KAPAS ISLAND / PULAU
Kapas Island was located 6 km off the coast of Marang. Kapas Island is
renowned for its clear water, sandy white beaches lined with shady
swaying palms to make a perfect niche to laze on. Kapas Island offers
a variety of adventures to the sun and sea lovers, hidden sweats of
nature's splendors both on land and underwater.
Kapas Island is a lovely small island and a perfect getaway for those
looking for some blissful relaxation. Its waters are home to beautiful
marine life such as fish, turtles, corals and others.
Kapas Island is about easy access, choices and plenty of bargains.
Accommodation ranging from camping sites to dormitory to island
resorts offering air conditioned or fan or with suite facilities.
Recreation activities to do in Kapas Island such as diving, swimming,
snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, boating and even fishing.
July, August and the local holidays are the best times to go. Even
though, season start in February and end in October every year. Squid
season start from April-July and itís a famous activity to experience.
A few dive shops offer the basic gears and instructions. The key
attraction for diving at Pulau Kapas is the World War II shipwreck
located 5 nautical miles offshore. Thai fishing boats caught on
illegal entry in Terengganu waters are also sunk here as artificial
HOW TO GET THERE
A taxi from Kuala Terengganu airport or the bus terminal costs RM30.00
per cab for the journey to Marang Jetty. Boat transfer service may
start as early as 9.00 am and costs RM30.00 per person (two way).