ABOUT MERANG & ISLAND NEARBY
Redang is one of the beautiful island located at East Coast of Malaysia. The blue sea water resembles such a mega pool, melancholic wave and breezy winds are appellate to people enjoying a natural coral and colorful fish while releasing tension of daily work.
There are many snorkeling or diving place to enjoy in Redang, Lang Tengah and Bidong Island. Bidong Island is known for previously being a place for Vietnamese refugees.
All these Island can be reach from Merang Jetty and Jetty Shah Bandar Kuala Terengganu by using a ferry or speed boat.
The trip from Merang Jetty will take about 30-45min (30km) to these island , which is faster than Shah Bandar Jetty of Kuala Terengganu which will take about 60-80min (50km)
Merang is an old fisherman village located 25km from Kuala Terengganu Air Port. Taxies and Grab Car are available to commute to Merang Jetty and vise versa. Merang is also the interchange to Penarek, Kuala Besut and Kota Bharu. At Merang, people can enjoy the natural style of the village and taste the original “keropok lekor”.
Merang Jetty can be reached easily if you are traveling from west coast highway by car (Kuala Lumpur-Karak-LPT Highway-Exit Gemuruh Kuala Terengganu-Maras-Merang).
If you are traveling from Kota Bharu trough the “beach road” or “Jalan Pantai”, you will come across the famous “Ikan or Sotong Celup Tepung” at “Pantai Penarek”.
The car travel is more enjoy full through the “Beach Road” or “Jalan Pantai” because you can enjoy a lot of marvelous food by stopping at stalls selling keropok, ikan celup tepung, sattar, otak-otak, nasi dagang and nasi minyak terengganu.
There are many interesting place to visit in Terengganu such as Cristal Mosque, Masjid Terapung, Pasar Payang, Taman Tamadun Islam and Museum Negeri.
Merang is popular with travellers and back packers for its beautiful long beach. There are many resorts, hotel and camping sites available such as Nur Merang Inn, Sutera Beach Resort, Suria Merang, Razak Guest House, Kembara Resort, Alaya Malai, Gerimbun Chalet and Hotel Qaisara.
While at Merang, you may plan your journey to Perhentian Island via Kuala Besut. You may proceed to Kota Bharu, Kelantan to enjoy Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah, Pantai Cahaya Bulan or Kelantan Museum.
Bellow is travel guide for your reference;
*Merang - Kuala Terengganu Air Port: 29km (30min)
*Merang - Bandar Kuala Terengganu ;40km (45min)
*Merang - Ikan Celup Tepung Penarek:15km (18min)
*Merang - Pasar Payang:40km (45min)
*Merang -Jetty Shah Bandar Kuala Terengganu:40km (45min)
*Merang - Kuala Besut (Nearest way to Perhentian Island) :76km (1hr)
*Merang- Pasar Siti Khadijah Kota Bharu: 124km (2hr)
Vigourmarine Transtour Sdn Bhd with registration no 1295269-M, is establish on 19th Sept 2018. Our main office are locate in G-Trac Building, Bangi Kuala Lumpur and Our Branch Office at Lot 210, Pantai Merang, Terengganu. Our operating bussiness are located at Merang Jetty, Merang Terengganu.
We are involved in tourism industry since 1990 during Redang Island was established as a tourist island. At that time, we are managing the boat transfer from Merang (Main Land) to Redang Island, foreseeing passenger transportation and logistic.
By 2018, we expanded our business to sea transportation and marine supply while maintaining tourism as our core business. The company has been registered as travel agency under Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTEC) with registration no 600/4/2/9351(5). Our speed boats are complied to Boat Rules 1953 and licensed under Marine Department of Malaysia. We are local boat operator and we work together with all resort management and online publicity to growth the Island as a best sea vacation especially for Visit Terengganu 2019.
We are the main sea transportation provider and logistic to Redang, Lang Tengah and Bidong Island. At same time, we also provide a Island Hopping, Island Tour, Snorkeling Trip, Diving Trip, Day Trip, and Fishing Trip. We will navigate our customer to fantastic place for snorkeling and diving while have a fun with penyu, colorful fish, baby shark and colorful coral. Our dedicated staff will guide for snorkeling place, diving location and fishing location. For snorkeling activity, we will provide a snorkeling accessories and safety life jacket to enjoy the trip with safe. We also provide a booking service for resort and boat rental service.
We strictly implement a safety first to our customer while enjoy the trip. We strive to give enjoyment to our customer for island vacation. Customer Enjoyment &Satisfaction Is Our Priority.
“Your Best Boat Ticket & Island Package Provider”
Your Visit Is Most Welcome!