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Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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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).

map and location of Shahbandar Jetty

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



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Pasar Besar Kedai Payang (Central Market)
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Turtle Alley (Lorong Penyu)
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