SPORTS & RECREATION

4WD Adventures

The rolling terrain of Terengganu's interior provides some excellent opportunities to venture in your four wheel driver. Bring your own vehicle or join one of the organised 4WD tours through the jungles surrounding Hulu Terengganu or tour the logging tracks & paths around Hulu Dungun.

Angling

From the deep, clear waters of Kenyir Lake to the miles of beaches, estuaries and rivers along the coast, Terengganu is an angler's paradise with abundant freshwater eating fish as well as deep sea game fishing. * If you like fishing, please do it in a sports manner: Take a picture - return the fish back into the water. Thank you.

Bird Watching

With its large expanses of inland waterways and dense jungle vegetation, Terengganu provides the perfect habitat for hundreds of species of birds, both local and migratory.The parks and recreation areas of inland Terengganu is an ideal base from which to explore and observe the amazing bird life.

Canoeing

With over 369 sq km of clear fresh waterways to explore, including over 300 islands as well as the surrounding jungle and rain forest areas, Kenyir Lake is a Canoeing paradise. Sungai Terengganu and other countless rivers and streams up and down the state provide miles of waterways for canoeist explore. Terengganu's island also make an ideal destination for sea Canoeing.

Cave Exploration

Grab your torch, a rope and a pair of sturdy shoes as you venture underground in search of some of Terengganu's great cave systems. Gua Bewah is one of the state's best known caves, is home to a whole network of underground wonders, many of which are yet to be fully surveyed.

Diving/Snorkelling

(October to February), the islands of Terengganu offer some of Malaysian's easiest and most rewarding diving. Clear, warm water, shallow reefs, stunning corals and a seemingly endless array of marine life make diving in Terengganu a pleasure.

Sailing/Wind Surfing

The light to moderate onshore breezes which prevail along the coast of Terengganu for most of the year make for safe and relaxing sailing. The islands of Redang and Perhentian in particular are great places to indulge in some high performance wind surfing on the blue waters of the South China sea.

Trekking

The jungles surrounding Kenyir Lake reward the adventurous trekker with great scenery and wildlife, Pasir Raja takes walkers through forests, across streams and over rapids while Sekayu Waterfall is an easy trip with extensive jungle trails as well as area for picnic, swim or just relax. The mountainous terrain of Gunung Tebu and the islands of Kapas and Perhentian also offer a variety of challenging walking experiences.

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