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Getting There
Kuala Terengganu is the East Coast Corridor for Peninsular Malaysia.Kuala Terengganu is the centre for Malay culture and Heritage. Kuala Terengganu is the gateway to the gorgeous Marine Park islands like Perhentian , Redang , Lang Tengah, Bidong, Kapas, Gemia and Tenggol Island. Beside the island Terengganu also offer the world oldest rainforest jungle, Tasik Kenyir (Lake Kenyir) and Tasik Kenyir National Park.

By Boat

There are two kind of boat to Perhentian Island, slow boat and fast boat.... Slow boat take about 1 1/2 hour journey and fast boat take around 1/2 hour journey.. Actually there are two entrance to Perhentian Island. One from Tok Bali and one more from Kuala Besut... However Kuala Besut is the best getaway because more nearest and have many facility and also have many boat compare to Tok Bali... fast boat from Tok Bali take around 50 minutes and slow boat from Tok Bali take around 2 hours journey...

Fast boat from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Island usually start from 9.00a.m to 5.00p.m. Actually on Kuala Besut haven't regular time for departure. The boat will depart to the island when enough passenger. For slow boat departure time at 9.30a.m and 2.30p.m.
Journey to the islands takes about 30 to 45 minutes by speed boat and one and half hours by slow boat. There are a number of boat operators in Kuala Besut offering boat services to Perhentian Island..

By Flight

Fly with Malaysia Airline or Air Asia from Kuala Lumpur to either Kuala Terengganu or Kota Bharu (45minutes). After arrive at the airport, take either a bus or taxi to Kuala Besut jetty. The journey will be take about 1½ hours from Kuala Terengganu airport / 1hours from Kota Bharu airport.

By Train

Express trains from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur terminate at Tumpat. Recommended stations are Wakaf Bahru or Tanah Merah where taxis are easily available. For further information, please contact yours nearest KTM Berhad counter for ticket booking.

By Land  

You may board a night coach which depart from Kuala Lumpur (8 hours), Singapore (9.5 hours), Johor Bharu (9 hours), Penang (8 hours), etc. and arrive Kuala Terengganu Tanjung Bus Terminal around 6.00am the next morning.
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