Desaru Fruit Farm, Johor
Situated on 100 acres of land, Desaru Fruit Farm offers visitors a fun time learning about the country’s tropical fruits. Packed with over 100 varieties of tropical fruits, 10 species of plants, a petting zoo, koi fish pond and other attractions, a visit here promises an interesting experience for the whole family.
Learn how to select good fruits, and try out local fruits such as the jackfruit, honey orange, water guava, soursop, and yes, the king of fruits – the durian. You may even purchase some of your favourites. Good agricultural practices ensure that the fruits here are of the highest quality.
Well maintained, Desaru Fruit Farm received the Malaysia Agriculture, Horticulture and Agro-Tourism (MAHA) special awards in 2006 as the best agro tourism site in Malaysia. Not surprisingly, the farm continues to receive tourists from all over the world.
Come over for a half-day tour, or spend a night or two with the available packages. Opening hours are 8am to 6pm daily. Advance group reservations are recommended.
By Car or Taxi
To get to Desaru Fruit Farm, head for Kota Tinggi. From Johor Bahru city centre use the Johor Bahru-Kota TInggi trunk road (45km). From Mersing town use Mersing-Kota Tinggi trunk road; from the North-South expressway, exit at Pasir Gudang or Kulai interchange and from Kota Tinggi town it is another 39km to Desaru Fruit Farm.
By Car or Taxi (from Senai Airport)
Upon arrival at Senai Airport, you can charter a taxi or rent a car to travel to Desaru Fruit Farm. From Senai Airport you will travel to Kota Tinggi. Desaru Fruit Farm is about 39km away from Kota Tinggi Town.
Another alternative is to use the air-conditioned ferry service, which is about 30 minutes from the Changi Ferry Terminal (Singapore) to Tanjung Belungkor, and another 30 minutes by land transfer to the farm.
Who To Contact
Desaru Fruit Farm
No. 1, Sungai Cemaran, Desaru, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +607-822 3886/2886
Fax: +607-822 4886