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Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island Ferry


Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island Ferry Service

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0 hrs 56 mins
Kuala Besut Jetty
Perhentian Island
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MYR 70.00

Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island Ferry Distance

Earliest Ferry
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08:00 AM
Last Ferry
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05:00 PM
Ferry Companies
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7

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Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island Ferry Schedule & Fare

Ferry Operator First Ferry Last Ferry Duration  
Perhentian Trans 10:00 17:00 1 hrs 0 mins
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Said Bonaza 12:00 16:00 0 hrs 45 mins
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Kaki Perhentian 14:30 16:30 1 hrs 0 mins
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Travel Documents Requirements

International travelers should carry the passport with at least 6 months of validity and return or One-Way ticket to continue traveling to another country.


Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island Ferry Ticket Booking

With jungle-fringed beaches and calm waters, the Perhentian Islands offer an authentic taste of paradise in Malaysia. The tropical beaches allure visitors with their lack of commercialization. The best way to travel along this route is via a ferry from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Islands.

Ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island

A ferry to Perhentian Islands from Kuala Besut Jetty takes approximately 60 mins to complete the journey. Ferry services run several times a day between these two destinations. 

Once you arrive at Kuala Besut, you'll find a range of ferry services that operate between the mainland and the Perhentian Islands. These ferry services offer regular departures and ensure a pleasant and safe journey. You can choose from different ferry operators, each offering their unique schedules and onboard amenities. Whether you prefer a speedboat or a traditional ferry, you'll have options that cater to your preferences.

Popular Ferry Operators

You can choose from different ferry operators, each offering their unique schedules and onboard amenities. These operators are famous for providing world-class ferry services and are popular mode of transport among local and international tourists for comfort and safety. 

Ferry Ticket Prices from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Island

The average fare for a round trip ticket for Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Islands ferry is around RM 70. However, the fare prices may change based on the operator and the type of ferry. Sometimes, prices may increase during the vacation season and decrease at other times of the year.

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Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island Ferry Schedule

The first ferry Kuala Besut to Perhentian Island departs at around 8:00 am and the last ferry leaves around 4:00 pm. There are many ferry operators providing services between these two destinations, and the timings of each ferry are subject to change. Therefore, when planning your holiday, it is best to check the Perhentian island ferry schedule online on the redBus website or app and then book your ferry tickets online.


Things to do in The Perhentian Islands





Things to do In Perhentian Island

When you are at Perhentian Islands, be sure you make time to do the following activities:

  • Snorkelling

One of the biggest reasons people want to visit the Perhentian Islands is to explore its underwater life. The island is home to some of the best snorkelling points in the country. You can easily rent the snorkelling equipment from different spots on the beaches and enjoy swimming with the fish and turtles.

  • Jungle Trekking

If you love thrilling adventures, do not miss out on the trekking opportunities at this tropical island. There are many small trails in the jungles near the beaches. Jungle Trekking allows you to discover interesting wildlife and lush flora. You may come across several geckos, spiders, and lizards during your trek.

  • Sea Kayaking

For a fun and lively day, do experience sea kayaking. There are many rental options at the beach, allowing adventure lovers to get out into the delicate waters with their kayaks and enjoy the view of Perhentian Islands. Kayaking at sea gives visitors opportunities to visit secluded shorelines and lagoons that are otherwise out of reach.

  • Terengganu Marine Park

The Terengganu Marine Park was built in 1994 as a marine stop and has now become a popular spot for tourists. The park is made up of many islands off the coast of Terengganu, so if you plan to stay in the Perhentian Islands, try to make time to visit the various islands. At the park, you will get the chance to explore beautiful reeds and discover plenty of marine life by diving or snorkelling in the waters.

  • D’Lagoon Windmill

If you wish to check out the more secluded parts of the islands, then rent a water taxi and head to the D’Lagoon Windmill on the island. The windmill is a generator that supplies electricity to the island’s locals, but the view from there is breathtaking, offering a marvellous landscape of the island.

Book tickets for a ferry from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Island on redBus today and get ready for a memorable vacation!


Marine Park Conservation Charge

Tourists visiting Marine Parks Malaysia have to pay a nominal conservation charge as required by the Fees Act 1951, Fees (Marine Parks Malaysia) Order 2017. The revenue collected from the charge goes to the Marine Parks and Marine Reserves Trust Fund to manage and maintain the parks, and to provide facilities and comfort to visitors.

People with disabilities are exempted from the charge, and residents living on islands surrounded by Marine Parks are also exempted.

Marine Park Fee for MYKAD Holders -

Adults - RM 5

Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) and Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 2

Disabled - Free

Marine Park Fee for Non-MYKAD Holders -

Adults - RM 30

Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) and Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 15

Disabled - Free

Additionally, there are different fee rates for activities like camping, research, commercial filming/documentary, scuba diving, and cruising. Please check the Official Department of Fisheries Portal Malaysia for more information.


FAQs

How can I make an online ferry ticket booking in Malaysia?

A: You can book a ferry of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is www.redbus.my . The site is user-friendly and you can book your ferry ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I book a ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island?

A: You can either visit the port and go the booth belonging to the ferry operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit www.redbus.my and book your seat within 5 minutes.

Do I need to print out my ferry ticket before boarding?

A: Yes, it is better that you take a print of your ferry ticket since every ferry operator has different rules of boarding.

How do I pay for my ferry ticket on the redBus website?

A: There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer).

Are there frequent ferry services from Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Islands?

A: Yes, there are frequent ferry services between these two destinations, and a lot of ferry operators provide ferry services every hour. Most of these are direct ferries, and the timings may change depending on the day of travel.

How can I get to Kuala Besut Jetty from Kuala Lumpur?

A: If you are at Kuala Lumpur, then you could take a train and stop at Wakaf Bharu Station located in Kota Bharu. From Kota Bharu, take a taxi or a bus to the small port town of Kuala Besut. You could then take a local bus or a cab to get to Kuala Besut Jetty.

What is there to do in Perhentian Island?

A: When you are in the Perhentian Islands, you could consider doing the following activities: Snorkelling Trekking Scuba Diving Sea Kayaking Terengganu Marine Park Stay in a treehouse Visit the D’Lagoon Windmills

What is the best time to visit Perhentian Island?

A: The best time to visit Perhentian Island is between March and November. It is the dry season during this period. The peak travelling season is in July, and it is not advised to travel to Perhentian Island during the rainy seasons.

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island?

A: A boat journey is most recommended from Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island. It takes around 60 minutes in a speed boat. However, you can also opt for a cargo boat, but it takes a little more time, say about an hour and 30 minutes. The services are available all through the day from 8 am onwards.

Where is Perhentian Islands located?

A: The Perhentian Islands is located in the Besut District of Malaysia. The islands are divided into two locations: Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil.

Can I transfer my online ticket for a ferry from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Island to my friend?

A: No, online tickets are not-transferrable. So, you cannot transfer your online ticket for a ferry from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Island to your friend.


Marine Park Conservation Charge

Tourists visiting Marine Parks Malaysia have to pay a nominal conservation charge as required by the Fees Act 1951, Fees (Marine Parks Malaysia) Order 2017. The revenue collected from the charge goes to the Marine Parks and Marine Reserves Trust Fund to manage and maintain the parks, and to provide facilities and comfort to visitors.

People with disabilities are exempted from the charge, and residents living on islands surrounded by Marine Parks are also exempted.

Marine Park Fee for MYKAD Holders -

Adults - RM 5

Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) and Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 2

Disabled - Free

Marine Park Fee for Non-MYKAD Holders -

Adults - RM 30

Children (aged between 6 to 12 years old) and Senior citizens (aged 60 years old and above ) - RM 15

Disabled - Free

Additionally, there are different fee rates for activities like camping, research, commercial filming/documentary, scuba diving, and cruising. Please check the Official Department of Fisheries Portal Malaysia for more information.



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