Desaru boasts 25km of inviting beaches
fringed by palms and casuarinas. It lies in the southeastern corner of Johor,
approximately 98km from Johor Bahru. The waters here are conducie for swimming,
waterskiing, canoeing and catamaran sailing.
In Desaru, you can enjoy
thrilling adventures such as learning how to fly an ultra-light aircraft or take
part in a go-kart race. Other forms of recreation include jungle trekking, horseback
riding, archery and off-road adventures. Accommodation here includes hotels as
well as budget chalets, dornmitories and camping grounds.
International Triathlon is held here annually. The Tanjung Balau Fishermen's Museum,
a few kilometres away, features exhibits on the lifestyle of the local fisherfolk.
How To Get There
Road - Desaru is easily accessible as there is public transportation from Johor
Bahru, Kota Tinggi or Tanjung Belungkor. Buses are available from Kuala Lumpur.
By Sea - There is a ferry service from Changi Point in Singapore to Tanjung
Belungkor where transport to Desaru can be arranged