Kampung Si Rusa is located at Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan, one of the most popular beach destinations on the Western Coast of Malaysia. It is located just over an hour drive from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Expressway. This place has a stretch of beautiful beach, where locals and tourists usually spend their days there for a good amount of relaxing. Before it was an established town, the place was formerly known as Tanjung by the local Malay people which means cape, as it was located in a small bay. It was also known as Arang, or coal, as it was one of the places that produced coals back in those days.
Driving to Kampung Si Rusa is the easiest way to get there. From Kuala Lumpur City Centre, it will take somewhere around half an hour to an hour drive via the North-South Expressway, depending on the current traffics.
Currently, there is no bus that goes directly to Port Dickson from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), Kuala Lumpur. However, one can take a bus from TBS to Seremban. The price for one trip to Seremban will cost less than RM 6 per person. Then from the drop-off terminal in Seremban, one can take a taxi to go to Kampung Si Rusa.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) also has a daily trip to Seremban from KL Sentral with the earliest time of departure from Kuala Lumpur at 11.53 am, and the ticket price starts at RM 18 per person. The trip with KTM will take about one hour to one and half hour depending on how many stops the train takes. From the KTM station, one can flag down a taxi to go to Kampung Si Rusa. The taxi will cost somewhere around RM 50 or so.
Home to the Malaysian Army Museum, it is one of the top destinations in Port Dickson. Just fifteen minutes’ drive from the town of Port Dickson, with no entrance fee, this museum is located just beside a military base and is managed by the Malaysian Royal Armed Forces. Here, the visitors can see the military great achievements, memorabilia, uniforms and weapons throughout the years since their first formed in Tanah Melayu. The museum compound is divided into two sections; first housed the aforementioned relics while the second part is where the emission vehicles such as tanks and helicopters are located. The museum opens every day except for Monday and Tuesday.
Just twenty minutes away from the Port Dickson town, towards the south, this is also in the Top 10 things to do in Port Dickson, a favourite among the visitors. The ostriches there is the star of the show, but there are also other animals such as rabbits, turkeys, horses, and donkeys that visitors can feed and pet – which can be the best attractions for kids and small children. The farm also offers an ostrich ride, but only for those who weigh 40kg and below, and fret not, there will be a staff walking by the ostrich as the ride goes on to make sure no accidents can occur. Apart from that, there is a cafeteria set up there, and ostrich is definitely on the menu. There are ostrich satay and burgers, and based on the reviews, they are very fresh and delicious. If ostrich is not something that you want to try, they also offer other common dishes. The entry to the farm is RM 15 for adult and RM10 for kids.
Located in Kampung Si Rusa, a sub-district in Port Dickson, it is 10 minutes’ drive from town. The hotel has received an impressive rating from its customers. The rooms, or chalets, are wooden-built, giving out the traditional-feeling vibes during the stay. Some of the chalets have a great ocean view, so do not forget to request for one! The whole area of the resort is surrounded by greenery, making it a perfect place to sit back and relax.