Offering more than just a chance to learn about and enjoy yummy fruits, the Desaru Fruit Farm features animal encounters, paintballing and more! Here’s a peek into what’s in store.
This well-known site can be found in Kota Tinggi Johor and is approximately 60 km from the Johor Bahru city centre. Those staying at local properties such as Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas will find the farm within a 20-minute drive away. Opening hours are from 08:30am to 6:00pm.
The site is set amidst 180 acres which encompass not only fruit orchards, but vegetable and herb gardens too. An ideal choice amongst Desaru attractions for a fun family day out, the farm offers tours of its orchards which feature over 100 tropical fruit varieties like honey orange, soursop, jackfruit and durian.
Of course, fruits are not the only attractions here! Kids will love the petting zoo with animals like rabbits and goats which can also be fed.One can also feed koi fish at a pond and learn more about bee keeping and sample honey too. For added thrills, the Desaru Fruit Farm offers paintballing and ATV riding tours as well.
Of course, after all those activities, the best thing to do to feel energized is to enjoy a fruit buffet! There’s a café as well offering a variety of fruit-based dishes, while during the season, durian buffets are also held. Before leaving, look to purchase some fresh fruits, juices or honey which you can enjoy back home or at your hotel.