6 Islands to explore in Johor
Johor has highly diverse tropical rainforests and an equatorial climate. The state's mountain ranges form part of the Titiwangsa Range, which is part of the larger Tenasserim Range connected to Thailand and Myanmar.
Besar island is an island in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia. The island, which is surrounded by Rawa, Sibu and Tinggi Island, is characterized by quiet, clean beaches of powdery white sand and crystal-clear azure waters.
Dayang Island is located on the east side of Johor Bahru, Johor. It is one of a group of islands along with Pulau Aur, Pulau Lang, and Pulau Pemanggil. This is a small island that offers a private holiday with the two resorts available on the island. Being the furthest island in West Malaysia.
Pulau Kukup is one of the largest uninhabited mangroves in the world. It is also the only one situated in Johor waters. The park is an important stopover site for migratory waterbirds undertaking the perilous journey along the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. The mudflats that surround the park are productive feeding grounds for these birds during low tide, whereas the mangroves provide a safe place for them to roost.
Sibu Island is an island group in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia. It consists of several islands, namely Sibu Besar Island, Sibu Tengah Island, Sibu Kukus Island and Sibu Hujung Island. There are four main beaches on the eastern side of Sibu. Sibu Besar, the main island, is approximately 6 km long and 1 km wide, and for the most part covered by tropical vegetation. One of the popular tourist attraction in Malaysia.
Rawa Island is a coral island in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia. Nearby islands include Harimau and Mensirip. "Rawa" is the local term for white doves, which are abundant on the island. One side of the island is a beach covered with white sand, while the other side has a rocky vertical cliff. The water is clear. There are many sea and land creatures in this island.
Lang Tengah Island is an island in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia. It is connected to the mainland by ferries to Merang. The island appeals more to holiday goers who are looking for a quiet tropical island getaway. This is much quieter with less development than nearby.