Ferry Guide from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang
Pulau Redang is an exotic island which is situated in Malaysia. The beauty of the island can be explored for its decorative palm beaches and coral reefs. Pulau Redang Island is also known as Paradise Island. This is because of the magical charm of the island. There are several other beautiful islands surrounding the Pulau Redang Island. There are various ways to reach Pulau Redang Island from Kuala Terengganu. One can easily arrive at Kuala Terengganu from Singapore or Malaysia. From there, the most pleasurable mode of transportation is taking a ferry to Pulau Redang. The journey is indeed an enjoyable and memorable one for the tourists. Even the resorts of the island, also suggest the tourists to take the ferry ride to Redang islands from the jetties of Kuala Terengganu so that the place can be explored by them.
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The Journey from Kuala Terengganu to Redang Island
The journey from Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Redang takes about an hour and twenty minutes. It depends on the condition of the sea and weather. The time varies depending on the calmness and tumultuousness of the sea. Although the ferry ride takes more than an hour yet the time passes away quickly. This is because, the natural beauty and the major attractions that steal away the precious time of the visitors. There are two jetties in Kuala Terengganu which are popular and well renowned. One of them is the Shahbandar jetty and the other one is the Merang jetty. The tourists can buy the tickets from any one of the two jetties whichever they like.
There are also a few ferries which are privately owned by the resorts of the Pulau Redang Islands. These ferries carry the passengers from the Merang jetty to the Pulau Islands. Again there are other public owned ferries that depart from Merang and Shahbandar jetty which have their destinations at Kampung jetty in Redang Islands. From Kampung jetty, there are specific jetties for specific resorts and locations of Pulau Islands. The fare for the jetty ride is not paid by the tourists separately since it is already included in the packages of the Pulau Redang resort concerned. In other words, the tourists must pay the fare of the ferry in advance while they book their favourite resort. They must also contact with the resort owners regarding their arrival date and time well beforehand so as to avoid any sort of miscommunications. If anyone misses the private ferries of the resorts, he/she can board the public ferries from the jetties after checking their schedule.
The ferry ride begins from early morning. Hence the tourists do not face any chance of missing the ferries. The entire ferry journey is amazing because of the surrounding beauty and picturesque details. These ferry services are almost available at all times of the year except for the monsoon seasons when the sea becomes rough, accompanied by heavy rainfall. This island and the beautiful journey are especially designed for those who love ecotourism and are in search for relaxation.