Tioman Island (Malay language: Pulau Tioman) is a small island located 32 km off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia in the state of Pahang, and is some 39 km long and 12 km wide. It has eight main villages, the largest and most populous being Kampung Tekek in the north. The densely forested island is sparsely inhabited, and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a popular scuba diving spot. There are also a lot of resorts and chalets around the island which has duty-free status.
Its beaches were depicted in the 1958 movie, South Pacific as Bali Hai. In the 1970s, TIME Magazine selected Tioman as one of the world’s most beautiful islands.
The marine area around Tioman Island and eight other nearby islands have been declared as marine parks and marine reserves.
The weather on Tioman Island is fine all year around. On most days it can be greeted with sunny skies and little wind. Average air temperature is around 32°C. Water temperatures are between 27 to 29°C. Since Tioman Island is in the tropics and covered in dense rainforst, regular tropical rain showers are common and usually last just an hour or so.
Dives Sites Around Pulau Tioman
Dive Site Information
Water Temperature: 27 – 29°C
Visibility: 10 – 20m
Dive Experience: All Levels
Diving Season: March – October
All nights accomodation on board
All meals, snacks, hot beverages
Towels, toiletries, daily cabin services
Diving cylinders (tanks), weight belts & weights
Flights & transportation
Marine park fees
Dive & travel insurance
Soft drinks, alcoholic beverages
Port Fees: TBA (Subject to Government Regulatory Changes)