How do I get from Mersing to Tioman?
Ferry: Most visitors get to Tioman via ferry from the port town of Mersing (you can also take a ferry from Tanjung Gemok). Buses from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing take around six hours. Once you get to Mersing, the bus terminal is about a 15-minute walk from the jetty where ferries leave for Tioman.
Where do you get the ferry to Tioman?
Situated off the state of Pahang, there are two ferry operators that transport passengers to Pulau Tioman: Blue Water Express Ferry (from Mersing and Tanjung Gemok jetties) and Cataferry (from Mersing jetty only). Depending on the ferry operators, they will make 4-5 stops around Pulau Tioman.
Where is Mersing island?
Mersing, a small town on the east coast of Johor which is located 136 km north of the state capital, Johor Bahru has exceptionally picturesque and pristine islands you can visit.
Can you drive Tioman?
Getting to Tioman Island from Kuala Lumpur requires you travel over at least 2 states! The journey duration is typically around 5-6 hours. Excluding the 2-hour ferry ride! You can drive there via different routes or take the bus from Kuala Lumpur straight to Mersing Jetty or Tanjung Gemok Jetty.
Who owns Rawa Island?
the Johor Sultanate
Owned by the Johor Sultanate, the island has been sensitively developed with just two small resorts.
How do you get around in Tioman?
Getting Around Tioman Island The best way to get around on the island is by Tioman Bluewater express ferry service. It costs INR 250 per trip, which makes it easy and comfortable to roam around. Apart from that, there are boat tours and car services to move between certain places where the ferry is not available.
Where is samsara island?
Langkawi. It’s a destination so nice that the crew filmed two important events on the archipelago off the Malay coast. The first, Araminta Lee’s bachelorette party on the fictional “Samsara Island,” was shot at the Four Seasons Langkawi nestled alongside the breathtaking Andaman Sea.
Is Rawa Island real?
Rawa Island (known locally as Pulau Rawa) is a little piece of sandy wonderland off Johor’s east coast. This private island, owned by the Sultan of Johor, is famous for its pristine beach, mesmerizing gleaming waters, and lush forests.
Does Berjaya Air still fly to Tioman?
Destinations. Berjaya Air offers exclusive private jet flight services from Subang Skypark Terminal. Berjaya Air previously operated services to the following destinations in Malaysia: Subang, Tioman, Redang and Pangkor as well as to Singapore Changi Airport in Singapore.
What is special about Tioman Island?
Tioman Island is known for being a duty free zone, much like other islands in Malaysia such as Langkawi. This means that you can stock up on alcohol and other goods very cheaply here and the main shopping spot on the island is Vision Duty Free.
How to get to Mersing jetty?
Mersing bus terminal is located within Mersing town, about 1km from Mersing Jetty. From the bus terminal, travelers can opt for a walk (15 minutes walk) or hire a taxi (5 minutes drive, about RM8 per trip) to Mersing Jetty. Johor National Park Fee (Malaysian) – RM20 per adult, RM10 per child (below 18 years old)
How to get to Tioman Island from Mersing jetty?
Mersing Jetty is in the little coastal town called Mersing on the east coast of Johor, close to the border between Johor and Pahang. From here, you can take the 2-hour ferry from Mersing Jetty to Tioman Island or a speedboat to many other islands like Besar Island, Tengah Island and of course, Mersing Jetty To Rawa Island.
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How far is it from Johor Bahru to the jetty?
If you’re from Johor Bahru the distance will be 120km and estimated time of arrival in an hour and a half. For those driving, there is enough parking close by the jetty, just ensure not to leave any valuables in your car.