Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar, National Park in Johor Darul Takzim

Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar Johor National Park

Read here for more information about Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar Johor National Park, the most beautiful sandy beaches and crystal-clear sea waters in Malaysia. Visit National Park and other interesting places such as cave, island, beach, mosque, recreational park, shopping mall, food and more. All on this website. Happy exploring!

Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar Johor National Park Summary

  • Attraction: Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar Johor National Park
  • Location: Johor Malaysia
  • Attraction Type: National Park in Malaysia

Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar Johor National Park

The next Johor National Parks is Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar. Located off the southeastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the islands of the Seribuat archipelago boast some of the most beautiful sandy beaches and clearest waters in the country. The islands of the archipelago located in Johor’s waters are protected within the Sultan Iskandar Marine Park. Located off the coast of Mersing, the park includes 41 islands grouped within five main clusters: namely Pulau Tinggi, Pulau Sibu, Pulau Besar, Pulau Aur and Pulau Pemanggil.

Just a short boat ride from the mainland, the larger islands are inhabited by local Malay traditional fishing communities, who have been here since the days of old when vicious pirates roamed the seas. The pirates have long been eradicated, whereas the islands now boast a variety of guest houses and beach resorts that will suit the requirements of local and foreign visitors alike.

There are 41 islands in Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar, Johor National Parks and under 5 island clusters like Pulau Tinggi, Sibu, Besar, Aur and Pulau Pemanggil.

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While lounging on the beaches, swimming in the crystal-clear waters and partaking in slightly more strenuous water sport activities are the main draw, beneath the waves lie healthy coral reefs with a myriad of lifeforms to be explored, whereas deep sea fishing trips beckon the intrepid angler.

Ecologically speaking, these islands at Taman Laut Sultan Iskandar Johor National Park hold a unique assemblage of flora and fauna that includes native, endemic as well as rare or globally-threatened species – both on land as well as underwater. Making up part of the Mersing Geopark, the islands also possess a unique geological heritage. 248-million-year-old volcanic rock formations may be seen at certain spots, such as on the southeastern part of Pulau Sibu.

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Contact Johor National Park

Johor National Parks Corporation
Level 1, Dato’ Muhamad Salleh Perang Building, Kota Iskandar,
79100 Nusajaya, Johor Darul Ta’zim.
Telephone: +607 266 1301

Taman Laut Sultan lskandar
No.1, Bangunan METIC, Jalan Abu Bakar,
86800 Mersing, Johor Darul Ta’zim.
Telephone: +607 798 2868