"Gateway to the Jewels of the Malaysia" Top 5 Page for this destination Mersing by bpacker
Mersing Travel Guide: 68 reviews and 161 photos
The gems are Malaysia are undoubtedly her many beautiful pristine beaches . Venture from this little sleepy seaside town to the outlying islands of PulauTioman, Pulau Aur, P.Tinggi, P.Besar, P.Rawa. (In case you're wondering, the word " Pulau " means island in their national language, Behasa Melayu. ) Dive the clear waters, explore hidden underwater gardens and return to this place for its great seafood and cheap sleeps.
There are surprisingly pockets of interesting things to see and do over here in Mersing as I discovered. Quite a surprising find as I'm usually here at night, groggy from the lack of sleep, head spinning from a bumpy ride from Singapore and waiting in the darkness for a ferry to take me to a dive trip at some magical island. I wondered then what Mersing would look like in the morning. So I returned...
Cruise along the heart of this little town. It's known as the " Pusat ". Restaurants and hotels are all clustered there.
After you have done so, cruise to the ferry terminal and take a boat out...
- Pros:Fantastic food, cheap accomodation, transport to all islands
- Cons:Nothing much to do around here...
- In a nutshell:Gateway to the beautiful islands of Malaysia
I didn't stay here but was drawn to the island hopping tours here. A dorm bed over here cost only RM8, room with a... more travel advice
I've been here several times to dive. The coral life here is simply fantastic. Also, there is a narrow channel here that... more travel advice
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