About Redang
Marine Park
The Pulau Redang Marine Park is situated in the South China Sea, off the north-eastern coast of the State of Terengganu. This Marine Park consists of waters surrounding 9 islands and they are, Pulau Redang itself, Pulau Pinang, Pulau Lima, Pulau Ekor Tebu, Pulau Lang Tengah, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Pulau Susu Dara and Pulau Kapas. These islands have fringe coral reefs superior to any in Malaysia and rank as one of the best in the world.
Pulau Redang is the largest of all the islands in this Marine Park. This island is very suitable for snorkellers and swimmers because of its crystal clear water filled with marine life. The white sandy beaches are also perfect for relaxation, picnics and campings. There are many resorts with rooms and chalets for rental to the public, many of which are of international standards. There is also a fishing village with most of its houses on stilts.
Situated at the southern tip of Pulau Redang, is Pulau Pinang. The calm and clear water surrounding this island provides enjoyable and spectacular spots for swimming, snorkelling and diving. The fishes around this island are so well protected that they are not afraid of human beings and can be hand-fed. The sea surrounding this island is very popular with snokellers because of its abundance of fishes and corals.
No fishing is allowed within a 3.2 km radius of the island as Pulau Redang. The collection of corals and other aquatic life is also prohibited. The fines and penalties are severe and each year sees reports of arrests and fines. Activities prohibited and not allowed are:
  • Collecting and taking of aquatic life ( corals, shell or fishes whether living or alive ).
  • Fishing without a license & Causing Pollution (3.2 km radius), i.e. littering Possession of spear fishing equipment.
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