A small island in the Rompin district of Pahang, Malaysia located the well-recognized Tioman or “Pulau Tioman” in the Malay language. It is located 32 kilometers off the east coast of state, and it is part of the Tioman archipelago of 64 volcanic islands off the coasts of Pahang and Sahone. Tioman is in Pahang within Mersing Marine Park which contains fewer commercial islands.
Tioman’s tropical weather is susceptible to monsoon rains which can cause massive high water tides. Month of June and July has a hot of sun and a bit humid while in month of May is also great because of the blooming and tropical paradise is at fullest in Tioman island. Splendid autumn in the month of August may also be considered to enjoy scuba diving. It has a visibility of 10-30 meters depending on season and has water temperature of 28°c all year round.
It is considered as the largest of the 64 volcanic islands in Malaysia. Time Magazine in 1970s selected Tioman island as one of the most beautiful island in the world.
Marine parks and reserves in Tioman island was declared marine areas of the island. Seashells, corals, sea urchins, starfish, seaweeds, sea anemones are some of the common main attractions that tourists can enjoy and witness. There are also endemic species that tourists can spot in this island such as Walking Catfish and Kajang Slender Litter Frog.
season is between August. But diving is possible all year round.
Dive SitesTiger Reef, Magician Rock, Soyak Island, Labas Island, Renggis Island, Pirate Reef, Fan Canyon
Featured Marine LifeClownfish, Sea Turtles, Nudibranch, School of Barracuda, Angelfish, Bat Fish, Blue Spotted Stingrays and Harlequin sweetlips