Tioman family itinerary

Tioman Family itinerary, this is the last post of our Tioman 4D3N trip. We will share all the Fun activities which families can enjoy on Tioman Island.

Our previous Tioman blog posts :
-Road trip (http://sengkangbabies.com/holiday/tioman-road-trip )
-Snorkel and X Rector Minsu (http://sengkangbabies.com/holiday/tioman-snorkeling-and-x-rector-minsu)

Without a doubt, Tioman best activity is snorkeling (we have two snorkel packages to giveaway from X Rector, ending 14 July 2018)

snorkeling in Tioman
snorkeling in Tioman

As we could not book extra night at X Rector due to full house, we stayed one night with “Island Reef” (Bare necessities for Rm 160 per night, a bit run down, but it serves our needs).


Before we proceed further, checkout our YouTube (Link) for our fun family activities on Tioman island.

Kayaking anyone?

Very safe here, minimum current and no sharp corals. Kayak fees are about RM40 per hour

Cycling and Kayaking rentals are available at selected resorts or stalls.
We got our kayaks from Impiana Inn, 30 RM per hour (but boss let us rent extra hour free).

Tioman Family itinerary
Tioman Family itinerary

Kayak can actually fit 3 pax 🙂


Fish bait anyone? You can feed the bread to the fishes when you go for island hopping. Kampong Genting’s shoreline might have limited shoals of fishes, you need to snorkel 50m out to see the nice corals.

Cycling anyone? Explore the island on wheels.

No matter where we cycle, we always get to see the sea.
Take note there are plenty of slopes on the island!


Tioman family activities


You will smell mangos along the way, and we stopped a few times to chase after the chickens.

Motorbike rental is not expensive, and no license required. But the town is super small, so we did a lot of walking.

But if you wish to enjoy some thrills, why not? Rental is cheap!

Below bikes are not for rental, we were just posing for fun.

Walking to and fro from X Rector to the jetty. Jetty area will have some provision shops. Walking to our lunch and dinner spots etc.

Be prepared for a lot of walking 🙂

Ramly burgers, every night! Rm5 only and tasty. This is the one and only stall in our Kampong, next to jetty.

Prata and Mee Goreng breakfast at Jetty area also recommended

Along the ways, kids always make a beeline for the jetty.

Fishing maybe?

Infact, kids love to checkout fisherman’s latest catch at the jetty, day and night. If time permits, I would have love to go fishing with them.

There are always shoal of fishes huddling under the jetty.

Two other things we noticed while exploring Tioman. There are a LOT of rocks and cats.

The ROCKs are on the island, inside the forest and under the sea!


The cats are near your cafe and restaurants haha.


Eastern end of Kampong Genting, there are some mangroves in the creek.

More dive shops, this corner has more sands (rather than rocks).


Beach fun, Sandcastles or building reservoirs or drains.

There are always some family activities to keep the kids entertained. We would catch hermit crabs in our “swimming pool” or try to block the waves.


We can add many more activities to our Tioman family itinerary. Anything but mobile phones, kids will be near to nature and sun.

We did not do trekking and waterfall this round (3 to 4 hours round trip). There are two popular waterfalls in Tioman, Seah Waterfall and Juara waterfall. If you are keen, there is a 1000m Mountain for you to hike too!

Additional tips :

1)Read our previous road trip tips from Singapore to Mersing.

Tioman 4D3N blog posts :
Tioman Snorkeling –http://sengkangbabies.com/holiday/tioman-snorkeling-and-x-rector-minsu
Tioman Road Trip –http://sengkangbabies.com/holiday/tioman-road-trip
Tioman Family Itinerary –http://sengkangbabies.com/holiday/tioman-family-itinerary

  • 2)Do pop by our Facebook album for more Fun photos (Facebook link)

3)If you are going near the beach, spray some insect repellent on your legs. Me and no1 was bitten by sand flies. We did not spot them but only felt the itch after 2 or 3 days.

World Cup Fever at Singapore Sports Hub

World Cup fever is bringing us into the semi finals!

All the big names are out, bye Argentina, Germany, Brazil, Portugal and Spain! I had been supporting the underdogs, Croatia, Uruguay.

We visited France vs Uruguay match at Singapore Sports Hub last Saturday, the venue was super crowded and latecomers can only stand.

Whenever Mbappe touch the ball, the crowd would go crazy in supporting his “Dribble”.  Watching a Live soccer with other kakis (friends) is definitely more happening than watching alone!

We would not consider ourselves hardcore football fans, we bet a little to support our favourite teams haha.

Good news if you are a soccer fan, Singapore Sports Hub has some goodies for the “Ultimate football Family”

1) Simply share your crazy soccer moments with hashtag #SSHFestivalofFootball , and you might stand to win a Samsung Galaxy S9+.

More details on Singapore Sports Hub Facebook (link)


2) With a few simple steps, soccer fans might even see your favourite European team kickoff in Europe! Hello Arsenal, Atlético de Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain 🙂

Registration and contest details at this link, https://www.sportshub.com.sg/FoF

-Purchase at least ONE ticket to any 2018 International Champions Cup in Singapore match (the three teams will be playing on 26th, 28th and 30th July in Singapore)

-Fill up the Ultimate Football Family registration form
-Participate in our fun-filled activities, collect stickers and complete the Ultimate Football Family Card
-Hurry up as contest ends 15th July 2018.

  • 2a) Some of the Family friendly activities are Pool Football, football trail in the Sports Museum, or try scoring some penalty kicks to impress Messi. There is a mini soccer-related challenges too (Football Fan Scavenger Hunt). All these activities should impress the little soccer fans.

Meanwhile, you may join other football fans to support your teams at Singapore Sports Hub. They are showing live telecast of all World cup 2018 matches, all the way to the Finals.

Who are you supporting as World Cup 2018 champion?

* A few of the photos credit Singapore Sports Hub