Things to Do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil with Kids

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Things to Do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil with Kids

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  • Andrew D
    Singapore, Singapore399 contributions
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    If you enjoy people watching and variety of dining options, Long Beach is the place to go. You can find everything from lower-end to the more premium meals—though they are mostly either of Malay, Thai, Western or seafood varieties. The vibrant beach environment is great and it especially bustles at night with party music. There are multiple fire shows at night happening in different places between 7.30-8.30pm on the northern part of the beach. But the main highlight is the one happening around 10pm or 11pm at Black Tip Beach Bar (check the exact time with the bar).
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Wildcat7400
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1,168 contributions
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    My partner & I could not ignore the beautiful floating white mosque which was on Perhentian Kecil Island. Hence, a day before checking-out & after our hiking adventure, we decided to pay a visit to the island. We took a water taxi across from Perhentian Besar Island & was charged RM15 per person.

    The floating mosque was called “Ar-Rahman Mosque.” The late Dr Rahman saw that there was a need for a new mosque to be built in his hometown of Pulau Perhentian Kecil as the old one could no longer cater to the island’s growing population. Moreover, the island was one of the more popular island resorts in Malaysia known to both local & international tourists. Dr Rahman’s proposal to the then Chief Minister was approved as it would augur well with the tourism industry & construction began in 2011.

    The cost of the floating mosque came to a whopping RM13.5 million. Part of its structure was built in the water to reduce the usage of land area, making it look like a floating mosque. This architectural design would certainly add to its uniqueness, drawing much attention & crowd from tourists. Also, the mosque would be equipped with the relevant facilities for the comfort of its Muslim worshippers.

    When we arrived at the mosque, the 1st thing that we saw was its single minaret. The structure was built in the water. We also had the opportunity to see one of the prayer halls which was in an open area. Its tiled floor had an Islamic motif. There was also a kitchen with workers. We had to go through the kitchen in order to sit at a staircase leading to the open sea.

    We were happy to witness that the mosque was widely used by the community. Dr Rahman would have been very proud to know that his legacy had brought much joy & benefit to the islanders.
    Written 13 November 2020
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  • TomTuckwood
    Muscat, Oman17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Having researched environmentally aware dive schools in the Perhentian Islands we found Sea Voice. As we will be bringing teams of students through our Turtle conservation expeditions, they really needed to be checked out first. From the outset Sharifah (owner manager) couldn’t have been more helpful. This was backed up during our stay on the Island. Sea Voice is a professionally run dive school staffed by the most amazing people. They could not have been more friendly, more helpful, and they obviously have a love for what they do and the environment in which they work. In my experience, having worked at and dived with other PADI outfits around the world so far Sea Voice Divers come out top.
    Written 3 May 2024
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