If you want to travel in time, take a trip to Mersing which boasts of its old world village charm and quaint ambience.The gateway to the tropical paradise of Tioman Island, Mersing is both the name of a town and district in northeast Johor. Other than a nexus for travel to Johor’s fantastic islands, Mersing town is one of the only two major towns on the eastern half of the state, the other being Kota Tinggi. For nature lovers Mersing is a true paradise. The town has a calm appeal that from numerous points of view presents a quick vanishing residential area culture that once swarmed all of Malaysia. Away from the swathes of urbanization and modernization, Mersing stands as an ultimate getaway to take a silent retreat from the hustle and bustle of big cities. Mersing town is thus best known for its passenger boat jetty where boats depart daily for numerous offshore islands. Some of the popular places to visit in Mersing are the Hindu Sri Subramaniam Temple and Masjid Jamek Mosque which provides excellent views of the town.
Most popular things to do in Mersing for tourists are walking around the placid town and enjoy a laid back picnic on the beach. To appreciate the sea life go to Mersing Marine Park Centre and for people who love to dive can venture out to the ocean to enjoy the colourful waters. One of the most popular beaches in the area is known as Air Papan Beach where people can enjoy lip smacking food and indulge in recreational activities in Mersing. When in Mersing, tourists can also go to Gunung Arong Recreational Forest which includes trails and a waterfall. Wondering how to spend some time in Mersing on your vacation? Well your search ends here. Here we are with a carefully curated list on some of the most spectacular things to do in Mersing.