Ulu Tiram is a town in Johor Bahru District, Johor. In the early days of Malaysian independence, FELDA land development schemes in the area allowed more Malays to enjoy the benefits of palm oil and rubber agriculture and Chinese settlers open up "kangchu" plantations in Kangkar Sungai Tiram. Since the 1990s, the urban expansion of Johor Bahru has ended Ulu Tiram's relative isolation and it is now one of the fastest growing suburbs of the city as part of the Tebrau growth corridor. In the early 20th century, numerous rubber estates were established by British and Chinese planters and led to more Chinese and Indian immigrants. Now, Ulu Tiram has been one of the famous town and Johor Bahru and is easily accessible through the Tebrau Highway, Jalan Kota Tinggi trunk road, and the Senai–Desaru Expressway.
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport at Sepang, you can choose flights from Air Asia, Firefly or Malaysia Airlines which will take around 45 minutes to reach Senai International Airport.Once you reach at the airport, you can either take a taxi or rent a car to Ulu Tiram town for around 35 minutes using Senai-Desaru highway.
Using North-South highway, visitors can drive or take a taxi direct to Ulu Tiram town for about 3 hours and 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city centre. From Singapore, visitor can also reach Ulu Tiram by taking the Route 3 which takes around 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Legoland Water Park Malaysia is only around 27 minutes away from Senai International Airport and it has its own hotel for visitors to have a comfortable stay while enjoying their time at Legoland. This water park has been the largest waterpark in Asia. There are many activities to choose from such as wave pool, Build-A-Raft lazy river, climb and slide down tube slides and body slides, interactive play structures from Joker Soaker to DUPLO Safari. The whole park is designed for children’s fun especially in the range of 5 to 12 years. However, there are also activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family together and also for children below 5 years of age. There is a precaution for all toddlers below 2 years that are required to wear swimming diapers. Discounted tickets here are also available if you book 7 days in advance.
Johor Premium Outlets is a shopping centre in Indahpura, Kulai District, Johor, Malaysia and it is 35 minutes away from Ulu Tiram town. It is the first luxury premium brand outlet in Southeast Asia and it was opened on December 2011. It is easy to access by the Indahpura Interchange of the Second Link Expressway and the North–South Expressway Southern Route. It offers many luxurious international and local brands such as Michael Kors, Gucci, Dior, Padini, Adidas and many more. There are also dining options at this place from fast food to Malaysian food.
Zen Boutique Hotel is located around 18 kilometres from Johor Bahru and 10 minutes away from Ulu Tiram town. Conveniently located in Today’s Mall, the hotel is just walking distance to the indoor water theme park, a cinema, karaoke centre, massage centre, cafes and fast food restaurants. The hotel features 48 beautifully appointed guest rooms furnished with LCD/plasma screen television, free wireless internet access, non- smoking rooms, desk and electric kettle as well as the en suite bathroom offers shower facility, hairdryer and free toiletries. Besides that, guests can enjoy meals at the on-site restaurant and free parking is available for guests who drive. Other than that, there are recreational facilities available at the hotel including bowling alley and waterpark.
Situated only 20 minutes from Ulu Tiram town, Jiaxin Homestay offers accommodation featuring rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV, a seating area where you can relax, a kettle, private or shared bathroom and complimentary slippers and free toiletries. There are free WiFi and a children's playground as well as free private parking is also available on site.