Looking to have some unique weekend chalet?
Approximately 15 to 16km from Mersing town lies Air Papan beach, with lots of chalet nearby. Guests could also choose to participate in the popular village’s homestay programme.
A festival filled with fun, food and games called “Pesta Air Papan” celebrated every 1st May each year always draw a huge visitors to the beach.
Kueh-Mueh (Malay cakes) or the local kuih are abundance in Mersing…Don’t forget to try them, they are not just cheap but also delicious!
Mersing is also usually serves as a jetty stop before reaching some islands such as Pulau Tioman or Pulau Aur. The best thing to do here is shopping as you will be paying at a higher prices in the islands. If you are also good with bargaining, you may get some nice souvenirs at very low costs. There are many shops around jetty area. You can buy shirts, souvenirs and necessary supplies for your island trip.
Visit the Mersing Marine Park Centre if you wish to go to the various marine parks off Mersing coastline. Since Mersing is the hoping off point to the islands in the Seribuat Archipelago, the Centre is a good place to start if you want to find out more about Johor’s islands before visiting them. Located in the middle of Mersing town, the Centre acts as the administrative, management and information center for the 13 islands off the north-east coast of the State of Johor.