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9 Things To Do In Port Dickson – Coastal Town 4H From SG With Nature Activities & “Maldives” Villa

Things to do in Port Dickson


Trust that whenever there’s a long weekend, you’ll find scores of Singaporeans crossing the border for a short getaway. If you’ve already checked off all the Johor Bahru activities and have even visited other destinations like Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Genting Highlands, try an island expedition to Port Dickson on for size.

Located south of KL and a 4-hour drive from Singapore, the coastal town is home to a lot more than sandy beaches and water activities. From an ostrich farm and Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course to resorts with ocean villas and log cabins, here are 9 things to do in Port Dickson that make it a choice holiday spot for kids and grownups alike.

Note: Prices are accurate at the time of writing and may be subject to change.

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Things to do in Port Dickson1. Get lost in Malaysia’s largest hedge maze2. Treat yourself to a luxury Maldives-style resort under $240/night3. Stay at a Ranch-themed hotel with teepees & log cabins4. Go on Wild West-influenced rides in an indoor theme park5. Scale a high elements course at Segar Recreation Eco Park6. Get close with animals at the Port Dickson Ostrich Farm7. Cool down with some snorkelling, fishing & banana boating8. Race your friends while riding ATVs at Uncle Wong Happy Farm9. Chill on a sunset cruise with a saltwater jacuzzi pool


1. Get lost in Malaysia’s largest hedge maze


Things to do at Port Dickson - PD MazeImage credit: Leong Gt via Google Maps

The PD Maze is like a scene ripped straight from Harry Potter – it spans 4,000sqm and has walkways that total up to 1,300m long. Relax, nothing in this maze will pose a danger to you. Instead, Malaysia’s largest hedge maze has quirky art installations nestled within its corners.

Things to do at Port Dickson - PD Maze Art InstallationsImage credit: Kent and Michelle & WH Aw (WH AW) via Google Maps

Sculptures like huge photo frames protruding from the ground invite visitors to pose for a picture. There’re more trippy ones as well that’ll make you do a double take – like a dragon whose eyes seem to fixate on you as you walk around it, and human-like metal sculptures made to mimic a glitch in the matrix.

Just in case you’re worried about getting lost in the labyrinth, most visitors find the exit within 15-30 minutes. Staff are also on hand if you really need a clue on where to go next.

Rates: Child (5 years old and below): FreeChild (6-12 years old) & Seniors (60 years old and above): RM20 (~S$5.81)Adult: RM25 (~S$7.26)

Address: Jalan DS2/10, Dataran Segar, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, MalaysiaOpening hours: 9am-6.30pm, DailyContact: +60 16 979 9119 | PD Maze website


2. Treat yourself to a luxury Maldives-style resort under $240/night


Things to do at Port Dickson - Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson Aerial ViewTrue to the name of the resort, the layout of the ocean villas creates a hibiscus shape.Image credit: Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson

Just like how there’s an entire housing estate in Indonesia that’s modelled after Singapore, you can find a resort in Port Dickson that looks straight out of Maldives. Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson is a 5-star resort, but don’t worry about having to fork out thousands of dollars. Rates start from just RM800 (~S$233.34)/night for a 2-pax room

Things to do at Port Dickson - Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson VillasImage credit: Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson

Even the biggest villa is still under S$400, at RM1,320 (~S$385.01)/night for the Panorama Two King Pool Villa. And because all villa rooms have a private pool and a steam room on the balcony, the only difference you’ll be shelling out for is the size of the suite and pool, and bonus amenities like a bathtub and jacuzzi.

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson ADDRESS12th Mile, Jalan Pantai, 71250 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours:Thursday 00:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (16153)CONTACT INFORMATION+60 6660 2626 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $270.55 imageCheapest$270.55image$274.00


3. Stay at a Ranch-themed hotel with teepees & log cabins


Things to do at Port Dickson - Tepee Tents at Eagle Ranch ResortImage credit: @eagleranchresortpd via Instagram

For an even more affordable option without sacrificing on the comfort and aesthetic factor, head to Eagle Ranch Resort, a unique ranch-themed hotel with old Western influences everywhere. Air-conditioned teepee tents which are suitable for couples and families of up to 4 pax are available for RM250 (~S$72.92)/night

Things to do at Port Dickson - Log Cabins at Eagle Ranch ResortThere are also fancy log cabins with rustic, dark wooden accents – priced from RM300 (~S$87.50)/night.Image credit: Eagle Ranch

Things to do at Port Dickson - Kampung Villas at Eagle Ranch ResortSpacious kampung villas atop shallow pools are priced RM300 (~S$87.50)/night.Image credit: Eagle Ranch

Besides a variety of different lodgings to choose from, there are also amenities aplenty. Make your vacation count by clocking in hours of fun at their beach volleyball, basketball, and football courts, table tennis rooms, lap pool, and archery range.

Eagle Ranch Resort Port Dickson ADDRESS544, Jalan Pantai, Batu 14, 71250 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours:Thursday 00:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

GOOGLE REVIEWS3.9 (1289)CONTACT INFORMATION+60 6-661 0495 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $68.00 imageCheapest$68.00


4. Go on Wild West-influenced rides in an indoor theme park


Things to do at Port Dickson - Segar City Wild West Cowboy Theme Park ExteriorThe charming old Western exterior and set-ups like cacti and horse-drawn carriages make for great photo ops.Image credits: Wild West Cowboy Indoor Theme Park via Google maps

Continuing with the old Western theme, the Segar City Wild West Cowboy Theme Park is the main amusement venue in Port Dickson. Think of it as a mini theme park with attractions suitable for all ages. Admission is from RM60/pax (~S$17.44), and you’ll gain entry to all the attraction zones. 

Things to do at Port Dickson - Segar City Wild Wesr Cowboy Theme Park Family-Friendly RidesImage credit: Klook

Parents with little ones in tow will benefit from various kid-friendly rides like the Rider Boat, Cowboy-Go-Round carousel, and Wild West Desert Explorer mobile car ride. There’s also an escape room attraction with different themes like fairy tale princesses, dinosaurs, galaxy, ancient Egypt, and haunted mansion.

Things to do at Port Dickson - Segar City Wild West Cowboy Theme Park Escape RoomThe Awakening Of Pharaoh escape room.Image credit: Klook

Make sure to check out the 5D Motion Adventure – an immersive cinema ride where you get rocked around in your chair as wind, rain, and lightning effects are timed according to the screening. Great for people with a fear of roller coasters who still want to experience some thrill!

Wild West Cowboy InDoor Theme Park ADDRESS59-64, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sunday Closed

GOOGLE REVIEWS3.8 (605)CONTACT INFORMATION+60 12-611 7379 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $17.45 imageCheapest$17.45


5. Scale a high elements course at Segar Recreation Eco Park


Things to do at Port Dickson - High Elements Course at Segar Recreation Eco ParkImage credit: Klook

Malaysia is known to be a foodie’s paradise. For travellers looking to torch some calories amidst all that feasting, hit up the Segar Recreation Eco Park. Set in an expansive space where sunshine and greenery are abundant, the park’s amenities allow you to engage in physical activities with varying levels of thrill and difficulty.

Things to do at Port Dickson - High Elements at Segar Recreation Eco ParkImage adapted from: Klook

Examples include the flying fox, high elements trail, 13-station obstacle course, abseiling, and rock climbing wall, just to name a few. And because most of the activities have beginner and intermediate options, even kids can participate.

Segar Recreation Eco Park ADDRESS64, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours: Show Time Hide

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6. Get close with animals at the Port Dickson Ostrich Farm


Ostriches are peculiar creatures, and the average Singaporean doesn’t know much about these big birds other than that they bury their heads in the sand…and have brains that are even smaller than each of their eyeballs. The Port Dickson Ostrich Farm offers the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with these wholesome creatures.

Things to do at Port Dickson -Image adapted from: @_yanti_azrul_ & @narnatasyaa via Instagram

Besides feeding and petting sessions, kids can go for ostrich rides. In terms of safety, professional animal keepers will be guiding the interactions at all times, and the ostriches are apparently docile enough to hug.

Things to do at Port Dickson - Port Dickson Ostrich Farm Feeding Animals & ATV Rides for KidsImage adapted from: @abprabianti_89 & @iam_n.a.n.a via Instagram

Expect an abundance of other animals – many of which are open to feeding and petting – such as rabbits, donkeys, goats, horses, ducks, and guinea pigs. Beyond wildlife experiences, there is an ATV track onsite which even kids can ride, and a Planet Jurassic zone with animatronic dinosaurs and photo ops aplenty.

P.D. Ostrich Show Farm ADDRESSLot 1419, Jalan Perdana 4, Batu 9, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours:Thursday 09:30-18:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Wednesday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Thursday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Friday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Saturday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM
Sunday 09:30 AM-06:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS3.7 (2692)CONTACT INFORMATION+60 018-207 8682 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $13.65 imageCheapest$13.65


7. Cool down with some snorkelling, fishing & banana boating


Things to do at Port Dickson - Snorkelling at Blue Lagoon BeachGo snorkelling in the crisp waters of Blue Lagoon Beach, dubbed the best beach in Port Dickson by locals.Image credit: Klook

In terms of both getting the most bang for your buck and having a jam-packed itinerary, you can’t get more bao kah liao than this Port Dickson boat tour. At S$22/pax for a 2-hour charter, you get to pick and choose all the activities that tickle your fancy.

Things to do at Port Dickson - Port Dickson Boat TourImage adapted from: Klook

The boat holds snorkelling equipment and fishing gear, and you’ll also get to try your hand catching crabs with a bamboo cage. Thereafter, you can choose to bring your loot home or top up S$9.15/pax and have it cooked fresh as part of a seafood lunch.

You can also go banana boating and, since there’s a guide present for the whole tour, feel free to ask for assistance if you’re a first-timer at any – or all – of the activities.

Rates: From RM70 (~S$20.35)/pax for a half-day tour with 6-15 pax, higher rates apply for groups with 2-5 pax. 

Book a Port Dickson boat tour.

Meeting point: 5th Mile, Jalan Pantai, The Grand Beach Resort Port Dickson, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, MalaysiaTime: 9am-11am, Daily


8. Race your friends while riding ATVs at Uncle Wong Happy Farm


Things to do at Port Dickson - Uncle Wong Happy Farm ATV RentalsImage credit: Klook

The adorably-named Uncle Wong Happy Farm allows you to race your friends on ATVs that are beginner-friendly and easy to navigate.

A professional instructor will guide you through the ins and outs of driving an ATV, including how to manoeuvre inclines so you can feel the thrill of coursing through the bumpy track. Now you can zoom zoom and live your Mario Kart fantasies even without a driver’s licence

Things to do at Port Dickson - Uncle Wong Happy farm Paddle Board RideImage credit: Klook

The farm is home to a scenic route with thick forests, palm tree-lined paths, and an expansive lake to accompany your ride. Cool off afterwards by cruising down the tranquil lake in a paddle board ride, included as part of the activity.

ATV, UTV, Paddle Boat, Kayak Rides@Uncle Wong Happy Farm Port DicksonADDRESSLot 11886, Bukit Permata, 71010 Lukut, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours:Thursday 09:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM-07:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.9 (333)CONTACT INFORMATION+60 011-5419 1343


9. Chill on a sunset cruise with a saltwater jacuzzi pool


Things to do at Port Dickson - Sunset CruiseImage credit: Platinum Charters

Contrary to popular belief, a luxurious sunset cruise need not cost a bomb. For S$27.69/pax, sail along Port Dickson just in time to catch the sky transforming from daytime to crimson dusk. Expect panoramic views of the Straits of Malacca, and a glimpse of the Cape Rachado Lighthouse – which dates back to the 1500s and is said to be the oldest lighthouse in Malaysia.

Things to do at Port Dickson - Sunset Cruise ActivitiesImage adapted from: @exorabri & @dicksondragon via Instagram

On board the Dickson Dragon, you’ll get to soak in a saltwater jacuzzi, which is essentially a trawling net by the boat where you can get massaged by the waves. There’s also a quality sound system and karaoke machine, so you and the gang can have the most vibey KTV session ever. 

Dickson Dragon Cruise ADDRESSPD World Marina Resort, Lot 1322, Jalan Pantai, Batu 5 1/2, Kampung Baharu, 71050 Teluk Kemang, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Opening Hours:Thursday 09:00-22:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM-10:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.4 (82)CONTACT INFORMATION+60 012-900 8200 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $25.60 imageCheapest$25.60


Best hotels & attractions in Port Dickson, Malaysia

Whether you’ve already checked other Malaysian cities and towns off your travel bucket list or are looking for a lesser-known island getaway, Port Dickson has beaches galore as well as activities suitable for the whole fam.

There are a variety of transport modes from Singapore, including coach rides and the KTM Shuttle. These stop at neighbouring towns such as Seremban and Gemas, after which you can take local public transport to Port Dickson.

If you’re journeying via KL, the quickest, simplest and most comfortable method would be to get a Private Intercity Transfer from KL airport straight to your Port Dickson hotel.

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A portion of this content may contain referral links to products. However, all opinions are ours.Cover image adapted from: Klook, Eagle Ranch & @lexishibiscus via InstagramOriginally published 2nd July 2022. Last updated by Khoo Yong Hao on 6th September 2023.

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