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'''Lang Tengah''' (Malay: ''Lang Tengah'') or '''Pulau Lang Tengah''' is an island which lies about off the coast of the state [[Terengganu]] in [[Malaysia]]. Lang Tengah island gets its name because it is located between the [[Pulau Perhentian]] and [[Pulau Redang]]. The island features clear blue waters and sandy white beaches. There is plenty of fish and coral surrounding the island.
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'''Lang Tengah''' (Malay: ''Lang Tengah'') or '''Pulau Lang Tengah''' is an island which lies about off the coast of the state [[Terengganu]] in [[Malaysia]]. Lang Tengah — the Eagle in the Middle — gets its name because it is located between the [[Pulau Perhentian]] and [[Pulau Redang]]. The island features clear blue waters and sandy white beaches. There is plenty of fish and coral surrounding the island.
  
 
[[Image:Langtengah.jpg|thumb|200px|View of Lang Tengah from a boat.]]
 
[[Image:Langtengah.jpg|thumb|200px|View of Lang Tengah from a boat.]]
  
==Get In==
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==Get in==
Boats are sent from the resort to pickup tourists at the [[Merang]] jetty in [[Kuala Terenganu]]. Pickup is usually in the morning until noon.
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Boats are sent from the resorts to pick up tourists at the [[Merang]] jetty in [[Kuala Terenganu]]. Pickup is usually in the morning until noon.
  
==Get Around==
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==Get around==
 
There are no internal roads on Lang Tengah. Tourists can travel around the island by renting a boat, kayak or just by snorkelling. The waters surrounding the island are shallow. Large boats and ferry's are not allowed to dock at the beaches. Tourists must transfer from larger boats unto smaller speed boats to reach the beach.
 
There are no internal roads on Lang Tengah. Tourists can travel around the island by renting a boat, kayak or just by snorkelling. The waters surrounding the island are shallow. Large boats and ferry's are not allowed to dock at the beaches. Tourists must transfer from larger boats unto smaller speed boats to reach the beach.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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==Do==
 
There are many activities offered on Lang Tengah which include snorkelling and diving. The waters surrounding the island is abundent with coral and small fish. Care should be taken to not disturb the marine life as it is very fragile.
 
There are many activities offered on Lang Tengah which include snorkelling and diving. The waters surrounding the island is abundent with coral and small fish. Care should be taken to not disturb the marine life as it is very fragile.
  
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
 
There are a few resorts on the island. Among them are.
 
There are a few resorts on the island. Among them are.
*[[Blue Coral Island]] Resort
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*Blue Coral Island Resort
*[[Square Point]] Resort
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*Square Point Resort
*[[Redang Lang]] Resort
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*Redang Lang Resort
*[[D'Coconut]] Resort
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*D'Coconut Resort
  
 
==Respect==
 
==Respect==
 
Wearing swimsuits are acceptable, but no nudity is allowed.
 
Wearing swimsuits are acceptable, but no nudity is allowed.
 
  
 
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[[WikiPedia:Lang Tengah Island]]
  
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Revision as of 10:10, 6 June 2006

Lang Tengah (Malay: Lang Tengah) or Pulau Lang Tengah is an island which lies about off the coast of the state Terengganu in Malaysia. Lang Tengah — the Eagle in the Middle — gets its name because it is located between the Pulau Perhentian and Pulau Redang. The island features clear blue waters and sandy white beaches. There is plenty of fish and coral surrounding the island.

View of Lang Tengah from a boat.

Get in

Boats are sent from the resorts to pick up tourists at the Merang jetty in Kuala Terenganu. Pickup is usually in the morning until noon.

Get around

There are no internal roads on Lang Tengah. Tourists can travel around the island by renting a boat, kayak or just by snorkelling. The waters surrounding the island are shallow. Large boats and ferry's are not allowed to dock at the beaches. Tourists must transfer from larger boats unto smaller speed boats to reach the beach.

See

Do

There are many activities offered on Lang Tengah which include snorkelling and diving. The waters surrounding the island is abundent with coral and small fish. Care should be taken to not disturb the marine life as it is very fragile.

Diving trips are organised by the various resorts on lang tengah. Night diving is also offered. Divers can rent SCUBA equipment from the resorts. Resorts also fill up SCUBA tanks as part of the rental package.

Snorkelling trips to Redang marine park is also offered. Its a 45-minute boat trip to the Redang marine park.

Eat

Tourists can only eat at the resorts on Lang Tengah. There are no other restaurants on Lang tengah.

Sleep

There are a few resorts on the island. Among them are.

  • Blue Coral Island Resort
  • Square Point Resort
  • Redang Lang Resort
  • D'Coconut Resort

Respect

Wearing swimsuits are acceptable, but no nudity is allowed.

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