About Kg Air Batang (Pulau Tioman)
Pulau Tioman is an island in Pahang separated by eight main ‘kampung’ or villages enchanted by serene landscapes that become the sole purpose of tourists visiting the island. An access to Tioman Island can be done by going through either of the two gateways: Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal in Pahang and Mersing Jetty in Johor. The ferry route comprises stops at different villages in Tioman Island including Kampung Air Batang or popularly known as ABC Village.
ABC Village is small rural village that has some motorbikes as the only mechanised transportation and there are no cars used in the area. The village is located along the west coast of Tioman Island and portrayed to have a very peaceful and relaxing surrounding. Many adventurous activities can be enjoyed in the village such as diving and jungle trekking. Do not be surprised to witness any tropical rainforest animals as the island is where they inhabit. Visitors will get the chance to interact and experience the traditions practised by the locals in Kg Air Batang.
Popular Ferry Routes
There are no ticket counters available on Tioman Island, so travellers are encouraged to purchase 2-way tickets from Mersing or Tanjung Gemok terminals to have a convenient travel experience. Here are the popular routes to Kg Air Batang (Pulau Tioman).
How to Get to Kg Air Batang
Getting to Kg Air Batang is only possible by ferry and it can be taken from Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal or Mersing Jetty. It takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Pulau Tioman with stops at each village for visitors to get down from. It is advisable for all passengers to remember the name of the ‘kampung’ or village before departing to Pulau Tioman to avoid choosing the wrong drop-off point. The departure time is also influenced by the weather and state of the sea, so some changes may occur to the schedule if it does.
Popular Ferry Operator in Kg Air Batang (Pulau Tioman)
Ferry service that provides trip to Kg Air Batang, Pulau Tioman is operated by Blue Water Express
Facilities in Kg Air Batang (Pulau Tioman)
To have a complete experience in Kg Air Batang, book a one-night chalet stay in any of the resorts and chalets that are managed by the people in the village. These budget accommodations serve as a popular option for backpackers spend a few nights in the village. The structure of the chalets gives out the traditional vibes so the guests are still able to connect to an authentic local experience.
- Mini markets
Kg Air Batang (Pulau Tioman) Contact Details
Address: Kampung Air Batang, Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Malaysia
Telephone: Not available
Kg Air Batang offers a true village-by-the-island experience and it is suitable for anyone who wishes to have a peaceful time off from work for some nature-bonding activities during the weekend. Direct access to Kg Air Batang is available by taking a ferry ride from Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal and Mersing Jetty. Both ferry terminals share the same travel time which is 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Pulau Tioman. For a fun-packed trip to Kg Air Batang, Tioman Island, ferry tickets from both of departure points are provided by Easybook and the tickets be easily booked by following this guideline.