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Rebak Marina Langkawi

 
The Rebak Marina is located at the island Pulau Rebak Besar which is one of the 99 islands of Langkawi and separated from the main island by 5kms. The 389 acres Rebak Island is privately owned by Taj Group of India and located off the western shores of the Lankawi's main island. It takes about 15 minutes boat ride from the main island to reach Rebak Island. 
 
The marina here is one of the few fully equipped ones in the whole of Malaysia and has dry dock. Rebak island is full of lush rainforest and surrounded my emerald green waters of Andaman Sea which is teeming with many different marine life and is ideal for water sports. Overall the island and the marina is quite picturesque, quiet and peaceful. 
 
The Rebak Island Resort run by the Taj Group is located next to the Marina and provides five star accommodations and amenities. 
 
Rebak Marina, Langkawi 
Rebak Marina, Langkawi 
 
The harbor and the marina at Rebak Island are protected from the elements. The marina can accommodate yachts up to 35-meter long in wet and dry berths. However the entrance and channel to approach the Rebak Marina is quite narrow. The harbor has a minimum depth of 2.5 meters during low tide. So navigating through the channel can be sometimes quite tricky particularly when the strong south west wind flows. 
 
Another point... the island is not visible from the sea unless you come close to it. The boats and their masts also get hidden behind the island trees. Contact VHF Channel 69 before approaching. 
 
 
 
Note that Rebak Island Marina is quite popular with the yachties and many have been docking here for since long. So, if you are planning to stay here for long, do contact the Marina Office at Rebak Island (contact information given at the bottom of this page) and inquire about berth availability. 
 
Marina Facilities 
  • There are 189 wet berths for boats from 10m to 35m long. 
  • The marina provides 24-hour security. 
  • This is a protected marina with calm basin eliminating surges and wakes. 
  • The harbor here is not commercialized, and therefor very clean. It is also storm protected.  
  • Electricity: 240 volt, 16, 32 & 63 amp. Recently upgraded and now metered. 
  • Fresh water supply is available (also metered). 
  • Other facilities include Steel piling, HDPE float & fenders, timber walkways, fingers etc. 
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    Dry Dock Facilities 
  • There are 70 dry berths for boats from 10m to 20m long. 
  • 24-hour security provided. 
  • 65 ton marine travel lift is available. 
  • There is also travel lift jib crane (65 ton) for lifting engine and mast stepping. 
  • Hard Stands are storm protected. 
  • The dry dock is not commercialized and is therefore clean and quiet. 
  • You can do your own general maintenance work. Note that heavy work involving loud noises like grinding, refitting work etc are not usually allowed here. 
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    Yachters Facilities 
  • Self service laundry, shower and toilet. 
  • There is a harbor store (a convenience store) for items of personal use. However for full provisioning, you will need to take the ferry (15 minutes) to the main island at Langkasuka Jetty and then take a taxi to Kuah town or Padang Matsirat. 
  • Filling of propane gas. 
  • Storage lockers on rent. 
  • Photocopy, fax & internet (e-mail) services. 
  • An adjacent five star resort (Rebak Island Resort) having 82 luxury rooms. 
  • The hard stand has adjacent Hard Dock Cafe and toilets. 
  • There are three restaurants includng one all day dining restaurant overlooking the water of scenic Senari straits. 
  • Bar & Lounge with live evening entertainment 
  • Swimming pool with bar 
  • Private beach (although very small) 
  • Gymnasium 
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    Some points to note 
  • Many yachties have been staying here since a long time and have created a closely knit community of their own. You will often find them in the swimming pool in the afternoon to ward off the heat and having a chat with each other. The staff of the resort are quite friendly and the service is nice. 
  • There is no  petrol or diesel available in the island. 
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    Open Hours 
    Rebak Marina office is open from 0800 to 1700 hours. 
     
    Location & Contacts 
    Rebak Island is located off the western shore of Langkawi Main Island. There is a ferry service available between Rebak Island and the main island of Langkawi (Langkasika Jetty) which takes about 15 minutes. The ride is free for the resort guests and the yachties holding berths. For others, the ferry fair is RM10.00 per head (return ticket). 
     
    Here are the ferry timings: 
     
    Rebak to Langkasuka: 07:30, 08:45, 09:40, 11:00, 13:30, 15:30, 17:30, 21:30 
    Langkasuka to Rebak: 08:15, 09:15, 10:15, 12:30, 14:30, 18:15, 20:30, 22:30 
     
    From Langkasuka Jetty the distance to Padang Matsirat is 8kms (less than 10 minutes) and Kuah town is 23kms (30 minutes) where you can get all your provisioning. Taxis are available at Langkasuka Jetty. 
     
    Sailors/Yachters Info: 
    Location Coordinates: Latitude 6° 17.6 min North / Longitude 99° 41.7 min East 
    VHF Channel: 69; Call sign: "Rebak Marina" 
     
    Address & Contacts: 
    Rebak Island Resort 
    P.O. Box 125, 07000 Kuah, Langkawi, Malaysia 
    Phone: +604 9665566, Fax : +604 9669973 
    Email: rmmarina.malaysia@tajhotels.com 
     
    Map location of Rebak Island Marina, Langkawi 

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