Mersing is a town in Johor, Malaysia. It remains as a fishing village despite the developing city centre of Johor Bahru. It is the main departure spot for many islands. One can access various islands from Mersing jetty such as the Rawa Island, Dayang Island, Aur Island, Pemanggil Island and more. As it is a fishing village, purchasing seafood there is the best thing to do. You can get fresh seafood with affordable prices. There are also cafes and fast food chains around apart from the stalls of local delicacies. The top Johor hotels in Mersing are the Sea Gypsy Village Resort and Hotel Timotel.
There are quite a few attractions nearby. If you are a nature – lover, do spend some time stopping by the national park in Johor, namely the Endau Rompin National Park with fascinating flora and fauna there. Pulau Hujong is too, near to Mersing town with approximately 14km away. It is the ideal spot for relaxation session.
GETTING AROUND JOHOR BY BUS
Visitors to Johor Bahru can travel to different places within the city by using its extensive bus service network. The buses have destination boards and mostly operate from Larkin Central or the main bus stops in the city centre opposite of City Square (a shopping mall linked to the Malaysian Customs). The fares for the majority of the buses are relatively cheap and they also cater to travellers who are heading to the outskirts of Johor.