Aur Island

Location: Johor

Location Info

Address: Pulau Aur, Mersing, Johor

District » Mersing


It is located on the east side of Mersing, Johor Bahru. Aur Island is actually a part of an island that is made up with itself and four others. They are Pulau Dayang, Pulau Pinang, Pulau Lang and finally Pulau Pemanggil. They are all part of the Johor Marine Park.


The Aur Island is smaller compared to the other four islands mentioned. There are various species of marine life underwater. You can often see some yachts anchor near to Aur Island, mesmerized with the beauty of nature. The Aur Island acts as the stopping point for them fishermen. There are many activities one can do on the island. Although it is small in size, it has multiple spots to choose from for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Get yourself a room in any Johor hotels or resorts in Pulau Aur as a start to your amazing and breathtaking vacation in Aur Island. The chalets and resorts on the island are mostly with air conditioned and excellent services with very friendly staffs and locals.


Drive yourself to Mersing Jetty which is located in Johor Bahru. It will take you approximately 3 hours if you are from Singapore whereas it will take almost 6 hours if you drive from Kuala Lumpur to Mersing. Then, there will be a boat waiting at the jetty to bring you to the island. From there, it will be another 4-5 hours to reach Aur Island. It will be longer if the sea is rough during the transportation.