7 Fun Places Must Play in Desaru/Tourist Attractions

1. Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark


Persiaran Pantai, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Opening Hours:


Ticket Price:

One day entry

Regular: RM137 (Adult 12-59), RM102 (Child 3-11/Senior 60+)

MYKAD: RM129 (Adult 12-59), RM96 (Child 3-11/Senior 60+)

Two day entry

Regular: RM233 (Adult 12-59), RM174 (Child 3-11/Senior 60+)

MYKAD: RM208 (Adult 12-59), RM156 (Child 3-11/Senior 60+)


The holidays are in full swing, and perhaps you are planning a day’s trip to a beautiful place. If you like water, you like a thrill, here is a suggestion: Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark. The park recently opened on November 15th. So it’s likely that not many people have heard of it yet-which means you won’t have to jostle for seats on rides and spots on slides. Naturally, the park will be clean. There has clean amusement facilities; slides, seats, floating cars, walls, toilets, and everything that will make you experience more fun. There are plenty of cyclists to choose from. This means you can start slow and warm your nerves up, or throw yourself straight down a winding, dizzying slide. For example, is Kraken’s Revenge, The Tempest, Swinging Ship, Tidal Wave Beach and Penawar River. The most interesting is the Penawar River. It is suitable for the whole family to play together. You can enjoy on the 350m long Penawar River, it will calmed down yourself in the lush, leafy banks of the river.

2. Desaru Fruit Farm


No 1, Sungai Cemaran, Desaru, 81930 Kota Tinggi, Johor Darul Takzim

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Desaru Fruit Farm Agro Tourism in Johor is an award-winning tropical fruitland in Malaysia, it is covering 100 acres (45.5 hectares) and growing more than 120 kinds of tropical fruit, including seasonal and non-seasonal fruits. Seasonal fruits are like Durian, Rambutan, Pulasan and Mangosteen, whereas those perennials comprise of Amra (Kedondong), Roseapple, Guava, Passionfruit, Jackfruit, Abiu Fruits, Pineapple, Mango, Limau Kasturi, Soursop, Breadfruit, Thousand Fingers Banana, Brazilian Longan and many more, which are available throughout the year. This farm offers several packages, including education for school children. All packages come with a comprehensive farm guide, including lunch, fruits and accommodation at selected beach resort at Desaru.

3. Desaru Beach

If you are in Johor Bahru and do not know what to do, this beach could be right place for you to spend a day or two. The beach is around an hour from Johor Bahru by car. There are car sharing Apps that you can hire car with convenient in Johor Bahru and decent price. It’s a good beach for walking or picnicking. Desaru beach is a very famous spot for tourists, mostly from Singapore and too, the locals. It is one of the best beaches around in Johor. There are many activities available for all ages of people. You can have a very leisurely day here, or you can come here to get together with your family.

4. Teluk Sengat Crocodile farm


Teluk Sengat, Kota Tinggi, Johor, 81920, Ayer Tawar 2, Johor

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Ticket Price:

Adult – RM8

Child – RM4

At the Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm, Mr Ng, Malaysia’s own Crocodile Hunter and a third- generation crocodile farmer, gamely brings visitors on a tour of these snapping reptiles.   Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm has as many as 1000 or more crocodiles in it. The farm was built in 1979. The crocs here are of the saltwater crocodile species (Crocodylus Porosus). As you venture deeper into the farm, you may notice that the crocodiles keep getting bigger.  If you plan a day’s trip, with your family or friends, it’s definitely a place to go. There, you can learn more interesting and interesting facts about crocodiles. There is also a crocodile, it has more than a hundred years of history! You also have a chance to watch crocodile keepers feed crocodiles with their quick and dangerous actions. In addition to the old crocodiles, you can go through it once or once with the baby crocodile. You are allowed to hold them and touch them under the supervising of the caretaker. Moreover, there are souvenirs sold in the crocodile farm.

5. Desaru Ostrich Farm


Jalan Telok Ramunia, Kampung Changi, 81600 Pengerang, Johor

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Ticket Price:

Adult – RM15

Child – RM10

Desaru Ostrich Farm has more than 100 ostriches. On the farm, visitors have a chance to get in close touch with ostrich. This is indeed an interesting activity. An ostrich caretaker will be your private guide to show you around the farm. The interesting facts of the ostrich will be told and explained by the watchman. The admission fee for the farm is divided into adult fees and children’s fees. In addition, the farm also sells a wide range of handicrafts and products, such as decorative lamps, lampshade and ostrich eggs.

6. Kota Tinggi Firefly Park


Jalan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor

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Firefly Valley Leisure Park is on the bank of River Johor or River Kota Tinggi. The entrance to the park is about 3 kilometres from the junction of Kota Tinggi Bypass and the road heading to Kota Tinggi Town. The first notable landmark in the park was a wooden bridge, which was the entrance to the rabbit farm. The farm is an island surrounded by water and only beautiful bridges are connected. The island’s name-Love Island-is very interesting. On the island’s farm, many rabbits were accompanied by turkeys, ducks and other small animals. Incredibly, animals seem to have a unique language of communication, especially ducks and rabbits. You can also expect to see some unique birds in Love Island. Iguanas are another species on the island. They look dangerous, but once you break through their boundaries, they’re cute. In the night, you can also choose to take a boat to watch the fireflies. But taking pictures is strictly forbidden because it will interfere with fireflies.

7. Kota Tinggi Waterfalls


Sungai Pelepah, Gunung Panti Recreational Forest, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor

Kota Tinggi Waterfall is located 15km from Kota Tinggi town and around 60km from Johor Bahru. Its proximity to JB, means that weekends and school holidays are crowded, and it’s popular with Singaporeans because there don’t have many waterfalls. Here are some shallow pools suitable for playing and relaxing in the water. Nets had been slung across the stream at various points presumably as a safety measure to catch people who might be in danger of being washed over the edge of the falls during flash flood time. There were barriers and signs up preventing visitors from swimming in the fall’s plunge pool. In general, this is also a good place for free leisure. You can have a picnic here with your family or friends. But if you are here to relaxing in the water, you must be very careful about your safety.

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