TIOMAN : TIOMAN ISLAND
Tioman belongs to the state of Pahang. A lot of people including Malaysians always
mistaken that this island belongs to Johor due to the gateway jetty is in Mersing.
Mersing is located in the state of Johor.
Pulau Tioman : (Tioman Island) is
the largest in the a group of 64 volcanic islands which includes Pulau Sei Buat,
Pulau Sembilang, Pulau Tulai , Pulau Chebeh , Pulau Labas and Pulau Renggis is
located 80km northwest off Peninsular Malaysia's east coast.According to a local
folklore this ialand is the resting place of a fabled dragon princess who had
turned herself into an island in the South China Sea and become truly one of the
most beatiful islands in the region.
Blessed with milies and miles of soft
white sand, swaying palms , wild flowers growing in vivid profusion and cool waterfalls
cascading down green slopes, Pulau Tioman is an adventurer's paradise for quite
retreats, trekking, sunbathing and sea sports.
Access the Tebrau Highway from Johor Bahru and go to Mersing
via Kota Tinggi. Access the Karak Highway from Kuala Lumpur through Temerloh,
Kuantan, Pekan, Kuala Rompin,Tanjung Gemuk to Mersing. Alternatively take the
PLUS Highway from Kuala Lumpur via Seremban, Bahau, Muadzam Shah, Kuala Rompin,
Tanjung Gemuk to Mersing
Tioman is accessible by boat from Mersing in Johor. Journey time is
approximately 1.5 hours.
The ferry service, Bluewater Express ferry tickets
approx RM85/Adult and RM75/Child for retun ferry transfer. Tidal conditions may
influence the departure time of your boat.
| Ferry Daily Departure Schedule|
|From Mersing to Tioman : 7:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am;1:30pm,
3:00pm 4:00pm |
to Mersing Jetty : 7:30am, 09:30am, 12:00noon, 1:30pm, 3:00pm|
Berjaya Air operates daily direct 45-minute
flights to Tioman from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
rates mentioned above act as a guideline only and is subject to change without
do not depart on a regular basis, but are dependent on tide levels. Sometimes
you wil be transferred by a smaller boat to the waiting ferry, just outside the
Departure times for other boats also vary, and even though you might be given
a certain departure time it is common for the boats to wait in the harbour for
30 minutes or more to get as many passengers as possible. Be patient - you are
times are approximate, and depend on sea conditions.
leaving Mersing you will be asked to pay the RM5 Marine Park Conservation fee.
monsoon season (Oct - Jan), you should not plan to go to Tioman due to the heavy