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Kukup

Kukup




"Kukup, near the south-western tip of the peninsula, 20km from Pontian, is a well-known fishing village with most of its houses built on stilts. It is famous for its fish farms and several restaurants, which serve the freshest seafood dishes."

Kukup, is a well-known fishing village with most of its houses built on stilts. Since the middle of the 19th century, Kukup has been populated by farmers and fishermen, particularly of Bugis descent. It is famous for its fish farms and several restaurants, which serve the freshest seafood dishes, cooked in various delicious and tantalising styles. You must try the signature chilli crab dish.

Several restaurants serving seafood dishes are located along the small street, close to the jetty so you can enjoy a good seafood meal with a great view of the sea. Handicraft and delicacies such as keropok, belacan and cencaluk are available here. Those who love local dishes will definitely find this place a gastronmical delight.

After a satisfying meal you can hop on any of the boats for hire, and visit the aquaculture farms or kelong where crabs and a variety of fishes are commercially bred. Within sight of the Kukup jetty lies Kukup island, an interesting spot for a quick spin around the island on boat. Those wishing to stay overnight and explore Kukup can stay at the nearby chalet facility.





How to Reach there:

Kukup lies near the south-western tip of the peninsula, about 20km from Pontian town. From the North South Expressway (NSE), take the Skudai exit (Interchange 254) through Pontian Kechil (Highway 5 and 95) towards Kukup. The journey from Johor Bahru takes is about 62km.

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stay:

Kampung Maju Jaya
Princess Hotel
Kampung Perpat Timbul
Hotel Pontian
Campbell Hotel


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