Port Dickson, Malaysia
Port Dickson or PD to locals is a beach and holiday destination situated about 32 km from Seremban and 90 km from Kuala Lumpur. It is located in the state of Negeri Sembilan in Peninsular Malaysia.
There are many beaches on the coast along Port Dickson. Leisure activities available include water-skiing, canoeing, snorkeling and wind surfing. The Blue Lagoon, about 15 km from Port Dickson town, provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding greenery and the blue open sea.
Things to See & Do
* Cape Rachardo lighthouse
* Muzium Tentera Darat - Army Museum
* Fort Lukut
* Fort Kempas
* Beaches and water sports
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Ringgit (RM) (MYR)
Language – Bahasa Malaysia, English
Population – 100,000 approx
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – +6o
Port Location – There are dock facilities at the 5-star Admiral Marina & Leisure Club.
Travel Links - Frequent buses - both direct express which use the highway and local which use the old toll-free road - link Port Dickson with Seremban. Travel time is about one hour. On weekdays there only seems to be one company offering buses between Seremban and Port Dickson, one per hour. If coming from other parts of Malaysia, the easiest way by bus will be to travel via Seremban.
The nearest train station is in Seremban which can be easily reached from Kuala Lumpur. You have to catch a bus or taxi from Seremban to Port Dickson.
Daily ferries connect Port Dickson with Dumai in Sumatra, Indonesia. The Acob Express leaves from the jetty in the middle of town at 1030. Return trips depart Dumai at 1300.