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Pulau Rawa

For a taste of the local lifestyle, visit the fishing village here. Apart from fishing, swimming and snorkeling, visitors can trek along jungle trails to view waterfalls or see insects and birds fluttering among the islands dense foliage. In it vicinity is Pulau Sibu and a cluster of islands.

These islands namely Pulau Sibu Tengah, Pulau Sibu Hujung, and Pulau Sibu Kukus are remote and deserted islands offering an unforgettable holiday experience.


Pulau Besar
Located off the east coast of Johor - 15 km from Mersing, the Besar Island is another Malaysia’s paradise island where stretches of untouched beautiful beaches will overwhelm visitors from around the world. This island offers visitors clear blue waters where coral reefs form an enchanting underwater garden below and is only an hour boat ride journey from Mersing.
There are many interesting activities. One can go snorkeling, fishing, diving or take a trip to all the nearby islands. Visitors can trek through the woods to see the tropical plants and animals or visit a 'kelong' to see the fishermen hauling up their nets laden with the bountiful harvest from the sea. A number of resorts on the island offer visitors accommodation facilities ranging from traditional Malay village chalets to A-frame huts. Restaurants at these resorts do serve a variety of local, Asian and Western delicacies.

Pulau Sibu
The island is famed for its clean white beaches, clear blue waters and offshore coral reefs. The lush tropical vegetation which abounds further inland lends an air of restful ambience. There are facilities for snorkeling, scuba diving, wind surfing, sailing and angling.

Pulau Tengah
This island was gazette as a Marine Park due to the abundant marine life and rare species of fish and coral. Giant leatherback turtles come ashore to lay eggs yearly. Spacious and comfortable cottages are available for booking.

Pulau Tinggi
Pulau Tinggi, rising 2,000 ft above sea level, is endowed with fresh waters, a sheltered harbor and coral reefs which abound with prolific marine life. Swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving are some of the more popular pursuits here.

Pulau Pemanggil
Pulau Pemanggil is about five hours away by boat from Mersing. This remote island is also famed for the beauty and abundance of marine life within its clear emerald waters. Chalets and longhouses are available for visitors wishing to spend the night.

Pulau Aur
Pulau Aur, with its secluded lagoons and offshore pools, is famed for its natural scenic beauty. It is perfect for bathing and a host of water-based activities. A longhouse on the island provides basic accommodation for small groups of visitors.

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