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Desaru is located 100 kilometres from Johor Bahru, and is a very popular destination for its clean beaches, excellent golf courses and unique attractions.

Although it is better known as a beach and resort area, its other name is the 'Land of Casuarinas', as one can see casuarina trees along the beaches.

Its natural forest beauty, with views of the South China Sea, definitely makes it an exciting destination, captivating tourists from near and far.

Amongst the attractions at Desaru include Desaru Beach, Fishing Village Museum at Tanjung Balau, Desaru Fruit Farm and the opportunity to see fireflies at Lebam River.

Getting Here

By Car
From Johor Bahru, use the Johor Bharu–Kota Tinggi trunk road (45km). From Mersing town, use the Mersing–Kota Tinggi trunk road. From the North-South Expressway, exit at Pasir Gudang interchange (Exit 256). From Kota Tinggi, it is another 57km to Desaru.

Who To Contact

Tourism Malaysia Johor

Address:
L3-26 Aras 3, Bangunan JOTIC, 2 Jalan Ayer Molek, Johor Bahru 80000, Johor, Malaysia

Phone: +607-222 3590/ 3591
Fax: +607-223 5502
Email: mtpbjhb@tourism.gov.my
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