More to Kukup than its catch of the day

1 There are many chalets and homestays available at the Air Masin fishermen’s village in Kukup, Pontian.2 A variety of locally packaged seafood products available at a fish farm in Kukup.3 Ang (left) with his workers who are drying shrimp to make shrimp paste at Air Masin fishermen’s village.4 Boat operator Ah Say ferries visitors to the national park and the fish farms at just RM5 per ride. 5 Entrance fee to the Pulau Kukup Johor National Park is only RM5 per adult and RM3 for students.6 Hundreds of tree species can be found within the Pulau Kukup Johor National Park.7 There are many small souvenir shops around the little town.

Johor coastal town beckons with its homestays among fishermen and a mangrove national park.

A LAIDBACK village by the sea, Kukup has been an increasingly popular destination for a short weekend getaway, attracting both local and foreign tourists.

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