Rawa Island (Pulau Rawa)

Location: Johor

Location Info

Address: Pulau Rawa, Mersing, Johor, Malaysia

District » Mersing


Rawa Island is located off the east coast of Johor, Malaysia. It is situated approximately 16km away from the town of Mersing. It is under the Johor Marine Park with other famous islands such as Dayang Island, Aur Island and etc.


Rawa Island is managed by Rawa Safaris Sdn. Bhd. It is well known of its fascinating spots for snorkeling and scuba diving. Another interesting activity is windsurfing. This activity is offered by one of the resorts there namely the Le Club Resort. The island possesses white fine sand with crystal clear water. Rawa Island acts as one of the best getaways for urbanites who wanted some alone time out of their hectic schedule

One can rent the equipments for water activities from the Rawa Island Resort such as canoe, kayak and goggles. Rawa Island Resort is one of the great Johor hotels. There is no local transport on the island itself as it is small in size. You can go almost anywhere by walking and strolling along the sugary beach. The food offered by the resorts on Rawa Island is capable in tantalizing your taste buds.


One has to head to Mersing town in order to reach Rawa Island as there will be boats or ferries departing from Mersing to Rawa Island. Normally the resort includes the speed boat transfer from Mersing to Rawa Island in the packages offered.

Getting to Mersing from Singapore eats up around 3 hours whereas from Johor Bahru to Mersing, it takes up around 2 hours.