Pulau Tioman – Tioman Island

Approximately 56km offshore Pulau Tioman, Pahang is, a holiday paradise in the South China Sea. Recognised as one of the world’s best holiday island, Pulau Tioman is the location for the Hollywood musical, ‘South Pacific’ in 1959.

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According to legend, the island is the resting place of the mythical dragon princess. Calm sea and clear this makes Tioman a paradise for divers.

Look at the spectacular views of the sea fan Gorgonia, coral reefs Deer Antler, nudibrankia and beautiful coral flowers.

The divers can feel excited about swimming with Belodok Napoleon Reef, Gold striped Demuduk, Limnetic Head protuberance and a bunch of fish Appleby.

The island is an ideal place to relax in the sun. Swim in the sea water greenish, stroll on the beach or asleep listening to the murmur of the waves. There are several villages around the coast, the largest is Salang, Tioman Island, Genting, Paya and Champion.

Each cottage offers a different and unique. Pulau Tioman greenish become home to many plants and animals, including butterflies, lizards, deer and monkeys. Flora and fauna have been shown in a documentary by National Geographic. Granite rock formations make this destination a great rock climbing expedition. For climbers who prefer pengambaraan, they may try to climb vertical slopes overlooking Mount Grandma Semukut or the Horn of Naga. Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort offers luxurious accommodation around views of the hills were awesome. Or you can check out the list of tioman hotel that available here at promotion rates.

How to get there by road
Sign in to Tebrau Highway from Johor Bahru and went to the Mersing through Kota Tinggi. You can also access the Karak Highway from Kuala Lumpur via Temerloh, Kuantan, Pekan, Kuala Rompin, Tanjung grease to get to Mersing. Another alternative is to take Highway PLUS from Kuala Lumpur via Seremban, Seremban, George Town, Kuala Rompin, Tanjung Fat and heading to Mersing.

Boarded Public Transport
Express buses are available from Singapore at Newton Circus Court and Bus Station Jalan Sultan. While from Kuala Lumpur, buses and taxis are available at the Puduraya Bus Station. The bus will depart at noon and 11.30pm while the taxi will leave at anytime. Estimated travel time is about 5 to 6 hours.

Sea routes
The visitors can go to Tioman by boat from Tanjung Gemok in Pahang and of Mersing in Johor. Travel time is approximately 1.5 hours.

Air routes
Berjaya Air operates daily with direct flights to Tioman 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.