Pulau Redang is part of the Redang Marine Park hence there is a RM5 marine park fee imposed on every visitor coming to the island.
Remember that travelling to Pulau Redang that is limited by the monsoon season which means that the island pretty much shuts down from November to February. Peak seaon is from June to August.
getting to Redang by plane
There is a small airstrip on the island which allows for small airplanes to land on the Redang. The airport is located on the south side of the island near the Kampung jetty.
The only airline flying into Redang Island is Berjaya Air from Kuala Lumpur's Subang Airport (55min flight time) and the Changi Airport in Singapore Kuala Lumpur's Subang Airport (80min flight time).
getting to Redang by boat
Pulau Redang is a rather up-market destination so usually travellers book 3day/2night or similar packages directly with the resorts which includes the boat transfer to and from the island.
There are 2 jetties as a starting point for the boat ride to Redang Island:
- ca. 30km north of Kuala Terengganu
- 40min boat ride to Pasir Panjang
- RM40 one-way (RM80 return)
|Resort Ferry||departure from Merang||departure from Redang|
|Laguna||9.30am, 12pm||9am, 11.30am|
from Kuala Terengganu:
- departure from Shahbandar Jetty
- operating from March to October
- travel time approx. 1h 15min
- price RM50 one-way (RM100 return, children half price)
|Public Ferry||9am, 10.30am, 3pm||7am, 11am, 1pm|
|Redang Holiday||9am||7am, 11am|
The journey from Shahbandar Jetty to Pulau Redang takes about 1.5h to 2h.
view towards the Shahbandar Jetty (to the right of the floating restaurant) at Terengganu River from Bukit Puteri / Bazaar Warisan