Negeri Terengganu Travel Guide

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Negeri Terengganu Highlights

  • Pro
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    Wild_Orchid says…

     some lovely beaches that can be visited even during the monsoon period 

  • Con
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    city_guy says…

     Very few English speaking people there 

  • In a nutshell
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     Not yet Leatherback turtle sighting (myself)! 

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

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Kuala Terengganu

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Pulau Redang

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

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Pulau Lang Tengah

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Pulau Kapas

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Kuala Dungun

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Kampong Kemaman

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Paka

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Kampong Rantau Abang

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Cukai

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Kampong Cherating

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Kijal

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Kampung Merang

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Marang

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Kemasik

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Kampung Kuala Besut

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Pulau Tenggul

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Kuala Berang

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Kertih

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Kampong Permaisuri

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Pulau Duyong Besar

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Kuala Terengganu

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  • Taman Tamadun Islam (Islamic...

    Kuala Terengganu Things to Do

    There is an entrance fee before you can visit this park. Considering that meal voucher is included in the fee, it’s very worthwhile! The miniatures are all real looking especially Dome Of The Rock Or Qubah Al-Sakhrah Mosque...except that they’re smaller. There are the miniatures of the Masjid Nabawi & Masjidil Haram too!

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  • Tanjong Jara Hotel

    Kuala Terengganu Hotels

    Winner of the Aga Khan architecture award, this exceptional resort is a masterpiece and showcase of...

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  • Pantai Kemasik

    Kuala Terengganu Things to Do

    If you happen to drive along the coastal line to Kuala Terengganu do stop by at Kemasik Beach. There are amenities nearby such as prayer room for the Muslims and few shops to grab a bite. On the day of our visit, seems like they were upgrading the place. This beach is picturesque so don’t forget your camera! It’s ideal to bring your families on...

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Pulau Redang

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  • Vegetarian Meals

    Pulau Redang Restaurants

    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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  • Redang Kalong Resort

    Pulau Redang Hotels

    I stay here for 4D/3N in a seaview room. The room is simple but clean, and have a very good view of...

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  • Sunrise at Pulau Redang

    Pulau Redang Things to Do

    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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Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau Lang Tengah

  • Trivial Trevally or Double Trouble..?

    Pulau Lang Tengah Off The Beaten Path

    The divemasters asked us to stay away from the Trevally that occasionally check out new comers to their waters as they are territorial........ the malaysian say dont ' Play !Play!' ( Dont treat it trivial).

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  • Giant Iguana or is it a Komodo?

    Pulau Lang Tengah Off The Beaten Path

    There is a giant Iguana lurking around the slope next to the D.coconut resort..huge fella..wanted to take photo but I just had an urge to keep an eye on him as he was moving his head side to side...then he decided he had enough and crashed through the bushes. I have seen many iguanas ..quite common in malaysia especially in the outskirts like Batu...

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  • Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Lang Tengah

    Pulau Lang Tengah Transportation

    - Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu on Malaysia Airlines or Air Asia (1 hour). Take the first flight in the morning to mazimise your day- Arrange with resort for land transfer from airport to Merang jetty (45 min)- Resort ferry will be waiting at jetty to go to island (30 min)- Check with resort on boat schedule for return trip- Make all...

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Pulau Kapas

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  • Snorkeling

    Pulau Kapas Things to Do

    Went for snorkeling, a lot of dead corals but surprisingly, a variety of fish as well. Saw various type or parrot fish, nice nice. The ground is pretty shallow, and there are plenty of sea rambutan, so mind your foot!

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  • Around Kapas island

    Pulau Kapas Transportation

    Walk around Kapas Island. The shore is short, one way takes around 30 minutes.. very fine sandy beach

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  • To Kapas Island

    Pulau Kapas Transportation

    The gateway to Kapas Island is from Marang, jetty located 15km away from Kuala Terengganu (20 minutes bus ride). You can get the bus from Kuala Terengganu bus terminal, bus heading to Dungun or anywhere south can drop you on the way. Bus tix cost RM1.5-1.7 depends on the company.Ask the bus driver to drop you off near the jetty. From the roadside,...

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Kuala Dungun

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  • Visit Tenggol Island off Kuala Dungun,...

    Kuala Dungun Off The Beaten Path

    Try visiting this island if you have visited other islands at the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia (eg. Tioman, Redang, Perhentian and Lang Tengah) and you will find less people and more privacy for your vacation. If you are looking for five stars resort(s), then you will be disaappointed because the resorts there are fairly basic. I will be...

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  • Scuba Diving at Rajawali Reef, Tenggol...

    Kuala Dungun Things to Do

    We did a multi-level dive. It is located at the northern side of the island walls (04.49.05N, 103.40.50E), approximately 32 metres.This was a very easy and relaxing dive. Large boulders with magnificent seascape swim-throughs and passages. Some of the marine lifes we spotted were schools of yellowtails, moray eel, blue-ringed angelfish, six-banded...

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  • Scuba Diving at Moon Raker, Pulau Nyireh

    Kuala Dungun Things to Do

    It was a leisure dive with our sigtings of scorpionfish, nudibranchs, sea dragons, blue-ringed angelfish, Christmas tree worms, longfin bannerfish, sea cucumbers, sea squirts, sea shell, soft and hard corals.

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Kampong Kemaman

  • Great Hai Peng Coffee

    Kampong Kemaman Restaurants

    One of the reasons I prefer this home made traditional coffee to the famous coffee like Coffeebean or Starbuck is that the coffee brewed wouldn't make me feel headache after drinking it. The mild coffee aroma and the right sweetener and creamer makes the coffee perfect. I addict to it after my first mouthful of the coffee.Hai Peng Coffee @...

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  • Traditional coffee

    Kampong Kemaman Restaurants

    This coffee house was established since 1940. They serve very delicious home made coffee. The specialty is coffee and toast bread spread with kaya (a sweet creamy spread made from coconut milk and eggs). There is also some other local snacks like nasi lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk), curry puff, keropok (fried fish crackers).

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  • do not speeding along coastal road

    Kampong Kemaman Warnings and Dangers

    if you are driving along coastal road here..please do not speeding .There have been many reports about motorist getting injured or even killed after being involved in collisions with buffaloes and cows on the road.

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Paka

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  • Kelab Golf dan Rekreasi Petronas

    Paka Sports & Outdoors

    The Club belongs to Petronas, the national oil company and meant as a recreation for its staff in its gas complex in Paka, a short drive away... This is a 9-holes course with the last 2 holes running along the sea coast... The green fees is RM50 and RM25 (after 4.00pm)... Turfmate is RM20 for 9 holes or RM35 for 18 holes...

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  • Residence Resort

    Paka Hotels

    The resort belongs to the Residence Group of Hotels... The hotel is built on a 4-acre seafront with...

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  • For beach lovers

    Paka What to Pack

    You may like to bring a bagpack, because if you don't rent a car, you'll be bussing... Don't bring anything on wheels, because it's the sand remember? Beach wear, sunnies, lots of lotion and if you're unlucky, you might need a poncho It's good to bring insect repellents and antihistamines (in case you get the sandfly bites) Bring a good camera...

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Kampong Rantau Abang

  • TURTLE WATCHING

    Kampong Rantau Abang Things to Do

    Although it is quite some time since i saw a turtle laying its eggs, just persevere and you may be fortunate enough to observe one. We walked quietly up and down the beach at midnight without success until the fourth night when we observed a huge leatherback turtle in the process of digging a hole with its two front flippers (legs?). Once the hole...

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  • Blue Skies and Beaches

    Kampong Rantau Abang Favorites

    We were at Rantau Abang for the 1st time to watch turtle climbing up to the seashore to lay their eggs. It is quite disappointed when we were told that the footprint of turtle had disappeared since few years ago. Local people here are very nice and polite. They are helpful and willing to communicate with u. Fishing squid is a favourite activities...

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  • Ninja Turtle @Rautau Abang

    Kampong Rantau Abang Things to Do

    Rantau Abang was the "place" for Leatherback turtle sighting (my father's time). And he described that the turtles are as big as a car.That's why when I grow up, turtle sighting is a must for me. But now the Leatherback is almost extinct & sighting is rare.Here I'm, so eager to spot any turtle at all, small baby turtle also "jadi-lah".

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Cukai

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  • Yak Yah firefly watching

    Cukai Things to Do

    This place is about 11km NE of Cukai along T131. Here, along the banks of the small river, you can see lights emitted by these fireflies. There are boats where you can cruise around and be immersed in the experience, but just standing on the pier itself, you can already see the lights from these insects. As the area is quite isolated from the city,...

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  • Marvelous beach

    Cukai Things to Do

    If you ever come here, dont forget to come to the Telok Kalong and Kijal Beach.If you are a surfer, this is a great place to surf beside Cherating.Compare to the Cherating beach which are too crowded, this beach is a perfect place to release your tension.

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  • Beware of cows!

    Cukai Warnings and Dangers

    Beware of cows, goats, sheeps, wild boars and even tapirs crossing the road anywhere in Terengganu. They are the kings of the roads. Getting into an accident with the cows will damage your cars and worse still make a whole village angry! They blame you for it even though they failed to take care of their herd! You have to be extra careful on...

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Kampong Cherating

  • The best Home made Italian food

    Kampong Cherating Restaurants

    It's a perfect place for your family, friends, couples or even if you're alone. Dining by the river is cool. Having cold beer with friends isn't enough here. The people who runs this place is so friendly you feel at home. They only serve home made Italian food. Their Pepperoni Pizza is simply awesome, Spaghetti Bolonaise, Farfalle al Funghi, Penne...

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  • The best Home made Italian food

    Kampong Cherating Restaurants

    It's a perfect place for your family, friends, couples or even if you're alone. Dining by the river is cool. Having cold beer with friends isn't enough here. The people who runs this place is so friendly you feel at home. They only serve home made Italian food. Their Pepperoni Pizza is simply awesome, Spaghetti Bolonaise, Farfalle al Funghi, Penne...

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  • Golf anyone?

    Kampong Cherating Things to Do

    ►The Awana Kijal gold course by the sea. That of course if you're into golf :) ?ô♫?ô♫?

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Kijal

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  • Spa Experience

    Kijal Things to Do

    Enjoy ancient Javanese massage treatment like the Queen Massage, Royal Heritage Massage. This is the place to go for some rest and rejuvenate your body relaxes.

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  • Game of Golf

    Kijal Things to Do

    Get a group of 4 eager-beaver golfers, wake up early in the morning, preferably before 5 am (!), and set off from KL to Awana Kijal Beach, Golf & Spa Resort. By 9am, you'd have reached your destination and can tee-off. The par-72 18-hole championship golf course consists of the Palma and Rimba Nines. Being a resort course, it is designed to allow...

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  • Buffaloes...Cows...Wild Boars...

    Kijal Warnings and Dangers

    If you are travelling to East Coast of Malaysia - not only in Kijal - please be aware of other road users i.e. none other that what I have mentioned above.Be much more careful if you are travelling at wee hours of the day or at nites. Comparatively, buffalo is much more dangerous than cow sincei. the color is black and the skin is not reflective...

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Kampung Merang

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  • Boat transfer at Merang jetty

    Kampung Merang Transportation

    When visitors reach the airport/ bus station, the land transfer, by van or bus, will be arranged upfront with the travel agents. Currently, there is an express bus that goes directly to the Merang jetty from Singapore. Merang jetty is the most popular spot for boat transfer. If you are going to Pulau Redang, Pulau Lang Tengah or Pulau Bidong, you...

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  • Catch the sun rise by the beach...

    Kampung Merang Things to Do

    No worries, u dont have to be reaaaaaaaaallllllllllly early just to experience the scenic view of sun rising up by the beach. The sun rise is normally between 7 to 7.30 am.... After all the hotel is just by the beach!I just went out through the back door, walk less than a minute...and I was by the beach.Check out the pic here & more on my...

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  • Merang Jetty

    Kampung Merang Transportation

    Merang Jetty is the gateway to Redang and Lang Tengah Island.People usually get here from either Kuala Terengganu bus terminal or airport.Transportation to the jetty and from jetty to resort (boat transfer) are usually pre-arranged if you booked a tour package.Taxi Fare from Kuala Terengganu would be around RM40 - RM45.Boat transfer fee depends on...

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Marang

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  • The Sand

    Marang Things to Do

    Need space?I fixed my camera on timer, couldn't make it to my posse at the back there in time even though I gave a run for it in the soft hot sand. We were at the Buai's Beach Resort's beach.Notice the island at the back/horizon? That's Pulau Kapas.

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  • Dip in the Pool

    Marang Things to Do

    Sunbathed a bit too long? Heat from the sun got to you?Cool down wth a dip in the pool.A picture of my favourite photo siblings.

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  • Don miss the local food

    Marang Restaurants

    If u r seeking famous local food, don't miss the 'Pasar pagi' which open at about 7am. There's variety of local foods that can fill your stomach. Those food are evenly cheap which normally cost you abou few Ringgit Malaysia. The most famous local food in Terengganu is 'Keropok Lekor'.

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