The research station was re-built in 2006 by Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. Since then, the quarters have been provided with beds, mattresses & pillows for each volunteer. The station consists of:

A volunteer complex which is the female quarters with attached toilets and shower-rooms.

Male quarters


Two combination of toilets & shower rooms.


Kitchen, dining area and office.

Longhouse (for camps, indoor activities and housing for the Turtle Gallery).

Ranger’s quarters


The buildings are equipped with solar-powered light bulbs. Use of these lights must be kept at a MINIMUM. Charging is limited to cameras and phones only.

Other facilities are:

  1. Snorkeling equipment
  2. Kayak
  3. Stand-up paddle board
  4. Hammock

Most part of Redang Island can be reached by mobile phone, except at Chagar Hutang. Please inform your family about this. For emergency purposes, your family may contact SEATRU at 09-6683163 or e-mail us at