If you come to Kuantan for vacation, there are many activities you can do during your visit. Here are the list of popular activities in a few places in Kuantan or nearby.
You can go fishing at Taman Esplanade Kuantan. This is a free spot for fishing and it is located near to Majlis Perbandaran Kuantan building. Normally, many people come fishing at night as free light is provided from many lamp posts there. You can bring your family and kids with you as there is a playground nearby. This is a very safe place for fishing with family and you also can enjoy the night view of Kuantan river.. Tourists love to sit and watch fishing activity here while waiting the kids are playing at the playground nearby. Besides Taman Esplanade, there are other places where you can enjoy fishing such as at Beserah beach or paid pool fishing in Indera mahkota and near the airport.
Kuantan River Cruise
Another activity you can do during your stay in Kuantan is river cruising. Refer the river cruise map where you can take a cruising boat at jetty Shahbandar located at Taman Esplanade. The ticket for river cruising are available everyday at an affordable price of RM15 per adult and RM8 per child. The river cruising takes about one hour along Kuantan river. You can enjoy the traditional fishing village and the inhabitants of the mangrove swamp during the cruising.
Sungai Pandan Waterfall
Picnic and Bathing at Sungai Pandan waterfall is one of the popular activity for Kuantan residents during the weekend. This waterfall is located near to FELDA Panching, about 25 km from Kuantan and this nice waterfall is easily accessible by car as it is near to the main road heading to Panching. It takes only 20 minutes driving by car from Kuantan homestay. Swimming in the natural environment and cold fresh water makes this waterfall a favorite place to visit.