About Kg Genting (Pulau Tioman)
Tioman Island in Pahang, Malaysia furnishes all the hidden tropical treasures attracting many tourists to go for a thrilling island getaway. The island is covered with lush greenery rainforests surrounded by villages edging the forests which serves as the arrival points for ferry services from the main ferry terminals in Mersing and Tanjung Gemok.
One of the villages in the island is Kampung Genting, which serves as the first ferry stop in Tioman Island before transiting to the other communities. Kg Genting is a village that is parted by the coastline, and the distance between the areas in the town are within walking distance. Forests naturally inhabit the city better so visitors are able to have a vivid sight of the jungle from any angle in the village and there are also chances to encounter exotic animals like monitor lizards and monkeys crossing the path.
Strolling around the whole village takes about 30 minutes by feet. Visitors can choose to rent a bike service to tour the town as well. Concrete footpaths were built in Genting Village up until Paya Village to allow visitors to enjoy a sightseeing walk to the nearby village.
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 Genting (Pulau Tioman).
How to Get to Kg Genting (Pulau Tioman)
An entry to Tioman Island can be accessed from Mersing Jetty and Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal. Visitors can quickly get to any of the two ferry terminals by bus or taxi, especially if travelling from Johor and Pahang. Be reminded that the ferry schedule may vary as the weather could cause delay or disruption for departure. The ferry takes an approximate time of 2 hours to reach the first jetty in Kg Genting and passengers is reminded to be attentive to which village to stop at.
Popular Ferry Operator
Blue Water Express provides daily and comfortable ferry services to jetty in the Tioman Island villages including Kg Genting.
Facilities in Kg Genting (Pulau Tioman)
Kg Genting is a larger village compared to the other communities in the island. The town is perfected with some amenities that most visitors would need to use such as the clinic and mosque for Muslim visitors. Necessary accommodations such as chalets and resorts ranging from affordable to budget options are available for any visitors to stay.
- Restaurants and Cafes
Kg Genting (Pulau Tioman) Contact Details
Address: Kampung Genting, Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Malaysia
Telephone: Not available
A trip to Kg Genting awards guests who seek a stress-free trip to enjoy water activities such as snorkelling and diving to have the perfect weekend short trip diving into the clear blue sea water. Aside from that, touring around the village by walking can make the trip even more meaningful by exploring the beauty of nature offered by this village. A direct trip to Kg Genting by ferry is available, and the tickets can be easily booked online on Easybook by following these simple steps.