Pulau Tiga is one of a group of small uninhabited Malaysian islands in Kimanis Bay off the western coast of Sabah. Pulau Tiga is one of the three islands that make up Pulau Tiga National Park. The island's claim to fame is the first ever â€˜secret' location for the hit reality series, â€˜Survivor'. Hence, many refer to Pulau Tiga as Survivor Island. The island is 607 hectares in size and has a couple of active mud volcanos at the highest part of the island.
Visitors to Tiga island can spend the sunny days swimming or snorkeling in its surrounding clear waters or go kayaking. Divers can explore its underwater treasures and there are therapeutic natural volcanic mud pools to soak in.
Things to See & Do
* Pulau Tiga National Park
* Therapeutic Natural Volcanic Mud
* Diving & Snorkeling
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Ringgit (RM) (MYR)
Language - Bahasa Malaysia, English
Land Area - 60.7 kmÂ²
Electricity - 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code - +6o
Travel Links - Located 48 km south of Kota Kinabalu and the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Pulau Tiga National Park is reached by driving the 140 km to Kuala Penyu, a small settlement on the tip of the Klias Peninsula. From here it is another 18 km, or about 30 minutes, by boat. Another way of getting there is by chartering a speed boat from Kota Kinabalu and cruise to Pulau Tiga, or fly to Labuan and charter a speed boat from Labuan.