"Pulau Tinggi offers a range of sea sports as well as comfortable accommodation with white sand
beach and clear blue sea."
Pulau Tinggi or Tinggi Island is one of the many captivating tropical islands that nestles the
East Coast of Johor. Its white, sandy beach surrounded by alluring blue waters makes it a
perfect haven for those who want to escape from the mundane world.
Pulau Tinggi gets its name from a high hill rising 2,000 feet above sea level ("tinggi" is a
Malay word for high). The island is painted green by the lush tropical forest that is rich with
rattan, timber and other valuable plants.
Its surrounding waters is rich with exotic marine life and beautiful underwater flora fringing
its coral reefs, providing a breathtaking underwater view for divers and snorkelling enthusiasts.
The island is also blessed with natural fresh water and sheltered harbour, which explains its
role as a stopover point for traders in the olden days.
Apart from its physical beauty, Pulau Tinggi is also famous for its mystical characters. The
locals believe that Malay's most famous hero, Hang Tuah, had stopped here in one of his journeys.
It is believed that his spirit still guards the island till these days.
How to Reach there:
From North-South Expressway take the Ayer Hitam exit (Interchange 244) and drive towards Kluang
and onwards using the Kluang-Jemaluang trunk road. After Jemaluang town, get onto the Kota
Tinggi-Mersing trunk road, heading towards Mersing. Look out for signboards that will lead you to
Mersing Jetty. Pulau Tinggi is approximately 45 minute's boat ride from Mersing Jetty.
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Restoran Wan Siti
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Restoran Selera Rasa Kampung
Singapore International Airport-7.7 km
Tioman Airport-57.3 km
Tourist Bus Station-35.2 km
Taxi and Bus Station-35.8 km
Hotel Havanita-35.9 km
Sri Malaysia Hotel-34.5 km
Singapore Grand Prix #4 - view from hotel-26.6 km
Hotel Berjaya Beach Resort-56.0 km
Tioman Beach Resort Hotel-56.0 km
Seri Malaysia Hotel-34.5 km
Hotel Timotel-35.9 km
Salang Beach from "Ghost Hotel"-63.3 km
Paya Beach restaurant-53.7 km
Al Hamid Restaurant-34.1 km
AQ view from an restaurant-68.4 km
New Mui Tou Restaurant-68.6 km
Kofu Seafood Restaurant-68.3 km