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Kuala Besut Destination Guide

Discover Kuala Besut in Malaysia

Kuala Besut in the region of Terengganu is a town located in Malaysia - some 195 mi or ( 314 km ) North of Kuala Lumpur , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kuala Besut

Local time in Kuala Besut is now 01:17 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kuala Lumpur " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Medan, Yaring, and Yala. When in this area, you might want to check out Surat Thani . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kuala Besut ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


2009 Canon SD960 original 720

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Canon SD960 IS Direct by original original 55.3 MB 1280×720:30fps Tortoise Beach Pulau perhentian (north side) Malasia ..

Beach of Whispering Breeze II, Kelantan

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Another panorama. Nearer to the water. ..

Pari or ray fishing

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Fishing near Rhu Island, off Kuala Besut, Terengganu ..

Besut kampung houses

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Traditional kampun houses covered with coconut trees in a cloudy day, is a beatiful place at Kuala Besut ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Kuala Besut

Kuala Besut is a small fishing town in Besut District on the coast of Terengganu in Malaysia, situated in between Kota Bharu in Kelantan and Kuala Terengganu in Terengganu. It is about 3 hours away from Kuala Terengganu the capital of the state. It is the departure point for boats to the Perhentian Islands. There are a variety of tour operators that tourist can choose for getting to Perhentian Islands. Small shops selling souvenirs of Perhentian Islands are also available around the town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.83 102.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Terengganu

RMAF Gong Kedak

RMAF Gong Kedak (Malay: TUDM Gong Kedak) is an air force base operated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force (Malay: Tentera Udara DiRaja Malaysia). It is located in Gong Kedak, a town in between the state of Kelantan and Trengganu in Malaysia. It is known as "The Home of the Flankers",as the Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flankers of 11 Squadron was based there.

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Located at 5.80 102.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Airports in Malaysia

Gong Kedak

Gong Kedak is a small village in Terengganu, Malaysia with covered by rainforest. Bukit Puteri hill suit the Gong Kedak as most strategic place for air force military base. The new Royal Malaysian Air Force Base is located here.

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Located at 5.80 102.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Terengganu


Jerteh is a town in the state of Terengganu, Malaysia. It is a commercial town in Besut district. It is near the border with Kelantan. It has been represented by Idris bin Jusoh since 2004 in Dewan Rakyat (Malaysian House of Representatives). Reside Jerteh contain a hospital called Hospital Besut. It represent the biggest and most important hospital in the Besut district.

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Located at 5.75 102.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Populated places in Terengganu

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Malay) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) off the northeastern coast of West Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar ("Big Perhentian") and Perhentian Kecil ("Small Perhentian"). The small, uninhabited islands of Susu Dara (Virgin Milk), Serenggeh and Rawa lie off Kecil.

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Located at 5.92 102.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of Terengganu, Marine reserves

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kuala Besut