Kemaman is a district located in the state of Terengganu. It’s location on the east coast of Peninsula Malaysia facing the South China Sea makes it suitable as one of the deepest seaport in the region. There are many oil refineries of the coast owned by the local petroleum company Petronas. Due to the access of oil, many large iron and steel factory have also been built around Kemaman.
Bukit Takal Recreational Park and Mini Zoo is a point of interest for many tourists. It has a zoo and water theme park, as well as fruit orchard which cultivate many local fruits. It is also the home to one of the largest firefly habitat in Terengganu. There are many beaches along the district of Kemaman, some of which are declared as turtle sanctuaries to provide an undisturbed nesting ground for endangered green turtles and terrapins.
Kemaman is also famous for a variety of local delicacies that are rather unique compared to the food from Kuala Terengganu, the capital state of Terengganu. Local delicacies such as satar, nekbat, lemang and otak-otak are a must try when visiting Kemaman.
|Attractions in Kemaman:
|1. Firefly Sanctuary