Greater Ipoh

Perak Tengah

Taiping

Kuala Kangsar

Teluk Intan

Tanjung Malim

Pangkor Island

Perak Tengah

Manjung / Lumut

Pangkor Island

Pangkor Island is located just off Peninsular Malaysia’s west coast. It is famous for beaches such as Teluk Nipah, Coral Bay, and Pasir Giam, which at low tide links to the coral-ringed Giam Island. The wrecked Dutch Fort, which dates back to 1670, indicates the island’s strategic colonial importance. The Sacred Rock, which sits nearby, is etched with the Dutch East India Company insignia and an image of a tiger stealing a child.

Jetty

Jetty

With the new construction of the private resort island of Marina Island Pangkor, you will now need to take a 7-minute ferry ride to Pulau Pangkor, saving you hours of waiting compared to the current ferry service from Lumut Jetty. You can get to Marina Island Jetty from the mainland by car via a 400m bridge to Marina Island.

The first departure is at 7.15 am, the last at 7.15 pm. Departure is hourly for non-peak hours and additional ferry trips will be added during peak periods, departure times are at 15 min intervals. The new ferry schedule from Marina Island Jetty Terminal can be obtained from its Online Ticketing Platform and ferry e-Tickets can be purchased online at www.pangkorferry.com. There are plenty of parking lots near the Marina Island jetty. Covered loading bays to drop off and pick up passengers are accessible at the front door of the jetty.

The largest and oldest settlement on the mainland in the town of Lumut, an attractive, peaceful place about 7 km away. Busses from KL and other locations are going to drop you off at the bus station next to the pier.

  • Ferries depart daily from Lumut Jetty to various parts of Pangkor Island. The first departure from Lumut is at 7 am, the last at 7.00 pm. The first departure from Pangkor is 6.30 am the last departure is 5.45 pm.
  • Departures are at intervals of 30-45 min, depending on the time of day.
  • There is only one jetty in the town of Pangkor Island and it is near to the numerous beaches on the western coast of the island.

There is only one jetty in the town of Pangkor Island and it is near to the numerous beaches on the western coast of the island.

Getting Around Pangkor Island

On the island, unmetered taxis (microvans) are commonly available and are bright pink at Pangkor Town. Please agree to the fare amount before you start your journey. The fares to the major destinations are fixed, the ferry ride to Teluk Nipah costs RM16.

Motorbikes are readily accessible from several men standing at the exit of the main jetty. Since they are unregulated, the costs can vary depending on the negotiating abilities. Some will ask for a deposit, but if you say no quickly, they usually accept it. The rough price is RM30 for the manual and RM40 for the automatic price per day.

Dutch Fort

Dutch Fort

Fort Dindingh was built by the Dutch in 1670 for the storage and protection of tin supplies from the sultanate of Perak. It was destroyed in 1690 by the Malays who were discontent with Dutch methods for obtaining minerals. The fort was reconstructed by Malaysia's museum department in 1973 and gazetted as an ancient monument and historical site in 1978. Anyone found guilty of vandalising the fort is liable to imprisonment or a fine.

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In 1670, the Dutch built a store here, which was initially made of wood but was later reinforced with bricks. The Dutch had nine cannons here at one time, which explains the circular windows in the fort's walls.

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Location:
Dutch Fort, 32300 Pangkor Island, Perak
Opening hour:
8.00 am-6.00 pm


Pangkor Town

The main town on the island is situated on the east coast. It's a small town and it's only got one street. There are a variety of souvenir shops, dried seafood shops, coffee shops and a few restaurants along the street. One of the favourite choices for breakfast among locals and tourists is the restaurant opposite the Kheng Hai Chuan Fishery Store, which can be recognised by the bird nests attached to the name board.

Pangkor Town

Batu Bersurat (Inscribed Stone)

Batu Bersurat (Inscribed Stone)

Batu Bersurat Pangkor Island is a large rock in Kampung Teluk Gedung etched with graffiti created by Dutch soldiers in the 1700s. During the years 1743-1748, these soldiers were stationed at the nearby Dutch Fort, and the date 1743 is carved five times on the rock.

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The rock measures about 10.7 m long and 4.6 m wide and stands at 4.3 m tall. The etchings show the picture of a tiger carrying away a child. There are also two round-shaped leaves and the letters "If Carlo 1743" and "VOC" The inscription is believed to be a commemoration of the murder of a Dutch dignitary's son in 1743.

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Location:
Batu Bersurat ( Pulau Pangkor, Perak ), 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak


Pulau Sembilan and Pulau Jarak

Pulau Sembilan is made up of nine small islands: Pulau Agas, Pulau Rayong, Pulau Nipis, Pulau Rumbia, Pulau Lalang, Pulau Buluh, Pulau Sagu, ‘Black Rock,' and ‘White Rock.' Pangkor Island is 10 nautical miles away from the archipelago.

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Pulau Sembilan is well known among anglers for its abundance of marine life, especially anchovies. Aside from that, the middle area between Pulau Rumbia and Pulau Lalang is ideal for diving and ‘snorkelling' activities due to the 15-meter-deep coral-filled area.ent of the year.

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Pulau Sembilan and Pulau Jarak