Faces of
Malaysia
Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Shahbandar Jetty

address: Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu
Shahbandar-Jetty-Kuala-Terengganu.jpg, Jetty at the city center of Kuala Terengganu (just opposite the Tourist Information Center) for boats to Pulau Redang (Redang Island).
Jetty at the city center of Kuala Terengganu (just opposite the Tourist Information Center) for boats to Pulau Redang (Redang Island).

How to get to Shahbandar Jetty
The jetty is located just opposite the Tourist Information center and Bukit Puteri at the riverside. It is just a short walk north of Chinatown (Kampung Cina).

 

The ticket price for the public ferry is RM50 (one-way, children RM25).
Most pre-booked resort packages have the ferry tickets already included.

Ferry departure from Kuala Terengganu departure from Redang
Public Ferry 9am, 10.30am, 3pm 7am, 11am, 1pm
Coral Redang 9am 11am
Redang Holiday 9am 7am, 11am
Redang Reef 9am 11am
Redang Bay 9am 11am
Redang Lagoon 9am 11am

The journey from Shahbandar Jetty to Pulau Redang takes about 1h 15min.


Shahbandar Jetty, Kuala Terengganu
view towards the jetty (to the right of the floating restaurant) from Bukit Puteri / Bazaar Warisan



Hotels in Kuala Terengganu
Attractions

Pantai Batu Buruk (Beach), Kuala Terengganu

The beach is close to city center. The name literally means Beach of the Ugly Stone. It is popular to visit by the locals but it is considered too dangerous for swimming.

Zainal Abidin Mosque, Kuala Terengganu

The mosque, also known as the White Mosque or the Big Mosque, was built by Sultan Zainal Abidin II between 1793 and 1808 but has been renovated and extended after that.

Attractions

Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera), Penang

Hill system with hill resort (highest point 833m above sea level) about 6km from city centre of Georgetown. Bukit Bendera or Penang Hill is 735m above sea level.

Craft Complex, Kuala Lumpur

graft centre in Bukit Bintang with various graft shops, museum, batik workshops, artist colony and more