Tenggol island is a little naturally untouched island in Terengganu.

It’s the best place ever for relaxing and diving.

Compare to Redang and Perhentian Island, there are much less tourists here in Tenggol.

Tenggol island  Jetty is Kuala Dungun Jetty.

This article explains the transporting method to get into Tenggol island.

Kuala Dungun Jetty 

Jalan Rajawali, Kampung Pulau Serai,

23000 Kuala Dungun, Terengganu

In Google map, this jetty is also called A’king Jetty.

Google map of Jetty

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Boat Schedule

It takes about 45 minutes by the speedboat to get into Tenggol Island from Kuala Dungun Jetty.

Usually there is only one boat in and one boat out for each Tenggol Resort per day.

How To Get To Kuala Dungun Jetty 

You can get to Kuala Dungun Jetty by 4 transporting methods:

1) By flight

2) By bus

3) By car

4) Stay at Kuala Dungun 1 night in advance

1. By Flight

From Kuala Lumpur

The arrival airport of Tenggol Island  is Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG).

It is recommended to choose AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines.

Upon arrival, you need to take a taxi or grab to the Kuala Dungun Jetty.

The journey from the airport to the jetty takes 1 to 1.5 hours.

From Singapore / Johor 

From Singapore, you need to fly to KL airport, after that transfer to Terengganu airport.

From Johor, you can depart from Johor Senai Airport ( JHB).

After arrival, transit by taxi or grab to Kuala Dungun Jetty.

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2. By Bus

In order to catch morning boat at Kuala Dungun Jetty, you need to take bus departing the night before check in date.

Normally will be around 10 pm.

You will stay the night on the moving bus and arrive Kuala Dungun Jetty the next day morning.

From Kuala Lumpur

The journey takes approximately 5 hours from KL to Dungun.

After arriving at the Dungun bus station, you need to take taxi or grab transfer to Kuala Dungun Jetty.

It takes about 5 minutes from bus station to the jetty.

From Singapore / Johor

The journey takes about 7-9 hours

After arriving at the bus station, you need to transfer to Kuala Dungun Jetty by grab or taxi.

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white yachts roaming on blue sea water of tenggol island

3. By Car

There are paid parking lots at the jetty for tourists to park.

Parking fees is around RM15 per night.

From Kuala Lumpur

The journey takes approximately 4 hours.

From Singapore / Johor

The journey takes approximately 6-6.5 hours.

4. Stay Overnight at Dungun

If you are not willing to take mid night bus in order to get morning boat at Kuala Dungun Jetty,

you could arrive at Kuala Dungun Jetty one day early.

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Firstly, you could arrive at Kuala Dungun Jetty any o’clock you want, since the boat to Tenggol island only departs the next morning.

So the schedule of your trip to Kuala Dungun Jetty is quite flexible.

Secondly, you will enjoy an half day or 1 day tour in Kuala Dungun. You can visit the most famous attractions Kuala Dungun Chinatown.

Thirdly, you could rest well before getting into Tenggol island.

We all know that the journey to any island is kind of tough.

It always consists of several hours of land traveling plus 30 minutes to 1 hour of jumpy boat.

Staying at Kuala Dungun for 1 night in advance will assure you a energetic fully-charged trip inTenggol island.

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You can get to Tenggol island in 4 transporting methods— flights, bus, car or staying 1 night in advance.

Fly to Tenggol island is a very convenient option.

If you travel from Singapore to Tenggol island, you need to take flight to JB or KL first, then redirect to Kuala Terengganu Airport.

If you take a bus to Tenggol island, you could save some money and rest along the trip.

Self-driving to Tenggol island will be more flexible in schedule, you could have some random stops for food and sightseeing.

Also, you can choose to stay in Dungun for one night ahead, so that you will have time to really relax and chill.

Read More:

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Tenggol Coral Beach Resort

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Which way would you choose to reach Tenggol Island?

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