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Tourism Potential

There are about 1,000 rooms from 42 chalets and resorts. The rooms are of various categories including luxury resorts, middle and low class  chalets, dormitories and camping sites with rent rates ranging from RM50 to RM300 per day.

The clarity of the sea water with the varieties of marine lives and the suitability of the place makes the tourism center popular with activities such as snorkeling, surfing, camping and watching turtles laying eggs.

The originality and beauty of untouched nature like the sea, land, sand and rocks, caves, hills, jungle and natural growths make it possible for activities to be held such as jungle tracking, researches and many others.

Pulau Perhentian also became an attraction to tourists for scuba diving activity. The certificate issued is recognized at world level.

Active participation either directly or indirectly by local residents in the tourism industry have managed to assist them in improving their economic status.  Indirectly it pushes the downstream industry in the service sector on the island.