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Rantau Abang Turtle Beach - Tour from Kota Kinabalu

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  • Minimum number of travellers for this product is 2.
  • Maximun number of travellers for this product is 6.
from US$ 62.62 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Watching turtles lay their eggs is one of nature's most incredible spectacles
  • Enjoy light refreshments
  • Overview

    Rantau Abang, located 56 kilometres north of Kuala Terengganu, is a sanctuary for the giant leatherback turtle and a popular tourist destination. This is also one of only six beaches in the world where the giant leatherback turtles come in yearly between May and September to lay their eggs on the beach. This is one of the most famous tourist overnight-stop spot to watch the female turtles lay their eggs at night. The beach has a steep and deep slope that allows the turtles to land straight up the beach and lay their eggs. Leatherback turtles come to the same spot every year to lay their eggs.
  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    5 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Terengganu.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in an air-condtioned vehicle in Terengganu and taken on a full day’s sightseeing tour to the Rantau Abang Turtle beach.

    One of the six beaches in the world visited by giant leatherback turtles, Rantau Abang Turtle beach provides an opportunity to learn about the natural habitats of these endangered species. Visit Rantau Abang Forest Reserve Park and walk past under the shady canopy of the world's oldest rainforests. Discover the wilderness and the nature secrets as you tread past the rich flora. Listen to the unique music of cicadas and enjoy nature's very own music concert.

    Head for Turtle Information Centre and learn more about the conservation and protection measures for these rare turtles.

    You will be dropped back at your hotel in Terengganu at the end of the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    A surcharge of MYR61.00/adult and MYR42.00/child is applicable for pick-up (and drop-off) from Merang Jetty or Tanjong Jara.

    Surcharge of MYR80.00/person is applicable on the first 2 days of Chinese New Year.

    Turtle Information Centre is closed on Fridays.

    Batik factory and state museum closed on Fridays and public holidays.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

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