Pulau Dayang is the largest island in the East Peninsula of Malaysia. Its unique diving sites and fishing sites make the island famous among active divers and sports fishermen. But overall, the island is not so famous, although it offers amazing beaches and a wonderful underwater world. Oceania is likely to become an international tourist destination in Malaysia as a result of increasing accommodation and promotional programmers.
In fact, Pulau Dayang and four other islands form an Aur group, the area of Johor Ocean Park, because the island is full of incredible marine life. Pulau Dayang is the second biggest islands in the group. Pulau Dayang attracts sports fishermen from all over the world to buy a fish hunt. The island is full of ideal fishing spots. PulauDayang is mainly discovered by foreign tourists, especially divers, and even new divers are ideal places to train. The crystal-clear water allows divers to clearly discover the colorful underwater world.
What can do in Pulau Dayang
Scuba-diving experiences are the activities that shouldn’t be missed out in Pulau Dayang. After diving, fill up your own dive logs to have memories to look back in the future. After diving, you can fill out their diving log so that they have memories of the future.
For non-divers, go snorkeling in shallow water. Or you can play beach volleyball and go to the beach to bask in the sun.
Enjoy Sunrise & Sunset
Remember that you must bring a binocular and be a star gazer at night! When the weather is good, the island offers a stunning view of the stars. You will be surprised by the formation of stars in the high sky. Get up early and go to the dock to watch the sunrise. In the evening, you can also enjoy sunset at the dock.
Visit Local Fisherman Village
At Pulau Dayang, you can rent a small boat at the jetty to the nearby island. The nearest island, Aur Island is just 5 minutes boat ride from Pulau Dayang. Otherwise, visit the local fisherman’s village Kampung Pasir Putih, which means Village of White Sand.
Resort in Pulau Dayang
Dayang Island Resort
1, Pulau Dayang, Johor
Dayang Island is the second largest island the Aur group. Separated by the Aur channel and facing the Pulau Aur Island, is Kampung Pasir Pulih – The Village of White Sand. This is where Dayang Blues Resort is located. You probably guessed it right, this is also a Singaporean-operated resort which is run by Gill Divers Pte Ltd in Tanjong Pagar in the city-state. The resort is famous among diving enthusiasts in Singapore because it can receive 300 guests at any given time. The resort is also the starting point for many Singaporeans to undertake the final phase of an open diving course. If the resort has at least 120 guests, 90% of whom may soon become certified divers.
Most standard or basic rooms offer a four-person bed, although during my visit, resort management can easily convert bed arrangements to double or triple sharing as required. After all, the resort was not fully operational in March. Some rooms are also equipped with old air conditioners, but most rooms do not. Otherwise, for affordable travelers, they can choose 6-pax or 12 pax dormitories. The resort does not have an adjunct bathroom. Behind the resort, operators offer at least 20 outdoor bathrooms.
How to go to Pulau Dayang from Singapore
Mersing Jetty is the only way to Pulau Dayang. You can take a bus or taxi to Mersing Jetty. The journey takes about three hours, depending on the traffic conditions.
Private Taxi Service
It is better to travel by car because it is more convenient and more troublesome. Our service is suitable for family or groups. You can hire a private taxi from us. This is the most preferred and popular choices among the rest of transport since the travelling time will be most convenient as compare to others transportation especially if you have young children on board. We also provide door-to-door service and the driver will pick you up at your preferred time and place in Singapore. The travelling time normally take less than 3 hours’ drive from Singapore to Mersing Jetty and that of course must depend on both immigration clearance and traffic condition. You will save many times to relax with your family and just focus to enjoy your trip only. Believe me, our drivers are punctual, professional and friendly.
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Bus to Mersing Jetty from Singapore
From Singapore to Pulau Dayang, these coaches will take you directly to Mersing Jetty. The average bus fare is SGD30. Train tickets can be booked online.
Transnasional Coach Services
Pick-up point: The Plaza@ Beach Road
One Travel & Tours
Pick up point: Golden Mile Complex
WTS Travel Singapore Flyer
Pick up point: Textile Centre
Online Booking Ticket:
Best Time to Visit Pulau Dayang
In the monsoon season, the entire island is susceptible to monsoon winds from the South China Sea. The island was open to the public from November to March due to big waves and strong winds. No ferry services. In the diving season from April to September, please visit Pulau Dayang. In these months, the water visibility of many Malaysian diving centers is good, including the Pulau Dayang and the divers can clearly see the coral reefs. In addition, the water temperature is in the normal range. However, be careful of the season of the jellyfish. It’s painful to be hurt by their stinging.