Don’t know where to go during semester break and holidays?
Not to worry, here’s recommend some of the Johor eco-farms and their resorts worth visiting. These eco-farms and resorts are really great for everyone to visit, especially young children, because these farms provide great opportunities for them to get close to the animals and play with them. It also offers visitors a golden opportunity to get closer to the environment and away from busy city life.
Green Valley Eco Resort
Away from the monotonous hustle and bustle of city life and nestled on 280 quiet acres in a tranquil valley, Green Valley Eco Resort is nestled in a rainforest village and it is a self-contained resort that offers every visitor all the comforts of modernity with the feeling of being at home in the countryside at the same time.
In addition to highlighting the must-try activities, the resort’s deer park, duck pond, ornamental fish pond, aster cottages, health club, Ayurvedic spa, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam should be tried out as well upon any visit.
Address: Kampung Pasir Salam, Sungai Tiram 81800, Ulu Tiram, Johor
Sinar Eco Resort
Established in 2016, Sinar Eco Resort is located in Pekan Nanas, Johor, Malaysia. Located deep within oil palm plantations, the resort is designed with an ecological philosophy and features a wide variety of animals.
At Sinar Eco-Resort, every visitor will find that one of the best ways to learn about nature and animals is to interact directly with them. We encourage our guests to play and feed with our animals, and as a result, the resort animals are more comfortable with meeting new people and are friendlier.
All of their activities are designed to cater to people of all ages. Adventurous guests can enjoy their wide selection of thrilling and fast-paced activities, while those who prefer a laid-back vacation can indulge in interacting with animals or taking a slow cruise on the river.
Contact: 013-757 2423
Address: Lot 2346, GM 2535 Mukim Jeram Batu, Pekan Nenas, 81500 Pontian, Johor
Kulim Eco Trail Retreat
Kulim Eco Trail Retreat completed its renovation in 2012 and is ready to provide you with a clean and comfortable new environment and more exciting activities. This fresh-looking resort is located in the lush oil palm estate of Ladang Basir Ismail, Kota Tinggi, which is a developing tourist attraction in Johor.
The architecture of the newly renovated Kulim Eco Trail Retreat offers a sense of grandeur and every guest stays there. If looked closely, guests can see that the enduring cengal wood stairs and floors from the past decades are still preserved, despite a major renovation project.
The building also offers guests a mixed feel of vintage and new, with simple furnishings and basic amenities available.
Open Hours: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Address: Ladang Basir Ismail, K.B. 502 81909 Kota Tinggi,Johor, Malaysia.
HS Farm located in Parit Pajar, Jalan Kesang Muar, HS Farm is just a 30-minute drive from Senai International Airport. Here, visitors can get close to nature, breathe the fresh air, pet the animals, and learn about protecting and protecting the environment.
Fun activities such as horseback riding, biking in the park, fish spa, freshwater fish fishing, and honey gathering are an alternative holiday getaway here. There is also a special mini zoo consisting of domestic and exotic animals for visitor interaction and pets, as well as feeding sessions where visitors can feed the animals with food provided by the mini zookeepers.
Another attraction that may appeal to small children is the HS Farm Water Park and kiddie pool, where they can cool off and splash in the pool after an exhausting farm trip. If the children get tired of playing in the water park, there is also a small fishing pool for them.
Location: PTD 4116, Parit Pajar, Jalan Kesang, 84000 Muar, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +6012-613 7723
Daily: 9:00am – 7:30pm
Wansern Organic Farm & Eco Park
Wansern Organic Farm And Eco Park is an organic farm in Yong Peng, Johor. The organic farm for Yong Peng’s staple growing crops, such as kale, baby tomatoes, cabbage and other types of vegetables, supplies organic markets in Malacca, Singapore and Johor, which can be found in most shopping malls and markets.
The owners of Wansern Organic Farm And Eco Park intend to promote biotech agriculture, a modern way of farming that uses the latest science and technology to produce healthier and larger organic products.
In addition, the Wansern Organic Farm and Eco Park also includes organic bird’s Nest houses and a dark modified swallow cave located on top of the building.
From the picking of bird’s nest to the packaging of the final product there is a certain level of rigor to ensure that only high quality bird’s nest products are available to consumers.
Like other organic farms, Wansen Organic Farm and Eco Park do not use any pesticides or chemicals to repel pests, thus ensuring that every consumer can eat truly organic products. If you are interested, you can buy high quality organic vegetables and bird’s nest products at their showroom.
Open Hours: 8:35am – 5:30pm
Address: Lot 721, 722, 723, Jalan Desa Putih 11, Taman Desa Putih, Yong Peng, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6013-713 7981
Desaru Fruit Farm
Desaru Fruit Farm located in Desaru, Johor, just two hours’ drive from modern and developing Singapore, this farm offers visitors an ecological tour close to nature.
The farm offers a variety of attractions such as a mini zoo, herb garden, vegetable farm and fruit farm. Farming and fruit picking are allowed, and the farm welcomes every visitor to pet and feed animals such as chickens, turkeys, rabbits and goats in their mini zoo. Visitors can also enjoy a fruit buffet and durian carnival during the durian season, which runs from June to August.
The farm is also excellent for trips used for educational purposes, as you will see school trips bring their students here for outdoor hands-on classes, learning about agriculture and interacting with small animals. There are also talks and exhibitions on honey processing, as well as agricultural galleries promoting bioagriculture.
Open Hours: Daily, 8:30am – 6:30pm
Address: Sungai Cemaran, Desaru, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor Darul Takzim
Desaru Ostrich Farm
Desaru Ostrich Farm located in Desaru, one of the newly developed tourist attractions in Johor, Malaysia, Desaru Ostrich Farm is the largest and famous ostrich farm in Asia with more than 200 ostriches.
This offers every visitor a golden opportunity to get close to and enjoy petting these large birds that can’t be found in big cities.
Desaru Ostrich Farm will offer many activities such as feeding ostriches, riding ostriches and tasting ostrich food, which will be fun to try. There are also unique ostrich souvenirs such as an ostrich eggshell lamp, an ostrich skin purse, and an ostrich feather handbag.
Open Hours: 10am – 6pm
Address: EMR 15, Teluk Ramunia, Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia.
Star Fish Leisure Farm
Star Fish Leisure Farm located in Kulai, Johor, this fresh water fish farm does offer a great getaway to a busy city for a quick recharge of a stressed brain.
This place is suitable for families or groups as the Starfish Leisure Farm offers the most original and simple Kampung living experience.
Here, every visitor can soak in the peaceful atmosphere of the village during their stay or while cycling in the village.
Taking advantage of the existing aquaculture farm, Starfish Leisure Farm has successfully transformed this spacious space into a place full of outdoor activities, allowing every visitor to enjoy the beauty of nature.
Some outdoor activities include water slalom, water rafting, ATV riding, freshwater fishing and team obstacle challenges. These outdoor activities are quite challenging and don’t disappoint anyone.
Address: Lot 2168, Senai-Kulai, 81000 Kulaijaya Johor, Kulai, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6016-778 2208
Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm
Located in Pontian, Johor, Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm is an open eco-farm that offers visitors a great opportunity to get away from busy city life and be close to the environment.
This place is sure to suit all nature and animal lovers as there is a wide variety of wildlife, native tropical trees and plants. From orchards to open farms for tourism education purposes,
Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm consists of oil palm plantations, maize fields, small vegetable farms and pineapple farms.The farm is suitable for children and adults because the place has great educational value and because some of the younger generation now may never have seen how fruit or plants are grown and what these wild or domestic animals are like as mentioned in the encyclopedia.
These animals can also be found in their mini zoo. Some schools and kindergartens have even applied for outdoor learning here, and in addition to letting their students have fun, they actually teach their students.
Open Hours: Daily, 10am – 6pm
Address: Kampung Parit Baharu, 82100 Pekan Nanas, Johor
Kluang UK Farm
Located in Kluang, Johor, Kluang UK Farm offers every visitor an unforgettable experience of getting up close and personal with nature and animals. Here, visitors can take a minibus tour of the farm and see the magnificent views that live in symbiosis with nature. Another interesting fact about Kluang UK farm is that this farm actually has the largest number of sheep in Malaysia.
They even claim that their sheep glass scenes do look like those of Australia and New Zealand, so visitors don’t have to waste time going there just to have a look.
To get young children close to the animals, Kluang UK Farm offers baby goat feeding sessions where they can be fed and cuddled with young goats in the goat pen. Educational information on goat milk processing is also provided to visitors. There, visitors will learn how goat milk is extracted and processed before it reaches the market.
There are also stimulating activities for adults and children, such as horse riding, sheep catching challenges, archery, visits to ostrich farms and fruit picking. Recently,
Kluang UK Farm set up a mulberry farm to offer every visitor a chance to try picking and tasting mulberry trees. Before returning home, be sure to visit their souvenir shop, which offers a variety of fresh goat milk products that are good for health and beauty.
Address: Projek Pertanian Moden Kluang, KM13 Jalan Batu Pahat, Kluang, 8, 86000, Kluang, Johor