Taxi From Singapore To Kukup
As the world largest uninhabited mangrove, you’ll see an abundance of both plants and animals. Due to the dedication of local residents to keeping this land pristine and healthy, they’ve received international recognition.
The beautiful area is located in the Pontian district of Johor and is approximately 65km away from the center of the city Johor Bahru, and 61 km from the Second Link Tuas. When driving directly it’s about an hour trip from either of these places.
Popular modes of travel include personal vehicle, rental car and private taxi by PrivateCarSG.com. Public transportation is also available but will take much longer than the previously mentioned options.
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What To Do In Kukup
Kukup is an interesting village which focuses on fishing and protecting the local wildlife. The really interesting aspect of the area is that all of the village and chalets are built on stilts right on the sea. To reach the area you’ll need to take a jetty, but the trip is well worth it for this unique experience.
1. Sing Karaoke, Kong Ming Lantern, Play Mahjong
While staying in the area you’ll experience a great time with locals playing cards and Mahjong or try your hand at Karaoke for a fun time. For a really special time you can release a Kong Ming Lantern or fish right from the doorstep of your accommodations.
2. Visit Kelong at Kukup Island
There are a number of other attractions in the area as well. Hop aboard a boat to visit “Kelong”. This offshore platform is built with wood and is specific to cultivate the fish. You’ll find a number of exotic species here including crabs, spitting fish, shrimp, starfish, and more.
3. Enjoy Fresh Seafood In Kukup
While enjoying your visit be sure to taste the fresh out of the water spread of delicious seafood. When visiting local areas surrounding Kukup you can be assured that a large percentage of local seafood is caught here.
4. Visit Kukup National Park
If you want a different perspective on the local wildlife visit the Kukup National Park. You’ll find a variety of wild animals like wild boars, mudskipper, monkeys and a host of exotic birds. The area is especially known for the water birds like Brahminy Kit, Collard Kingfisher and Grey Heron.
If you are visiting between the months of February and September you might get the chance to spot some of the local migratory birds such as the Redshank, Greenshank, Wimbrel, and Common Sandpiper.
The area is popular among locals, Singaporeans and overseas because of the affordable prices. The most common package is a 2 days and 1 night holiday getaway.
Prices range between RM75 to RM150 per person for accommodations in Kukup.
The chalets themselves can be crowded with tourists escaping the busy work week over the weekend but are still roomy and spacious enough to offer a relaxing vacation.
You’ll experience majestic and vibrant sunrises and sunsets, a calming sea breeze, a panoramic seascape right out your door, an interesting peak into local life of the village and super fresh seafood right out of the sea.
Note: Make sure you have already booked the room before traveling to Pulau Kukup. Chalets will be fully book fast during weekend or school holiday because of the popularity of the area and the self-imposed restriction of the village to further preserve both the sea and surrounding area.
Taxi To Kukup From Singapore
We offer point-to-point service from Singapore to Kukup and can also arrange to pick you up after your relaxing vacation.
We pride ourselves on our professional and experienced drivers whose main priority is providing you with a smooth and safe trip to your destination. Travel with relax and hassle free in one of our MPV private taxi with spacious space allocate for your belongings and luggage.