Tanjung Kupang

Many remember Tanjung Kupang only by the tragedy in 1977 when Malaysia Airlines Flight 653 met its tragic faith, crashing into the mangrove forest of this coastal town. What the majority do not see is how much this beautiful district has to offer. Tanjung Kupang is located in the capital city of Johor, Johor Bahru which is the southernmost city in Malaysia. This small district has grew and prosperous together with Johor Bahru which is one of the largest cities in the country (with over  2.7 million inhabitants). With the recent megaproject Iskandar which intends to transform Johor Bahru into the biggest financial center of Malaysia, the boom in eco-tourism as well as the Forest City project, Tanjung Kupang will certainly be seeing more advent development in the years to come.

Folks in Tanjung Kupang can easily get around as it is well equipped with infrastructures. This town has a wide range of public transports such as local buses ( Causeway Link, Maju Bus, Transit Link JB) and Cross-Border Bus Services (Causeway Link , SBS Transit, SMRT Buses). Tanjung Kupang is easily accessible via the Second Link Expressway which connects it with other metropolis. This charming town is also linked to Singapore by a 1920m long bridge known as the Johor–Singapore Second Link. This twin-deck bridge that supports a dual-three lane carriageway offers a much smoother traffic compared to the Causeway, and hence it will take a shorter time to reach the opposite town.

Tanjung Kupang is famous for its stunning and  well preserved marine eco-system and environment, evident from the booming ecotourism in this town. From the Malaysia’s second largest mangrove forest at the Pulai river, the sand bank at Gelang Patah to the sublime manmade island at the Forest City near the Second Link, Tanjung Kupang allows residents to live in close proximity to Mother Nature. If you dot on being close to nature, peaceful walk along sandy beaches or hikes in forest, this is definitely one place you do not want to miss.

Tanjung Kupang is the southernmost cape of Johor facing the Straits of Johor to the east and the estuary of the Pulai River to the west. As such, many of the residents livelihood depends on the sea such as fisherman, fish monger, seafood eateries, fisheries and aqua culture. There are also quite a number of the residents here who work in Singapore travelling back and forth daily using the Johor Singapore Second Link. The ongoing Forest City project that comprises of four reclaimed island near Tanjung Kupang is expected to create 220,000 jobs opportunities upon completion in 2035.

Being close to the seas means that this place is packed with seafood restaurants and eateries, a definite haven for seafood lovers. However, should you find yourself craving other cuisines, other eateries in Johor Bahru are easily accessible via minutes of driving. Famous eeating places that are close by includes the Nautghty Bali, the Grill Bar Steakhouse, the Zaituna Restaurant and the Seven Spice.

One of the best thing about Tanjung Kupang is how it is strategically located near to all the recreational parks. Planning a family day has never been easier with the amusement parks located within driving distance such as Legoland, Hello Kitty Town, Disney Children Park, Danga Bay Park and the exhaustive lists goes on. If you are in a mood for jogging and cycling but tired of the beach, there are many parks located just nearby such as the Edible park and the Warisan Heritage park.

There are a number of schools in Tanjung Kupang with most of it being public schools and only a handful being international schools such as the Shattuck-St. Mary’s Forest City International School. Know that other international schools such as Tenby International School Setia Eco Gardens, Raffles American School and the Sunway International School are all located within minutes of driving from Tanjung Kupang. It may not share the glamour of big cities,  Tanjung Kupang does not disappoint when it comes to shopping malls and groceries stores which is able to provide the residents with their daily needs.

Properties in Tanjung Kupang are freehold with a median price of MYR 500 000 or median price psf of MYR 43.

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