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Outdoor Activities You Can Try In Desaru – The Best Fun Outdoors

Enjoy the splendours of Desaru as you explore the great outdoors there. Let nature envelope you, as you savour all that the tropical seaside resort has to offer. Here is a list of outdoor activities you can try in Desaru.


Chill At Desaru Beach

The most popular amongst Desaru attractions is the beach. A wide expanse of sand, Desaru Beach sits along the 22km long Desaru Coast. The entire stretch is a sun-worshipers paradise. Beautiful white sand beaches are shaded by Casuarina trees, while the warm waters of the Indian Ocean are perfect for swimming and other water sports. You can enjoy this setting more by choosing accommodation at a Desaru seaside resort. The best like Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas are very popular amongst tourists.


Choose Go Karting Fun In Johor Bahru

Malaysia has a popular range of go-karting tracks for you to choose from. The Plentong Circuit located just 20kms from Johor Bahru is the oldest and the longest karting circuit in the country. You can plan a day's excursion to the capital city and from there visit the tracks. Take along the family and enjoy a fun day on the tracks at Plentong but do make sure you adhere to all safety standards and wear helmets and the proper harnesses.


Be A Part Of The Kite Festival

The Pasir Gudang Kite Festival is the largest in Asia. The annual event takes place in February. Attracting the very best kite makers and kite flyers from across the world this colourful festival heralds lots of cheer and loads of fun. In true modern fashion, the kites are real feats of skill too, with a special category called the LED kites which fly high in the sky lit up with twinkling lights. The entire festival is a grand affair with plenty of other entertainment on offer at the venue. There are workshops on kite making, as well as, some very interesting entertaining cultural events.


Spend A Day At Desaru Adventure Park

Listed amongst top things to do in Desaru is the Desaru Adventure Water Park. The perfect venue for the entire family or group of friends to spend a day at, this park offers one a chance to cool off and enjoy loads of fun. Boasting one of the largest wave pools in South East Asia, the park offers several rides, including some nail-biting options. One of the biggest waterparks in the world, Adventure Water Park is separated into 5 zones. Easy to reach from your Desaru resort, the park is not to be missed.


Enjoy A Desaru Firefly Cruise

The Sungai Lebam Wetlands are famous for its colonies of fireflies. The 40-minute firefly cruises are extremely famous, taking place at night. The cruise takes place along the Bujang River, sailing through the firefly breeding grounds, once darkness falls, thus allowing visitors to see the hundreds of firefly lights twinkling all around. The tour is usually ended with visitors stopping for a bite at the Bujang Seafood Restaurant.


Plan A Day Out To The Desaru Fruit Farm

The Desaru Fruit Farm is a great place to savour the tropical fruits of Malaysia. The 100-acre farmland is home to a staggering variety of fruit trees where visitors can get updated on varieties grown there. Choose a guided tour for the best experience.