Summer’s Heaven – Redang Island

Imagine lying by on the beach bench, with a book, beach hat, sun shades, cooling bubble tea right in front of white beaches and clear waters – YES! That is what Summer Holidays suppose to be.
Redang Island (Or Pulau Redang) is undoubtedly the heaven for beach lovers, scuba divers, snorkeller and actually anyone who just love to get away and relax.

I personally have heard about good and bad things about Redang Island. Some says go there because it is a beautiful place. Some says too much destruction to the underwater environment has made diving in the place less attractive. Nonetheless, by some twist of fate, I am on a trip to Redang Island to confirm those hearsays for myself.

It is the Easter Holiday that weekend. The trip started with meeting a group of good divers, who we spontaneous & happy to be on the trip. We got onto a VVIP bus that is super comfortable. Met our always smiling Bus Driver – Ah Bang Kumar. We set of at about 9pm, heading toward Shah Bandar Jetty in Kuala Terengganu.

An overnight bus ride does not sound easy, however, the VVIP bus arrangement definitely improve the comfort levels. Most passengers had a decent rest and our driver was rather careful with his driving, especially over those uneven roads. Upon getting the first sight of Redang Island, I’m glad that I have made my way to the place.

Let me use pictures to do the talking.

Malaysian's Favourite Food!!!
Malaysian’s Favourite Food!!!
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Breakfast at Terengganu Chinatown
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Approach Heaven….
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The Sun, The Sea, The Beach, The Clear Blue Water and the Coconut Tree
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Comfortable rooms
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Arrival of the VIPs! =)
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Fresh Air Needed…
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Geared Up All Ready To Go!!
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A Not-So-Shy Blue Spotted Stingray…
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Colors underneath…
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Corals…
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Any Pygmy?
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ZZZZzzzZZZZzZZZzZzzzz….
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Divers Are Happy People…
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Crawling Crawling
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New Enrollment To School!
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Tried to capture a photo of their eggs hiding underneath… FAIL.. =(
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RUN!!!
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Schools is the place to make friends and meet other people… Fishes does that in schools too… =P
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Razor Fish bouncing around… doink~doink~
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Nudi Nudist
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trying to hide…
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Box Fishhhh!!!! My Favourite
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Another Favourite Of Everyone…
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More Nudist….

 

 

 

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Our CUTE Dive Guide – Robert

 

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OUT TO DIVE!!!
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Lionfish
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Schools and Schools of Fishes at Trembun Kili
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Stingrays needs the sand too! =P
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Beautiful Reefs
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More Schools of Fishes
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Everyone’s Favourite Spotted!! – Turtles!!
Scuba Diving Rule #1: Always Remember To Selfie!!
Scuba Diving Rule #1: Always Remember To Selfie!!
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We’ll never forget to have fun, especially when all good people come together!
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After dive, back to more chilling and relaxation

 

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Planning for the next dive trip already…
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We’ll Come Back Again…
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Washed and ready for packing – Awesome Services!

 

Continue with the fun even on the bus...
Continue with the fun even on the bus…

 

The pictures should speak more than what I could express with my own words.

The trip was beyond AWESOME!!

Great Dives, Good People, Fantastic Crew, Lovely rooms, Fabulous Environment. Honestly it is what all a diver would ask for!! Not to forget, it’s also a please non-divers, snorkellers and beach lovers would like to immerse in!

So hesitate no more!! Join us on our next group trip to Redang Island!!
Group departure dates are as follows:

26 – 29 June 2014

28 – 31 Aug 2014

23 – 26 Oct 2014

Non Diver packages available too! Ask Us for more information!
Call 9677 3627 or email to [email protected]

See you guys in Summer’s Heaven soon!!

– Written By Nicholas with Photos contributed by many Happy, Cheerful Divers who were on board with me to Redang over Easter 2014. Thank you guys so much for your company during the trip and your willingness to contribute your photos (and lend me your camera!) =)

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