What to Do in Kukup: Mahjong, Card Games, KTV, Fishing

7 October, 2009

Besides being pampered with sumptuous seafood meals, there are many activities to keep us occupied during our 2 Day 1 Night stay at Kukup.Ā  There were 3 mahjong tables in the living room plus tubs of mahjong tiles available at the chalet owner’s front porch.Ā  This is the definitely the best place for a mahjong marathon – an ideal way to spend short breaks from work – especially without the distraction of Facebook, Twitter (since no internet available here).

We brought along our own playing cards though I believe the chalet owner would also have playing card sets available.

Mahjong & Card games

We expected the karaoke song selection at Kukup to be limited to old Hokkien songs but surprisingly, they have a huge collection of modern pop and rock songs e.g. Zhang Hui Mei, JJ Lin as well as modern love songs suitable for duets.

The karaoke also has very good sound system so your neighbours will also be able to hear your lovely crooning. šŸ™‚Ā  If you are a KTV fanatic, you will love it here – bring along your latest Karaoke songs collection to complete the experience.Ā  There are some DVD shops just outside the village – not sure if they sell karaoke CDs though.


If you are tired from all the singing and dry swimming (aka mahjong), you can also chill out by the multi-purpose platform – watching mudskippers and crabs during low tide and nearby fish farms or posing for act-cool photos. šŸ™‚


Kukup boasts one of the best sunset view I had ever seen.Ā  Take lots of “National Geographic” style photos! šŸ™‚ and some romantic pictures with the sunset as the backdrop.

Sunset View

There is a fishing net by the wooden platform.Ā  You can operate a motor to lift the net to see what you caught – don’t expect lots of fishes though.Ā  There is also a very long pole which you can use to try catching fishes around the house – very low probability of that happening šŸ™‚Ā  Perhaps you can use it to catch mudskippers or crabs when its low tide.

Instead, the fishing pole became a photo-taking prop for us.Ā  See the following pictures as we make a fool of ourselves with the pole.


Zhiqiang & Tingyi

Comments (18)

  • euniceReply

    9 October, 2009 at 1:11 am

    u guys really enjoyed urselves very much! I tried fishing once at East Coast Park I think LOL.. tat was many many many yrs ago.. caught a little fish like a batfish n I chicken out when saw it struggling. Threw it back into the sea and never fish anymore from that day onwards.

    • ZhiqiangReply

      9 October, 2009 at 7:23 am

      yup eunice, we sure did enjoy ourselves.

      Although about the fishing part, we didnt catch any fish – just playing around with the equipment. šŸ™‚

    • TingyiReply

      9 October, 2009 at 8:19 pm

      LOL, they were posing for the camera rather than fishing!!

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  • avontflexReply

    9 October, 2009 at 10:22 pm

    hur wheres my back in the sunset?! thats the authentic ones then u guys follow!

    • TingyiReply

      9 October, 2009 at 10:32 pm

      I do not have your “back” photo. It’s in Carol’s camera.

  • Kia AiReply

    10 October, 2009 at 12:44 pm

    I saw the photo where 4 of us had a mind-boggling bridge game.

  • 2D1N Kukup (Hello Leisure Resort) Trip SummaryReply

    16 October, 2009 at 11:13 pm

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  • CrystalReply

    24 August, 2010 at 4:50 am

    While I definitely like KTV, majiang is a kind of activity which I would define as escapist.

    • TingyiReply

      24 August, 2010 at 8:50 pm

      Hi Crystal, remember to bring your own KTV songs as those songs there are kind of out-dated for us… =P

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    21 September, 2011 at 3:50 am

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