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Kapas Island, Peninsular (West Malaysia)

Kapas Island Quick Guide

Kapas Island is an island located about 5 kilometers east of Marang, Malaysia coast, with a smaller island, Pulau Gemia, located north of it. It measures roughly 1.5 by 2.5 km. Its name, Kapas Island refers to the island's white beaches. The island has tropical jungle, clear seawater, white sand beaches and coral reefs in the surrounding waters. It is promoted as a "diving and snorkeling paradise".

Getting to Kapas Island

The Island only 15 minutes of speed boat rite from Marang Jetty, which is the most convenient way to access Kapas Island.

Flight to Kapalai Island

Kuala Terengganu Airport (TGG)

The nearest airprot access Kapalai Island, pick up from airport can be arranged. This domestic airport can connect flight from:

Connecting flight to TGG Airport

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Flight journey: 1 hour
Airlines: Airasia & Malaysia Airlines.


From Subang Airport (SZB)
Flight journey: 1 hour
Airlines: Firefly & Malindo Air.


Land transfer from airport to jetty

45 minutes to Marang Jetty

Sea transfer from jetty to Kapas Island

15-20 minutes from Marang Jetty

Self drive to Kapas Island

Self drive to Marang Jetty is kind of hassle free, journey as below:
From Kuala Lumpur - 4.5 hours
From Penang Island - 7.0 hours
From Johor Bahru - 7.0 hours


Bus to Kapas Island

Bus transit similar to self drive, most of the route are depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) Kuala Lumpur.

Season

Affected by northeast monsoon strong wind and rough sea, most of the resorts are closed during month of December to January.

Terengganu Marine Park Conservation Fee

Tenggol Island is one of the island in Terengganu Marine Park, 25 kilometers away from Terengganu coast which fishery activities are prohibited. This made the Tenggol Island corals and tropical fishes can normally be seen just a few meters from the beach.

Terengganu Marine Park Conservation Fee collect by Taman Laut Malaysia

Malaysian

Adult: RM 5
Child: RM 2
Senior Citizen: RM 2

Non-Malaysian

Adult: RM 30
Child: RM 15
Senior Citizen: RM 15

Kapas Island recommendation

One of the nearest clear water island in Peninsular, West Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur. Whole journey less than 6 hours to reach Kapas Island, self drive will be our recommendation especially family trip or group of friends.

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