REDANG is 45km o! the coast of Kuala Terengganu.
Like the Perhentian islands, it o! ers " ne spots for water activities,
including scuba diving, snorkelling, " shing, canoeing, and glass bottom boat trips to view turtles and corals.
However, Redang caters to a more up-market clientele. Unlike
Pulau Perhentian Kecil, which is dotted with small hotels, Redang’s
accommodation is resort-based and are mainly along Pasir Panjang on
Pulau Redang is actually a chain of nine islands collectively grouped
under the Redang Island Marine Park.
A turtle rehabilitation centre has been set up at Chagar Hutang, one
of the islands. The " shing village of Merang, north of Kuala Terengganu,
is the departure point for Redang. There are also # ights from Kuala
Lumpur and Singapore, although the frequency varies with the season.
The best time to visit Redang is between March and October. Two
historic shipwrecks — the H.M.S Prince of Wales and the H.M.S Repulse— which were sunk at the start of World War Two, can be found in the
waters o! Redang.
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