Lang Tengah island is another beautiful island in Terengganu that you should visit. Located between Perhentian island and Redang island, it has one of the best diving spots in Malaysia. There are 15 dive sites around Lang Tengah island all within 10 minutes boat ride from each other.
Lang Tengah island gets its name from "Lang" derived from the word "Helang" which means eagle in Malay and Tengah which means middle. Therefore Lang Tengah means eagles resting on the middle island, perhaps due to the abundance of fish found here.
As with all the beautiful islands in Terengganu, Lang Tengah is a picture perfect gateway, complete with the emerald blue waters, lush tropical jungle, white sandy beaches and colorful corals. Be enchanted by the rich marine life. Swim with the fishes and turtles. Discover the mysteries of the beautiful coral reefs.
Or go for a thrilling night dive and watch live sea creatures in action up close. Explore the island by a kayak and go jungle trekking for a change of scenary.
Interested ? To get here, you need to catch a boat from Merang jetty. The jetty in Merang is about 30 minutes away from Kuala Terengganu.
Tune in to the next issue of Terengganu travels for more interesting facts about Terengganu.