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Malaysia: East Peninsular

Average
121
Score

Pulau Tioman

Diving+Snorkelling

Assessment averages for this location:

The above score is the average score of all the Green Fins members assessed in this location within the last 18 months. Scores range from 0 (no environmental impact) to a maximum of 330. The lower the score the better. The graph shows the average scores for each Code of Conduct (COC) points with the red line representing the highest possible score.

Each COC score is weighted, meaning the most environmentally threatening activities are given a higher score. This allows you to see where the impacts are occurring For more information please go to the Assessments page.

ACTIVE - Member assessed within the last 18 months
INACTIVE - Member not assessed within the last 18 months and 'greyed out'
SUSPENDED - Member is not on display

Description

Tioman Island is a popular tourist destination, one and a half hours by ferry off the East coast of Peninsular Malaysia. In the 1970’s, Time Magazine named it one of the most beautiful islands. With this reputation, and such close proximity to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, the island’s tourism has grown steadily over the years, popular with both local and international tourists. Diving tourism plays a major part in bringing income to the island. Tioman is the largest of nine islands comprising the Pulau Tioman Marine Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Marine Park Malaysia. Rules include no commercial or recreational fishing especially with spear guns, no collection of corals or other marine life and no fish feeding.

Members in Pulau Tioman