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Tioman Dive Resort

3 star hotel
Mersing, Pahang, Malaysia
11 rooms
FREE Internet


PADI 5 star dive center
Walking distance
Max 6 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Tioman Dive Resort offers beachfront accomodation in the South China Sea
  • 20+ coral filled dive sites
  • Sharks, turtles, cuttlefish and macro life
  • Some of the nicest rooms on the island
  • Air conditioning, TVs, hot water showers and balconies
  • One of the oldest rainforests on earth, endemic species
  • Beach hopping, snorkelling, cultural history
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:May 20, 2023

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We follow government SOP as well as recommendations by PADI and DAN. Contact tracing and fever measurement upon arrival, rooms sanitized daily, hand sanitizers at public areas, daily sanitizing of dive equipment, no swapping of dive equipment, small groups of 1:4, social distancing where applicable.

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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 5%
  • 50 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 420.00 MYR of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 36 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 36 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 75.0% will be charged if you cancel between 21 and 14 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 14 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Tioman Dive Resort

Dive Center


  • Daily dive trips leave in the morning, afternoon and night for ultimate flexibility from this beach-front dive center
  • Try muck diving from the shore, and swim with the resident turtles and cuttlefish or take a dive trip with a lunch break and snorkeling near Coral Island
  • Technical, freediving, rebreather and kids courses are all available, in addition to pro-level training and a variety of specialties
  • This is a 100* AWARE partner, so a percentage each dive you do will contribute towards supporting a clean, healthy ocean


B&J Diving Center is a 5* PADI IDC dive center and a 100% AWARE partner based on Air Batang Beach.

Boats head out every morning around 9 am for two boat dives around Tioman Island. Dive time is around 50 minutes and lunch is served near Coral Island, where you can use your surface interval for swimming or snorkeling!

Afternoon trips leave around 3 pm for a single dive. Meeting time for shore or boat night dives is at 6:30 pm. Shore diving is great for muck enthusiasts and you may be visited by the resident turtle or cuttlefish!

Technical, freediving, rebreather and kids courses are available, in addition to pro-level training. A wide variety of specialties are offered, such as PADI Wreck Diver, Sidemount Diver and Project AWARE Specialty courses.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Filipino
  • Swedish
  • Chinese
  • Malay

Dive Center Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Waterfront Location
  • House Reef

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Filling Station

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Free-Diving Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Rebreather Course
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Other Specialties
  • Technical Diving Courses

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc
  • Padi Tecrec Facility

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Resort Amenities

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball


  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Aud)
  • Cash (Nzd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning


  • Jet Skiing
  • Nightclub
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food
  • Gluten Free Food
  • Kosher Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Great for families

  • Babysitting/Child Services

Resort Description

Tioman Dive Resort is located on Air Batang Beach on Tioman Island in the South China Sea. 

Over 20 dive sites offer the chance to dive amongst beautiful coral gardens, tropical reef fish, turtles, sharks, cuttlefish and nudibranch. The region is renowned as one of the best macro diving spots in the world. 

This resort is comprised of a double storey beachfront building that offers some of the nicest rooms on the island. All have air conditioning, balconies, hot water showers and satellite TVs with DVD players. 

The sparsely-inhabited island is covered in one of the oldest rainforests on earth, home to many endemic species. Spend your time beach hopping, snorkelling and learning about Tioman's rich cultural history. 

How to get there


  • You can get to Tioman Island either from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. The journey is overland to Mersing ferry port and from there by ferry to Tioman Island.
  • The overland journey can either be conducted by public bus or by private car which the resort can arrange (additional cost).
  • To be safe, an early departure from your location (e.g. a hotel/airport in Kuala Lumpur or Singapore) is required to arrive at the ferry port in time to catch a ferry over to Tioman.
  • The car ride from Singapore takes between 3-4 hours, from Kuala Lumpur (KL) between 4-5 hours. KL is further but more convenient as there is no more border crossing.
  • The ferry ride to Air Batang Bay (usually the 4th ferry stop) takes around 2 ½ hours. 
  • There are time constraints for the ferries. Ferry departure time changes almost daily so the transfer has to be pre-arranged upon booking.
  • There are two ferry ports for Tioman – either Mersing or Tanjung Gemok. Please get in touch with us directly to figure out which ferry port and ferry time works best for you. This is especially important for last minute bookings.
  • Check in time is 2pm. Complimentary early check in is possible if the rooms are available, but is based on availability and cannot be confirmed in advance. 


  • You can return to the airport in the same way that you arrived. Transfers can be arranged by the resort for an additional fee (prices depend on the departure location).
  • Check out time is 12pm. Late check out is possible for an additional charge and can be booked in advance. 

Getting to the Dive Center

  • Once you arrive in ABC, walk down the jetty and turn left. You'll come to the reception/dive centre after a leisurely 3-5min walk.
  • Call the office on +609 4191218 or +6019 7792307 before arrival if you should require further assistance. Please also let us know in advance should you need assistance with your luggage.


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