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Mersing is a town in the northeast corner of the state of Johor, Malaysia.

Mersing is visited by Malaysians and foreign tourists on the way to the Tioman Islands.


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List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.


Pulau Besar

Pulau Besar/wiki/Mersing#Pulau_Besar
Island icon Pulau Besar [[Mersing#Pulau Besar|Pulau Besar]] 2°26.26′N, 103°58.91′E
Big Island (Malay: Pulau Besar), formerly known as Babi Besar Island, rises some 845 feet (258 m) above the sea level. The island is characterised by quiet, clean beaches of powdery white sand and crystal-clear azure waters. To preserve the unspoiled marine life, the Government has gazetted it as a marine park to protect around 60 species of marine life from any activities that can harm their natural habitats within 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) around the island.

Pulau Tinggi

Pulau Tinggi/wiki/Mersing#Pulau_Tinggi
Island icon Pulau Tinggi [[Mersing#Pulau Tinggi|Pulau Tinggi]] 2°18.05′N, 104°7.35′E
Tinggi Island, (Malay: Pulau Tinggi) is a large sparsely inhabited island, which rises 2000 ft (600 m) above sea level off the east coast of Johor, Malaysia. It has fresh waters, fruits, rattan, timber and a sheltered harbour and coral reefs which abound with prolific marine life. It has a long coastline and white sandy beaches dotted with caves. The seas around it contain coral, fish and reef.

Pulau Sibu

Pulau Sibu/wiki/Mersing#Pulau_Sibu
Island icon Pulau Sibu [[Mersing#Pulau Sibu|Pulau Sibu]] 2°13.09′N, 104°4.49′E
Pulau Sibu, is approximately 6 km long and 1 km wide, and for the most part covered by tropical vegetation. On the southern end there is a small fishing village called Kampong Duku with a population of fewer than a hundred people (about 40 families). There are a number of small resorts on the island, typically used as a weekend or short vacation destination from Singapore.


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There are no yacht moorings.

It is possible to raft up to a fishing boat in the river, or anchor at the entrance but that is subject to swell.


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Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
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Bottled gas Give details on cooking gas (Camping Gaz, butane, propane, etc) suppliers. If there are no suppliers in the island just enter "None"
Chandlers None
Repairs None
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Mobile connectivity Is there mobile telephone signal such as G4, G3, GPRS on the island? How strong is the signal? Are there any blind spots?
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Eating out

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Places to Visit

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Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


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