5 Ways to Enjoy Port Dickson Without Getting Sand In Your Shoes
Despite popular perceptions, there are actually much more to Port Dickson than just palm-fringed beaches and a scenic coastline. Enjoying some good vitamin sea at the beach or spending a relaxing few days at a popular beach resort there is without a doubt some of the best things to do in Port Dickson, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t other enjoyable and any less fulfilling things to do in Port Dickson.
There are plenty of interesting places in Port Dickson with bucketloads of fun pursuits to offer. With that said, if sun, sand and sea aren’t really your thing, you can always explore other fun things to do in Port Dickson to keep you and your travel companions enamoured with the delicate charm of this small town on the seaward side of Negeri Sembilan.
Saddle up for the time of your life as we uncover more lesser known things to do and unexpected fun to be had in Port Dickson, as well as a handful of interesting places in Port Dickson worth exploring during your next visit there!
1. Live Out Your Cowboy Fantasies at Wild West Cowboy @ Segar City
Located in Lukut, Port Dickson and just around 8 minutes away from Lexis Port Dickson, Wild West Cowboy City is an indoor family theme park and amusement centre in Port Dickson with plenty of children-friendly attractions and fun things to do.
It has a mini amusement park with an impressive lineup of rides that would leave the young ones grinning from ear to ear, such as a carousel ride that will allow their imagination to take them on a thrilling expedition through interesting places beyond Port Dickson. There are also the Rider Boat, Wild West Desert Explorer and the Cowboy-Go-Round that are sure to keep your kids engrossed.
In a small auditorium on the first floor, kids can partake in the Skunk Interactive Show, where they get to interact with the famous character of Wild West Cowboy. Other than that, there’s also a 7D and 5D cinema offering cinematic experiences that are enhanced with digital effects and motion seats. Hold on to your seats as you encounter and get attacked by zombies, piranhas and more.
Last but not least, there’s also a fantasy escape game involving the visitors being locked inside rooms of different themes and stories, and the only way to escape is to rely on their wit and skills.
RM38 (Adult) | RM28 (Child)
11:00am – 8:00pm (Every Sunday to Thursday, School Holidays & Public Holidays)
10:00am – 9:00pm (Every Friday to Saturday & Eve of Public Holidays)
59-64, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.
2. Unleash Your Inner Daredevil at Extreme Park
If you’re an adrenaline junkie looking for exhilarating things to do in Port Dickson, then Extreme Park Port Dickson is the perfect place for you. Offering blood-pumping fun and activities for Port Dickson visitors to do in between suntanning at the beach, you get a variety of indoor and outdoor activities such as go-karting, ATV jungle trail, archery, paintball target shooting, and a paintball war game.
Located around half an hour away from Lexis Port Dickson, the Extreme Park is surrounded by lush greenery and is the ideal place for visitors who are looking to have some fun outdoors surrounded by nature. This fun-filled park is suitable for adults and children aged 12 and above. Adventurous visitors who prefer more challenging activities or seek fun outdoorsy things to do in Port Dickson may go for go-kart races with their friends or experience a fun bumpy ride through the muddy jungle trail on ATVs.
If you’re coming in large groups and in seek of exciting activities to do together in Port Dickson, you may also try the paintball war game and have fun outsmarting friends with your techniques and strategizing skills to triumph in this intense game of wit. If you’re not interested in strenuous activities or simply don’t want to get mud stains on your pants, archery and paintball target shooting would be better options.
10:00am – 6:00pm (Daily)
Batu 13 KM 21, Jalan Pantai Batu, Mukim Pasir Panjang, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.
3. Turn Your World Topsy Turvy at Upside Down House
Looking for some bizarre but fun things to do in Port Dickson while taking tons of instagrammable photos? Then this peculiarly interesting place in Port Dickson that is located just a mere 26 minutes away from Lexis Port Dickson is just the right place to be. True to its name, the Upside Down House features numerous settings that are flipped over, where visitors will get a sense of what it’s like if their surroundings are turned upside down and they are able to defy gravity and walk across the ceiling effortlessly.
With furniture, household appliances, potted plants and even toilet bowls installed suspending from the ceiling, you can get as creative as you want to ensure that every snap is a hoot and a half. With some slight editing, every photo is a chance to let your sense of humour shine. In addition to that, there’s also a series of interactive 3D art where you can take even more hilarious photos to share with your friends.
- RM20 (Adults) RM15 (Adults with MyKad)
- RM15 (Child & Senior Citizen) RM10 (Child & Senior Citizen with MyKad)
- Free (Children below 90 cm)
(Prices are subject to change)
10:00am – 9:00pm (Daily)
Upside Down House Port Dickson, No. 13A & 15 Jalan Coral Walk, Batu 9, Jalan Pantai Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan (Near Ostrich Farm and Politeknik Port Dickson)
4. Be a “Tomb Raider” and Hunt for Ancient Relics at Fort Kempas
If you’re a history buff seeking for interesting places in Port Dickson where you can learn more about the historical stories of the locals in Negeri Sembilan, then one of the best things to do is travel further 35 km from Port Dickson to Pengkalan Kempas that is about a 40 minutes’ drive away from Lexis Port Dickson. The main attraction here is a historical complex that houses a fifteen-century tomb (one of the oldest tombs in Malaysia) of a leading historical figure. The tomb, with its famous carved megalith, belongs to Ulama Sheikh Ahmad Makhtum, an Islamic teacher and missionary who was slain while in battle with the army of Sultan Mansor Shah of Malacca.
Besides his grave stands the “Batu Bersurat”, several megalith stone with inscriptions depicting his struggle and victory. The most famous of these stones would be a set of three that resemble a spoon, a sword and a rudder respectively. It is said that the stones are magical and are able to grow in size. At another side, there is a large stone with a hole drilled through it. It is said to be a lie detector and legend has it that whoever inserts his hand in while telling a lie, will cause the stone to tighten around it. This adds a mystical element to the rich historical colours of Fort Kempas, making it one of the most interesting places to visit in Port Dickson.
If you are looking for other things to do in Pengkalan Kempas, Port Dickson, then this tiny town with its rows of old shophouses is definitely worth a visit. Some of them are believed to be over 100 years old and perfect for taking vintage-looking photos for your Instagram.
Kompleks Sejarah Pengkalan Kempas, Jaln Port Dickson, Pengkalan Kempas, 71150 Linggi, Negeri Sembilan.
5. Experience Real Farm Life at Sky Ladder Pineapple Farm
Looking for more interesting places in Port Dickson? Then Sky Ladder Pineapple Farm should definitely be on your list of places to visit as this new tourist attraction promises its visitors a lot of fun things to do in Port Dickson that are both unconventional and educational. Located 8.9 km away from Lexis Port Dickson, at Kampung Sri Parit Lukut, Port Dickson, Sky Ladder Pineapple Farm offers a fascinating agrotourism experience with an assortment of activities related to the local farm life.
The area consists of acres after acres of pineapple plantation that houses more than sixty thousand pineapple trees, and is the perfect setting for you to gain a better understanding about the cycle of planting and harvesting pineapples. While heading to the pineapple plantation, you will pass by two scenic lakes that used to be tin mines.
In addition to the pineapple plantation, there’s also a corn plantation where you can try your hands at picking and harvesting your own corn and taste fresh-picked corn. Young visitors will also enjoy a fun and educational time at the mini animal petting farm here, as they get to feed farm animals such as sheep, ducks, geese and more. The educational value behind the activities offered at this farm definitely help it top the list of best things to do in Port Dickson.
More adventurous visitors in seek of adrenaline-pumping things to do in the quiet town of Port Dickson will be thrilled to find that Sky Ladder Pineapple Farm also offers ATV and bicycle rides!
Another main attraction that has given the farm its name would be decorative ladders leading to the sky that are perfect for insta-worthy shots. Fresh pineapples, coconuts, bananas and thirst-quenching juices are also available for sale at the farm.
(Prices are subject to change)
9:00am – 6:00pm (Daily)
Sky Ladder Pineapple Farm, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
With all these interesting places in Port Dickson, your next visit here will surely be more enthralling as other than enjoying its geographical advantages, you now have more variety of things to do in the coastal town of Port Dickson.
Can’t wait to explore more interesting places in Port Dickson, check out what’s new from us or book a stay at Lexis Port Dickson so that you can spend a good few days appreciating some of the best things to do in Port Dickson as this eccentrically charming hidden gem definitely has much more in store for its visitors than meets the eye.
Note: Certain interesting places in Port Dickson mentioned above might temporarily cease operation due to the current COVID-19 situation. To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise that you contact the respective operators before visiting.