Exploring the Beauty of Pontian: A Day Trip Itinerary

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Do you want to travel even just for a while, yet don’t want to travel further? Then why not just go to Pontian? Not because it is not that far means nothing is worth exploring in the place, because as a matter of fact, it has a lot to offer!

1. Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm 景瑞生态农场

 

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If you love being friends with adorable farm animals, Sri Tanjung Leisure Farm 景瑞生态农场 features a small zoo, which is also one of the highlights in the farm. You can get to see two and four feet animals including raccoons, ostriches, swans, turkeys, deer, goats, horses, and hedgehogs—which you cannot see every day.

Location: Kampung Parit Baharu, 82100 Pekan Nanas, Johor

Hours: 10:00am – 6:00pm; Closed on Wednesdays

2. Nictar Farm

 

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If there’s one thing that Pontian is well-known for, it’s none other than the pineapple. And Nictar Farm is a haven of yellow pears. You will not just see pineapples planted in rows but will also have an understanding about growing this plant.

Location: Jalan Parit Sikom, 82100 Ayeh Baloi, Johor

Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm

3. Uncle Tan Orchard Stingless Bee Farm

 

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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

4. 创意恳地 TerraCreative

 

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Unleash your artistic side at this handicraft store in Pontian, where you can experience a series of handicrafts like stone painting, dye workshop, etc.

Location: 130, Tingkat 2, Jalan Bakek, 82000 Pontian

Hours: 1:00 – 9:00pm (Opens on Wednesdays and Thursdays)

5. Tanjung Piai

 

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Asia’s southernmost national park which features a large mangrove forest. Also, you can get the chance to see small crabs, poisonous scorpions, fish, and other animals.

6. CSA Recreational Wellness Centre

 

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This recreation and wellness centre is sure to let you experience a yurt accommodation plus a beautiful green scenery. If you don’t have a plan of staying here, at least try their beneficial therapy.

Location: PTD 780 HS (M), Kampung Air Puteh, Kampung Sawah Pekan Nanas, 81500 Johor

 

Food places

1. Kedai Makan Kurau (古楼小食)

 

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For tasting one of the fresh and sweet seafood dishes, Kedai Makan Kurau 古楼小食 is a truly a perfect place to go!

Location: 478, End of Lorong Sepakat (Pt Mesjid), 82000 Pontian Besar, Johor, Malaysia

Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm; Closed on Monday

2. Kedai Biskut Chai Huat Heng (再發興餅家)

 

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With its more than 70 years of running a business, Kedai Biskut Chai Huat Heng still remains to provide handmade biscuits and pastries.

Location: 902, Jalan Bakek, Kampung Atap, 82000 Pontian, Johor

Hours: 8:30am – 8:30pm

3. Lorong Cendol

 

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When you feel like savoring iced sweet dessert on a hot day, visit this stall which has been running for more than 60 years and try their bowl of luscious cendol dessert!

Location: Cendol Lorong Pontian, Jalan Alsagoff, Pontian Besar, 82000 Pontian, Johor, Malaysia

4. Platform coffee & homestay

 

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Aside from good coffee, Platform also offers great afternoon tea. Not to mention that it is as well a perfect place to spend the night when you’re in Pontian.

Location: DH 17 A, Lorong A-4, Pekan Nanas, Johor, Malaysia

Hours: 2:00pm – 10:30pm; Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays

 

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