There are many ways to get to Redang Island and the most common being taking a ferry from Kuala Terengganu to Redang Island. You can reach Kuala Terenganu from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur or other Malaysian destination by taking a direct flight or a bus ride.
Kuala Terengganu to Redang
Redang Island is the best place to discover in Malaysia and you must take a ferry ride for traveling from Kuala Terengganu to Redang. The ferry ride is thus recommended by the Redang Island’s resorts and chalets so, you must simply hurry in taking the boarding pass of ferries from the jetty of Kuala Terengganu in order to explore the Redang Island at large.
The travelling distance of a ferry ride is about an hour and fifteen minutes respectively relying mainly upon the situation of the sea and the atmosphere temperature as well. Whereas, due to the immensely vivacious attractions of the ferry trip to Redang Island journey time passes away in a jiffy.
In Kuala Terengganu, there are mainly two jetties that are renowned as Merang jetty and Shahbandar jetty and it certainly depends on the visitors to grab the ticket from one of the jetty of their choice. There are few ferries that are owned by Redang Island’s resort owners particularly that directly take the ferry passengers to the resort from Merang jetty and the public oriented ferries are being travelled from Shahbandar jetty consequently and necessarily destines at Kampung jetty in Redang; from there the ferry passengers are being transferred to the other ferries that purely reserve its ride for a specific resort and the expense of ferry travelling to the chosen resort is already included in resort packages.
Therefore, the tourists who land at the Kuala Terengganu Airport must pay the price of ferry in advance, while booking their choice of resort packages situated in Redang Island. The arrival date and time to a specific resort must have to be communicated to the resort owner at prior. The cost of the ferry trip to Redang is added in a Resort expense by the coach station if tourists, mostly reach Kuala Terengganu through any coach service.
It has been taken into account that visitors must sensibly wake up in the early morning because various ferry rides starts its journey for Redang Island by morning. So, it is highly necessary to plan yourself for the morning trip at earliest to reach Kuala Terengganu and grab the ferry from one of the above mentioned jetties.
Due to the cost of any specific boat being extremely expensive the resort owners have cumulatively decided to include the ferry expense in resort packages especially for maintaining the balance between the huge costs of a respective boat until and unless the large group of tourists sustains the costs of a private boat by themselves purely.
The tourists while arriving at Redang Island are unable to see any water taxis and not even the roads as well; supposed to be arriving at one of the beaches therein. For instance, there is only a single road, mainly attached to Kampung jetty that leads towards the Berjaya Resort in Redang; on the way there is only Redang Airport and a small village in Kampung. That is why it has been observed that the tourists must decide their suitable resorts for the changes being made at prior just after reaching at Redang Airport or else at Merang jetty.
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