Set right in the middle of Johor, Kluang is one of the three landlocked–has no seafront – districts in Johor. Back in 1915, Kluang used to serve as the administrative capital of Johor due to the main railway line that passed through it. Today, Kluang is renowned for the tile industry and organic farming.
Surprisingly, this underrated destination has so much to offer! Here are 8 awesome things you can do in Kluang, Johor.
Visit UK Farm
One of Kluang’s most popular attractions, UK Farm is the largest family-owned goat and sheep farm in Malaysia. As the farm sprawl over 100 acres of land, you can expect to see abundant goats and sheep, up to 4,000! The farm is full of adorable sheep that run freely in the field. This eco-farm offers the perfect place for visitors to get close to farm life with modern techniques of goat and sheep rearing.
Address: Plot 8, Project Pertanian Moden Kluang, KM13 Jalan Batu Pahat, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-759 5018
Opening Hours: Daily, 9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Enjoy a Classic Meal at Kluang Rail Coffee
Established in 1938, Kluang Rail Coffee is a famous pit-stop for travelers and locals ever since its commencement. Strategically located at the railway station, this rustic café offers a classic cup of coffee and essential kopitiam food. Their kaya toasts are to die for! Don’t forget to come here and enjoy a hearty meal with a scenic railway view.
Address: KTM, Jalan Station, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-773 8391
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.00 am – 6.00 pm
Discover Kluang Coffee Powder Factory
What’s better than a café? A coffee factory! Apart from their high-quality coffee powder, this factory also serves as a testament to Mr. Goh’s journey to set up Kluang Coffee Powder Factory in 1966. You can enjoy a short tour around the factory and taste the different types of coffee. Better yet, you can bring home coffee as a souvenir!
Address: 76, Jalan Besar, Kampung Yap Tau Sah, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +6011-5553 1966
Weekdays: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm
Saturday: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Sunday: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
Explore Zenxin Organic Park
Zenxin Organic Park is the first organic farm opened to the public in Malaysia. This 100-acre farm is a leading producer of organic products for educational and recreational purposes. Visitors can spend time by participating in a guided tour, cycling around the farm, and strolling in the herb garden. For animal lovers, don’t forget to drop by the pet area to cuddle with cute domestic animals like rabbits, ducks, and chickens.
Address: Plot 47A & 47B, Batu 9, Jalan Batu Pahat, 86100 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-759 6199
Opening Hours: Daily, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Try Rice Harvesting at Kahang Organic Rice Eco Farm (KOREF)
Another eco-farm in Kluang, Kahang Organic Rice Eco Farm, or KOREF, is the first certified organic rice farm in Malaysia. Operating since 2001, it offers a unique experience of rice harvesting for the visitors. Apart from that, this safe haven has 50,000 square meters of wetlands, full of rich ecological resources. Indulge yourself in the slow and peaceful kampung vibe here!
Address: KM 42, Jalan Kluang, Kampung Sri Lukut, 86700 Kahang, Johor
Contact: +607-771 3431
Opening Hours: Daily, 9.00 am – 6.00 pm
Get Close to Nature at Gunung Lambak
One of Kluang’s highlights, Gunung Lambak is a small yet magnificent mountain with an elevation of 510 metres above sea level. It offers a great hiking experience for all fitness level. It has twin peaks with three different types of trekking routes, so you can choose according to your preference. Apart from hiking, Gunung Lambak’s recreational forest is a good option for camping.
Address: Gunung Lambak Recreational Forest, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-776 0077
Conquer Gunung Belumut
Gunung Belumut is one of the highest hills in Johor. It is up to 1,010 meters high with steeper trails, which may take you more than 6 hours to reach the top. Since it is under the protection and management of the National Parks Council of the Johor Forestry Department, a small fee is imposed for mountaineering. Needless to say, the majestic view is going to be worth it!
Address: 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: +607-772 5944
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.00 am – 6.00 pm
Take Instagram-worthy Photos at Kluang Street Art
Another stunning Kluang attraction that you must see – colorful street art! Right in downtown Kluang, take a stroll in a gritty alley that is filled with wall murals and 3D art. Up to 24 different wall murals, it was a result of a collaboration between local and international artists to beautify Kluang. Each artwork tells a story of Kluang, including bats. These unique arts certainly deserve a spot on your Instagram feed!
Address: 25, Jalan Merdeka, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily, 24 hours
There you go; 8 fun-filled activities you must do in Kluang, Johor. Which one excites you the most? For more amazing experiences in Johor and beyond, check out KKday now!