Steeped in history, Kota Tinggi Town is home to royal tombs and the Kota Tinggi Museum which chronicles and safeguards the legacy of the state’s royalty.It is located roughly 42 kilometres north-east of Johor Bahru, on the road to Mersing.Kota Tinggi can also be reached by ferry from Changi terminal in Singapore where tourists need to pass through the immigration check point at Tanjung Belungkur ferry terminal before arrival.Kota Tinggi waterfalls is one of the main attractions in Kota Tinggi where one can enjoy the natural beauty of refreshing waterfalls. It is an ideal recreational retreat for the locals and tourists.The sleepy fishing town of Kuala Sedili or Tanjung Sedili, sits 37 kilometres north-east of Kota Tinggi town, and is the second largest fishing port in east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.The small town of Sungai Rengit is about 70 kilometres from Kota Tinggi and is very popular among seafood lovers. To spice the town, there is a World War 2 -era fortress built into a hill overlooking the coast.

Places to go


Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm

Enter the realm of these prehistoric beasts that have adapted over millions of years to become the awesome creatures that we see today. Crocodile World, also known as Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm is run by Mr. Ng, a third-generation crocodile farmer.

Tanjung Balau Fishermen's Museum

Be transported back in time to witness the bygone era of traditional fishing in Malaysia. The Tanjung Balau Fishermen's Museum is a one-of-a-kind attraction not only in Johor, but in Malaysia as well. 

Lotus Beach Desaru & Spa

As your feet touch the cool sand, take a deep breath and savour the aroma of the fresh ocean air. Tanjung Balau has a long stretch of beach running down its coastline.

Tanjung Balau

As your feet touch the cool sand, take a deep breath and savour the aroma of the fresh ocean air. Tanjung Balau has a long stretch of beach running down its coastline.

Teluk Mahkota (Jason's Bay)

An undiscovered treasure with the feel of your own private beach. Teluk Mahkota, formerly known as Jason’s Bay, has remained off the radar for quite some time. 

Pakistan Restaurant Tandoori House

Javanese, Chinese, Malay and Arab influences are not the only ones that help shape Johor culinary culture, there is a dash of Indian too in the mix, the proof of which is in the pudding so to speak. Or perhaps in the paratha served at the MYL Tandoori House in
Kota Tinggi Waterfalls

Kota Tinggi Waterfalls

Replenish your mind and shake the stress away at Kota Tinggi Waterfalls , one of the most treasured waterfalls in Kota Tinggi, Johor
Kampung Johor Lama

Kampung Johor Lama

Leave the hectic city life and experience the rustic and relaxed lifestyle at Kampung Johor Lama for a truly unique travel experience.
Kota Tinggi Museum

Kota Tinggi Museum

Designed to showcase and commemorate the glory of the Johor Sultanate which began after the fall of the ancient Malacca Empire to the Portuguese in 1511, construction of the Kota Tinggi Museum began in 1997, and it was open to the public in 2002.
Sengat Seafood Restaurant

Sengat Seafood Restaurant

Taste one of the best Halal Chinese seafood cuisines in town at Sengat Seafood Restaurant.
Restoran Terapung Bujang Fire Fly

Restoran Terapung Bujang Firefly

Dine on a floating boat across the mangroves  of Desaru and watch the fireflies on a romantic night out with your loved one.

Restoran Basher Nasi Ayam

Basher’s chicken rice is a must- try for all who step foot in Kota Tinggi Johor – so put this restaurant in your ‘must visit’ list. 
Gerai Belangkas Mahkota

Gerai Belangkas Mahkota

Seafood galore! If seafood is your craving, then Gerai Belangkas Mahkota will have the perfect remedy for your grumbling stomach.