[Insider Guide] Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, Johor

15 Nov 2018

Hew Lee Yee

Klook Travel Curator

All you need to know about Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark

Just 2 hours away and across the border from Singapore is a recently opened waterpark and summer hotspot not to be missed! This Malaysian gem is the best way to beat the tropical heat while enjoying a day of fun.

Slip and slide your way down multiple thrilling slides, splash around in one of the largest wave pools in the region, cruise along the lazy river with a view, and more. Keep reading for tips on how you can spend the best day at the waterpark!

Getting to Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark

Address: Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, Persiaran Pantai, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia

From Malaysia

The best way to get to Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark is by car. If you’re flying into Johor from other states, the Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark is one hour away by car from the nearest airport, Senai International Airport.

For those staying in a hotel within integrated development of Desaru Coast, you may get to the park via a free shuttle service that runs every 15 minutes available to guests.

From Singapore

For visitors from Singapore, you can opt for a shuttle bus transfer with easy-to-find meet up departure points. If you prefer to travel by car, you may also opt for a private transfer with a convenient Singapore pick up and drop off location of your choice.

Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark tickets

With plenty of excitement and thrilling activities in store for you in a day at Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, the last thing you want is to waste precious time being stuck outside queueing for entrance tickets.

Get your Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark tickets online from Klook. With instant confirmation, you can just flash your mobile voucher at the turnstiles and you’re all set. Plus, having clear skies at the waterpark is important. Luckily, the tickets on Klook are open-dated so you don’t have to worry about wasting your tickets due to bad weather.

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Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark opening hours

Daily, 10am to 6pm. Last admission for the waterpark is at 5pm. Make sure to head there early in the morning to avoid the crowds!

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Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark attire

As with all waterparks, make sure you’re dressed ready to get wet! It’s recommended for guests to wear modest swimwear and shirts or t-shirts at all times for safety purposes. All swimming attire should be free of zippers, buttons, or other hard objects. Swim diapers are also required for children.

For footwear, the best is a pair of flip flops or something that you can easily slip on and off. Go for something you don’t mind losing and avoid wearing ones that are branded or expensive in case they are misplaced.

Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark facilities

Shower and changing facilities are also available in the park. Meanwhile, Lockers and towels are available for rent in the waterpark but are subject to availability. Fees for rental are not included in the entrance park ticket. Guests are not allowed to smoke, bring pets, or bring outside food and drinks inside the park.

Tips to know before heading to Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark

  • With so much time out in the sun, make sure to load up on waterproof sunblock
  • Bring a waterproof pouch to store your phone in
  • Be prepared with your own towels and save on towel rentals
  • Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water
  • Tighten your swimwear coming down a slide as the waves can be pretty strong

Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark thrill rides

Kraken’s Revenge

Where roller-coaster meets splashing flume ride, the Kraken’s Revenge should be the top of the list for fellow thrillseekers! Start from 30 metres above ground then swoop down two full 360-degree loops before diving 27 metres where the Kraken sea monster is awaiting you at the bottom of the pool!

Super Twister

Cruise down the Super Twister, slip and slide along the curves and just when you least expect it, plunge down an exciting, unexpected drop into a funnel!


Let the Riptide sweep you away at the steepest angles and fastest speeds. Race downhill to the first twister and circle around the eye of the storm before encountering the second and third twisters then splashing into the pool.

Wild Whirl

Let the raft of Wild Whirl take you for a spin down a steep drop then shooting onto the high walls of the wide-open bowl where you’ll be speeding around the perimeter. Then, drop down the centre chute and slide down the tunnel.

The Tempest

Swirl around the vortex of the Tempest where you will first descent from a 7-metre drop before being sent down a 17-metre tube slide. It’s all heart-thumping action from the start all the way till the final splash into the pool.

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Other Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark attractions

Surf Wall

Try on a surf simulator that is perfect for either surfing beginners or enthusiasts. Catch and ride the artificial waves at the Surf Wall that feels like the real thing but in a safe and controlled environment!

Tidal Wave Beach

One of the biggest wave pools in Southeast Asia, Tidal Wave Beach holds more than four million gallons of water over nearly three acres. Relax after a thrilling day and enjoy the wave views from the Beachside Cabanas, or lounge along the 170-meter-long sandy shoreline of Tidal Wave Beach.

Penawar River

Laze down the 350 meters of Penawar River and soak in the surrounding views of lush greenery from the riverbank and riverside of a fishing village. Set among the Penawar River are four popular giant water slides - Wild Whirl, Super Twister, Riptide and The Tempest.

Swinging Ship

The classic Swinging Ship theme park ride has three towering waterfalls cascading over a massive 13-metre-high rock cliffs. The Swinging Ship is everyone's favourite ride -- mild enough for youngsters and great fun for all ages.

Kids Ahoy

Kids Ahoy has three age-appropriate play areas filled with water play equipment and a combined total of 13 different water slides designed for children. These zones are perfect for toddlers, young children, and even early teens!

Food and dining options

While outside food and drinks are not permitted into the park, you don’t have to worry about being hungry in Desaru Waterpark. Fill up and fuel up at one of the several eateries that are located throughout the park. Choose from a selection of local favourites, snacks, and more.

  • Kelong Eatery
  • River Grill
  • Surf's Up Juice Bar
  • Octo-Bites Café
  • The Galley Snack Bar
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