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Desaru - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Desaru, 82200 Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia


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About Desaru

Desaru is a town in Pengerang, Kota Tinggi District, Johor, Malaysia. It is famous for its pristine beach beside the South China Sea. One of the beautiful coast in Malaysia and is one of the famous tourist destination too.

Attractions Near Desaru

Crocodile World
Crocodile World27km from Desaru

Considered to be the largest crocodile farm in the peninsular of Malaysia. It was founded for the conservation and breeding of crocodiles, the farm does not kill any the crocodiles for their meat or skins. It houses about 1000 saltwater crocodiles of all sizes and ages.

Kota Johor Lama
Kota Johor Lama28.2km from Desaru

This was the best defense built along Johor during the time of Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II (1528-1564). It was built to fight the external invading forces. The fort was in its peak power during the year of 1,511 when Johor became the ruling center and the fort was used to counter-attack the Portuguese position in Malacca.

Changi Exhibition Centre
Changi Exhibition Centre33.62km from Desaru

The home of the Singapore air show.

Changi beach
Changi beach34.46km from Desaru

A peaceful beach with a park attached. Located near to Changi Airport, you can do some serious plane spotting here. A nice place to hangout in the evening.

Changi Point Coastal Walk
Changi Point Coastal Walk35.27km from Desaru

Also known as hangi BorardWalk, it is a 2.2 KM boardwalk located in the easternmost part of Singapore. The Coastal walk consists of six distinct sections, from west to east- Sunset Walk, Kelong Walk, Cliff Walk, Sailing Point Walk, Beach Walk and Creek Walk.

Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport36.85km from Desaru

A nature-themed entertainment and retail complex at Changi Airport, Singapore. Linked to three of its passenger terminals, the centrepiece is the world's tallest indoor waterfall, named the Rain Vortex surrounded by a terraced forest setting.

Where is Desaru

Discover More Attractions in Johor, Where Desaru Is Located

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Johor has highly diverse tropical rainforests and an equatorial climate. The state's mountain ranges form part of the Titiwangsa Range, which is part of the larger Tenasserim Range connected to Thailand and Myanmar.