One of Johor Bahru's districts, Mersing is well-known to both domestic and foreign visitors.

It is well-known as a hub for ferry services to numerous stunning islands, including Rawa Island and Tioman Island, near Mersing Jetty.

But why not simply use it as a point of interchange?

While you're there, why not check out the Mersing attraction?

Mersing Town is a charming little town that has a few undiscovered treasures that make it worthwhile to explore.

Let's examine the top 6 activities in Mersing.

6 Best Things To Do In Mersing

1. Beautiful Structured Hock Soon Temple (Fushun Temple)

Over a century old, Hock Soon Temple is renowned for its exquisite architecture and carving design.

It was constructed as a Taoist temple to Tua Pek Kong, who is regarded by Taoists as the God of Prosperity.

When visiting Mersing, this temple is a must-see if you are a historical site enthusiast. 

Location: http://bit.ly/HockSoonTemple
Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am – 7:00pm

Also read: ENDAU ROMPIN NATIONAL PARK | Malaysia Travel Guide

2. Air Papan Mersing Beach

In Mersing and unsure of what to do while you wait for your ferry ride?

It takes about fifteen minutes by automobile to reach to Air Papan Mersing Beach from Mersing town, and parking is readily available.

It is a well-liked location because of its lengthy, gorgeous white beach. To cool off from the heat, you can have a good swim in the quite clean water.

There are plenty of parking spaces available, and there are a lot of food vendors near the beach.

Location: Air Papan 86800 Mersing Johore
Resort contact: 07-799 5566

Also read: ENDAU ROMPIN NATIONAL PARK | Malaysia Travel Guide

3. Ascent to Gunung Arong's Peak

This is the ideal location if you've always wanted to go on your first hiking adventure or if you want to introduce your children to the outdoors through hiking.

The trek to the summit of Gunung Arong, a little hill at Tanjung Resang (240 meters), takes less than an hour.

You can reach it from Teluk Gorek Beach or Kampung Tanjung Resang, or you can decide to go up and down at each of these entrances.

There are clearly marked markers all along the quite easy hiking track.

  • Aim for the top since you won't want to miss the breathtaking vista.
  • If you're the more daring type, you might want to check out Pulau Mawar. But youngsters shouldn't go there because it's only accessible on foot.
  • A 15-minute hike will bring you to the "Lovers Bridge" at the summit. It provides you with a broad perspective over the neighboring islands and the South China Sea.
  • No restrooms available. 

Also read: ENDAU ROMPIN NATIONAL PARK | Malaysia Travel Guide

4. Take A Walk Along Tanjung Resang Beach's Natural Area

Would you like to watch the sun set on a calm, long, white beach with lots of trees in the background?

When you want to experience the beauty of being by the water while in Mersing, Tanjung Resang Beach is the place to be.

Location: http://bit.ly/TanjungResangBeach 

Also read: ENDAU ROMPIN NATIONAL PARK | Malaysia Travel Guide 

5. Visit the Mersing Harbour Centre

Mersing Harbour Centre, which is located across from the pier, is a one-stop shop for all the tourist information you require.

You can pay the Marine Park Conservation levy and buy your tickets for the Cataferry or Bluewater Express ferry.

The center is large and furnished with WiFi, hardwood benches, air conditioning, spotless restrooms, a few food vendors, and retail stores.

Location: http://bit.ly/MersingHarbourCentre
Contact: +6019-784 2977
Opening Hours: Daily 7:30am – 8:00pm

Also read: ENDAU ROMPIN NATIONAL PARK | Malaysia Travel Guide 

6. Ah Fatt Kelong Fishing Offers a Hands-On Fishing Experience

Do you enjoy going fishing? Or perhaps you're a fan of fishing on television and want you could fish at a real fishing kelong?

You would adore Ah Fatt Kelong if that were the case. It is situated offshore and can be reached by ferry from Penyabong Jetty in 10 to 15 minutes.

On the list of the best things to do in Mersing, this location comes highly rated. To really appreciate the character of this location, you ought to spend at least one night here.


Their 2 Days 1 Night Package (RM 180) includes:

  • Accommodation (no frills bunk beds with mattress, one pillow and one blanket)
  • Food (5 meals/day)
  • Free flow coffee and tea
  • TV – Astro (Malaysian Satellite Service Provider)
  • Mahjong
  • Wifi
  • Fan

Other facilities:

  • Fishing Rod (rental fee)
  • Live shrimps as bait (with fee)
  • Snooker (with fee)
  • Boat to go further from the kelong (rental fee)

  • Without air conditioning. Because it can get hot during the day, remember to include a cap and sunscreen. It does, however, get chilly at night. You might find the blanket insufficient, so pack a jacket.
  • Bookings are essential, and don't forget to let them know that you want to purchase live shrimp for bait (if not, bring your own).
  • Breakfast, lunch, tea break, dinner, and supper are all served. You will be able to savor some delicious, fresh seafood, such crab and red snapper.
  • While you're there, take advantage of their nighttime fishing operation to capture cuttlefish and squid. When making your reservation, ask about the bait.

Location: http://bit.ly/AhFattKelongFishing
Contact: +6014-988 1988
Opening Hours: Always Open


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27 Feb 2024