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About Region - Tioman (Island), Malaysia

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The largest of a group of 64 islands, Tioman sparkles like a glittering jewel with beaches of golden sand surrounded by sparkling blue waters teeming with marine life. Considered one of the world's ten most beautiful islands, it gained international fame when it was chosen as the location for the film South Pacific in the 1950s. This is one of the most popular islands off the East Coast for scuba diving and snorkelling. The interior of the island is equally spectacular with lofty mountains (twin peaks dominate the skyline), lush tropical forests, waterfalls and quaint villages. There are jungle treks which cross the island and boat trips around the island.
Beaches
Salang, Tekek, and Genting - Lovely popular beaches with clear waters teeming with fish and coral formations. Fringed with coconut and date palms, these areas live up to visitors' dreams of paradise.
Marine Park
A protected sanctuary for the coral reef community. The coral reef community is considered as the most productive eco-system in the world containing a diverse amount of aquatic flora and fauna. Coral reefs are also important breeding and nursery grounds for many commercially important species of marine organisms and fish. Marine Park Tioman is located at Tanjung Mesoh (about 15 min from Tekek jetty)
Monkey bay
Monkey bay located in between Salang and ABC village (about 10 minutes with speed boat fr the 2 villages). You can also go to Monkey bay by jungle trekking. Monkey bay has a long stretch of white sandy beach
Tulai Island
Charming Island. A must destination for skin divers and snorkelers. Offer a perfect escape for Snorkellers and divers. The best time for diving is between March to November as the water is calm and the weather is beautiful.
Renggis Island
Renggis Island is located infront of Berjaya Tioman Resort. Only a few hundred meters from Berjaya jetty (lalang village). Average depth is 9m and max depth is 12m. This site is ideal for training and night dives. Teeming underwater marine life encircles the tiny island. Common fish species includes Barracuda, yellow tail, stingray, Angel, Buffalo fish and Famed moray eels. Harmless black tip sharks are often sighted.
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