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Islands and Beaches – Port Diskson

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Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Port Dickson 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 preferred destination for a host of events and recreation.

Port Dickson, or fondly known as 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 reflected in the state’s architectural design feature of upswept roofs.

Port Dickson has an almost unbroken coastline stretching up to 18km. Its sunny beaches, lined by tall palm trees and shady casuarinas, are washed by the gentle waves of the Straits of Malacca. Teluk Kemang, Tanjung Tuan, Saujana, Cahaya and the Blue Lagoon beaches are popular tourist spots here.

Teluk Kemang, situated 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 tucked away from the main road and offers hours of fun in an undisturbed setting.Raptor Watch and PD International Triathlon are just some of the exciting annual events held along these beaches. 

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 was introduced in the country. 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.

This charming coastal town has a variety of attractions, from nature-based temptations to historical monuments. Close to Blue Lagoon is Cape Rachado or Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse. Built in the 16th century, this lighthouse was used to guide vessels sailing to Melaka, then a thriving port-of-call in the region.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline from this vantage point. To the northeast of Port Dickson is the Lukut Fort, erected 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.

GETTING THERE

By Road

Port Dickson is located along the coastal road 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.

By Rail

Rail travelers have to disembark in Seremban with is serviced by KTM Komuter and ETS trains from Kuala Lumpur.

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