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Your Ultimate Guide To Taking A Ferry To Pulau Redang

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Cheng Sim  •  Mar 01, 2021

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Ask any Malaysian and they'll say Pulau Redang (Redang Island) is one of the most beautiful islands in Malaysia. Known for its lapping waves, relaxing sea breeze and sandy beaches, it's also a popular island destination for honeymooners and families. If you're planning to take a ferry or boat to Pulau Redang, we're here to help!
Pulau Redang ferry service
Credit: Project NADA on Flickr Situated off the coast of Terengganu, there are two ways to reach Pulau Redang: you can take a speedboat from Merang Jetty or a ferry from Shahbandar Jetty. If you're staying in one of the resorts in Pulau Redang, we recommend reaching out to your resort first before booking a ticket from a third party. Some of the resorts offer their own boat service (with pick-ups from their own jetty) or are able to secure ferry tickets on your behalf. For travellers who are planning to book their own speedboat or ferry transfer to Pulau Redang, you can check out the transport tips below.
How to take a speedboat from Merang Jetty to Redang Island Jetty
Why travel from Merang Jetty: It's closer to Pulau Redang but requires a 43-minute drive from Kuala Terengganu. Ferry schedule (last updated in March 2021) Departing from Merang Jetty
  • 9:30AM
  • 1:00PM
Departing from Redang IslandJetty
  • 10:00AM
  • 12:00PM
Ferry fare (one-way)
  • Adult: RM55 per person (12 years old and above)
  • Child: RM35 per person (4-11 years old)
  • Infant: Free (3 years old and below)
Do note that travellers departing from Merang Jetty are required to pay the Marine Park Department Malaysia fee and Merang Waterfront Jetty access fee Marine Park Department Malaysia fee
  • Malaysian adult: RM5 per person
  • Non-Malaysian adult: RM30 per person
  • Malaysian child: RM2 per child
  • Non-Malaysian child: RM15 per child
Merang Waterfront Jetty access fee
  • Adult: RM5 per person
  • Child: RM5 per person (6 years old and above)
  • Child: Free (5 years old and below)
Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour (one-way)
How to take a ferry from Shahbandar Jetty to Redang Island Jetty
Why travel from Shahbandar Jetty: It's only a 5-minute drive from Kuala Terengganu, but it takes longer to reach Pulau Redang. Ferry schedule (last updated in March 2021) Departing from Shahbandar Jetty
  • 9:00AM
  • 3:00PM
Departing from Redang Island Jetty
  • 7:00AM
  • 12:30PM
Ferry fare (one-way trip)
  • Adult: RM55 per person (12 years old and above)
  • Child: RM40 per person (4-11 years old)
  • Infant: RM15 (3 years old and below)
Do note that travellers departing from Shahbandar Jetty are required to pay the Marine Park Department Malaysia fee Marine ParkDepartment Malaysia fee
  • Malaysian adult: RM5 per person
  • Non-Malaysian adult: RM30 per person
  • Malaysian child: RM2 per child
  • Non-Malaysian child: RM15 per child
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes If you're planning to take a ferry to Pulau Redang, we hope this guide will be useful for your future getaways. For more travel inspirations, check out the best family beach resorts in Pulau Redang!