Mersing (GPS: 2.42862, 103.83178) is a town in Johor on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is the biggest town in Johor on the east coast. The town has a population of 21,670. Mersing is also the district capital of Mersing District, which is 2,838 square kilometers in size. The town of Mersing is located at the mouth of the Mersing River facing the South China Sea.
While the town of Mersing is not particularly rich in attractions, most people come here because it is the natural springboard for trips to the offshore islands such as Pulau Tioman (which belongs to Pahang), Pulau Aur, Pulau Seribuat, Pulau Pemanggil, Pulau Dayang, Pulau Besar, and Pulau Sibu, to name some.
Location of sights in Mersing on the map
Sights, Attractions and Places of Interest in Mersing
If you do not wish to leave the mainland, you can also enjoy a lovely beach at Pantai Penyabong, which is in Endau, north of Mersing. If you are the quintessential city folk, this is a good place for you to view kampung houses, villages and traditional fishing boats.
If you are coming from Johor Bahru or Singapore, use Route 3 to Mersing, passing through Kota Tinggi. If you're from the northern and central part of the west coast, such as Kuala Lumpur, then exit the North South Expressway at the Air Hitam Interchange (Exit 244), then take Route 50 east all the way to Mersing. If you're heading south from Kelantan, Terengganu or Pahang, then take Route 3 and simply head south.
Police tel: 07 799 3507
Fire tel: 07 799 4444
Hospital tel: 07 799 3333
Syarikat Air Johor tel: 07 799 1055
Tenaga Nasional tel: 07 799 2020
Telekom Malaysia tel: 07 799 3179
Banks in Mersing
Agro Bank 74 Jalan Ismail, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 1434
Bank Islam Malaysia Ground Floor, 30 Jalan Abu Bakar, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 5076
Bank Kerjasama Rakyat 29 & 30 Jalan Ismail, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 7226
Bank Simpanan Nasional 72 & 73 Jalan Ismail, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 3221
CIMB Bank 4 Jalan Ismail, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 1600
Public Bank 21 & 22 Jalan Sulaiman, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 2695
Maybank 22-4 Jalan Ismail, 86800 Mersing, tel: 07 799 1236
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