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. The return boat ticket cost RM 60.00 per person for
speed boat and RM40.00 per person for slow boat.
Fly with Malaysia Airline, Air Asia or Fireflyz 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.
From Singapore :
There is no direct flight to Kuala Terengganu/Kota Bahru from Singapore.
Travellers must fly via KLIA. If flying via KLIA from Singapore too
costly, consider flying from Senai Airport in Johor with Malaysia
Airlines or Air Asia, This is cheaper option but takes much longer time
due to land transfer from Singapore to Senai. Malaysia Airlines
passengers can catch the SPS coach from Singapore to Senai which departs
Singapore City Terminal Tel: +65 6250-3333
Copthorne Orchid Singapore Hotel, 214 Dunearn Road, Singapore 299526
Operating hours : 05:15am to 18:15pm daily
Fare: S$12 from Singapore, RM16 from Senai. Travelling time is about 2
Air Asia will start a
bus service soon from Singapore to Senai. Currently, the passengers will
have to get to Senai airport by bus via Larkin to Senai.
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 Bus Terminal around 6.00am the next morning. There is also
direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Besut. If you arrive from Kuala
Terengganu or Kota Bharu, we can assist you to arrange your transfer to
Kuala Besut Jetty. Ping Anchorage's driver will meet you once you arrive
and transfer you to Jetty, then by boat to island
Kuala Lumpur (Terminal
Bersepadu Selatan -TBS) | Johor Bharu (Larkin Station) | Penang (Komtar)
Note for our guest from
Transnasional Express (Lavender Street/Kallang Bahru Junction Tel : +65
6294 7035) and Konsortium Express (Golden Mile Tower Tel: +65 6392 3911)
with daily coaches to Kuala Terengganu. If you are unable to get any
seats, you can try Transnasional coach which depart from Singapore to
Kota Bahru and ask to drop off at Kuala Terengganu, alternatively get a
seat from Johor Bharu (Larkin Station) to Kuala Terengganu.
Anchorage Travel & Tours
Coach & Van
Driving by car
with friends or loved ones can be pretty much an interesting
trip. Aside from the greeneries that can be seen throughout your
journey, the fresh air and unpolluted countryside can offer a
soughtful experience. Once you get to Terengganu road, The
beautiful beaches and blue waters welcome you. Driving
travellers are advise to get a map from Tourism Malaysia or any
bookstore. (Car Park available at Merang Jetty (Redang
Island/Lang Tengah Island), Marang Jetty (Kapas Island), Kuala
Besut Jetty (Perhentian Island), and Gawi Jetty (Kenyir Lake)
* Kuala Lumpur
to Kuala Besut Jetty (approx.7 hours drive)
2 Kuala Lumpur (Gombak Toll) on Karak Highway and continue with
East Coast Expressway to Kuala Terengganu (Gemuruh) exit
- Highway 3
Kuala Terengganu (Gemuruh) exit turn left to Sungai Tong, Hulu
Caluk , drive straight to AH18 to Kg Bukit Balai Jerteh
- Turn right to
T153 Kampung Kuala Besut , Kuala Besut Jetty
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.
77A, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman, 20000 Kuala
Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Tel : +609 6262020 Fax : +609 6262022 / +609 6228093
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