Port Dickson Travel Guide | Rahhala |
Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, is the most popular beach in Peninsular Malaysia’s west coast. Its proximity to the nation’s capital, and ample accommodation facilities make it a popular destination for a host of events and recreation.
Port Dickson Travel Guide
PD, is the pride of Negeri Sembilan. This state is well-known for its unique matrilineal system of Adat Perpatih and the Minangkabau culture, which is distinctly shown in the state’s architectural design feature of up-swept roofs.
Port Dickson Main Attractions
Port Dickson coastline
It consists of an almost unbroken coastline stretching up to 18km. Its sunny beaches, with tall palm trees and shady casuarinas everywhere, are washed by the gentle waves of the Straits of Malacca.
Teluk Kemang and The Blue Lagoons Beaches
Teluk Kemang and the Blue Lagoon beaches are popular tourist spots here. It’s location is on the 8th mile of the coastal road, is one of the longest stretches in Port Dickson.
Enjoy a splash in the warm waters, or delight in activities such as canoeing, parasailing, yachting or speed boat rides.
The Blue Lagoon, 18 km south of Port Dickson town, is far away from the main road and offers hours of fun in an undisturbed setting.
Malaysia Water Festival
Malaysia Water Festival, Raptor Watch and PD International Triathlon are just some of the exciting annual events, here along these beaches.
Five star Resorts at Port Dickson
A string of five-star resorts, hotels and private bungalows occupy the Port Dickson coastline.
Alternatively, camp out by the beach for a pleasant night under the stars.
Port Dickson holds the distinction of being the first place where competitive sailing take place for the first time in the country.
The Admiral Marina and Leisure Club at Port Dickson
The Admiral Marina and Leisure Club offers excellent and comprehensive facilities for yachters including moorage, full club services, brokerage and boat repairs.
The Royal Port Dickson Yacht Club has extensive facilities for members and is able to accommodate Optimist and Laser crafts.
Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse at Port Dickson
This charming coastal town has a variety of attractions, from natureal temptations to historical monuments.
Close to Blue Lagoon is Cape Rachado or Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse. Dates back to the 16th century, this lighthouse was used to guide vessels sailing to Melaka, then a thriving port-of-call in the region.
The Lukut Fort
Enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline from this vantage point. To the northeast of Port Dickson is the Lukut Fort, standing up to protect the tin-rich town of Lukut. The museum here offers glimpses of the town’s history.
Dining out at the local restaurants in Port Dickson provides a delightful choice of delicious fresh seafood, exotic local dishes as well as Western fare.
Port Dickson Travel .. How to get there
Getting to Port Dickson By Road
Port Dickson is on the coastal road, about an hour’s drive from Seremban.
The latter is about 90 km south of Kuala Lumpur on the North-South Expressway and 40 km from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang.
Regular bus and taxi services connect Port Dickson to Kuala Lumpur and Seremban.
Getting to Port Dickson By Rail
Rail travelers have to disembark in Seremban with is serviced by KTM Komuter and ETS trains from Kuala Lumpur.
Tourism Malaysia Negeri Sembilan
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