Kukup is situated approximately 170 miles (274 kilometers) southeast of Kuala Lumpur, the national capital, and 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Malacca.
This part of Malaysia is very popular with tourists. To see why, get out and explore the fascinating natural and cultural attractions surrounding Kukup. Two places in the vicinity of Kukup are Sekudai, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Johor Bahru, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
Johor Bahru, is another interesting place to head to. It is around 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Kukup and offers a great selection of things to do and see, such as Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Istana Besar and Masjid Negeri Sultan Abu Bakar. Royal Johor Country Club, Palm Resort Golf and Country Club and Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple are also good spots for checking out while you are in Johor Bahru.
If the sun isn't shining, fear not, Johor Bahru - Johor boasts a number of popular history museums and craft workshops, that will keep you entertained and dry. This area is known for its fine historic palaces; these are wonderful reminders of the area's colorful history.
The Kukup area offers some excellent ways to experience its unique landscapes. Thrill seekers can sign up for one of the many mountain climbing and hiking tours on offer. Unwind the way the locals do in the Johor Bahru - Johor region. Go shore fishing and wildlife watching while you are here.
As your time here draws to an end, spend your last ringgit on that last souvenir and bid a fond Sampai jumpa lagi (farewell) to the interesting people you've met and the places you've spent time.