To Get Here
Direction To Mersing-Tioman
–From Kuala Lumpur
Take North-South Highway, head south towards Johor (from KL or North). Exit at Ayer Hitam (exit 244) After toll gate, take a right turn at the traffic junction and head towards Kluang. Before entering Kluang town, there’s a roundabout, take 3 O’clock. Follow signs to Mersing or Route 3.
Approximate travelling time : 5 hrs from KL
–From JB and Singapore
Take Jalan Wong Ah Fook and this will lead you through Johor Bahru City passing City Square shopping mall on your right. Look out for the overhead Bridge with the sign ‘Kota Tinggi – Desaru’. Follow this sign leading you to route 3 . Route 3 will take you towards Kota Tinggi and Mersing. Just follow the signs.
Approximate travelling time : 2 1/2hrs from JB
– From Terengganu/Kuantan
Take Route 3(coastal road), heading south towards JB.
Approximate travelling time from Kuantan, 3+hours
– From Mersing to Tekek, Tioman
Bluewater Express runs the main ferry service, accompanied by smaller operations during peak months between February and December. There are generally three rides (once during monsoon season) per day, from 8.30am to 2.30pm. The trip takes about two to three hours depending on tidal conditions and wind speeds, with the ferry making a stop at every village except Mukut and Nipah. Tickets cost MYR35 per way; pay double for a return ticket. Tekek Jetty will be the third stop when you arrive to Tioman Island. First Stop is Genting and following by Paya then Tekek.
There are two departing locations (Kuala Lumpur & Singapore) to reach Kampung Tekek by Berjaya Air.