Attraction At Tanjung Piai Johor National Park
Hello wazzup! In this vlog, I would like to share about the Southernmost Tip of Mainland Asia, Tanjung Piai Johor National Park, Malaysia. Tanjung Piai National Park is a well-known destination located in the southernmost tip of mainland Asia in the state of Johor (district of Pontian), Malaysia, where therefore, as far south as you can go on the continent of Asia. The park covers an area of 926 hectares and was established in 1927 as a mangrove swamp. It was declared a national park in 2003, making it one of the youngest national parks in Malaysia.
One of the main attractions of Tanjung Piai National Park Johor is its unique mangrove forest ecosystem. The park consists of various types of mangroves such as Rhizophora, Avicennia, and Sonneratia, which provide a habitat for a diverse range of flora and fauna. Visitors can take a boat ride along the river to explore the mangroves and observe the wildlife living in this ecosystem.
Apart from its diverse mangrove forest, Tanjung Piai National Park also boasts several recreational activities, such as bird watching, hiking, and fishing. The park has several walking trails that lead visitors through different parts of the park, including the coastal area and the mangroves. It is a great place for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.
The park is also home to several endangered species, including the critically endangered Malay Tapir and the Mudskippers fish. The park has strict rules and regulations to protect these species and their habitats. You cannot fly drone in this area.
Tanjung Piai Johor National Park
The Southernmost Tip of Mainland Asia
When you reach here, there are two main area that you need to explore which is the Southernmost Tip of Mainland Asia area and the long ‘three countries’ pier. If you want to stay here for a night, there is a resort hotel called Tanjung Piai Ressort, built on stilts above the sea. The name ‘long three countries pier is because from here, you can see three country which is Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Here, you can also have some good activities with your friends and family such as camping (cooking facilities provided), nightwalk and fishing. For hotels and chalet, you can find around this Tanjung Piai and also Kukup, which is near to Tanjung Piai (click here).
Tanjung Piai Johor National Park Wooden Boardwalks
Overall, Tanjung Piai Johor National Park is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience Malaysia’s natural beauty. With its unique mangrove ecosystem and various recreational activities, the park provides an unforgettable experience for visitors.
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How to go to Tanjung Piai Johor National Park
To go to Tanjung Piai Johor National Park, it will take about 30 minutes from Iskandar Puteri / Puteri Harbour or Tuas road crossing from Singapore, but make sure to use the new highway/road (Sungai Pulai Bridge)