Outdoor activities are always filled with excitement. Johor Bahru, just 1 hour plus away from Singapore, is the best place for Singaporeans to visit. Besides shopping malls and eateries, have you ever wondered what are the JB outdoor activities you can participate in?
Johor Bahru may be a bustling city, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find any outdoor activities that thrill you. With all the different JB outdoor activities you can find, it is definitely filled with thrill. You will never have enough. JB is a haven for those who are looking for a thrill. Besides having the excitement, it is also a great way to connect with nature.
All these outdoor activities will give you a unique experience. Different JB outdoor activities cater to different ages; you will find one that suits you and your family. In this article, we will navigate through the best JB outdoor activities for your perfect holiday.
Top JB Outdoor Activities #1 – RUD Karting Centre
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Love the speed of driving? Visit RUD Karting Centre, where you can speed up to 90km/h legally and without any driver’s license. They have different levels for you to choose from. One is for the beginners, where it goes up to 60km/h. Another one will be the pro-level, which you can go speeding at 90km/h. There’s also a choice of double-seater karts for those who prefer company.
With an 840m long racing track and a total of 16 turns, this is a good place for you to show off your driving skills. Don’t worry about the safety; there will be a safety briefing before heading off. Even if you have crashed into something on the track, just wave your hand, and somebody will rescue you. Safety kits like helmets and full-face shield masks are available there.
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After you are done, you can grab a quick bite or drink at their in-house cafes. There’s also a KTV room for you to sing. It will be a great place for you to enjoy. Moreover, they are open till midnight, so don’t worry if you can’t make it during the day.
Address: PTD 200284, Persiaran Medini Sentral 6, Bandar Medini Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri, 79250 Johor
Top JB Outdoor Activities #2 – Horse Riding At Riders Lodge
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How many of you have really experienced horse riding? If you haven’t and wonder where to try it, Riders Lodge is where you should go. They have various horse-riding packages, so don’t worry if you have no experience. The packages are catered for beginners and those who have experience. The prices vary for different packages.
They also have horse-riding lessons. The lessons suit those as young as 8 years old. The fees are definitely affordable. If you haven’t decided whether to take the lessons, why not take the chance to go for a ride and experience it first?
They also offer groom-led rides where trained coaches or grooms will lead you as you experience a horse ride. It may be a lifetime experience if you are riding a horse for the first time. You can book in advance at their website.
Address: Lot 1302 Kebun Sedenak, 81000 Kulai, Johor
Top JB Outdoor Activities #3 – ATV Park Johor
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How thrilling it would be if you could drive an ATV. The biggest ATV trails in JB, you don’t want to miss ATV Park Johor if you are an ATV lover. There are 3 different trails for you to choose. It includes Swamp & River Challenge, Endurance Ride Challenge, and Awesome Offroad Ride. Be prepared to get dirty as you go through muddy roads and even knee-deep wading pools.
There are experienced guides who will teach you some basics on driving the ATV and navigating your way around the trails. Basic kits like hairnet, safety helmet, and PCK-style boots are available. So don’t worry about what to bring. The whole trail will last about 1 hour.
Before starting off, they will allow you to test run around the starting point to familiarize you with the ATV. By then, you will be ready for the real deal. You can catch your breath in between the trail as there will be mini pits stops along the way. It is worth the trip for those looking for a thrill.
Address: Lorong Ciku, Kampong Baru Sri Aman, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Top JB Outdoor Activities #4 – ADM Archery Park
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Want to be the next Hawkeye? You can train up your archery skills at ADM Archery Park. The package includes a bow and a round of arrows. There are various target boards for you to try out. It is placed at different distances where you can test it out. You have 1 hour to brush your skills up.
Don’t worry if you are a beginner. Their experienced staff will guide you on how to hold the bow and tips on getting a bull eye. You will learn the trick in no time. Of course, it takes time to train to become a professional.
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If you intend to play it for the long term, they have an in-house store where they sell all the gear that is needed for archery. You can purchase one for your own use.
Address: No 27, Jalan Bunga Mawar, Kampong Maju Jaya, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Top JB Outdoor Activities #5 – Tristan Park
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Dirt biking is another outdoor activity that suits those who are looking for a thrill. Don’t worry about a motorbike license or not riding on one before. Their experienced staff will guide you on it. You will pick up the trick in no time. They will also brief you on safety before heading off for fun.
This activity is catered for ages eight and above. It’s actually a family-friendly activity where you can enjoy fun with your family. It is recommended to wear long-sleeved clothes as you are going to get dirty. If not, they do have clothing for rent. Basic bike gear like helmets and boots are also available for rent. The cost of the bike depends on what model you decide to take, but it is definitely affordable.
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Part of the trails can be challenging, especially going up and downhill. Do be careful as you drive along the trail. There will be a guide tagging along to ensure your safety. If you are looking for an adventurous weekend, why not try out this dirt biking ride? It will be a unique and fun experience.
Address: 71, Jalan Kekabu 7, Taman Desa Cemerlang, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor
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