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Travel to Singapore to Mersing by Bus
From Singapore, a bus ride to Mersing will take approximately 4 hours depending on the traffic condition and weather. The journey is spread over a distance of about 160.5km. Use CatchThatBus mobile app or visit www.catchthatbus.com to book your bus tickets and enjoy the hassle-free way of logistics planning. From The Plaza@Beach Road, Transnasional buses depart at 9.00am, 7.30pm, and 10.00pm everyday to Mersing Terminal. If you want to stop at the Kuala Rompin Bus Station, take the 10pm bus as it includes the venue in its drop-off points.
Travel comfortably in the fully air-conditioned bus, while snoozing and relaxing on your plush reclining seat that comes with spacious legroom. Keep yourself entertained by watching the movies shown on the bus, or snooze to wake up refreshed for your adventure ahead.
Things to do in Mersing
Mersing is located on the east coast of the peninsular Malaysian state of Johor. You have to go through this town to travel to several wondrous islands including Tioman Island, Pulau Besar, Rawa Island, Sibu Island, and Pulau Tengah.
While in Mersing, enjoy the tranquil life of slower pace in the fishing village atmosphere. Take a stroll around the quaint town and see Mersing River, Hindu temple, and Mersing Mosque. If you would like to have a quiet day at the beach, head down to Penyabung, Air Papan, or Teluk Buih (Bubble Bay Beach).
Also, visit the Mersing Marine Park Centre to find out more about Johor’s islands before visiting them. The centre is the administrative, management, and information center for the 13 island off the north-east coast of Johor. The staffs there will provide information and assistance concerning the Mersing Marine Park to the visitors. Besides the usual office space, it is also equipped with an exhibition hall, an audio-visual room, and a lecture room. The small town offers several delightful options for eating out.
What to eat in Mersing?
Try Calypso Cafe if you’re looking for a mixed menu of Western and local Malay foods; go to Mersing Seafood Restaurant or Ee Lo, several of the best Chinese restaurants in Mersing; and Xiang Gao if you would like to treat yourself in a restaurant with bakery. Another main attraction in the town is the relatively cheap seafood products. Get satar, keropok lekor, salted fish, dried fish, anchovies, preserved squids, and many more in the local shops around the town.