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Pulau Tengah

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Part of the three "Babi" islands located just off the Johor coastline, Pulau Tengah, as the name implies (Middle Island) is the center one. To its northwest is Pulau Hujong (End Island) and to Tengah's southeast is the biggest of the three, Pulau Besar (Big Island).

The reason the islands are known as the Babi islands is because they were once populated by wild boars. These days, however, the "Babi" part is left out of their names, so as to reflect the boars' absence.

Pulau Tengah
Blissing out on Pulau Tengah

That's not to say there isn't any wildlife at all in this neck of the woods. In fact, for one thing, Pulau Tengah is a designated a marine park on account of its teeming wildlife. Pulau Tengah is home to an abundance of marine flora and fauna, including reef sharks, otters and dugongs.

Even sea turtles make an appearance on the island every so often, laying their eggs at night on Pulau Tengah's strip of beach.

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Pulau Tengah, where happiness reigns

Then there's the countless bird species and Pulau Tengah's flourishing botanical ecology. Given all this, it's safe to say that Pulau Tengah's nature is thriving.

Pulau Tengah's thriving nature is undoubtedly courtesy of the owner of Pulau Tengah, whose eco-resort, Batu Batu, was realized with Pulau Tengah's environment in mind. As the resort took shape, great care was taken to ensure its footprint would be minimal.

Pulau Tengah's Batu Batu Resort offers a Treasure Island's untouched scenery and will surely give you that unique sensation of being marooned from the world. Except on Pulau Tengah you're marooned in a simply sublime villa, whilst being pampered with 5-star service. This. Is. Bliss.

Getting to Pulau Tengah

If you'd like to pay Pulau Tengah a visit, take either a bus or a private vehicle to the seaside town of Mersing. Mersing is the jumping board to most of Malaysia's eastern seaboard islands, amongst which Pulau Tengah.

Enjoy up to 20% discount when booking online

As most buses and coaches go to Mersing just once daily, we recommend securing your tickets before the bus is fully booked.

NOTE: Peak season is !

Do you prefer going to Mersing and Pulau Tengah by taxi? Click here to see the pricing.

Once you're in Mersing, you can take a speedboat to Tengah. Want to book your speedboat online? Click here

Mersing Harbour Centre

This is where you collect the ferry tickets you booked online. The complex also has a great food and drinks section, as well as a decent number of cool shops for some last-minute retail therapy, before hopping onto your ferry. Find out more...

Tioman Spa

Pulau Tioman offers several Spa and Wellness Centres that you should give a try. You can select the type of treatment you want from this website, as it lists each of Tioman's resorts and hotels that feature Spa therapies. Find out more...

Tioman Honeymoon

Tying the knot in the not too distant future and looking for an exotic paradise to immerse in newlywed bliss? Take a look at this site. It presents each of Tioman Island's resorts that offer delectable honeymoon packages. Find out more...

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