Running out of ideas on where to spend your weekend? Are you looking for a place where you can relax at the same time learn and experience new things? Then, you are at the right place ’cause we’ve listed down some of the most interesting places you can visit every weekend in Johor!
This farm is home to 6 species of bees placed in the wooden boxes. The spot does not only attracts people who want to learn more regarding the process of bee breeding but also those who are looking for a spot for wedding photoshoot.
Location: Lot 569, Lorong Parit Bilal Laut, Rambah, Jalan Kukup, 82000 Pontian, Johor, Malaysia
Business Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM
2. Zoo Johor
Let your children get up close and personal with the adorable animals of Zoo Johor, tickets only cost RM2.
Location: Jalan Gertak Merah, Taman Istana, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact Number: +607-223 4935
Business Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (open daily)
Discover the wonders of nature with Desaru Fruit Farm’s 180 acres tropical fruitland! Aside from feasting over an array of luscious fruits, you can also try ATV rides, airsoft games, and high-altitude climbing!
Location: DESARU FRUIT FARM, SUNGAI CEMARAN, DESARU, Kota Tingi
Business Hours: 8:30 AM – 6 PM
Being the first certified organic rice farm in Malaysia, Koref is a farm where ecotourism, rice farming, and aquaculture are merged together as their core business. You can relax at their most luxury chalet built with high-quality wood and steel materials, or at their four floating chalets. If you’re not used to just staring at the beautiful view, you can participate in rice harvesting, bamboo rafting, fish catching, and even more exciting and challenging activities like water walking ball, jungle tracking, cycling, river adventure, and more.
Location: KM 43, Jalan Kluang – Mersing, 86700 Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Contact Number: 07-7713431 / 012-768 3149 (Mr Tam)
You can breathe fresh air and feel the embrace of Mother Nature by listening to the bird’s symphony, having close contact with animals, and swim in the fascinating pool and waterfalls inside Kota Rainforest Resort!
Location: 4438, Jalan Lombong, Batu 8, PO Box 125, Kota Tinggi, 81900 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact Number: 07-889 0030 / 07-889 0032
6. Kukup Fishing Village
Kukup. A small fishing village gifted with lush mangroves, observation tower, suspension bridge, restaurants built on stilts, and migratory birds, makes one wants to explore this tiny island!
Location: 82300 Kukup, Johor, Malasia
Location: PTD 2845, Kampung Air Masin, Kukup, 82300 Pontian, Johor, Malaysia
Contact Number: 017-701 1858
In order to reach this rainforest treehouse located at the foot of the mountain, one needs to climb up and take about 300 steps. Rainforest Tree House offers seven (7) treehouses of various sizes. Also, guests can also enjoy a series of activities like mountain climbing, bird watching and plunging at the waterfalls!
Location: Rainforest Tree House Gunung Pulai, 81000, Kulai, Johor, Malaysia
Contact Number: 012-527 9987
For travelers who seek for a literally relaxing place to stay near Johor Senai Airport, this resort located 12.4 kilometers from the airport is the place for you! It does not only offer comfy rooms but also soothing massage for your tired body, mind, and soul!
Location: Lot 2515, Jalan Seelong Jaya 6, Kampung Seelong Jaya, 81400 Senai, Johor
Contact Number: 016-7161168 / 019-750 5080 (Mr. Johnfy Lew)
At the Star Fish Leisure Farm, your eyes will not only be filled with wonderful and refreshing views, but you can also experience “kampong” life, learn about fishing, and you can try to catch a fish! There are also team building activities you can try with your family or friends like canoeing, cycling, pull-floating boat, river tubing, ping pong, and more.
Location: Lot 2168 Senai-Kulai 81000 Kulai Jaya Johor, Kulai
Contact Number: 016-778 2208 (Ms. Lau)
Take a rest and relax in a colorful triangular house that can brighten anyone’s day. Let the chalets splash color to your life! It may not be a luxury hotel, but you will absolutely have an unforgettable vacation. This resort is perfect for lovers, families, groups, or for those who want to spend time alone and have some “me” time. You can walk along the beach, enjoy the cool sea breeze and admire the peaceful and beautiful surroundings.
Location: Batu Layar, Punggai, Kota Tinggi
Contact Number: 07-822 2044
Be one with nature at Zenxin Organic Park! A place guarded by all-organic veggies, foods, and beverages where you can also feel the serene beauty of nature! There are also archery and bicycle activities in here or for the ultimate Zenxin Organic Park experience, try their planting activity!
Location: Plot 47 A & 47B, Batu 9, Jalan Batu Pahat, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia (84.45 km)
Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
12. Sinar Eco Resort
Sinar Eco Resort may seem like a giant warehouse on the outside, but behind its door lies a handful of awesome and fun activities you will enjoy! There are three types of suites for an overnight stay with a unique theme each. Fun activities include feeding animals, milking, horseback riding, rafting, and so on!
Location: Lot 2346 GM2535 Kampung Sungai Molek Mukim Jeram Batu, Pekan Nanas
Contact Number: 013-757 2434
UK Farm Agro Resort allows you to meet cute and adorable animals with your kiddos! There are a lot of exciting outdoor activities waiting for you in here like animal feeding and horseback riding!
Location: Plot 8, Projek Pertanian Moden Kluang, KM13 Jalan Batu Pahat, Johor
Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
14. HS Farm Stay
HS Farm Stay is a uniquely designed outdoor farm that provides interactive and learning experience. You can get close to nature, enjoy the fresh air, get in touch with animals, and gain knowledge about preserving, conserving, and to cut down wastage.
Location: PTD 4116, Parit Pajar, Jalan Kesang, 84000 Kesang, Johor
Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Animal lovers of all ages will surely enjoy feeding various animals with this fantastic Eco Park. Why not have close contact with them and enjoy nature all at the same time? And if you’re looking for some peculiar taste, you can take home some of their delicacies from turkeys, chicken, and geese. Gather all your loved ones and have that fun-filled nature tripping at Seri Tanjung Leisure Farm.
Location: Kampung Parit Baharu, 82100 Pekan Nanas, Johor
Business Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Closed on Wednesdays)
Tired of going to the same old place? Try something different this time, visit Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm, the largest crocodile farm in Malaysia where over 1,000 crocodiles inhabit the park. This spot is just an hour’s drive from Johor Bahru.
Location: 30, Jalan Siakap, Telok Sengat, Kota Tinggi
Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
We don’t need to fly to Thailand to experience firefly-watching because we can witness the thousands of fireflies dancing under the million little stars in Kota Tinggi! As the night falls, the first tour will start, tourists riding the boat will gain knowledgeable stories and history of the Johor River while watching the fireflies as they flashlights into the darkness.
Location: Jalan By-pass Kota Tinggi, Kota Tinggi
Business Hours: 11 AM – 9 PM
Would you like to meet and greet long-necked and world’s largest birds? Come and visit them at Desaru Ostrich Farm located at Teluk Ramunia! You will not only have fun socializing with these birdies but also have a deeper understanding of the ostrich.
Location: S-9, Kampung Simon 81620, Teluk Ramunia, Johor
Business Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM