Wednesday, February 25, 2009

How To Get There

Located 90km south of Johor Bahru's city centre, Tanjung Piai also features a National Park that gives visitors a glimpse into the mangrove dweller's natural habitat,mollusca and fireflies. Entrance fees are RM5 for Malaysians and RM10 for foreign visitors. These entry fees are payable at Tanjung Piai's visitors' complex.
Platforms have been built through the park so visitors can enjoy these mangroves in comfort. This peaceful park has become popular as a camping destination, in recent years.

This park is the southernmost point of mainland Asia!

How to get there

By Taxi-Tanjung Piai is located about 75km from Johor Bahru. Currently there is no direct bus service to the Tanjung Piai Johor National Park. Taxi service is available from Pontian bus station, in the town centre, to Tanjung Piai's entry point in Sungai Belukang. Be sure to book your return passage back to town in advance with your cab driver.

By Road-From Kuala Lumpur, take the North-South Expressway (NSE) south past Machap, then take the Simpang Rengam exit (Interchange 247) onto the highway headed for Tanjung Piai, via the Benut - Pontian - Kukup highways (Highway 96, Highway 5 and Highway 95). Once near Kukup, follow the signboards leading you to Homestay Tanjung Piai.

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