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Address: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Traditional Village to visit - Lovely mangrove island

We went to Kukup with tour from ANZA departed from Singapore, it was a great experience when it was well explained by the local tour guide in English. The guide explained how the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We went to Kukup with tour from ANZA departed from Singapore, it was a great experience when it was well explained by the local tour guide in English. The guide explained how the natural of geographically (ecosystem) influenced by sea water/ wind blows causes the rubbish and water flows in/out and how the local volunteers has been trying to keep... More 

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2 Thank Mooliday
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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42 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

For those who like swamp and creepy creatures, this is the place to explore with fun and surprises... get your gadgets ready for outdoor stuff

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4 Thank cmkhairu77
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

An mangrove island with many unique mangrove species especially the Nyireh trees which hardly seen in many places nowadays. It is an inhabitant mangrove island with story which is right across Kukup town. You can take a short boat ride to the Park, which cost Rm5.00/person inclusive of visit to fish farm, from the Kukup Jetty. A stroll along the... More 

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1 Thank Budakampung
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I went to Kukup Jetty (not exactly Pulau Kukup) last year on 16th of September 2014 and there were nothing much there, just a fishing village with two rows of overpriced seafood restaurants overlooking the sea trying to bait money from tourists. I went into one of the restaurant (forgot the name but not the busiest one) and seated waiting... More 

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1 Thank Kam J
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is the Tanjung Piai National Park . What we saw was just some floating chalets and restaurant , beside the beach reapir work being done . This is supposed to be a significant place , being the most southern tip of the Asian continent . There was no tourist information centre . There were several visitors and may be... More 

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1 Thank Zigzagjalan
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A visit for nature lovers but need to improve in terms of accommodation to encourage tourists to stay longer and enjoy their trip.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

better stay overnight to experiance the true water house (not hotel resort). a lot of rooms for rental like b&b. i didnt stay overnight but saw many people check in and buy food for bbq it look interesting. there is also ferry to indonesia. you also can plan a trip to indonesia.

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3 Thank Rabbit2013
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

the good thing.. this is the place for mangrove tree island in Malaysia.. I'm attracted to the Arboretum.. the path that near to the small mangrove tree. A lot of project on mangrove tree plantation from outside. This is stress releasing by looking at green leaves.. easy to go to the island by boat with RM5 for go and return..... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place appeared on the tourist map several years ago because tour operators ran out of options to impress and to inject a dose of curiosity to tourists. Because it was mentioned in tour brochures, tourists tell themselves they must go. Kukup is out of the way; it is a desolated village by the sea just like the many hundreds... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

May be great place for a weekend hideaway for many Johore Malaysians but then again if I start comparing south west with south east Johore beach or seafood places, I don t see any good reason to drive all the way from JB (I hr + for the seafood) given petrol costs and time. The fishermen village need big clean... More 

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