Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang (or Redang Island)  is a beautiful tropical island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Most travellers visiting Redang come on pre-booked packages from one of the resorts on the island. It is a more up-market destination than Perhentian Islands.

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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).

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 in Kuala Terengganu
HOSTELS
in Kuala Terengganu
Sankris Lodge
hostel in the city center
Attractions
Attractions

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Oldest malay residential area in KL with still authentic traditional Malay wooden houses and the the backdrop of the close-by downtown skyline

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Penang

Mansion built by Cheong Fatt Tze at the end of 19th Century has 38 rooms, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases & 220 vernacular timber louvre windows. Received UNESCO Most Excellent Heritage Conservation Award in 2000