Pulau Kapas

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Pulau Kapas Cruising Guide

An online cruising guide for yachts sailing to Pulau Kapas, Malaysia.

Pulau Kapas
5°13.23′N, 103°15.93′E Chart icon.png
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Map of Pulau Kapas - click for larger view

Kapas Island or Pulau Kapas is an island located about 6 kilometers east of Marang, Malaysia, with a smaller island, Pulau Gemia, located north of it. It measures roughly 1.5 by 2.5 km.


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Approach and Navigation

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Berthing Options


There is a good anchorage between the two islands Puala Kapas and the little Island Pulau Gemia. Go in close to Kapas and anchor opposite the second sandy beach in 15ft. Excellent snorkelling on the reef between the islands and outside of this reef and all round little island.

Yacht Services and Repairs

  • None.

Things to do Ashore


  • Kapas Turtle Valley Resort is an eco-friendly resort on shore near the ferry wharf.
  • There is another resort on the smaller Pulau Gemia which has some turtles in a pool.

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Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot, Imray Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire (2010), ISBN 9780852889718
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