Danga Bay which is located in Johor, Malaysia, is the largest recreational in the city of Johor Bahru. It has the area of approximately 450 acres. Known as the premier waterfront city in Malaysia, it is situated near to Istana Bukit Serene, the official residence of the Sultan of Johor. It stretches along 25 km of the picturesque waterfront faces the Straits of Johor. Numerous activities that are suitable for all ages can be done here with your family and friends. This place houses high end retail outlets and fine dines restaurants.
To get to the destination, you can hop on a taxi from Johor Bahru city centre with RM4 to RM5 fare. If you prefer to drive, you can use the North-South Expressway, a stretch of expressway from the far north to Johor. If you want to travel by air, a direct flight under AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines or Malindo Air to Senai International Airport from Kuala Lumpur is available. By feet, you can follow the pedestrian path along the straits for approximately 2 km while enjoying the view. From Singapore, you can access Danga Bay via Jalan Skudai.
Located in Jalan Gertak Merah which is 12 minutes away from Danga Bay, Johor Zoo is considered as one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia. It was built in 1928 and since then, it is one of the major attractions in Johor. This zoo houses more than 100 species of animals including some endangered species like gorillas, elephants, lions, flamingos and many more. With RM3 as the entrance fee, you can watch thrilling and exciting animal shows with your family. You do not have to worry about being hungry as this well-organized zoo has stalls selling clean and delicious food. This zoo opens daily from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. Hence, if you are looking for a firsthand experience of watching these amazing animals with your loved ones, be sure to pay a visit here.
This theme park is one of the biggest attractions in Danga Bay. If you are on a budget-friendly trip, you can come to this place as it is an alternative to the pricier Legoland Theme Park in Nusajaya. Families and children, mostly, love to come here during daylight hours and enjoy the fun rides and attractions which are safe for children under 12 years old. Feel the adrenaline through rides like pirate ship, roller coaster, swirling tea cups, merry-go-round, Ferris wheel, bumper cars, flying elephant and many more. You can also come here with your partner and spend time quality time together while enjoying the scenery.
Located only 2 km from Danga Bay, this hotel promises you a decent stay with affordable price starting from RM180 for a night. This 4-star hotel is located near to the city centre and only kilometres away from the neighbouring Singapore. This family friendly hotel allows you to enjoy its scenic view as it is situated at the border of The Straits of Johor overlooking Singapore. Staying here is definitely an ideal choice as it is surrounded with Johor Bahru’s business and shopping centres. You can soothe your stress away in the swimming pool that is suitable for all ages. Hence, make no mistake and book your stay!
Located in the heart of Danga Bay, this hotel is always the best option for visitors who prioritize value for money. It is located 12 km away from Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore which makes it easier you to access. Priced from RM103 per night, this budget hotel offers you a comfortable stay. Not only that, it is located near to major attractions like Johor Zoo, Danga World Mini Theme Park, Johor Premium Outlets and and Legoland Malaysia. This hotel, too, provides shuttle services for visitors who wish to go Legoland Malaysia or Resorts World Sentosa & Universal Studios Singapore. In addition to that, it also houses AirAsia Travel & Service Centre.