Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Beautiful Coral Reef and Marine Life at Redang Island (Pulau Redang) Terengganu, Malaysia

Situated at the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Redang Island or Pulau Redang is one of the famous attractions not only in Terengganu or Malaysia, but also in the world. The crystal clear waters in Redang Island (Pulau Redang) together with its collection of beautiful coral reef and other marine life has made Redang Island (Pulau Redang) as the favourite destination for travelers around the world especially those who have interest in outdoors activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, boating, canoeing and jungle trekking. Apart from the main island, that is Redang Island (Pulau Redang), there are several other islands such as Pulau Lang Tengah and Pulau Ekor, that offer the underwater excitement.

You can reach Redang Island (Pulau Redang) by speedboat from Merang Jetty, Terengganu. It takes about 45 minutes to reach Redang Island (Pulau Redang) from Merang Jetty. If you come from Kuala Lumpur, you can take a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu, then to Merang Jetty. Otherwise, you can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu.

For accommodation, you can choose from the various packages that are available at Redang Island (Pulau Redang). Among the popular choices are Laguna Redang Island Resort and Coral Redang Island Resort at Pasir Panjang Beach and Berjaya Redang Beach and Spa Resort at Telok Dalam Beach. Others include Ayu Mayang Beach Resort, Redang Bay Resort, Redang Kalong Resort, and etc.

Normally, the packages offered will include breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus snorkeling and diving packages and boat transfer from Merang-Redang Island-Merang. For those who do not know how to dive, there are classes available at Redang Island (Pulau Redang). So, don’t worry,if you don’t know how to swim or dive…the professional instructors here may assist you.

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