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How To Take A Ferry To Pulau Perhentian In Malaysia


Cheng Sim •  Feb 26, 2021


Warm sunshine and white sandy beaches await when you plan a relaxing island getaway to Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Island). Perfect for every type of traveller, it's a popular destination for family trips, romantic staycations, and group getaways. If you're planning to take a ferry to Pulau Perhentian, we'll show you how to get there!
Pulau Perhentian ferry service
Situated off the coast of Terengganu, you need to take a ferry to reach Pulau Perhentian, also known as Perhentian Island. Currently, there are several ferry operators that transport passengers to the island and it includes Perhentian Trans Holiday and Seven Seas Holiday. The ferry service runs every 1-2 hours but we recommend checking the latest ferry schedule before your trip as changes may occur due to the current travel restrictions in Malaysia.
How to take a ferry to Pulau Perhentian
How to take a ferry to Pulau Perhentian: Take a ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty and disembark at Perhentian Island Ferry Terminal. Ferry schedule (last updated in Feb 2021) Operating from 9AM-5PM daily, do note that the schedule times vary according to different ferry operators Departing from Kuala Besut Jetty
  • 8:00AM
  • 9:00AM
  • 10:00AM
  • 11:00AM
  • 1:00PM
  • 2:00PM
  • 3:00PM
  • 4:00PM
  • 5:00PM
Departing from Perhentian Island Ferry Terminal
  • 8:00AM
  • 12:00PM
  • 4:00PM
Ferry fare (one-way)
  • Adult: RM35 per adult (12 years and above)
  • Child: RM20 per child (3-11 years old)
  • Infant: Free (below 2 years old)
Duration: 30-45 minutes on speed boat or 1.5 hours on cargo boat (one-way trip) Where to book: EasyBook | Seven Seas Transportation Service | Bus Online Ticket There are many reasons why you should plan a relaxing beach getaway in Malaysia. If you're longing for a much-needed vacation in Pulau Perhentian, we hope this ferry guide will be helpful when you plan your trip. For awesome places to stay, check out the best beach resorts in Pulau Perhentian!