A Guide to Port Dickson: Top 5 Best Places to Visit in Port Dickson, Malaysia

Picture this: a sunny beach resort in Malaysia, warm toasty sand, a bottle of champagne, some soothing music, and crystal clear blue water. This could be you on your next vacation. Try Port Dickson, Malaysia and visit these five places while you’re there.

Just where is Port Dickson?

Port Dickson is one of Malaysia’s prime coastal towns. It is located along Malaysia’s 18km stretch of western coastline.  Five-star accommodation can be enjoyed by staying at Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson. You won’t find a better beach resort in Malaysia than this one.  Furthermore, Port Dickson is conveniently a 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur airport.

Top 5 Best Places to Visit in Port Dickson

#1 Wan Loong Chinese Temple

This temple is beautiful to behold. It’s an architectural wonder and certainly deserves to be on this list. It’s an operational temple, which means people are praying at all times of the day. Therefore you must enter respectfully.

You will be required to wear long sleeved shirts and socks out of respect. If you are traveling with children, they will be delighted to visit the tortoises and turtles, and if they are lucky, may have the chance to give some a pat.

The Koi pond is also worth seeing. There is an onsite restaurant that serves seafood and fruit stalls around the temple.

#2 Upside Down Art GalleryWent out from beach resort and follow the signboards to find this gallery located in a shop lot

Art enthusiasts will love this one. Follow the signboards to find this gallery located in a shop lot. There is an entrance fee, so make sure you carry some extra money with you for this trip.

You will have funny pictures to remember this place by. The staff can help you take the best photos for your souvenirs. You’re allowed to spend up to 30 minutes in the gallery before you have to leave.

#3 Ostrich Show Farm

This isn’t just an ostrich farm. You will find goats, sheep, horses, an array of birds, rabbits, and hamsters. If you want to feed the animals, you can purchase animal feed at the entrance. It’s a neat and well-maintained farm.

If you get hungry while touring the farm, there is a small cafeteria which sells meals prepared from rabbit, deer and ostrich meat! This is an excellent place to take children. It will be very educational and fun for them. Keep in mind that there is an admission fee – albeit a minimal amount.

#4 The Army MuseumIf you have a couple of hours to spare, the Army Museum is the place to go from beach resort

If you have a couple of hours to spare, the Army Museum is the place to go. Admission is free, and there are a lot of things to see, from the war vehicles to aircraft and the underground tunnel. This tribute to the fallen Malaysian war heroes will certainly give you insight into the country’s history. It’s a very educational and eye-opening place to visit.

#5 Cape Rachado

This 16th-century lighthouse is a local historical site. Plus the hike up to the lighthouse through the thick forest will be worth it when you see the spectacular breathtaking view at the end. If you’re lucky, you may see monkeys, monitor lizards, and colorful tropical birds as you trek through the forest.

That’s not all; Blue Lagoon beach is also very close so you can make a day out of it, and enjoy a picnic by the beach after you’ve seen and explored the lighthouse.

Conclusion

Malaysia has so much to offer. Port Dickson is just one of the many tourist towns the country boasts of. There is no shortage of hotels and resorts to stay at either.

At the end of a long day, coming back to a beach resort in Malaysia like Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson and relaxing in the steam rooms and enjoying the exquisite cuisine will make you want to come back again. What are you waiting for? Pack your bag and grab your loved ones!