About Merang Jetty
Merang is initially a fishing village situated at the Setiu district of Terengganu about 25 KM away from the Kuala Terengganu town. However, Merang has always been mistaken as Marang, due to both places situated in Kuala Terengganu with very similar names, so travellers are advised to double check before travelling to either of these towns.
Famous for being the gateway to many islands in the east coast including Redang Island and Lang Tengah Island, travellers can go to either these islands by ferry or speedboat to Merang Jetty. The jetty is located at the edge of the Merang River.
Popular Ferry Route
Popular route from Merang Jetty in Malaysia.
How to Get to Merang Jetty
Travellers can take the local public bus services to get to Merang Jetty as it is the cheapest mode of transportation available. From Kuala Terengganu, travellers can board a public bus from the local terminal to get to Merang Jetty conveniently.
The bus ride from Kuala Terengganu to Merang Jetty takes approximately 1 hour to arrive, in which the travellers shall alight at the bus stop near Merang Jetty to walk to the jetty. However, speedboat rides to Redang Island from the jetty is organised by the resorts the travellers are staying.
Popular Ferry Operators
There are currently two operators in Merang Jetty available for booking on Easybook website namely Al Ameen Boat Services
and D Ammar Holiday. These boats mainly depart from Merang Jetty to Redang Island.
Facilities in Merang Jetty
Merang Jetty can be considered as a big premise that acts as a pick-up and drop-off point for speedboat operators that transport travellers to Redang Island and Lang Tengah Island. Merang Jetty provides a sheltered waiting area with benches for waiting customers. Travellers can also park their cars at the parking lots provided at the jetty area.
- Sheltered waiting area
- Ticketing counters
- Parking lots
Formerly known as a fishing village at the Setiu district in Kuala Terengganu, Merang town is often mistaken as Marang town by travellers as both places are situated at Kuala Terengganu with similar spellings, so please check to avoid going to the wrong place.
Merang Jetty is the gateway to Redang Island by the speedboat that takes about 45 minutes. However, speedboats/ferries ride to Redang Island from Merang Jetty is organised by the resorts travellers are staying. Be sure to book your trips carefully to avoid disappointments.
Merang Jetty Contact Details:
Merang Jetty, 21010 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu