • strolling on the beach

    1st day : check in hotel at 2pm, get ready to rent snorkel set, depart for 1st snorkeling at 3.30pm, return at 6pm, dinner at 7pm2nd day : buffet breakfast at the main dining hall, 9.30am depart for 2nd snorkeling at the Marine Park, return to hotel at 12.30pm for lunch, 3rd snorkeling depart at 3.30pm, return at 6pm, dinner at 7pm3rd day : buffet...

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  • The Marine Park snorkeling

    3 times snorkeling is inclusive in the 3D2N package with the Marine Park is the must in the list and other 2 spots to be decided by the management and staff depend on the weather and water condition. The outing to do the snorkeling at the Redang Marine Park was the second one, we had it on the second day morning.It was rather crowded upon our...

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  • Pinang Island Marine Park

    Pinang Island is located south of Redang Island. Our boat departs at 9:30 am, takes about 15 minutes to reach the north tip of Pinang Island. It is named Marine Park Centre as it is a protected zone by the Department of Marine Park Malaysia. There is no resort or chalet in the Island, but a marine research center of the Department of Marine Park. I...

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  • Snorkeling at Teluk Kalong Kecil

    Our third snorkeling trip was at Teluk Kalong Kecil. It was about 10 minutes boat ride from the resort to reach a bay area with white sandy beach lined with palm trees. The boat did not stop at the beach, but just let the guests snorkeling in the ocean near the bay area. The views of the area are stunning with blue and green water surrounded by...

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  • Walk around long beach in the afternoon!

    After lunch at 1:00 pm, we have two hours spare time before going to our snorkeling trip. So, I can't wait to explore the Long Beach and some resorts or chalets along the beach as other family members stay in the hotel room resting. I was lucky. It was a sunny afternoon, perfect to get stunning views of the oceans with amazing cloud. I was wearing...

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Pulau Redang Restaurants

  • Vegetarian Meals

    As we taken up the 3D2N snorkeling package with 2 lunchs, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinner inclusive, all meals were served in buffet style. My wife is a vegetarian, we not deliberately requested if the kitchen could serve vegetarian food. The meal after the 1st lunch, she were served with a special set of vegetarian meal, special cooked for her. I must...

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  • Dinning At Laguna Redang

    Our meals are all inclusive in our resort packages! The dinning hall is on the first floor of the main building. I really enjoy all the meals in this dinning hall. They have varieties of food from Western to Asian, or Southeast Asian foods mainly local Terengganu or Malaysian cuisines like satay, fried squid or calamary, fried koey teow, rendang...

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  • Don't Miss the BBQ Dinner!!

    Food is very nice, not the same food every day. Eat all you can eat because the food they serves are a lot and fresh. Don't miss the BBQ dinner, the seafood was awesome!! Seafood is my favourite dish and also potato. They served potato with different cooking style everyday and it really suits me.

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Pulau Redang Nightlife

  • Watching Fireworks

    If you are there during the public holiday weekends, most likely you will have the chance to see some fireworks! Anything will do...

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  • Blue Sand ?

    Blue Sand. some thought that this might be some kind of dark glowing sand. some though even thought that this might be sand which in blue in color. But the Redang Bay [one of the nice resorts] workers told us that, it is actually an organism. you can easily found it somewhere near the sea. gently wipe the sand away, and u will discover a sea of...

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  • Sing Your Heart Out!

    Out of desperation from doing practically nothing every night, I went to Redang Kalong recreational centre and watched singing wannabes having the time of their life at the karaoke machine! Not much fun considering that the songs I listened to are not popular hits that I know of because all the songs are in Chinese.... Very, very casual dress...

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Pulau Redang Transportation

  • Merang Jetty to Redang Island

    When we arrived at the Jetty, we had to check-in at the Laguna Redang Jetty Counter. During check-in, they need our name and confirmation number. Then, they would take care of our luggage and we just waited for the departure. For Laguna Redang Island Resort, they have the following boat schedules: 1st Trip: Merang Jetty --> Resort : 9:30 am ;...

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  • Transport Between KT Airport to Merang...

    Merang Jetty is the place where you take a ferry to Redang Island. Merang is about 30KM away from Kuala Terengganu Airport. It takes about 40 minutes between the Airport to/from Merang Jetty. There is no public bus in between this route. There are two ways you can reach the Jetty:1) Arrange your transport with your hotel or resorts. For example,...

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  • Boats to Redang Island from Merang Jetty

    Most visitors to Redang island purchase packages that include boat transfer to the island. If you choose to go independently, you may hitch a ride on one of the resorts' boats (from MYR40) or take Redang Teratai Boat Service (9:30am or 2pm). These run from the string of jetties along the river in Merang.

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Pulau Redang Shopping

  • Buy a Redang Batik Painting

    The Redang Beach Resort is facing south, There are other resorts and motels in the island too. If you stroll to you left, you will find this Batik Hut in on the beach front of other hotel. The keeper is not in but the coffee corner is just meters away, I guess he must be there watching if someone is interested to his art. The art piece are batik...

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  • 1 of the 2 gift shops in Redang Pelangi...

    This is one of the two gift shops in Redang Pelangi Resort with many flies inside because the main door is not closed.They sell some local crafts, T-shirts, snacks, drinks and etc. Probably some tidbits or canned drinks if you crave for them. They are definitely less than MYR10.

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  • 1 of the gift shops - Laguna Redang...

    This is a mini-mart cum souvenir shop. You will find most of the things you want to buy here but this place is crowded because it belongs to the largest resort at Pasir Panjang beach and the location was once the shooting site for one of the famous Hong Kong's movie starring Sammi Cheng and Ritchie Ren. The shop is pretty stuffy but it is a good...

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Pulau Redang Warnings and Dangers

  • Danger of Monkeys

    I was hoping to walk into a jungle to cross from Redang Holiday to Laguna Redang. Unfortunately, I saw a gang of monkeys along the road. I was thinking for a while whether it was safe to walk pass them. Then, I asked a guy working in Redang Holiday. He said it is dangerous to walk pass them, as they could attack me. So, I listened his advise not...

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  • Redang Island Shuts Down!

    Please note that Pulau Redang or Redang Island basically shuts down from 1 November to 1 March and the best time to visit is from mid March to late September.

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  • Dead Corals After the Morning Tide

    If you want to watch the sunrise at the beach just be sure you wear shoes. This is because of the many dead corals splayed across the beach at this time of the day.It is also not advisable to snorkel at the beach in front of Redang Kalong as you could step on the dead corals while trying to stand up and this could easily hurt your feet...

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Pulau Redang Tourist Traps

  • souvenirs and alcohol at redang(resort)

    every beach trip involves some drinking and at redang, its mostly beer. there are quite little choices available just the usual like tiger, carlsberg heineken etc. if you're staying at redang bay resort i suggest you get your beer from the shop nearest to the canteen. it is selling for abt 7+ rm per can rather than at the supposed lounge where it...

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  • More More Tea Inn (Souveniur Shop) near...

    Well, the More More Tea Inn looks nice, about the best looking souveniur shop in Redang Island, and it has a tea house at it's second floor... All you can, and should do around here, is take pictures... don't buy anything... it's too expensive!!! I'm a Malaysian, I do feel it's really expensive... even for a foreignor... Unless, you are loaded...

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Pulau Redang What to Pack

  • Go Light!

    Prefrerably a backpack or something lite and easy to carry around as you will be transferred to the island on a boat and for some resorts, you may have to walk a distance from the beach as boats cant go in deeper because of the coral reefs Lots of t-shirts, shorts, tights, or swim wear, Your basic toiletries, throw in mosquito repellent and...

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  • easy!

    a backpack will just be about sufficient slippers, sandals, and if you want, aqua shoes! sunscreen lotion!! too much sun is NOT good! normal digicam or film cam would be good, an underwater camera would really allow a good capture of the marine life you will see! :) snorkelling mask if you've one of your own :P

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  • Redang packing list

    A sleeveless tee, beach shorts and a pairs of sandals is more than comfortable. You may be tempted to go around without the shorts and sandals, but keep those shorts on as it is illegal to go nude in public in Malaysia!Ladies... bikinis are welcomed! = ) I guess most, if not all, of the resorts here provides basic toiletries such as soap,...

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Pulau Redang Off The Beaten Path

  • SUNSET AT REDANG CAMPSITE & CHALET

    BACKPACKERS ROUTE & WALK-IN TOREDANG CAMPSITE & CHALET ( R.C.S )Arrival to KLIAInformation :Transit by bus to ERL Express.Duration : 38 minutes.Cost 35.00 MYR Kuala Lumpur CentralInformation :Transit by STAR train to Plaza Rakyat.Duration : 8 minutes.Cost : 1.20 MYR Arrival at Plaza RakyatInformation :Walking to hotel / motel / backpackers...

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  • Swaying Off to Sleep on the Hammock

    I guess this is one activity that many would think of after all the snorkelling, scuba-diving and swimming. Swaying off to sleep on the hammock with the beautiful beach as the backgroud....Now, that's a vacation!

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  • Take a short trek

    For the not-so-adventurous or not-so-outdoorsy types who have gotten sick of hanging by the beach a whole day, take a very short trek from Teluk Kalong beach to Pasir Panjang Beach to check out the activity there.My friend and I went at night, around 9+, led by one of the local guys. Note 1: they're not really allowed to do this, so don't approach...

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Pulau Redang Sports & Outdoors

  • Scuba Diving at Tanjung Tengah (House...

    This is the house reef and training site of Redang Bay Resort. It offers easy dives in clear wates as well as opportunities for snorkelling. uring low tide, a sandbank connects the island to Pulau Redang and it is a favourite spot to watch sunset.Entry to the reef is from the beach. Depending on the prevailing current, you will start the dive...

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  • Scuba Diving at Terumbu Kili

    It is accessible from Pasir Panjang beach, Pulau Redang in 15 minutes. Descending to the sandy bottom at a depth of 22 metres, the assembly of large rocks and boulders is covered by vividly coloured soft and encrusting corals, gorgonian sea fans and featherstars while patches of sea anemones, reminiscent of flowerpots, are common on the sandy...

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  • Scuba Diving at Tanjong Tokong

    A coastline dominated by rocky outcrops, steep walls, cliffs, caves and grottos. This site is characterised by a jumble of large boulders covered in large gorgonians and sea fans. Green turtles, trevallies, tuna, a lone napoleon wrasse, barramundi cod, titan triggerfish, emperorfish and unicorn fish are often sighted. At the lower region of around...

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Pulau Redang Favorites

  • Redang Island

    Hi,I never go to Redang but i think i can answer a few of your question. Now is May, the whether is very hot and luckily u don't spend your time here right now. I think September is the beginning of the monsoon so the sea will be quite rough. I don't think u have to worried about food. Redang is popular island and of course most resort had prepared...

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  • Pulau Redang

    I just came back from Redang on 11 Aug 2008.1st, it;s true that the authorities have forbidden the use of fins for snorkling esp at the Marine Park.2nd, I tried to rent the fins but it was rejected. But I did saw people using fins for snorkling but those are their own fins as rental is out. Rental is available for mask and snorkel only. their...

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  • Morning after

    I enjoyed waking up in the early mornings to go for a walk on the beach, especially after having had a good night's sleep. I'm not one to laze in bed, and especially not on my last morning in Redang. No, siree, I was rested and ready to go. :)Once I awoke, I slipped quietly out of my room, put on on my flip flops, grabbed my camera and stepped out...

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