In need of a weekend getaways from Singapore?
Look no further than Port Dickson!
There are many people who still don’t realise how surprising and amazing it is to be in Port Dickson.
To tell the truth, Port Dickson is more than just visiting its beautiful beaches!
There are plenty more attractions like Extreme Park, Army Museum and Golf Club where many tourists don’t know about it.
Today, I’m going to share with you the best attractions in Port Dickson, including historical attractions, beaches, amusement parks and many more.
What are you waiting for?
Start planning for your next trip to Port Dickson right now. It is merely 4 to 5 hours’ drive from Singapore!
Top 21 Port Dickson Attractions
1. PD Ostrich Show Farm
How amazing it is to be surrounded by ostriches at PD Ostrich Show Farm!
This is truly a fun place to visit in Port Dickson which is filled with many activities suitable for kids. Be it ostrich feeding or ostrich riding, the little ones will get really excited in it!
Besides ostriches, the farm also boasts many farm animals such as turkeys, ponies, ducks, guinea pigs, rabbits and hedgehogs.
Also read: Desaru Ostrich Farm
After the tour, you can also enjoy ostrich eggs and meat at the on-site restaurant.
Farm’s Other Highlights:
- Paint Ball
- Herb Garden
- Dinosaur Park
- Quad Bike Ride
- Extreme Jungle Park
- Sea Shell Museum
2. Kota Lukut & Muzium Lukut
One of the most significant historical sites in Port Dickson – Kota Lukut and Muzium Lukut are built to preserve the Lukut’s history and the cultures of Minangkabau Tribe.
This Port Dickson tourist attraction is situated on the peak of Gajah Mati Hill. Here, you can explore the historical ruins such as the fort’s pinnacle. You also get to enjoy the amazing view of Lukut town from above.
While for Muzium Lukut, there are many artifacts, photographs, and illustrations for you to learn about the transformation and development of Lukut.
Both of the attractions are very near to each other.
3. Pusat Ikan Hiasan Teluk Kemang
Another interesting place to visit in Port Dickson definitely goes to Pusat Ikan Hiasan Teluk Kemang!
Literally translated as the Ornamental Fish Centre, this attraction is actually an aquarium that conserves the marine creatures. It is also a marine research centre as well as an incubator of marine life.
At the entrance, you will see a turtle nursery filled with different species of turtle hatchlings and juveniles.
Inside, you will be amazed by the wonderful collection of marine life such as stonefish, sea horses and eel. You can even find the lovely Dory fish and Nemo here!
4. Pantai Cahaya Negeri
If you are looking for a beautiful yet clean beach in Port Dickson, I would say Pantai Cahaya Negeri is the best among all. The famous annual Festival Pantai is held here too!
Around this Port Dickson attractions are the collection of quality resorts and hotels lining along the coastal area.
Here, you don’t need to worry about the parking because the place is big and boasts ample parking space.
This beach is claimed as the best beach in Port Dickson for its serenity and comprehensive public facilities. The water is quite clean and you can have a picnic at the beach too!
A little drawback is, there are fewer eateries around.
5. PD Dream World Upside Down & 3D
PD Dream World Upside Down & 3D definitely the must-visit Port Dickson attractions if you have younger kids! It is also a great place to beat the afternoon heat and take some decent pictures.
The amazing world sits in a 2-storey shophouse where the ground floor offers you upside down fun and the first floor serves as the 3D art studio. You can also interact with the 5D bears and dinosaurs.
The staff will be very helpful to take the pictures for you and teach you the pose. Make sure you charge your camera’s battery before you come!
6. Teluk Kemang Beach
Welcome to Teluk Kemang Beach – the busiest and most popular Port Dickson’s attraction! From day to night, the beach is busy with different kinds of activities which you will never get bored!
On the beach, there are many food stalls, street markets and restaurants to fill your tummy full.
If you stay near to the beach, you can enjoy swimming in the sea early in the morning when the weather is cool.
For water activities, the beach offers banana boat, jet skiing, beach buggy ride, and canoeing. All these activities are great for bonding time with families.
7. Wan Loong Chinese Temple
To make your trip in Port Dickson colourful, visit the Wan Loong Chinese temple which literally means “The Dragon of The Clouds”.
Built to pay homage to the Chinese deities – Goddess of Mercy and Monkey King, this temple boasts an elegant fortress wall and unique temple architecture. Best to take photos here.
Inside, there are a garden and a small pond where you can find tortoise and turtles which believed to bring you good luck if you rub their shells!
Even though the temple is free to enter, you can also donate some money to them at the donation box.
8. Army Museum Port Dickson
Army Museum Port Dickson is yet another major Port Dickson attraction place. This museum comprises of 2 different areas – the gallery and the models of the old military.
The gallery presents you the military history of Malaysia. Lots of information are provided to help you gain insights with.
For the military model area, they present you different kinds of armoured cars, helicopters, jeeps, and trains which are specially designed for the military purpose. You can climb on some of them to take pictures!
Last but not least, don’t miss out to visit the communist tunnel which was once used by the communist during the Malaya’s emergency period!
9. Cape Rachado Lighthouse, Tanjung Tuan
Located on the hill of Tanjung Tuan, Cape Rachado Lighthouse is yet another famous Port Dickson attractions which is located 18km away from the township of Port Dickson.
Hidden beaches, mangrove swamps, wildlife sanctuary and forest reserve, everything about nature can be viewed from the lighthouse.
For bird lovers, this attraction also serves as the perfect bird watching spot during the bird migratory season.
If you wish to stay here, there is a hotel located at the foothill. Otherwise, you can consider camping here to stay overnight.
Remember that you can trek through the jungle and slope down the hills to get to the secluded beach!
10. Tanjung Gemuk Beach (500m)
Tanjung Gemuk Beach – a quiet, calm beach at the northern part of Port Dickson is where you can really unwind.
Even though the beach is very near to the power station, there is no sign of water pollution. The water is still clear.
Sometimes, you will find the children swimming and enjoying themselves in the water. It is best to have some personal time here.
11. Bagan Pinang Beach
Featuring wide expanse of clean sand, the Bagan Pinang Beach is yet another Port Dickson attraction place which has a relatively gentle sea.
The water is very shallow during the low tide too. During this hour, you can see the local fishermen collecting crabs and clams at the shore.
Here, you find less water activities and the activities here are more to relaxation. For instance, there are picnic tables for picnics and paved walkways for jogging.
12. Wild West Cowboy Indoor Theme Park
Port Dickson isn’t just about the sea and the sun! Let’s spend some time to be a cowboy at Wild West Cowboy Indoor Theme Park!
Suitable for families with little ones, the park offers many interactive games and themed shows. The kids will definitely have a fun time here.
Also read: 17 Must-Visit Theme Parks in Malaysia
There is no entrance fee and the prices are charged per game. However, they also offer 1-day pass to access all features for unlimited time.
Before leaving, you can buy some souvenirs and related snacks home to keep them as a memory!
- 5D Cinema Hall
- Cowboy-Go-Round carousel ride
- Video arcade
- Rider Boat
- Dinosaur Century
- Wild West Desert Explorer
- 5D Motion Adventures
- 7D Interactive Movie Theatre
- Awake (Fantasy escape game)
13. Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve
Perfect for adventurous people who love hiking, Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve is your ideal Port Dickson attraction which boasts several hiking trails which are quite easy to trek.
On the top of the forest reserve sits the Cape Rachado Lighthouse which is closed to the public. There is also a route leading you the way to see the migratory birds.
At the hilltop, you will be rewarded with birds eye view of the Straits of Malacca. And from the top, there is also a trail that leads you to a secluded beach. You can have a rest here before going back.
14. Saujana Beach
Camping, jet skiing, and banana boats can all be enjoyed at this Port Dickson tourist attraction – Saujana Beach!
This 1 km stretch nature beauty is not so crowded with people. So, if you want to enjoy water activities in a more serene environment, Saujana Beach is ideal for you.
Food stalls, shower facilities, and toiles are all available. On Saturday night, there’s even a night market opposite to the beach!
15. Sungai Menyala Edu-Ecotourism Center
One of the best natural attractions in Port Dickson – Sungai Menyala Edu-Ecotourism Centre offers you a short getaway into the untouched rainforests.
Opened in 2010, there are 3 significant trails in this forest reserve. You can discover plethora species of flora here.
Along the way, challenge yourself to spot the 300-year-old hollow tree and Jelutong Tree which is said to be the tallest one in Malaysia!
At the information centre, you will find a gallery presenting your lifestyle of Orang Asli.
If you wish to stay overnight, they have double rooms and dormitories for you.
16. Port Dickson Golf & Country Club
For golf enthusiasts, you can stay at Port Dickson Golf & Country Club and wake up to the 18-hole golf course in the morning!
Surrounded by nature, this place provides you a serene environment where it’s best to have a short vacation. A wide range of facilities is offered to complement your stay too.
This golf club is within close proximity to the Pantai Cahaya Negeri. Due to the strategic location, you can enjoy almost everything about Port Dickson right here!
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
- Indoor Games
- Karaoke Lounge
- Café Pavilion
- D’Eagle Coffee House
- Function Rooms (100 people)
- Ballroom (350 people)
17. Baitul-Hilal Astronomy Complex (Teluk Kemang Observatory)
For those who are curious about the Astronomy, this is your must-visit place in Port Dickson! You can even stay at the on-site resort here.
This modern observatory sits right beside the Straits of Melaka, offering an expansive view and serves as the perfect backdrop for stargazing.
Every year, the astrologists are here to decide the important dates in the Muslim calendar, using the special equipment.
At night, you can view at the galaxy under the full guidance of their staff if the weather is favourable. It is truly a wonderful experience to examine the starry nights using telescopes.
18. Alive 3D Art Gallery
Alive 3D Art Gallery serves as an exciting Port Dickson attraction too. As the name suggests, all arts here appear to be 3D and it makes you feel like you are right inside the world of that particular art!
In total, there are 50 3D arts that spread across 5 zones, namely Dark Zone, Animation Zone, Adventure Zone, Exotic Zone, and Aquarium Zone.
The art gallery also claimed to be the first who offers 3D Dark Art in Malaysia.
Just take much pictures you want inside the gallery. The staff can assist you with the pose too. You can also buy some souvenirs at their shops after you have done with the photo session.
19. PD Waterfront
Home to breathtaking scenery and exciting attractions, PD Waterfront will leave you a great memory in Port Dickson!
Whether you want to relax by the sea or indulge in shopping, this place has it all.
It also offers quality accommodation, cafes, restaurants, bars, bank, and several amusements – truly a one stop place for all sort of purposes.
Besides, PD Waterfront even play hosts to various competitions and events all year round. You get to witness some of the best performances around the world!
20. Blue Lagoon Port Dickson
Blue Lagoon is a beautiful coastal attraction in Port Dickson which is enveloped within the bay before the Cape Rachado.
Here, you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature which is somehow missing in other beaches in Port Dickson. Covered by dense rainforest, you experience a complete nature getaway here.
As the place is close to the forest reserve, you will see various of wildlife here such as monkeys, squirrels, and migratory bird.
Also read: 7 Awesome Water Parks In Johor
If you wish to stay here, there are budget-friendly accommodations nearby!
21. Tetikus Toys House
Tetikus Toys Horse is the family-friendly places to visit in Port Dickson!
You can keep your children energized and excited here. There are wide collections of children’s all-time favourite toys where little ones can play with!
You can also purchase some of the toys and bring them home! However, always ask the staff for assistance as there are some toys which are not for sale.
How to Go to These Attractions in Port Dickson From Singapore
If you are looking for the most hassle-free way from Singapore to Port Dickson, we strongly encourage you to hire a cross border private car services offered by SGMTAXI.
Besides picking you up from a doorstep, they can drive through the immigration checkpoint and bring you to Port Dickson. It simply means that you don’t need to alight from vehicles and wait for the long queue to clear customs!
SGMYTAXI offers luxury fleets which can fit up to 10 passengers. If you travel with little ones or elderly, this option is surely the best for you!
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