Ultimate Travel Guide to the Puteri Harbour

puteri harbour

If you are still looking a place that can relax for a while, especially for the short weekend of holiday, then Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri will be the best place to be.

It is a place that combine one-stop hotel, cuisine, entertainment and shopping. Located at southern part of Johor, Puteri Harbour already become a must-visit attraction for travelers in recent years.

puteri harbour somerset resort
puteri harbour
puteri harbour

Where to Stay?

1. Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

hotel jen puteri harbour

The first Hello Kitty themed room in Southeast Asia. This is a newest addition to the Shangri-La Group of hotels, cooperation with Japan Sanrio Group. Whether you are a fan or not, you will surely like to step inside the fantasy-like room of Hello Kitty, and feel the soft, comfy and inviting bed.

Read more about: Hotel Jen Johor Bahru

2. Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri

somerset resort puteri harbour

Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri is about 3 minutes walking distance from Sanrio Hello Kitty Town. There is an indoor theme park featuring popular children’s characters such as Hello Kitty, Thomas and Friends, Barney and Bob the Builder.

Foods and Drinks:

1. Rock Bottom Kitchen & Bar

puteri harbour rock bottom kitchen bar

Rock Bottom Kitchen & Bar is an American style restaurant. People love to drink and dine here. It is recommended that you come here within the happy hour; don’t forget to order the Hawaiian pizza and a cup of beer; this will be a good place for you to hangout with friends.

Location: Lot LG-13, Lower Ground Floor, Puteri Harbour.
Phone: +6019-690 3266
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 1:00pm (Thu to Sat); 11:30am – 12:30pm (Sun to Wed)

2. Brussels Beer Cafe

puteri harbour brussels beer cafe
puteri harbour brussels beer cafe

If talk about Western food in JB, maybe you have eaten American style or Italian style. But have you ever try a Belgium style of restaurant in Johor Bahru before? When you are come to Puteri Harbour, do not miss this restaurant. Brussels Beer Cafe has a number of branches in Kuala Lumpur and Penang. It has already attracted many people to go there since opening in Puteri Harbour. It offers a variety of beer from around the world.

Location: Lot LG-05, Puter Harbour.
Phone: +607-509 5626
Opening Hours: 12:00pm – 2:00am (Mon to Fri); 11:00am – 2:00am (Sat & Sun)

3. New Zealand Unlimited Restaurants

puteri harbour new zealand unlimited

If you love wine and are looking a place that can relax with friends, New Zealand Unlimited is for you! This restaurant offers a variety of wine from New Zealand, including red wine, white wine, sparkling wine, rose wine and more.

Location: Lot LG-10, Puter Harbour.
Phone: +607-595 0768
Opening: 12pm – 11:45pm (Mon to Thu); 12pm – 1am (Fri & Sat); 12pm – 11pm (Sun)

4. Sky Bar

puteri harbour skybar

Whether you are staying at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour or not, Sky Bar is probably the first thing that will catch your eyes once you come here. Swimming or just relax in the infinity pool as well, wine in hand, beautiful scenery. This is an absolutely perfect place for dating couple, family getaway or even friends gathering.

Location: Block 3, Level 4, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour.
Phone: +607-560 8888
Opening Hours: 12:00pm – 12:00am (Bar); 6:30pm – 10:30pm (Restaurants)

5. Dine Restaurant & Bar

Dine Restaurant & Bar is an idea of concept that combined European cuisine and cocktail bar. Variety of whiskey display in restaurant, it creates a unique dining atmosphere. You may try a glass of cocktail from The Single Cask Bar, and taste the European cuisine like roasted fish or barbecue lamb chops.

Location: Promenade No.14, Level LG, Little Red Cube, Puteri Harbour.
Phone: +607-553 9964
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 11:00pm (Sun to Thu); 11:00am – 1:00am (Fri & Sat)

6. Magnum Sports Cafe

puteri harbour magnum sport cafe

A special cafe designed to sport style. Magnum Sport Cafe offering a variety of recreational games such as darts, pool table, X-box, PlayStation, soccer machines, Pac Man plus board games and cards etc.. Selection foods is American style, including Burgers, Pizzas, Pasta and some local favorites.

Location: Lot LG-09, Puter Harbour.
Phone: +607-509 6669
Opening Hours: 4:00pm – 2:00am (Mon to Fri); 3:00pm – 2:00am (Sat & Sun)

7. Olive Kitchen + Bar

puteri harbour olive kitchen bar
puteri harbour olive kitchen bar

Ostensibly, you may feel Olive Kitchen & Bar is a restaurant that selling wine and Western food. But actually this is also a restaurant that provide Northern Indian cuisine. If you are looking a different kind of exotic dishes, then here maybe one of your best choice. This restaurant offers many kinds of draught beer like Kilkenny, Stella Artois, Strongbow, Lowenbrau, etc.

Location: Lot 11 & 12, Lower Ground Floor, Little Red Cube, Puteri Harbour.
Phone: +6012-287 0116
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 1:00am (Sun to Thu); 11:00am – 2:00am (Fri & Sat)

8. Spice Grill

As the name implies, Spice Grill is expert in using variety of spices and barbecue for cuisine. It is also a brand under the Group of 7 Spice Indian Cuisine. Style biased to modern Western-Indian. Must try dishes include Chicken Shorba, Prawn65, India Garlic Naan and Lamb Spicy Curl Masala. There are all irresistibly good and absolutely can spice up your appetite!

Location: Lot 1B & 4B, Ground Floor of Little Red Cube, Puteri Harbour.
Phone: +607-509 6644
Opening Hours: 12:00pm – 10:00pm (Daily)

9. DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe

puteri harbour dc super heroes cafe

If you are a fans of Batman and Superman, then you should do a visit to DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe. In here, you will see some collectibles like T-shirt or Photograph that autographed by Jay Chou and NBA Star. Feel like you’re a superhero at this cafe with a superhero theme!

Location: Lot 14B & 15B, Ground Floor, Puteri Harbour.
Phone: +607-553 9366
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 8:00pm (Mon to Thu); 11:00am – 9:00pm (Fri to Sun)

10. Dolce Story

puteri harbour dolce story
puteri harbour dolce story

Beat the summer heat with a cup of tempting ice cream rolls, which you can enjoy at this shop near the main entrance of Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour.

Phone: +6012-712 1001
Opening Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm (Daily)

Activities:

1. Sanrio Hello Kitty Town

puteri harbour hello kitty town

You don’t have to fly to Japan just to meet and greet your favorite Sanrio character, Hello Kitty, as Puteri Harbour brings it for you! Stepping inside the amusement park is like entering the awesome world of Hello Kitty!

Location: Persiaran Puteri Selatan, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor.
Phone: +607-291 3535
Opening Hours: 10:00am – 6:00pm (Daily)

2. Thomas Town

puteri harbour thomas town
puteri harbour thomas town
puteri harbour thomas town

Thomas Town is another theme park set on the 4th floor of Puteri Harbour. Aside from Thomas and its friends, there are also Barney, Angelina Ballerina, Bob the Builder and Pingu that await you!

3. Ride a bike

puteri harbour bike share

Bike Share available in Puteri Harbour. You may register at official website (www.bikeshare.my), and rent a bike with only RM10 for whole day. Riding a bike along the coastal will be a relaxed activity you won’t experience from living a life in the city.

4. Explore in Night Trip

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Before back to your accommodation, why not take a short stroll along Puteri Harbour? To make it more fun and exciting, there are provided glowing cars, which you can ride on with your friends or special someone.

How to Getting to Puteri Harbour:

1. Take a Public Bus from Singapore and Johor Bahru

singapore to puteri harbour

Depending on where you are, there are a few different routes you can take. But before heading to Puteri Harbour, you’ll need to go JB Sentral or CIQ 2nd Link from Singapore.

  • From Kranji MRT Station (Bus CW1) to JB Sentral, fare about S$1.50 per person.
  • From Queen Street Bus Terminal (Bus CW2) or Newton Circus (Bus CW5) to JB Sentral, fare about S$3.30 per person.
  • From Boon Lay (Bus CW6) to CIQ 2nd Link, fare about S$4.00 per person.
  • From Jurong East to CIQ 2nd Link, get on bus numbers CW3 or CW4 for the same price with Boon Lay.

After that, you may take the following bus from Johor Bahru to Puteri Harbour.

  • If traveling from JB Sentral, you’ll need to take bus number LM1 priced at RM5.40 per person.
  • If boarding at CIQ 2nd Link, get on bus numbers JPO2 priced at RM6.00 per person, or SL1 priced at RM2.50 per person.

Bus Service Frequency:

  • CW1, CW2, CW3, CW4, CW5 and CW6 service frequency is about 15-30 minutes.
  • For LM1: Buses leave every 90 minutes beginning at 8am until 6:30pm on weekday; and every hour between 8am and 7pm on weekend & public holiday.
  • For JPO2: Buses leave every 3 hours starting at 8:30am; and last bus at 5:30pm.
  • Bus number SL1 only available on weekend and Singapore Public Holiday. Same frequency with LM1 (Approx. 90 minutes), starting at 9:00am; and last bus at 7:30pm.

Public bus has a few complicated routes, stops, and transfers from each point. You may check the links below for more details and do some homework.

CW1, CW2, CW3, CW4, CW5 and CW6
LM1, JPO2 and SL1

Taking a public bus is a good option for backpacker that is on a budget. But this is not recommended for the elderly, infants, or young children. Because of it typically takes around 2 hours to travel, and that doesn’t include stopping at customs which can add another 3 hours to the trip.

2. Getting to Puteri Harbour by Limousine Taxis

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More comfortable, flexibility and reliable transfers. Limousine taxis designed to take passengers from any point to any destination (Malaysia and Singapore). It also is a much faster ride and will pick you up directly wherever you are leaving at anytime. So, you may leaving more time to enjoy the trip. Advance booking is highly recommended.

For travelers that don’t wish to spend hours in planning schedule of transfer, you may book the taxis from HERE, or get price from whatsapp number +60187681834.

Tips: Send SMS or Whatsapp “Go Puteri Harbour” to the phone number above to get price.

Contact Information:
Whatsapp: +60187681834
Email: booking@sgmycar.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sgtomalaysia

Recommended for: Large families, families with young children, the elderly, a large group of friends, or business travelers.

3. Getting to Puteri Harbour by Flight

sgmycar puteri harbour

The travelers landing to Senai International Airport by flight, you may go Puteri Harbour by buses or limousine taxis.

By buses, you may check at Senai Airport Counter.

senai airport to puteri harbour

Take bus number AA1 price at RM8.00 per person. Bus AA1 will take you from the airport to JB Sentral. After that, you need to take the bus number LM1 to Puteri Harbour. Bus AA1 leave every 60 minutes starting at 6:10am; and last bus at 11:30pm. From the Senai Airport to JB Sentral, traveling time approx. 45 minutes.

By limousine taxis, send SMS or Whatsapp “Go Puteri Harbour from Senai” to the phone number +60187681834 to get price.

4. Getting to Puteri Harbour by Ferry

Besides road and flight, Puteri Harbour offers ferry services between Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal and Tanjung Balai Karimun Ferry Terminal (Indonesia). Fare about RM65 for adult, RM35 for children. Seaport tax charges is RM17 per pax.

Departure schedule of Tanjung Balai Karimun Ferry Terminal is 8:00am, 9:45am, 12:45pm and 4:00pm (Indonesia Western Time). Ferry schedule is subject to change without prior notice. For more details and booking, you may call +6075600542, +6075600543 or +6075600568.

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