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Tanjung Balau Fishermen Museum
Travel to Tanjung Balau Fishermen Museum, Johor now which is located just 5km north of Desaru. This museum was built and developed in 1992 by the South Johor Development Authority (KEJORA) which coasted about RM1.5million. The central building acts as the gallery with 4 small rest areas and souvenir shop around it. Some of the artefacts displays that you shouldn’t miss viewing here include various types of floats, traditional boats and rafts, fishing traps, tackles and replicas of the fishermen’s catch according to the equipment used. Visitors and tourists can also take the chance in exploring further about fisherman life and local beliefs that are related to their life at sea.
By Car – From the North South Expressway (NSE), take the Kulai exit (Interchange 252) onto the trunk road heading towards Kota Tinggi (Highway 94 and 3). Tanjung Balau is about half an hour’s drive from Kota Tinggi town centre.
By Bus – Buses leave frequently from Johor Bahru’s Larkin Bus Terminal (on Jalan Garuda) to Kota Tinggi’s bus terminal on Jalan Niaga Utama.
Location: 81900 Johor Bahru, Desaru
Phone Number: 07-222 3590
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