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Tioman Island Travel Guide

Tioman Island, also known as Xiumei Island, is a small island in Malaysia, located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is a popular tourist resort.  Here is an introduction to this island:

legend 1
According to legend, Tioman Island is the hometown of the Persian carving master in Jin Yong's novel "Dragon".  According to this legend, the waters surrounding Tioman Island also contain a treasure trove of Persian eagles.
Legend 2
Tioman Island-The incarnation of the Sea Dragon Princess.  Tioman Island, one of the top 10 most beautiful islands, is located in the South China Sea southeast of the Malay Peninsula. It is world-renowned for its rich marine resources and magnificent scenery, especially when it was selected in the "South Pacific" movie and the Mild Seven commercial.  When used as a scenic spot, it further proves that Tioman Island is well-deserved and worthy of a visit by tourists.  Pulan Tioman is located 60 kilometers off the southeast coast of the Malay Peninsula and consists of 64 small volcanic islands.  The original name of Tioman Island has no special meaning, but there is a beautiful legend accompanying Tioman Island.  It is said that once upon a time, there was a beautiful princess who lived in the Dragon Palace. She traveled all the way from China across the South China Sea for her engagement, and was preparing to go to Singapore to complete the wedding with her prince.
After a long flight, the princess felt quite tired, so she found a transparent island as a resting place. The warm sunshine and calm and beautiful seawater of this island not only soothed the princess's tired heart, but also deeply attracted her.  After marrying the princess, the princess decided to give up the engagement and live on this island forever. This beautiful island is today’s Tioman Island.  The two peaks of Mount Simuku and Mount Xiwei on the island are her body, and the clouds around the mountains are her breath.

By land: Drive or take a bus from Singapore to Mersing Jetty.
You can charter a private car from our company to Mersing Jetty.
The drive from Singapore to Mersing Ferry Terminal takes about 3 hours.


 1. Beach: Tioman Island has beautiful white sand beaches and clear water, and is one of the famous resort islands.  Here you can relax and enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

 2. Marine Ecosystem: The waters around Tioman Island are ideal for snorkeling and diving.  The ecosystem here is rich, including coral reefs, various tropical fish, sea turtles, sharks and other marine life.

 3. Sightseeing activities: On Tioman Island, you can participate in many sightseeing activities, such as hiking on the island, speedboat tours between islands, and sea adventures around the island.

 4. Swimming and water sports: Swimming in the clear water, canoeing or kayaking excursions and other water sports are very good choices.

Overall, Tioman Island is a naturally beautiful resort that offers attractions and activities that everyone can enjoy.  Its beautiful beaches and diving activities, as well as a variety of sightseeing activities, provide tourists with a wonderful travel experience.


15 Oct 2023