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"Speed Boat vs Speed Ferry" Pulau Tioman Tourist Trap Tip by singaporecherry

Pulau Tioman Tourist Traps: 17 reviews and 3 photos

Before you purchase your ferry ticket, check out the tide first. During low tide, speed ferry will not be able to anchor at the jetty. They will have to transport you from jetty using their speed boat to the speed ferry anchoring at a distance away from jetty. Although the distance is short but taking into consideration that the speed boat can only take 40 passengers at one trip, therefore it will have to go to and fro for 3-4 trips.

We make a mistake in purchasing a speed ferry ticket instead of speed boat. The total trip took us 3.5hrs to reach Salang instead of the original 2hr.

However speed boat will not have the problem of not being able to anchor at the jetty, therefore its timeline of 2 hour will be a fixed committed time.

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  • Written May 12, 2006
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