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.
The Desaru 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
By 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