Pulau Redang is one of nine islands, which form a marine park, and which offer snorkeling and diving opportunities in the South China Sea. On the Northern side of Redang Island is the famous diving point, the Turtle Bay. A turtle conservation center is located here for studies purposes. During nesting season, turtles are hatched and released back to the sea.
There are 2 historical shipwrecks in the Redang Waters, The H.M.S. Prince of Wales and H.M.S. Repulse, which were attacked & sunk by the Japanese aircraft & submarine in World War II.
This gem of an Island is perfect for snorkelling, swimming & scuba-diving. However, no fishing is allowed within a 3.2km radius of the island as Pulau Redang is gazetted as a marine park. The collection of corals and other aquatic life is also strictly prohibited.
Berjaya Air flies into Redang from Kuala Lumpur & Singapore whereas Airasia & Malaysia Airlines offer flight service from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu. Most resorts can be reached by speedboat from Merang Jetty or Shah Bandar Jetty.
Example of Redang Island Packages