Ulu Tiram is a town in Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia. The town lies along trunk road number three, named Tebrau Highway, at the junction which leads to Ulu Tiram. The trunk road leads on to Mersing in northeast Johor and Kuantan in Pahang. Ulu Tiram is easily accessible through the Tebrau Highway, Jalan Kota Tinggi trunk road, and the Senai–Desaru Expressway. Ulu Tiram is located approximately 18 km from Johor Bahru to the south and 20 km from Kota Tinggi to the north. 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. The town hosts a taxi depot which ferries people around Johor as well as to Johor Bahru. The taxi depot hosts a small shopping complex. The town is of little interest; markets and shophouses selling various provisions and accessories constitutes much of the town. The town also hosts a small housing and industrial estate.
If you are traveling by air, nearest airport is Senai International Airport (IATA: JHB, ICAO: WMKJ) also known as Sultan Ismail International Airport, which is an international airport, which located in Senai, Johor. The airport is located about 30 minutes from Ulu Tiram.
Tiram Indoor Water Park covers about 26,000 square feet (2,400 m2) and is proudly the first water theme park in a shopping complex in Johor. It can entertain up to 1000 people at one time. The Indoor water theme park which took 6 month to construct cost about RM4 million and is positioned in the ground floor of Today’s Mall, Ulu Tiram and started its operation last August.
Sanctuary Memorial Park, an upcoming privately owned memorial park is located just besides the Ulu Tiram town centre. With a journey taking only approximately 25 minutes from Johor Bahru, it is the nearest privately own memorial park from Johor Bahru. Situated on top of a hill, set in a tranquil environment, Sanctuary Memorial Park provides a serene final resting place for one's departed loved ones. Sanctuary Memorial Park caters to the diverse needs of a large section of the population. There are burial plots and urn compartments for Buddhist, Taoist, Catholics, Christians and free-thinkers. It's the only private memorial park operator in Johor that provides a dedicated burial area for Catholics and Christians to house their departed loved ones.
Today's Mall Ulu Tiram is a 3-storey fully air-con contemporary shopping center, covering almost 10 acres (40,000 m2) land. Its gross built up area is approximately 800,000 square feet (74,000 m2). It’s also worth mentioning that this premise provides more than 1,000 free parking spaces, with 24 hours security, made up of 250 shop lots, and areas designated for exhibition, promotion, kiosks, booths, etc. Today's Mall also houses the very first 3D cinema in Johor Bahru. From Hollywood to Bollywood! Enjoy this state-of-the-art cinema featuring the latest in blockbuster entertainment. Equipped with digital projectors as well as 3D projectors, Superstar Cinema shows all the latest movies at affordable prices from RM 8.00-RM 16.00. Located on the 1st floor next to the mall’s dining area, the cinema operates until 1:00 am and is open on public holidays. Another popular outlet inside Today’s Mall on the 1st floor features 20 lanes for bowling beginners and enthusiasts alike. Equipped with Brunswick 92 all wooden lanes, the modest prices (RM 4.00 - 5.50) are some of the lowest in town!