Pangkor Island is an island in Manjung District, Perak, Malaysia. It has a population of approximately 25,000. Nearby islands include Pangkor Laut Island, Giam Island, Mentagor Island, Simpan Island, and Tukun Terindak Island. The major industries of the island are tourism and fishing.

Pangkor Island has a land area of 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi) and is 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) from Peninsular Malaysia. The interior of the island is forested and is home to 65 reptile species, 17 amphibian species, and 82 total herpetofaunal species.

In addition to the beaches of Pangkor Island with clear water and fine sand, the local cheap five-star accommodation is also an important factor in attracting tourists. Teluk Nipah and Coral Bay on the northwest coast of the island are popular destinations for backpackers from Europe.


Island in Manjung District, Perak, Malaysia

Coastline, Locality and Landform

Perak, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Location Info

In the area


Kampung Teluk Nipah

Sungai Pinang Kechil

Pasir Bogak

Sungai Pinang Besar


Bukit Pangkor
Peak, 1¼ km north

Surau Teluk Nipah
Mosque, 1½ km west


Sandy Beach Resort


From RM240-RM1229