One of the largest recreational parks of Malaysia, the Danga Bay also referred to as the Teluk Danga is located 7 kilometers away from Johor city center. The place is Johor’s largest development both residentially as well as in terms of commercial aspects. Due to its excellent location the place enjoys great connectivity via roads, rail and sea. You will feel the importance of this place looking at all the commercial projects that has been setup in this place.
The place is no doubt luxurious and has a lot of activities to offer. There are a lot of good restaurants to dine in here. The Danga Bay being a somewhat dreamy romantic place you can definitely end up a great day by dining in the Restoran Grand Straits Garden or the Singgah Selalu.
The Danga Bay has a long list of attractions in or close to it. You can go the Desaru Beach which is one of the favorites of the tourists because of its sandy beach and its Fruit farm. The fruit farm is definitely worth a visit. You can see a variety of tropical fruits plantations and enjoy a sip of the fresh juice. There is also the Ostrich Wonderland located here where you can enjoy the unique opportunity of riding a ostrich.
You can then make your way towards the Endau Rompin national park which is second only to Taman Negara in Malaysia in terms of size. Here you will get to see the Mahkota and Buaya Sangkut falls. If you have a passion for trekking then you can do so herein. However you need to choose your time of visit to this park as it is closed during the months from December to February.
After visiting a couple of the interesting places you can go for some shopping and there is no better place to entertain you than Aeon Tebrau also referred to as the Tebrau City shopping center. You can buy and taste some good collection of chocolates from the ground floor. Another option is to feast on some fish delicacies from the Manhattan Fish Market. You can then shop your heart out from the various branded outlets present in the center.
Another interesting place that is worth a visit is the Tioman Island. The island consists of 8 villages and is extensively forested. The island whose beaches have featured in many movies may not have much inhabitations but a lot of resorts have grown up in this place. There are also some rare species of mammals that if you are lucky enough might get to see in the island. The red giant flying squirrel, brush tailed porcupine are a few of them. If you are visiting the island from the mainland of Malaysia you can travel by ferries. Towards the south of the Tioman island is located the Pulo Jehat also known as the wicked island. This island has some historical significance. Underwater caves are present in the waters by this island.