Hostels in Tioman Island, Malaysia

2 hostels available. Prices start from $5 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Tioman Island

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Hostels in Tioman Island, Malaysia

2 hostels available. Prices start from $11 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Tioman Island (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Tioman Island.

More than forty years ago, Time Magazine called Tioman Island, Malaysia, one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Unfortunately, due to the high amounts of tourists that visited the small island, Tioman Island lost some of its beauty, and large parts of the island became off-limits for tourists. These days, eco-tourism plays an important role on Tioman Island and it is worth a visit if you want to participate in an eco-tourism program.

To preserve the island's natural beauty and resources, there is an island fee and a marine park fee to visit the island (as of this writing), apart from the ferry fee to get to Tioman Island, Malaysia. A ferry departs the city of Mersing two or three times per day, taking two hours to cross the thirty-two kilometers between mainland Malaysia and Tioman Island.

Tioman Island, Malaysia is a great destination for diving and surfing. There are several diving schools to choose from to explore the coral reefs before the coast. On the island itself, turtle-watching is one of the must-do activities, and hiking trails will lead you through the island’s jungle. For such a small island, there are quite some bars on the island, but don’t expect wild parties. Like the island, the vibe is rather relaxed.

As of this writing, there are not many hostels in Tioman Island, Malaysia, but what exists is unlike hostels elsewhere in Malaysia and the world. Your Tioman Island, Malaysia hostel comes at a higher rate, but by paying the hostel’s rate you financially support the turtle conservation program. Also physical help in the turtle conservation program is expected when you book a stay at a Tioman Island, Malaysia hostel. To promote efficient help, a minimum stay of four nights is required. Turtle season is from March through October, but your Tioman Island, Malaysia hostel is open year-round. If you do not want to be part of the turtle conservation program, booking a private accommodation in Tioman Island, Malaysia, is currently an alternate option.

Written by local enthusiast for Tioman Island hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tioman Island hostels Martin Straatman

Tioman Island Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Tioman Island, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $13
Cheapest Hostel in Tioman Island B&j Diving Centre Sdn Bhd with $10
Party hostels in Tioman Island B&j Diving Centre Sdn Bhd (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 4.1

FAQ about Tioman Island Hostels

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Other Nearby Cities

Mersing (54 Km / 34 mi.)
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Kuantan (146 Km / 91 mi.)
Yong Peng (150 Km / 93 mi.)
Johor Bahru (155 Km / 96 mi.)
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