Pulau Ketam, Port Klang, Selangor is a small island located north-west of Port Klang. Pulau Ketam is the Malay for Crab Island, which is famous for crabs and seafood. The villagers on the island are mostly fishermen. This makes a visit to Pulau Ketam an opportunity to understand the way of life of fishermen.
How to get to Pulau Ketam, Port Klang, Selangor
The island is easily accessible via ferry or speed boat from Port Klang. The journey takes between 20 minutes to 35 minutes respectively. One way ferry tickets cost RM7 for adults and RM4 for children. One way speed boat tickets cost RM10 for adults and RM5 for children. As the ride approaches the island, you can see a splendid view of “Kelongs”, houses on wooden stilts suspended 1 to 10 metres above sea level.
Attractions on Pulau Ketam, Port Klang, Selangor
Other than experiencing the villager’s life, there are also other spots on the island to explore. There are 2 Chinese temples on the island, 11 bridges, a fish dealer centre, a wooden fishing boat factory and a fish farm among others. You can also visit Kongsi House, the first house on the island where you can learn about the beginnings of the population on the isle.
Pulau Ketam, Port Klang, Selangor is an ideal getaway for a break in the busy daily life. It is also a perfect opportunity for children to appreciate and treasure nature. Love Pulau Ketam? We found four other nature sites with its unique features for the nature lovers. Take a look at the Batu Caves, the Paya Indah Wetland, the Kanching Falls and the Broga Hill to find out more about each place!
Photos Credit: Pulau Ketam