Getting to and around Kapas Island


To get to Kapas Island, you will need to go through the waters. The first stopping point would be at Marang town which can be reached on road. What you need to do is to come here via the Karak Highway that connects Kuala Lumpur and other major towns to Kuantan and then you need to take Highway 3 that takes you to Kuala Terengganu. From towns like Kota Bahru or Penang, you will have to use the respective highways that reach Marang in order to reach Kapas Island.

Fly In to Pulau Kapas

If you plan to fly in, the only possible way is to come into Kuala Terengganu and then use public or chartered transportation to Marang before hopping on the boats to the island. Flights to Kuala Terengganu is served by Malaysian Airlines and Air Asia.

Sail In to Pulau Kapas

Once you are in Marang town, you need to get a boat ride into Kapas Island. For RM25, you can get a return fare for a speedboat that takes you from the jetty to Kapas and then back. Among the service operators here is the Suria Link Boat Services which is quite decent and reliable who can help to make other additional arrangements like transfer to other islands as well.

Getting Around in Kapas Island

As Kapas Island is very small, there are no roads here for vehicles to move about except for those used by the resort. You will notice that going around on foot is quite enjoyable and it takes roughly about 15 minutes to cover the entire island.