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Tioman Island has for a long time been the clandestine haunt of divers eager to explore the beautiful coral.

Diving and snorkelling

Easily accessible from both Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, this is the largest and one of the most impressive of the east coast islands, its main attractions being the beautiful white-sand beaches and the fabulous snorkelling and diving.

Fauna and flora

There is also fascinating flora and fauna on Tioman, and nature lovers will find the rugged trails of the mountainous interior worth exploring.

Getting there

The permanent population of Tioman is small and only one main road exists. As such, much transport around the island is by boat but Tioman is well geared up for visitors and dive courses are readily available.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Tioman Island

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Tioman Island, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Tioman Island

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    Places near Tioman Island

    Our expert guides to exploring Tioman Island

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Tioman Island, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Tioman Island at its best.

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    Accommodation choices for Tioman Island

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Tioman Island. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.