The most popular island resort in Perak, Pangkor welcomes visitorswith its serene, golden beaches, crystalline blue waters and cool, refreshing breezes. Located about 90 km south-west of Ipoh, it is largely inhabited by fisherfolk. They live in scattered fishing settlements along the coast especially on the eastern side, facing the town of Lumut, Malaysian Naval Base and Teluk Batik, and their catch comprises mainly anchovies and deep sea trawling.
It takes 25-40 minutes by ferry from Lumut to Pangkor Island; the fare is RM 3.00- RM 5.00 one-way. The modern facilities make it an ideal gateway. A wide range of sun and sea activities are available: scuba diving, wind-surfing, fishing, snorkelling. Following are the main attraction of the island: Kota Belanda (Dutch Fort), Pasir Bogak Beach, Teluk Nipah Bay, Carol Bay, Mini Great Wall of China (Fu Lin Kong), State factory and etc.