|Pulau Tiga, Sabah, Malaysia|
That's probably due to the three mud volcanoes on the island, the small volcanoes spewed sulphur-rich mud from the ground.
|Beach of Serenity, Pulau Tiga, Sabah, Malaysia|
These days, things are different. Many young people visit the island as tourists and say there's nothing spooky about it at all. You can find many of them bathing in the volcanic mud. It is believed to be good for the health and skin.
|Volcano mud bathing, only at Pulau Tiga, Sabah, Malaysia|
Remnants from the series can still be found on the island, such as some of the props the participants used in the show and other stuff from a British copycat series the following year. The island was gazetted as a park in 1978.
|Island of 'Survivor' a popular TV siries|
The island has eight dive spots, and visitors can also go jungle trekking, or take a closer look at wildlife such as monkeys, monitor lizards, and bird species such as hornbills and megapodes.
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