Redang Island Travel Guide

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Redang Island Overview

Pulau Redang (Redang Island) Malaysia lies about 45 km north-northeast of Kuala Terengganu and is accessible via Merang jetty and Shahbandar jetty.

Pulau Redang offers some of the best diving and snorkeling in Malaysia. This paradise-like island offers crystal clear water, sandy beaches, colorful array of marine life and breathtaking sunset.

With its mature coral gardens so be acquainted with the local eel, giant grouper, black tipped shark, etc. Chance encounter with the Green turtle and Hawksbill turtle is common. The observant are rewarded with sights of flatworm, nudibranch, shrimp, squid, cuttlefish, stonefish, lionfish and pipefish.

The best time to visit Redang is between April and October. Take note that most resorts are closed during the Northeast Monsoon, which blows from November to March.