Kayaking in Perhentian Islands
If you like to go for adventure and want to explore the island on your own, you can do it by renting a kayak. There are many places to rent kayaks on both islands. Kayaking allows you to paddle around the island and do what you like to do.
You may discover the isolated beaches where you will find a little more privacy. You can bring along your snorkel gear and snorkel at these beaches as you please or maybe just lay down by the sand to get your tanning done.
If you energetic enough, you can paddle your way around both islands. Each island individually can easily be circumnavigated. It is possible to navigate around both islands in a day trip.
Perhentian Kecil is about 8.5 miles in circumference, and takes approximately 3 hours of constant easy paddling. Perhentian Besar, the larger of the two islands, is about 10 miles in circumference.
There are many places to stop and explore some of the more isolated beaches that you will find along the way.