Johor Attractions
Teluk Buih Beach - Johor Attraction

Teluk Buih Beach - Johor Attraction

" Foamy white surf lapping the shores. Teluk Buih offers a sheltered stretch of fine sand and is a popular retreat for the villagers."

The long coastline at Air Papan makes its way southwards and meets a small craggy bay which the villagers have named Teluk Buih after foamy white surf that lashes on to its shores. Teluk Buih offers a sheltered stretch of fine sand and is a popular retreat for the villagers.

The beach is popular among picnickers especially on weekends and public holidays.  They can swim in its blue water, play games on its wide beach or just sit back and relax under the shade of the verdant vegetation.

 
Pulau Tinggi - Johor Attraction

Pulau Tinggi - Johor Attraction

" Pulau Tinggi offers a range of sea sports as well as comfortable accommodation with white sand beach and clear blue sea."

Pulau Tinggi or Tinggi Island is one of the many captivating tropical islands that nestles the East Coast of Johor.  Its white, sandy beach surrounded by alluring blue waters makes it a perfect haven for those who want to escape from the mundane world.

Pulau Tinggi gets its name from a high hill rising 2,000 feet above sea level ("tinggi" is a Malay word for high).  The island is painted green by the lush tropical forest that is rich with rattan, timber and other valuable plants.

 

Pulau Tinggi - Johor Attraction

Its surrounding waters is rich with exotic marine life and beautiful underwater flora fringing its coral reefs, providing a breathtaking underwater view for divers and snorkelling enthusiasts. The island is also blessed with natural fresh water and sheltered harbour, which explains its role as a stopover point for traders in the olden days.

Apart from its physical beauty, Pulau Tinggi is also famous for its mystical characters.  The locals believe that Malay's most famous hero, Hang Tuah, had stopped here in one of his journeys.  It is believed that his spirit still guards the island till these days.

 
Endau-Rompin Johor National Park - Johor Attraction

Endau-Rompin Johor National Park - Johor Attraction

" When you feel a yearning for space, and the urge overtakes you to toss that deadline, ditch your handphone and take a break, it's time to pack your bags and experience the thrill of nature!"

Endau Rompin, located north of Johor and south of Pahang, is the second National Park proclaimed by the Government of Malaysia. It covers an area of approximately 50,000 hectares of rich flora and fauna, encompassing the watershed of the rivers Endau and Rompin, from which it derived its name.

Endau-Rompin Johor National Park - Johor Attraction

Endau-Rompin Johor National Park - Johor Attraction

The park is home to many species of birds, mammals, frogs, insects and many other wild animals, as well as varieties of orchids, herbs, medicinal plants and trees. A scientific expedition undertaken by the Malaysian Nature Society in 1985 uncovered some new and rare plant and animal species. One of the most spectacular discoveries was the fan palm (Livistona endauensis), endemic to the Ulu Endau area.

This centuries-old rainforest is also home to the largest surviving population of Sumatran Rhinos still left in Peninsular Malaysia. Primates, including the leaf monkey, the long-tail macaque and the white-handed gibbon are a common sight. Other wild animals inhabiting the area include tigers, leopards, elephants, and various types of deer and tapirs. There are also numerous rapids and falls awaiting adventure lovers and river trekkers here.

To protect the pristine environment, only limited areas of the park are open for ecotourism purposes. Entry to the park requires a special permit from the Johor National Park Corporation. Permits can also be obtained at the District Office, which is just alongside the Police Department in Kuala Rompin before reaching the FELDA Selendang turn off from Lanjut Beach. Upon entry to this park, trekkers will be guided by forest rangers to ensure safety at all times.

 
Rambah Beach - Johor Attraction

Rambah Beach - Johor Attraction

" Bird singing competitions, bird watching, picnicking and fishing are the recommended activities at this beach located close to Kukup and Tanjung Piai."

Located close to Tanjung Piai, Rambah beach is naturally a good place for birdwatching, particularly during the birds migratory season in the months of September and March. Fishing and picknicking are also popular activities here. Once in a while, the local folks hold bird singing competition on this beach. This beach is in close proximity to Pulau Pisang and Kukup fishing village.

This beach is easily accessible by road and offers visitors all the absic facilities to make your visit here pleasurable. Facilities available include rest shades, changing rooms, shower rooms, washrooms, car parks, restaurants, food outlets and accommodation. Swimming, jet skiing, boating, banana boat ride, windsurfing, fishing, sun-bathing, beach games and camping are popular activities here.

 
Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque - Johor Attraction

Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque - Johor Attraction

" Perched upon a hill-top, the mosque combines the neo-classical Western and Islamic architecture, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia."

The Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia, with its amazing combination of Western neo-classical and Islamic architecture.

This mosque can accommodate about 2,000 worshippers at any one time. The mosque is strategically located on top of a hill on Jalan Abu Bakar, overlooking the Straits of Tebrau.

Sultan Abu Bakar mosque was named after the late Sultan Abu Bakar, the "Father of Modern Johor", who laid the foundation stone in 1892. Construction of the mosque was completed in 1900, a few years after his death. Today, the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is listed as a protected heritage monument by the Department of Museums and Antiquities.

 
Mount Lambak Recreational Forest - Johor Attraction

Mount Lambak Recreational Forest - Johor Attraction


" Located at the foothill of Gunung Lambak, some 5km from the town of Kluang is this recreational forest. It is a favorite retreat for picnics, bathing and mountain-climbing."

Just 5km from Kluang town centre, the Mount Lambak Recreational Forest is a convenient destination for those seeking a nature-getaway. Located at the foothill of Mount Lambak, this recreational forest is perfect for picnics, swimming and mountain-climbing. There is also a small children's playground here.

At 510m above sea level, Mount Lambak is accessible via footpaths and wooden bridges which makes for a relaxing and rejuvenating trek uphill. Apart from the variety of wild flora and fauna, there are waterfalls for those wanting a refreshing dip. Modern chalets are available for those who wish to stay overnight here.

 



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