Port Dickson, also known as PD to locals is just over an hour by road from Kuala Lumpur. The small town used to make charcoal and historically, it was part of Selangor. The lovely resort community lures local and travelers because of its inviting beaches and exclusive resorts. It is an ideal layover between Kuala Lumpur and Malacca. Life in Port Dickson revolves around beaches, especially Teluk Kemang and Blue Lagoon. It is here where one comes across most of the accommodation in Port Dickson. Book Lexis Port Dickson on Traveloka to get the best deals. The resorts here are a great weekend retreat for locals. However, the atmosphere is relatively quiet mid-week.
Traveling to Port Dickson
Traveling to Port Dickson is relatively easy as Kuala Lumpur is only an hour’s drive away.Look for the most suitable and affordable accommodation with Traveloka Malaysia and must-see destinations as you explore Port Dickson. There are magnificent sea views across those 18 km stretches of beautiful beaches that are fringed by palm trees. One will always find plenty of activities to do in Port Dickson. It is a nice, easy place to be where one can relax and unwind. Port Dickson is hard to navigate by foot, and one will have either their own vehicle. There are limited public buses and very few taxis. Log on to Traveloka Malaysia to learn more about Port Dickson.
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So many things to do and see in Port Dickson
Port Dickson boasts a “Hibiscus Island” which is famous for its elegant hibiscus-like landscape. There are many beautiful sightseeing places, and it is possible to charter a boat from the yacht club. There are plenty of beach activities such as snorkeling, water skiing, and windsurfing.
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The most popular activities of the Port Dickson is obviously its beaches, which are just perfect for relaxing. Kids love to paddle in the waters of those picturesque beaches.Cape Rachado Forest Reserve encircling the cape is a major attraction. It was here where the Portuguese built their 16th-century lighthouse. Military Museum is one of the top attractions and its two buildings and a tunnel cover events and exhibits from the past. Ostrich farm is a fun attraction for the kids where the Ostriches are the stars of the show.
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Yun Loon Chinese Temple makes an interesting sight with its rich decorations. There are a small pond and garden near the temple and is filled with lots of turtles. Alive 3D Art Gallery is another of the popular Port Dickson activities with around 50 3D/isometric art murals and paintings.
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Local delicacies at Pork Dickson
The semi-tropical paradise of Pork Dickson is popular with locals and tourists alike. There is so much food and food variety to eat and tantalize your taste buds! Head towards Old Pasar Food Court where there is plenty to eat and to start your gastronomic adventure. Enjoy local delicacies as well as noodles or drinks at the bright yellow stalls. Some of the most popular dishes are the Hainanese chicken rice, yee mee and nasi kerabu. You will love the combination of salty flavors and tender textures that are surprisingly addictive. Fortunately, Port Dickson boasts of a versatile selection local cuisine at the street vendors. You can savor those Malaysian delicacies and tasty tidbits at all times.
Port Dickson is a small city that offers plentiful sightseeing opportunities and amazing beaches. One can shop for literary everything from fresh fruits, blankets, and pillows at those stalls. Central Market boasts of plenty of shops that sell ornamental items, antiques, and decorations for the household. It is a perfect spot for window shopping or to try out those culinary delights.
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