Durian Tunggal is a mukim in Alor Gajah District. It is situated within the parliamentary constituency of Hang Tuah Jaya and the district of southern Alor Gajah. It is also located 4 km from Lebuh Ayer Keroh Toll Plaza. There is a main water reservoir located 3 kilometres from the town of Durian Tunggal to Selandar, Jasin. The pool was dry in the 80s. There is a former railway link here that connects Pulau Sebang and Melaka before the Japanese occupation. However, the railway is no longer yet but some railway bridge across the river is still visible today.
The nearest airport to Durian Tunggal is Malacca International Airport located in Batu Berendam serves the city as well as northern Johor, 10 km from Durian Tunggal and Malacca City. Malindo Air and express air is served Malacca. China Southern Airlines also operates scheduled charter flights from Malacca to Guangzhou vice versa, to transport tourist from both locations. Those arriving at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport can take taxi or bus to Melaka where the distance is 136 km and 1 hour 49 minutes’ drive away.
Malacca can be accessed from the North-South Expressway. When coming from the south, drive along E2 and leave the expressway at the Ayer Keroh exit. The journey from the Ayer Keroh exit to Durian Tunggal is 4.5 km and 6 minutes’ drive away. Malacca is 150 km from Kuala Lumpur, 216 km from Johor Bahru, and 60 km from Port Dickson.
Many long-distance express buses connect Malacca with Kuala Lumpur, Seremban, Johor Bahru, Singapore and other parts of Peninsular Malaysia. If you travel from Kuala Lumpur you may take southbound buses leave from new Bus Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, which is located just next to LRT station and KTM Komuter station Bandar Tasik Selatan. From Singapore, there are many bus companies operate from City Plaza directly to Melaka Sentral.
Malacca is not served by any railway lines. The nearest railway station to reach Durian Tunggal is at Pulau Sebang (Tampin) is about 30 km away. KTMB operates regular services from various parts of the country to Tampin and vice versa. You can take a taxi or bus from the Tampin station to reach Durian Tunggal.
The second largest zoo in Malaysia, Melaka Zoo is situated 13 km outside Malacca city in Ayer Keroh. It has an impressive collection of over 1,200 animals of 200 different species. The zoo’s highlight is the night-viewing safari when visitors have driven around in a tram to see lit-up exhibits of nocturnal wildlife up and about.
For visitors who are looking for history and culture site, they may visit Mini Malaysia and ASEAN Cultural Park where it is a theme park located in Ayer Keroh, Malacca. The park showcases the traditional houses from every state in Malaysia and also from every country in Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Skillfully crafted and built of wood such as meranti, cengal, keranji as well as damar laut, these houses possess unique characteristics and beautiful decorations. Here you may take part in traditional games and watch cultural performances.
The region’s newest water theme park and the resort are located in Ayer Keroh. It promises a complete water park experience for everyone, offering attractions ranging from high-speed water slides to tranquil greenery. This unique water theme park features 16 attractions and is surrounded by natural recreational forest.
Melaka Planetarium Adventure Science Center is a learning centre dedicated to the exciting world of astronomy and science. Opened in 2009, the planetarium is right beside the Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC), approximately 13 minutes from Durian Tunggal. The three-storey, Islamic-inspired complex houses multiple exhibition areas together with a cafeteria, a library and also Malaysia’s largest dome theatre for periodical movie screenings.
The Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary is one of the most visited attractions in Ayer Keroh. Also known as Taman Rama-Rama & Reptilia Melaka, it is home to a collection of animals ranging from beautiful butterflies to more than 20 species of snakes as well as lizards, crocodiles, colourful koi fish, not to mention a few prickly hedgehogs.
Staying at Bayou Lagoon Park Resort is a wise choice while in Durian Tunggal. This 4-star resort located 9 km from Durian Tunggal and near to tourist destinations such as Zoo Melaka within 3.8 km and Cheng Hoong Teng Temple within 8.3 km. The Bayou Lagoon Park Resort guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Malacca for business or pleasure.
For travellers who are looking for exciting and sounds of Malacca, Gold Coast Malacca International Resort is a perfect choice. This 4-star resort features an exclusive water park with the wave pool, family pool, Jacuzzi, children playground and water fountain are cleverly positioned in the perfectly manicured tropical landscape. Suitable for visitors who are looking for exciting and comfort when staying in Durian Tunggal.