• Endau Rompin National Park • Gunung Pulai Forest
• Gunung Ledang Forest • Gunung Arong Forest • Gunung Lambak Forest •
• Gunung Belumut Forest • Gunung Panti Forest • Desaru •
Endau Rompin National Park
This Park encompasses the watershed of the rivers Endau in Johor and
Rompin in Pahang and comprises some 488 sq. kilometres of forest. Lush and
relatively untouched, it is one of the few remaining lowland forests in
the country. It is of major conservation significance due to the diversity
of the habitats and species found within.
A scientific expedition carried out in 1985 and 1986 identified 25
new species of plants within the area and its rocks and hills have been
estimated to be 248 million years old. Scientific interest aside, it is
also a haven for adventure seekers. Parts of its attraction is also
intrinsically tied up with the numerous legends and myths handed down
through the years.
Gunung Pulai Recreational Forest
This 8 hectare forest reserve is a catchment area,
Gunung Ledang Recreational Forest
Gunung Ledang, is said to be the home of the legendary Princess 'Puteh
Gunung Ledang' once wooed by the Sultan of Malacca. The mountain is a
favourite among local mountaineers in search of excitement and adventure.
The Sagil waterfall at its base is a favourite spot for picnicking.
Crystal clear river water and breathtaking waterfalls in tranquil,
unspoiled environment beckon visitors to this area for a cooling bath or
simply a quiet rest. Various amenities, including rest sheds, dressing
rooms, camping sites, foodstalls and car parks are provided here. There
are also tracks leading to the summit of Gunung Ledang.
Gunung Arong Recreational Forest
This forest of towering and shady trees and natural setting offer a
refreshing retreat for visitors. There are popular picnic spots by the
riverside, a garden and a well equipped playground. Other facilities
include rest shades, dressing room, toilet and tree-top huts. Jungle
trails are also provided for the more adventurous visitors.
Gunung Lambak Recreational Forest
Located at the foothill of Gunung Lambak, this recreational forest is a
Gunung Belumut Recreational Forest
Lush greenery and ravishing wilderness await visitors. It is a haven for
camping, picnics and mountain climbing. Gunung Belumut promises exotic
vegetation and breathtaking waterfalls.
Gunung Panti Recreational Forest
Gunung Panti Recreational Forest is a haven for those who like to camp.
Facilities including camp sites and temporary accommodation are provided
for visitors. Rare species of flora and fauna can be found here.