Below The Surface Divers is located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia in between the state of Kelantan and Terengganu. It is accessible by boat service that takes around 40 minutes from Kuala Besut Jetty for a distance of about 11 nautical miles.
Several ways of getting here :-
By Air: The nearest airport is Kota Bharu Airport (KBR), about 45km from Kuala Besut Jetty. Direct flights available to and from KBR include Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Subang (SZB), Penang (PEN), Kota Kinabalu (BKI), Kuching (KCH)
, Melaka (MKZ) and Singapore (SIN)
Alternatively, Kuala Terengganu Airport (TGG), about 110km south of Kuala Besut Jetty can also be considered. Direct flights to and from TGG include Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Subang (SZB) and Johor Bharu (JHB).
Current airlines serving both airports include Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, Malindo Air, Firefly Air and Scoot Airlines (to KBR only).
From the airport, hop into a taxi or pre-arranged land transfer to Kuala Besut Jetty where our colleagues will be awaiting you for your boat arrangement to the Resort
By Land: Land transfer can be arranged at nominal fare to and from Kota Bharu City or airport, Kuala Terengganu City or Airport, Merang Jetty or Dungun Jetty. Kindly contact us for more details for schedule and fares.
If you are driving from Kuala Lumpur or Kuantan, proceed to the East Coast Expressway (Leburaya Pantai Timur – LPT) and heading towards Jerteh in the state of Terengganu. From Jerteh, it is only a 15-min drive to Kuala Besut Jetty. Total drive time is about 6 hours from Kuala Lumpur.
If you are driving from Kota Bharu, head south towards Bachok before arriving at Kuala Besut Jetty. Duration is about an hour.
From Penang, use the East West Expressway (Lebuhraya Timur Barat) and heading towards Pasir Putih before arriving Jerteh. From Jerteh is a mere 15-min drive to Kuala Besut Jetty. Total duration is about 7 hours.
By Sea: Daily regular boat service is available from Kuala Besut Jetty to the Resort between 0800 hrs – 1600 hrs.
Daily schedule from Resort to Kuala Besut Jetty :
0800 hrs / 1000 hrs / 1200 hrs / 1600 hrs.
Boat charter may be arranged for trips beyond the stated time schedule.
Special boat charter service may also be arranged in between Lang Tengah Island and Redang island to or from the Resort. Kindly contact the Resort for assistance
Kuala Besut Jetty
The Perhentian Islands are islands in Kuala Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil. The small, uninhabited islands of Susu Dara, Serengeh and Rawa lie off Kecil.
Kuala Besut Jetty is the official passenger jetty to Perhentian Islands. Facilities available in and around the jetty complex include eateries, public washroom, paid car/bus parking facilities, budget hotel (T-lodge) and taxi point. Express and domestic bus station is about 10-min walk from the jetty.