Johor isn’t only about shopping malls – there are excellent outdoors activities and National Parks – if you know where to look.Read More
Tanjung Piai National Park is a small area of protected mangrove forest in Johor, Malaysia, known as the most southerly point in mainland Asia.
Pulau Kukup National Park is a small island off Malaysia’s west coast, with recently refurbished boardwalks through mangrove forests and observation towers with great views. Kukup is home to wildlife including long tailed macaques, monkeys, herons, and crabs.
Gunung Ledang (Mount Ophir) is a challenging day climb in a national park on the border of Malacca and Johor states, with expansive views from the summit.
This abandoned house, known as Edgecumbe, is one of several derelict structures on Penang Hill, and dates from the colonial era.
Endau Rompin National Park is home to pristine rainforest, clear waterfalls, elephants – maybe even Malayan Tigers and critically endangered Sumatran Rhino.
Gunung Panti forest reserve offers a strenuous but short hike to the mountain’s summit, with great views over the surrounding forest. It can be completed as a day trip, or an overnight trip using the campsite at the summit.
Crag Hotel is an abandoned hotel and school located in the jungle on the north edge of Penang Hill, Pilau Pinang, Malayisa. In its time it has been a private residence, a hotel, an international school, and…
Taman Negara is Malaysia’s oldest park and protects some of the oldest tropical rainforest on the planet. Hikes range from under an hour to multi-day treks.
Gunung Panti Forest Reserve is a protected area near the town of Kota Tinggi, Malaysia, and home to several short waterfall hikes.