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==Pangkor Island, Malaysia==
 
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An online cruising guide for yachts sailing to Pangkor Island.
 
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Off the coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perak Perak state], lies a cluster of small islands with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangkor_Island Pangkor Island] being the main Historical landmark island, unquestionably for the locals have some of the best beaches on the western coast of peninsular [[Malaysia]].
 
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Three islands predominate in terms of accessibility and infrastructure into and around Pangkor Island
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| summary= Three islands predominate in terms of accessibility and infrastructure into and around Pangkor Island
- the largest is Pangkor Island itself.  
- the largest is Pangkor Island itself.  
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- the southern west smaller island, is&nbsp; privately owned Pangkor Laut Resort - hosting one of the most luxurious resort in Malaysia.  
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- the southern west smaller island, is&nbsp; privately owned Pangkor Laut Resort - hosting one of the most luxurious resorts in Malaysia.  
- the new manmade island Marina Island Pangkor.
- the new manmade island Marina Island Pangkor.
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- A new Gateway to Pulau Pangkor with Privately owned Commercial Marina & Jetty ( Ferries & Water Taxis to Pangkor).  
- A new Gateway to Pulau Pangkor with Privately owned Commercial Marina & Jetty ( Ferries & Water Taxis to Pangkor).  
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====Demographics====
 
Pangkor Island is 8 square km big and inhabited by circa 25 thousand people, mainly fishermen and local tourist operators. They live in scattered fishing settlements, especially on the eastern coast, and their catch consists mainly of cuttlefish and anchovy. Pangkor is intensively promoted as a budget tourist destinations for backpackers, however it’s still fishing and dried seafood to be the main industry is to be replaced slowly with hoteliers and tourism operators.  
Pangkor Island is 8 square km big and inhabited by circa 25 thousand people, mainly fishermen and local tourist operators. They live in scattered fishing settlements, especially on the eastern coast, and their catch consists mainly of cuttlefish and anchovy. Pangkor is intensively promoted as a budget tourist destinations for backpackers, however it’s still fishing and dried seafood to be the main industry is to be replaced slowly with hoteliers and tourism operators.  
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====Cruising the region====
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# Marina Island Pangkor (closest access to mainland with Marina & Ferry Terminal)
# Marina Island Pangkor (closest access to mainland with Marina & Ferry Terminal)
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==Berthing==
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===Ports===
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===Marinas & Yacht Clubs===
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* [[Pangkor Marina]]. [http://www.marinaisland.com Website]] or [pangkormarina@marinaisland.com Pangkor Marina]
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*:[http://www.marinaisland.com Website] or {{email|pangkormarina@marinaisland.com}}
* Mentagor Marina, Pangkor. ( Facilities shutdown & damaged in 2012)  
* Mentagor Marina, Pangkor. ( Facilities shutdown & damaged in 2012)  
* Pangkor Laut Resort (Only to Limited Space and only for Stay in Customers)
* Pangkor Laut Resort (Only to Limited Space and only for Stay in Customers)
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# Beautiful beaches are Nipah Beach and Coral Beach, both situated in Nipah Bay on the west-northern coast, popular among foreigners (mainly Europeans and Australians) as well as locals with budget accomodations surrounded with local F&Bs. Other private beaches also avialable to public access
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|Chandlers| ''See [[Pangkor_Marina#Marina_facilities|Pangkor Marina]]''.
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# With tiny islets nearby (Giam and Mentagor) surrounded by corals, fish and sea cucumbers, this place is a fully satisfactory snorkeling spot. If you are into other watersports- they are easily accessible everywhere around the island
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# For active and adventurous- there’s an uphill jungle trek across the island (takes around 4hrs). Pangkor has a lot to offer also to bird watchers- among many interesting species, amazing hornbills can be easily spotted
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# Teluk Nipah Sunset watch
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|Repairs| 'See [[Pangkor_Marina#Repairs.2FYard|Pangkor Marina]]''.
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==Transportation==
Pangkor Island is located about 90km south west from lpoh and reachable by ferries:  
Pangkor Island is located about 90km south west from lpoh and reachable by ferries:  
# from Marina Island Pangkor via Bridge Access in only 10 minutes  
# from Marina Island Pangkor via Bridge Access in only 10 minutes  
# and [[Lumut]] in only 35 -45 mins
# and [[Lumut]] in only 35 -45 mins
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====Places to Visit====
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Visit:
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# Beautiful beaches are Nipah Beach and Coral Beach, both situated in Nipah Bay on the west-northern coast, popular among foreigners (mainly Europeans and Australians) as well as locals with budget accomodations surrounded with local F&Bs. Other private beaches also avialable to public access
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# With tiny islets nearby (Giam and Mentagor) surrounded by corals, fish and sea cucumbers, this place is a fully satisfactory snorkeling spot. If you are into other watersports- they are easily accessible everywhere around the island
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# For active and adventurous- there’s an uphill jungle trek across the island (takes around 4hrs). Pangkor has a lot to offer also to bird watchers- among many interesting species, amazing hornbills can be easily spotted
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# Teluk Nipah Sunset watch
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Latest revision as of 19:57, 10 October 2019

WorldSouth East AsiaMalaysiaPangkor
Pangkor Island, Malaysia
04°13.200'N, 100°33.800'E Chart icon.png
lat=4.22 | lon=100.563333 | zoom=4 | y

Three islands predominate in terms of accessibility and infrastructure into and around Pangkor Island

- the largest is Pangkor Island itself.

- the southern west smaller island, is  privately owned Pangkor Laut Resort - hosting one of the most luxurious resorts in Malaysia.

- the new manmade island Marina Island Pangkor.

- A new Gateway to Pulau Pangkor with Privately owned Commercial Marina & Jetty ( Ferries & Water Taxis to Pangkor).

Pangkor Island is 8 square km big and inhabited by circa 25 thousand people, mainly fishermen and local tourist operators. They live in scattered fishing settlements, especially on the eastern coast, and their catch consists mainly of cuttlefish and anchovy. Pangkor is intensively promoted as a budget tourist destinations for backpackers, however it’s still fishing and dried seafood to be the main industry is to be replaced slowly with hoteliers and tourism operators.

Cruising the region

  1. Pulau Pangkor Round Island ( Pulau GIam, Mentagor within 4-5 hours time)
  2. Pulau Sembilan
  3. Pulau Talang
  4. Marina Island Pangkor (closest access to mainland with Marina & Ferry Terminal)

Charts

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Chart Number - Chart Name

Weather

Give local weather conditions or refer to another page (a region or island group) that covers these conditions.

Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

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Islands

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Communication

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

Any navigation notes here. If this section does not apply remove it.

Entrance

If there is no port of entry in the island omit this section, otherwise submit details about facilities for checking in - where to dock, location of immigration & customs, etc.

Berthing

Ports

List larger ports and harbors. If there are more then 2 paragraphs for a given port, create a dedicated page in the list for it (Port/Stop Template).

Note: Please indicate which ports are a port of entry.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Anchorages

List anchorages except the ones covered under Offshore Islands below. If there is more then 2 paragraphs for a given anchorage, create a dedicated page for it (Port/Stop Template) We use headings for these so that other pages can link to them. Remove if not applicable..

Amenities

Facilities
Water in Pangkor Marina
Electricity in Pangkor Marina
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Supplies
Fuel in Pangkor Marina
Bottled gas Give details on cooking gas (Camping Gaz, butane, propane, etc) suppliers. If there are no suppliers in the island just enter "None"
Chandlers See Pangkor Marina.
Services
Repairs 'See Pangkor Marina.
Internet WiFi in ?
Mobile connectivity Is there mobile telephone signal such as G4, G3, GPRS on the island? How strong is the signal? Are there any blind spots?
Vehicle rentals Rental outlet/wiki/Pangkor#.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3ERental_outlet.3C.2Fspan.3ECar icon Rental outlet [[Pangkor#Rental outlet|Rental outlet]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, location, tel. +xx (xxxx) xxxxxx

Provisioning

Give the names and locations of supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, etc.

Store name1/wiki/Pangkor#.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EStore_name1.3C.2Fspan.3EProvisions icon Store name1 [[Pangkor#Store name1|Store name1]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, location, tel. +xx (xxxx) xxxxxx .

Store name2/wiki/Pangkor#.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EStore_name2.3C.2Fspan.3EProvisions icon Store name2 [[Pangkor#Store name2|Store name2]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, location, tel. +xx (xxxx) xxxxxx .

Eating out

Give the name of recommended restaurants, tavernas, pastry stores, etc.

  • Location1
Name/wiki/Pangkor#.27.27.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EName.3C.2Fspan.3E.27.27Eatingout icon Name [[Pangkor#Name|Name]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, tel. +xx (xxxx) xxxxxx .
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Name/wiki/Pangkor#.27.27.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EName.3C.2Fspan.3E.27.27Eatingout icon Name [[Pangkor#Name|Name]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, tel. +xx (xxxx) xxxxxx .

Transportation

Pangkor Island is located about 90km south west from lpoh and reachable by ferries:

  1. from Marina Island Pangkor via Bridge Access in only 10 minutes
  2. and Lumut in only 35 -45 mins

Tourism

History

Give a short history of the island.

Places to Visit

Visit:

  1. Beautiful beaches are Nipah Beach and Coral Beach, both situated in Nipah Bay on the west-northern coast, popular among foreigners (mainly Europeans and Australians) as well as locals with budget accomodations surrounded with local F&Bs. Other private beaches also avialable to public access
  2. With tiny islets nearby (Giam and Mentagor) surrounded by corals, fish and sea cucumbers, this place is a fully satisfactory snorkeling spot. If you are into other watersports- they are easily accessible everywhere around the island
  3. For active and adventurous- there’s an uphill jungle trek across the island (takes around 4hrs). Pangkor has a lot to offer also to bird watchers- among many interesting species, amazing hornbills can be easily spotted
  4. Teluk Nipah Sunset watch

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References

See [Malaysia#References|Malaysia].

Comments

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