Recommended Attractions To Visit in Johor

If you have extra time after visiting the top attractions in Johor, you should try these other recommended attractions. If you want something different, try looking at the attractions that are off the beaten track.

Around Johor Bahru and Iskandar Region

Puteri Habour

Puteri Harbour is a popular waterfront area beside Danga bay in Johor Bahru. It is hailed as the Jewel of Iskandar Puteri. The award-winning harbour was specifically designed to bring world-class waterfront living in Malaysia. It is facing Straits of Johor and is part of Iskandar new growth area of Johor.

Thomas Town

The Thomas Town Johor is located in the same building as Sanrio Hello Kitty in Puteri Habour, Nusajaya. It was previously known as Little Big Club before it was renamed to Thomas Town.

Jalan Tan Hiok Nee 

Jalan Tan Hiok Nee is a part of Johor Bahru Heritage Trail tour program held by Johor Bahru City Council and Tourism Malaysia-Johor. The street is named after a prominent Chinese clothes trader in Johor who was also the wealthiest man in Johor.

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town in Johor Bahru is the first Sanrio Hello Kitty theme park outside of Japan. The place is located on the first floor of the indoor Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park. The town consists of the Kitty’s House, Hello Kitty Town, Wishful Studio, Friendship Land and Hello Kitty Black Wonder.

Danga Bay 

Danga Bay is Johor Bahru’s first and massive waterfront city. It stretches along a 35 kilometers scenic waterfront facing the Straits of Johor and covers an area of approximately 450-acre.

Chinese Heritage Museum

Johor Chinese Heritage Museum is dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of the Johor Bahru Chinese. The museum displays various collections of documents, porcelain ware, photos, old coins, musical instruments and other artifacts relating to the Chinese community.

Beyond Johor Bahru and Iskandar Region

Gunung Pulai 

Gunung Pulai is a 654 meters tall mountain located in Kulai, Johor. It is also a dipterocarp forest highland and.a popular spot for mountain climbers. Besides mountain climbing, the mountain offers attractions such as Pulai Waterfall and Mount Pulai Recreational Forest 1 and 2. The visitors can indulge in activities such as swimming, picnicking, trekking and strolling there.

ATV Park Johor

ATV Park Johor is located at the UTM Recreational Forest, Skudai. The place offers outdoor activities such as ATV rides, Paintball, Soft gel, Nerf, Archery Tag, Bubble Soccer, Sumo and Jungle Trekking.The park offers 26 ATV for the those who wants to ride.

Pulau Rawa

Pulau Rawa is a coral island in Mersing District, Johor. The name “Rawa” comes from the local term for white doves, which can be found easily in the island. It is also coined as “Maldives of Johor”. The island is relatively small. There are no proper roads, hence people often walk or cycle around the island. One side of the island is a beach while the other side has a rocky vertical cliff. The island’s beaches have fine, powdery white sand and is probably the best in all Malaysia.

Tanjung Piai National Park

Tanjung Piai is a cape located in Pontian, Johor. The name Tanjung Piai is derived after a local fern, known as the “Paku Piai’. The Tanjung Piai National Park covers 526 hectares of mangroves and another 400 hectares of inter-tidal mudflats. It is an interesting place to visit due to its many unique features.

Desaru Ostrich Farm

Desaru Ostrich Farm is the only ostrich farm in Johor. It is located in Teluk Ramunia, Kota Tinggi. It has more than 200 of ostriches. Visitors will have the opportunity to get up close to the ostriches and touch them.

Wet World Batu Pahat Village Resort

Wet World Batu Pahat Village Resort is a water park located in Batu Pahat. It offers an interactive water play element integrated in their attractions. The place is child-friendly, there are lots of attractions suitable for toddlers and little children.