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Planning a family weekend away from Singapore has suddenly got a whole lot easier. Next time want to book a break but don’t want to get on a plane, then check out this chart put together by the lovely people at It compares Tioman, Rawa, Batu Batu, Besar and Sibu – all family-friendly and easy accessible from Singapore. All five islands are in Malaysia and you can to them via ferry from Mersing (Sibu goes from Tanjung Leman), a 3-4 hour drive from Singapore. Obviously there are other drivable destinations such as Bintan and Nikoi to consider too.

The chart compares access from Singapore, beach and island activities, the diving and snorkelling, the accommodation and what they are best for. They also give you some top tips when it comes to making your travel plans.

You can click on it to make it bigger.

(Please note, this is their opinion, not mine as I haven’t visited all these islands).


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