Port Dickson is well known for its beautiful beaches but did you know that it is also a haven for amazing attractions? And it is only an hour’s drive from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur! So if you are wondering which place to explore next, perhaps Port Dickson might just be the perfect vacation spot for you. More than just the beaches, this coastal town is full of surprises!
10 Best Places To Visit In Port Dickson
1. Alive 3D Art Gallery
Alive 3D Art Gallery is a trick art museum in Port Dickson. Unlike other museums, you won’t find signs such as ‘Don’t Touch’ or ‘No Flash’, so you’re highly encouraged to touch and take photos of all displayed works. Get ready for more than 50 optical illusion paintings with five different themes. These arts will surely boggle your mind and make you do a double-take, so be sure your camera is fully charged!
📍 No 38-40, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, Lukut, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 11 AM – 8:00 PM
2. Army Museum
The Army Museum is an interesting place to look back into the military history of Malaysia. There are two blocks of buildings housing four galleries each, taking visitors from era to era. Additionally, you can even spot the presence of decommissioned military vehicles, including planes, tanks, and artillery guns, and a memorial fountain dedicated to soldiers who served through Malaysia’s war history.
📍 Kem, Persiaran Pahlawan, Kampung Baru Sirusa, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 10 AM – 5 PM (Closed on Mon & Tues)
3. Wan Loong Chinese Temple
No trip to Port Dickson is fully complete without visiting the spectacular Wan Loong Chinese Temple. More than just beautiful with its colourful architecture, it also pays homage to several oriental deities, including Kuan Yi (goddess of mercy) and the Monkey King. Moreover, the tortoises of different sizes located at the pond and garden are said to be one of the popular attractions. It is believed that the turtles will bring good luck when you rub their shells. So what are you waiting for?
📍 Buddhist Temple, Kampung Teluk Kemang, 71050 Si Rusa, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
4. Wild West Cowboy
Located at Dataran Segar, Wild West Cowboy is definitely a one-stop place for fun. The cowboy-inspired theme park offers colourful track and carousel rides, along with a video arcade and interactive games. And definitely not forgetting that you can even watch a 4D movie, it’s awesome! So if you’re looking for fun activities to spend a precious moment with your little ones, this place is a must to visit.
📍 59-64, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Sun-Thurs) | 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Fri-Sat)
5. Ornamental Fish Centre
Ornamental Fish Centre is an aquarium and marine conservation facility at Teluk Kemang managed by Malaysia Fisheries Department. The center showcases a huge collection of popular marine fish, corals and other sea creatures in the aquarium trade. Besides, you can expect the display of sea turtles from hatchlings to adulthood here. Get ready to be amazed. The best part of all, entrance is free! Let’s go!
📍 Jalan Kemang 8, Kampung Baharu, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 9.00 AM – 4.30 PM (daily) | 9 AM – 12 PM, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM (Friday)
6. Segar Recreation Park
Segar Recreation Park is the latest attraction in Port Dickson. They provide team building, self-motivation, campfire, and many more interesting activities for kids and adults. Whether you are aged 8 or 80, there are many attractive attractions waiting for you here. Drift cart, flying fox, rock climbing, junior rope – just to name a few.
📍 64, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (daily)
7. Blue Lagoon Beach
There are many beautiful beaches in Port Dickson but Blue Lagoon Beach stands out the most for its own unique reasons. Hemmed in by a dense cover of lush vegetation and hilly forest, Blue Lagoon features a smaller but more dramatic beachfront, with a breath-taking view of the bay. While you’re strolling on the beach, you can even spot monkeys, squirrels, fowls, and migratory birds. Just ready your camera and take some photos to live up your Instagram feed!
📍 Batu 10, Jalan Pantai, 71050 Port Dickson, 71050 Si Rusa, Negeri Sembilan
8. P.D. Ostrich Show Farm
With a large collection of ostriches and farm animals, you know you have to stop by Ostrich Farm. There are so many things to discover. You can feed, interact with ostriches and even race with them, how cool is that! Besides, the farm also has a petting zoo with domestic pets and farm animals, an interactive section with pedigree dogs and pony or horse-riding. Don’t forget to get your cameras ready as this is an experience you will surely want to capture!
📍 Lot 1419, Jalan Perdana 4, Batu 9, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM (Weekdays) | 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM (Weekends)
9. Cape Rachado Lighthouse
Cape Rachado is a hilly cape that features a historic lighthouse on its summit, picturesque bays and a fantastic viewpoint of PD’s coastline at Bukit Batu Putih. A spot that blends nature and history, the lighthouse is believed to be the oldest in the country, with its history allegedly dating back to the Portuguese rule of Malacca during the 16th century. Apart from that, Cape Rachado is also a popular bird-watching spot.
📍 Jalan Pantai, Port Dickson 71050, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
10. Upside Down Art Gallery
If you’re looking for new ways to make your feeds interesting in Port Dickson, look no further than Upside Down Art Gallery. This place features 2D and 3D paintings as well as installations that trick the viewer’s eye into seeing something else. Additionally, you can also take some fun and unique pictures here! It goes without saying that this art gallery is a great place perfect for all ages.
📍 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
⏰ 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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