Johor isn’t only about shopping malls – there are excellent outdoors activities and National Parks – if you know where to look.
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.
Endau Rompin National Park is home to pristine rainforest, clear waterfalls, elephants – maybe even Malayan Tigers and critically endangered Sumatran Rhino.
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…
Gunung Panti Forest Reserve is a protected area near the town of Kota Tinggi, Malaysia, and home to several short waterfall hikes.