Johor Tourist Destinations

Johor is the southernmost state of Malaysia. As such, it has strong historical as well as current associations with Singapore, which is just across the Johor Straits. Johor Bahru is the capital city of Johor. It is the second largest city in Malaysia. There are many tourist destinations in Johor. Here, we will tell you some of them.

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If you want to have a trip to Johor via a bus, consider using 707 bus. They are one of the most dependable bus services with reasonable packages.

PulauRawa

PulauRawa is an island which is located just 16 km from Mersing. PulauRawa is a part of the Sultan Iskandar Marine Park. The island is home to beautiful corals, soft white sand and a stunning panorama of the ocean. From PulauRawa, you can opt to go to nearby islands such as PulauMensirip, Pulau Goal or PulauHarimau.

PulauKukup Johor National Park

Currently, much of the Johor state remains in a relatively wild state. Nature Reserves help to maintain these unique environments. Just off the coast from Kukup in the south is the PulauKukup Johor National Park. The national park has protected areas of mangrove swamps. It can be reached by ferry from Kukup. There, you can visit a crab farm and enjoy delicious fresh seafood.

Endau-Rompin National Park

Next, is the En Endau-Rompin National Park. It is located in the north of Johor. Endau-Rompin National Park is a lowland forest area with restricted access for the adventurous traveler.  You can try bird watching, white water rafting or even mountain climbing on this 8 square km park. Also, this place is where Malaysia’s Bigfoot lives, according to local legend. While no one has managed to capture its photo, its giant footprints have been spotted around the forest floor.

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