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Marinas

Admiral Marina & Leisure Club - Lovely facilities located right on the Malacca Straits as Port Dickson.  

Facilities:

Floating docks Self-service Laundry Yacht Maintenance Yard
Toilets Internet Access Travel Lift
Showers Receive & Hold Mail Chandlery on premises
Power and Water at berth * Fuel Dock Pump Out Facility

Restaurant/Pub, Hotel, Swimming Pool, movie theatrette which shows different movies (VCDs) every day, tennis courts, gymnasium.  Fax, and photocopy services available at Reception.  119 Berths.  The docks do NOT have a water hook-up at each berth.  *There are a couple of water taps available on the docks with long hoses attached for everyone to use.  The water quality is good.

Mailing Address:
Admiral Marina 
5 1/2 Mile, Jalan Pantai
71050 Si Rusa
Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus , Malaysia

Harbour Master's Office: 

  • Phone: (60) 6 647 0888
  • Fax: (60) 6 47 0889  or (60) 6 647 0880
  • VHF:  14

Advantages

  • Located right on Malacca Strait - no river to negotiate.
  • Beautiful clubhouse facilities.
  • Bus stop located near marina.
  • Protective breakwater.
  • Easy access to both Melaka and Kuala Lumpur.

Disadvantages

  • Not within walking distance to any cruising amenities
  • Does NOT have a convenience store as stated on marina literature.
  • No self-service laundry facilities.

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Cruiser Amenities

Grocery Stores - Billions located across the street from the bus station in Port Dickson.  It is located at the far end of the strip mall which also has a KFC.  This supermarket has a reasonable selection of dry goods, but not a good produce section.  There is a wet market and several fruit markets around the center of town.

Self-Service Laundry -  No self service laundry at marina, but they do have laundry service available which is charged by the piece.

Internet Access -  If you want to use your own PC, you must go to Reception where you can use a phone line.  The charge was 5 rg. per hour.

Currency Exchange Services
  • Resort Hotel  (the exchange rate is not the best.)
  • Money changer at the Bus station in Port Dickson.  Also there are many banks in Port Dickson.

Propane Gas Canister Refill -  Canisters are picked and delivered back at the marina office.  Have the marina office arrange for pick up. 

Postal Services - Mail may be sent out at resort.  There is a post office in Port Dickson where stamps may be purchased.

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Transport

Buses - 
  • Local buses travel to Port Dickson frequently from the bus stop located on the main highway.  Walk out from the marina to the highway and you will see the bus shelter on the right.
  • Restu Express buses leave from the bus terminal in Port Dickson and go to Kuala Lumpur and Seremban.  The fare is about 6 rg. to go to KL.
Taxis - Taxi service is available from the marina to Immigration, Port Authority and Customs.  Arrange pickup  with Marina office.  Also the marina office can arrange taxi services  from the marina to Melaka, Seremban and Kuala Lumpur.

While waiting at the bus shelter, taxis that are heading into Port Dickson with no fares will slow down.  If you signal them to stop, they will take you to the bus/taxi terminal in town.  The fare should be 1 ringget per person.  They may also stop along the way to pick up more people to fill the taxi.

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Yacht Services

Chandleries - Small chandlery with items mostly for power boats Yacht Maintenance -  Small yacht maintenance yard at Admiral Marina.  A crane is used to lift the boats out of the water. 

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Miscellaneous

 The following are services or places visited and recommended by Bob and Judi. We can only say that our experience was a good one and we hope that you will also have a favorable experience.
Restuarants -  
  • Shajan's Curry House located in Port Dickson.  Clean, inexpensive and friendly.  Great Roti.
  • Eli's Cafe - located across from the bus station along the street with all the banks - on the way to the Port Clearance office.
Cinemas - The Admiral Marina has a small theatrette which shows different movies every night for free.  The quality is sometimes poor, but you can't beat the price.  Bring your own popcorn or snacks and enjoy.

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This Page Last Updated: 02 May 2006

 

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