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Pulau Kukup which is located just few miles offshore from the 150 year-old fishing village of Kukup in Pontian is known to be as a mangrove island. Pulau Kukup was believed to be a remote hinterland but it didn’t stay longer as during the year 1990, scientist was concentrating on the biodiversity of the island as it was a unique environmental characteristic.
Since 27th March 1997, this unique habitat of Pulau Kukup is popularly known as a National Park. This park was even given the status of “Wetland of International Importance” by the Geneva-based Ramsar Convention Bureau during January 2003.
Can’t wait to travel to Pulau Kukup, Johor and experience it for yourself, well then take a look at the guideline below.
– Regular taxi services are always available within Pontian bus station which is the centre of the town that will lead you to Kukup. to Kukup.
– As you are coming from Johor Bahru, take the turn into Jalan Skudai Highway and head for Pontian/ Pontian Kechil. From there onwards, you may follow the sign board to Pulau Kukup.
– From Kuala Lumpur or Northen part of Malaysia, you may take the North-South Highway and take the exit out at the Simpang Renggam toll which is after Machap. Then take the left turn and go towards Pontian orBenut. From there onwards, you may follow the sign board to Pulau Kukup.
Location: Pulau Kukup, Johor.
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