Mersing is located 100 miles (161 kilometers) east of Malacca and about 160 miles (257 kilometers) east of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
There is no need to limit your sightseeing to the points of interest in Mersing because the surrounding region is dotted with numerous terrific natural and man-made attractions. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Sibu Island, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Pulau Tinggi 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the south of Mersing is Johor Bahru, an important regional center home to Tan Sri Hassan Yunus Stadium, Sultan Ibrahim Building and Pulai Spring Country Club. And don't rush back to Mersing until you've checked out Johor Bahru's AEON Tebrau City, Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque and Istana Bukit Serene.
If the weather looks good, head outdoors to explore Johor Bahru - Johor 's open-air markets. Johor Bahru - Johor offers visitors some wonderful mosques and other sites of spiritual importance, perfect places to catch a glimpse of the region's spiritual side.
The Johor Bahru - Johor area offers visitors a wide range of relaxing activities, such as wildlife watching and shore fishing. Travelers in search of an adrenaline rush shouldn't miss the chance to get their fix by signing up for a hiking or mountain climbing adventure.
When the time comes to leave Mersing, use your last ringgit on last-minute souvenirs and bid a fond Sampai jumpa lagi (farewell).