Attractions / Place Of Interest / ThingsTo Do in Lumut
Lumut is a coastal town in Manjung District, Perak, Lumut is located about 84 km from Ipoh, and 12 km from the town of Sitiawan. Lumut is the main gateway to Pangkor Island before established Marina Island Pangkor as second gateway. Lumut is noted for seashell and coral handicrafts. This once little-known fishing town has since become the home base of the Royal Malaysian Navy and the site of the biggest naval shipbuilder in Malaysia, Boustead.
Lumut in Malay means moss, lichen, or seaweed. In its early days, the beach was said to be rich in moss, so the local people called it Lumut. Lumut jetty is the staging-off point to offshore islands, including Pangkor Island and Marina Island.
Attractions in Lumut, Perak.
1. Lumut Waterfront
Lumut Waterfront is a beautiful and attractive waterfront public park. the architecture of the maritime concept is very interesting. It is equipped with amenities such as Jetty to Pulau Pangkor (Pangkor Island), souvenir shops, seafood stores, food court and open stage.
2. Teluk Batik Beach
Teluk Batik Beach
Teluk Batik Beach is located close to the towns of Lumut and Sitiawan, and looks out towards Pangkor Island. Teluk Batik is about 9.6 KM from the Lumut Jetty.
Teluk Batik is Perak’s top beach destination.
3. Tua Pek Kong Temple
Tua Pek Kong Temple
Tua Pek Kong Temple is located in the Manjung district of Perak, about 7.6 KM from Sitiawan, and 16 KM from Lumut Waterfront. It is thought to be over 100 years old but has undergone rapid changes and renovation in recent years, with the addition of more statues, a dragon tunnel, surrounding walls and a pagoda.
4. Mangrove Swamp Park
Mangrove Swamp Park
Mangrove Swamp Park (Taman Paya Bakau) is more popular known as the ‘Monkey Park’.
Mangrove Park is located in Seri Manjung, between Ipoh and Lumut road, approximately 10 minutes travelling from Lumut Waterfront.
5. Marina Island
Marina Island Pangkor
Marina Island Pangkor is established on the coast of Teluk Muroh in Perak, Malaysia. A gateway to Pangkor Island and Pangkor Laut, it is a reclaimed land of 316.9 acres, connected to mainland by a 400 meter causeway bridge.