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The Tioman (Seri Buat) Group

The Tioman and Seri Buat Island Group chart
Tioman Island chart
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TEKOK TEKEK (TIOMAN MARINA)

120 miles from Singapore

TEKOK TEKEK (TIOMAN MARINA). 2°49.113N, 104°9.397E

Best to approach the bay in daylight hours as the fringing reef rises rapidly from 20 metres. Anchorage is possible off the reef along the entire length of the bay in 12 metres or more on a rocky bottom.

Next to the ferry terminal jetty, behind a long rock wall breakwater, is the marina at Teluk Tekek village. The construction was highly controversial on environmental grounds, but is certainly a welcome facility for yachts visiting the island. However, there are only 50 berths and you’ll be lucky to get onto the visitors’ dock.

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TELOK JUARA (TIOMAN)

14 miles from Tioman Marina

TELOK JUARA. 2°47.39N, 104°12.22E

This east coast resort bay, with two sand beaches, provides excellent protection in the southwest monsoon Anchor in 10 metres on a sandy bottom off the northern beach jetty at the Juara Bay Resort.

There is a small community village ashore and several small resorts where limited provisions are available.

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MUKUT VILLAGE

12 miles from Tioman Marina

MUKUT VILLAGE (STH TIOMAN). 2°43.129N, 104°11.688E

Anchor in 8-15 metres on sand in front of the village. Mukut is the small friendly kampong fishing village on this southern coast of Tioman. There are a number of small bays and basic resorts scattered along this coast.

The scenery is impressive, with the distinctive twin peaks ‘Donkey’s Ears’ or ‘Dragon Horns’ of Gunung Semukut towering above. This is one of Malaysia’s most sought-after rock climbing destinations.

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Donkey’s Ears or Dragon Horns of Gunung Semukut
The distinctive ‘Donkey’s Ears’ or ‘Dragon Horns’ of Gunung Semukut | Photo by Bill O’Leary

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