There are two forts located just a short distance from the heart of Port Dickson. Fort Lukut stands about 10kms from the town, and has been here since the mid-1800s. Fort Kempas is slightly further away, but still an intriguing landmark to visit. Here, tourists will find a 15th century tomb which enshrines the highly noted Ulama Sheikh Ahmad Makhtum.
There are numerous other built structures that shouldn’t be overlooked. The Cape Rachada Lighthouse is a 16th century Portuguese lighthouse that is still operational. It provides some of the best scenic viewpoints of the Malacca Strait. Families will also enjoy the Port Dickson Mini Zoo, and the Ostrich Farm offers a unique experience for tourists.
Restaurants in Port Dickson
Port Dickson is home to a range of restaurants. Be sure to try the local delicacies. The food in Port Dickson tends to be hot and spicy, including dishes like rendang beef and cili padi. The Saturday night markets are home to a wide range of local and international cuisine at extremely affordable prices. The PD Eating Point is another popular spot to dine, especially if for Chinese and Western specialties.
Shopping in Port Dickson
Check out the night market, which is held every Saturday night in the town centre. Everything from clothes to fish to shoes can be bargained for here.