Kemaman is an area in Terengganu which is occupied with about 200,000 residents. Here, there are numerous attractions that generate the increased number of tourists. The stated attractions include the Pantai Penunjuk, Taman Rekreasi and Kemaman Mini Zoo as well as Casa Limbong. At the end of the day, you can drop in several hotels in Kemaman that offer you a special experience for you and your family.
Chukai, also known by the name of Kemaman City. It is a mukim and capital of Kemaman District, Terengganu. The name "Chukai" or “Cukai” means 'taxes' in Malay. It is named “Chukai” due to its location near the Kemaman River, where taxes and duties were made compulsory on riverine traffic, especially during the British colonial period. Chukai is the biggest town in southern Terengganu and becomes a major commercial hub due to its strategic location, which is between the state capitals of Kuantan and Kuala Terengganu as well as proximity to the oil town, Kerteh.
From KLIA2 or Subang Airport, take a flight to Kerteh Airport. From there, take a taxi to Chukai town.
From TBS (Integrated Bus Terminal), take an express bus straight to Kemaman. Then, take a to Chukai.
Located at Lot 132 Jalan Sulaiman, Chukai 24000, this fairly small museum displays Kemaman history, cultures, art and craft as well as local heroes who stood for Terengganu. Though it is small and it would only take about 30 minutes to finish touring all parts in the museum, it is very informative to those who would love to know about Kemaman, Terengganu. It operates on Saturday to Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm and it is closed on Friday and Hari Raya. No admission charge is imposed.
It is situated in the swampy mangroves of Sungai Bakau Tinggi, Kemaman overlooking its unpolluted river named Chukai River. Among the famous activities done here are; fishing, boating and kayaking along the Chukai river. People also come here for the famous floating restaurant that serves freshly caught seafood from the river and mangrove crabs. There are facilities provided to ensure the visitors’ comfort. It is opened daily during the day.
Terengganu is very famous for its Keropok Lekor. Whichever part of Terengganu, they serve the best Keropok Lekor in Malaysia.
Since the people in Terengganu speak their distinctive Malay dialect, it would be hard for tourists, especially foreign tourists to have conversation with them.
Located at Km 28, 24210, Jalan Kemaman - Dungun, Kampung Meraga Beris, 24100 Kijal, Terengganu, this four stars resort is managed by a giant famous company, Genting Malaysia Berhad. Offering beautiful beach view, with a green golf course, this resort is the most visited resort in Kemaman. It is being visited by not only business travellers, but also by leisure travellers who plan to tour Kemaman, including Chukai. Other than offering a wide range of accommodations for the guests to choose from, it also offers numbers of activities to be tried out by the guests while staying in the resort. They are; swimming pool, golf course, ATV ride and a lot more. The rate starts from RM323 at Traveloka.com. The guests will surely enjoy their stay there.
Sited at K-11261/K-11262, Taman Chukai Utama, Fasa 3,, 24000 Chukai, In Trend Hotel is a one star budget hotel. It receives a lot of positive reviews from the guests especially for its good cleanliness and friendly staffs. Though it may be a one star hotel, yet the guestrooms are all equipped with basic in-room amenities for guests’ utmost comfort. It may not have its own café in the hotel but the guests can walk out and there are plenty of restaurants nearby. It also offers reasonable and affordable room rates.