From an educational eco-tour to a splashing good time at an adventure waterpark, there is much to do at Johor's Desaru Coast, which is just a short ferry ride away from Singapore!
Fun & Exciting Day Trip Ideas At Desaru Coast
Looking for a unique day-trip that is both refreshing and indulgent while still giving you ample opportunity to connect with family? Sail across the straits to Johor’s Desaru Coast, an all-inclusive international destination resort filled with experiences and activities for the entire family!
Nestled against a pristine backdrop of white sandy beaches, Desaru Coast offers a series of daycation packages with return ferry tickets for families to enjoy a day trip to the sprawling coastal destination. Here's a list of some amazing day tour ideas to help plan your quick escape this school holiday:
Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast
Price: RM398 (S$121) per person (inclusive of return ferry ticket & entry to waterpark)
The Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast is home to the first-ever water coaster in the region and one of the biggest wave pools in the world! The waterpark features more than 20 wet and dry rides, slides and attractions, and its very own beach and surf simulator.
Open to families with kids of all ages, you don’t have to worry about food or a place for the little ones to rest as you can rent a Beachside Cabana for RM 400 (S$122) for the entire family that comes with snacks, merchandise, and a safety deposit box so that you can enjoy a stress free day in the sun.
Mangrove River Cruise
Price: RM528 (S$161) per person (inclusive of ground transfers, guided cruise, lunch & return ferry ticket)
Parents, if you’ve been looking for a way to keep your kids occupied – teach them about the beauty and wonder of nature. Experience a guided nature tour on the Sungai Lebam River Cruise and spot a variety of wildlife like Herons, Pacific Swallows, monkeys and crabs as you cruise! Your young ones can even learn about how wildlife and mangrove trees there have adapted according to the constantly changing environment. Finally, enjoy some fresh air away from the city centre and embrace the tranquillity of the mangrove experience itself.
Fruit Farm Tour
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Price: RM458 (S$140) per person (inclusive of ground transfer, lunch, afternoon tea & return ferry ticket)
Explore all 180 acres of the Desaru Fruit Farm – experience a natural tropical fruit farm, agricultural gallery, fish ponds and vegetable and herb garden. The young ones can also stop by the petting Zoo and have an educational talk on bees alongside the opportunity to taste local raw honey.
For more information, visit the Desaru Coast website.