Places of Interest

The Kota Johor Lama History Museum is under the administration of the Department of Museums and Antiquities (now Department of Museums Malaysia) since 1970. The Kota Johor Lama fort is located in Kampung Johor Lama, approximately 27km from Kota Tinggi Town. This fort is located within a rubber plantation area near the banks of the Johor River. The history of Kota Johor Lama began in 1540 when Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah… (second Ruler of Johor 1528 – 1564) moved to Tanjung Batu which is just next to the Johor River. He then built a ‘fortress’ from stones.

Contact us at :
Kota Johor Lama Historical Museum
Kompleks Sejarah Kota Johor Lama,
Lot 1468, Kampung Johor Lama,
81940 Kota Tinggi, Johor.

No. Tel  : 07-883 1498
No. Fax  : 07-895 2082

Website  : www.jmm.gov.my

Taman Buaya Teluk Sengat (Crocodile Farm) is located in Teluk Sengat, Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia. There are more than 1,000 crocodiles here, with a 130 year-old crocodile without fangs as one of its highlights. At this advanced age it prefers to spend time basking in the sun and no longer intimidates visitors. The farm opened in 1979 and the crocodiles here are saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus Porosus). Visitors have the opportunity to witness how the crocodiles are fed as well as see and touch baby crocodiles under the supervision of a keeper. Souvenirs are also sold here.

Contact us at :
Crocodile Farm
Lot 1289 & 1290, Jalan Sembilan, Kg Belading, Teluk Sengat,
81940 Kota Tinggi, Johor.

No. Tel  : 07-895 5220
No. Fax  : 07-895 5137

The Desaru Fruit Orchard, with a total area of 100 acres, introduces and teaches visitors on more than 100 types of tropical fruits. Visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy local fruits such as jackfruit, honey orange, watery rose apple, and the king of fruits, the durian. Visitors can also purchase any fruits to take home.

Contact us at :
Desaru Fruit Farm
Sungai Cemaran, Desaru
81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor.

No. Tel  : 07-822 5886
No. Fax  : 07-822 4886

Website  : www.desarufruitfarm.com

Fireflies (Bujang Bot Servis) : Sight-seeing fireflies is one of the main attractions in the Sungai Lebam Wetlands Area at night. There are 29 species of light-emitting insects that emit yellow, green or pale red light that congregate on the leaves of berembang trees. Visitors can also enjoy dinner on the boat while cruising down the river and watching the fireflies.

Contact us at :
Bujang Boat Service Firefly
Jalan Johor Silica, Sg Lebam,
81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor.

No. Tel  : 012-759 3468 / 013-7027057

Website  : www.bujangboatfirefly.blogspot.my

This fishing village has existed since the 1940s. However in the 1950s, villagers were forced to evacuate the area due to attacks from the communist insurgents. In the 1970s, KEJORA began to redevelop the area as the Tanjung Balau Fishing Village. Apart from the beautiful beaches with native flora and fauna, the village is also famous for its fishing location called Karang Mas.

Contact us at :

No. Tel : 019-700 1200 (Tok Kassim Bin Atan)

Jojo Rakit Terapung (Floating Raft) : Spending holidays in raft houses is not your average kind of holiday and is definitely a one-of-a-kind unique experience. These houses are usually likened to squatters when in fact they are actually chalets built on water. One such chalet is the Jojo Rakit located in Kampung Tanjung Buai, Kota Tinggi. Each raft is provided with a kitchen to allow visitors to cook their fresh catch on the spot.

Contact us at :

No. Tel   : 013-790 5485 / 013-775 4656

Facebook   : Chalet Jojo Rakit