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Encyclopedia > Pulau Ketam

Pulau Ketam, literally translated, means "crab island". It is a small island located off the coast of Klang. The island is easily accessible from the Port Klang jetty by ferry. The "floating houses" that come to view as visitors approach the island is a sight to awe any city slickers. Perching casually on long wooden stilts, these dwellings are suspended about one to ten (1-10) metre above sea level.


Pulau Ketam is the best opportunity for visitors to witness and experience the unique lifestyle of fishermen. Homestay facilities are readily available. And, Pulau Ketam also having a very special viewpoint with town city where this island escape from air polutions, traffic jams, finding car parking problem etc.


Seafood is a natural wonder of this isle, and Pulau Ketam is renowned for fresh crabs, prawns and fish. It is indeed a seafood gourmet's paradise!


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They are Pulau Ketam Village and Sungai Lima.
Pulau Ketam is strategically situated in a stop-over point for fishermen en-route to the rich fishing grounds beyond.
The island is now a prospering fishing village with a bustling harbour that is frequented by scores of floating vehicles, ranging from wobbly sampan (small row-boats) to 'clonking' fishing boats and tongkangs (lighters).
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