About Kg Salang Jetty
Sitting like an emerald dragon guarding the translucent waters of the South China Sea, Pulau Tioman (Tioman Island) offers every possible shade of paradise. It is an island off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia with melting pot of cultures and a range of luxurious resorts within its private coves. Pulau Tioman never fails at enchanting visitors with its warm beaches, lovely seas and lush rainforests.
Pulau Tioman can be reached by a combination of land and sea transport from major cities in Malaysia. Salang or Kampung Salang in the Tioman Island offers a balanced holiday getaway among all villages, having a good range of tourist facilities, activities and conveniences, but without being overwhelmed by development. Located in the northern part of Pulau Tioman, Kampung Salang (Kg Salang) attracts a large crowd of global backpackers with a popular jetty point known as Kg Salang Jetty connects visitors from the Tioman Island to other destinations.
How to Get to Kg Salang Jetty
The major gateway to the island is through Mersing, a coastal town at the west of Johor state via ferry services. Generally, most visitors will opt to either drive or take a bus ride up to Mersing and connect to the next available ferry heading towards Pulau Tioman. Another jumping point to the Tioman Island is via Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal, located between Rompin and Endau which is about a 30-minute drive from Mersing.
Schedules for ferry departures can now be reviewed on the website for a convenient travel. Jetty points within Pulau Tioman are named after local villages or commonly known as kampong. Ensure to have the right name of the kampong as different resorts are located within different spots.
Popular Ferry Operators
Well-established ferry operators are available offering ferries with daily trips through Kg Salang Jetty including Blue Water Express and Cataferry.
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 Salang Jetty in Tioman Island.
The last stop on the Mersing ferry route, Kg Salang Jetty or Salang Beach Jetty offers a good range of tourist facilities, activities and conveniences, backed by lush rainforest surroundings. The sea waters within this peaceful bay have great visibility, with warm stretches of sand along the shore and vibrant coral reefs under the ocean. Kampung Salang’s major resorts occupy the large beach area south of the jetty, while smaller chalets with basic accommodation near the northern end of the bay.
Salang Jetty also provides a high concentration of cafes and restaurants to cater for the village’s vibrant nightlife ambience. Resorts such as Salang Indah Tioman Resort also occasionally hold bonfire parties by the beach to heat up the atmosphere even more. Please be noted that there are no ATMs within Kampung Salang itself whereby ATMs and money changers can only be accessed in Mersing.
Despite its popularity and outstanding reviews, Pulau Tioman retains an unspoiled feel, with pristine wilderness and friendly, authentic village life. A variety of fascinating beachside villages and world-class resorts are all within the island and they are just a short water taxi ride or drive away from one another.
Ferry tickets via Kg Salang Jetty can now be conveniently booked through Easybook. To check out available ferry schedules, select a preferred pick-up and drop-off points along with a specified travel date. For a more comprehensible guide to ticket bookings, follow this simple guideline provided by Easybook. Book ferry tickets now and enjoy a convenient travel and explore a wide range of laid-back villages facing onto idyllic beaches in Pulau Tioman.
Kampung Salang, Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Malaysia