Ma Daerah Turtle Sanctuary


Rantau Abang Hidden Treasure

Tour Code : PA/013/MAT (20:00pm - 01:00am Ex. Kuala Terengganu)

20:00pm - Depart to Ma’ Daerah Turtle Sanctuary (1.5 hours journey from Kuala Terengganu). On arrival, visit Turtle hatchery/leisure and waiting for  green turtle.

01:00am - Journey back

English Name : Green Turtle
Scientific Name : Chelonia mydas
Malay Name : Penyu Agar

Description :
The green turtle, is usually olive-brown in colour - it is named for the colour of its fat. Green turtles may grow over one meter in carapace length and weigh between 135 - 270 kg.

Habitat and Ecology :
They are almost exclusively vegetarian and feed on sea grasses, algae and occasionally on sponge. In Malaysia, green turtles nest on sandy beaches of the coast and offshore islands of Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak.


Tour Code : PA/013/RAH (10:00am-15:45pm - Ex-Kuala Terengganu)

(Turtle Information Centre, Turtle Rock & Cicadas Orchestra)

10:00am - Depart to Rantau Abang Turtle beach, one of the only six in the world to be visited by giant leatherback turtle, (56km from Kuala Terengganu)

10:45am - Visit Rantau Abang Forest Reserve Park, start your jungle walk under the shady canopy of the oldest rainforest in the world and share the secrets of the wilderness. Enjoy the nature’s symphony of cicadas perform a concert like you’ve never heard before.

Visit Turtle Information Centre, find out more about the conservation and protection of these rare species. Video show about giant leatherback turtle. Visit the turtle beach Rantau Abang.

12:00nn - Visit Batu Penyu (Turtle Rock). Legend tells the turtle are attracted to nest at Rantau Abang because of the rock.

13:30pm - Picnic Lunch at Kuala Abang beach

15:00pm - Depart back to Kuala Terengganu


4 persons and above N/A
3 persons N/A
2 persons N/A

Inclusive :
* 1 Refreshment
* Return land transfer (Kuala T
rg-Ma Daerah)
* Guide

Note :
* June, July, August & September departure only.
* Child below 12 years old less 50% from adult

* Guest must join Adopt-A-Nest programme at
   RM100.00 per nest/trip


4 - 6 persons RM  129.00
3 persons RM  139.00
2 persons RM  159.00

Inclusive :

* Lunch

* Transportation

* Driver cum guide


Note  :


* Tour above minimum 2 Adults.

* Turtle Information Centre close on Friday and Public


* Children below 12 years old less 40% from adult rate.

* Pickup Merang additional RM 60.00 per adult and

   RM 40.00 per child

* Above rate are subject to change on fuel chargers

   without prior notice.

* Surcharge RM 50 per person during Hari Raya

   Aidilfitri & Chinese New Year..