Tenggol Island

Pulau Tenggol or Tenggol Island is an island off the coast of Terengganu, Malaysia. It is the last string of islands that include Pulau Perhentian and Pulau Redang. The island was traditionally uninhabited.

The Tenggol group of islands is the most southernly of Terengganu's Marine Parks. It consists of Pulau Tenggol(Tenggol Island), Pulau Nyireh, Tokong Timur, Tokong Burung and Tokong Talang/Tokong Kemudi, Tokong Laut. Pulau Tenggol lies 14 nautical miles off the coast of quiet fishing town of Kuala Dungun, Terengganu, Malaysia. This rocky island about 50 hectares in size, spans less than 3 kilometres in length and 2 kilometres at its widest point, is one of the most beautiful and serene islands off Peninsular Malaysia's east coast, with spectacular rocky cliffs that offer many excellent dive sites.

One of the island’s attractions is that it is close to its original state. A virgin island with its white sandy beaches backed by steeply forested cliffs is a pleasant retreat away from the city. Activities range from snorkelling, scuba diving, jungle trekking or just basking under the sun on the white sandy beach. At Pulau Tenggol, divers and Snorkellers alike can find pristine coral formations and a number of submerged rocks with excellent coral growths. Pulau Tenggol and its surrounding islands offer good visibility with teeming of marine life and a wide variety of hard and soft corals.

Divers will discover that Tenggol offers great diving experiences, ranging from deep diving, drift diving and 2 wreck dive for the advanced divers or experienced divers. The fantastic shallow dives are great for the least experienced divers.

 

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