Taking the Marina Island to Pangkor Ferry is an alternative way to reach Pangkor and faster than the 'old' Lumut to Pangkor Ferry.
Marina Island is a private reclaimed island and home to the Marina Island Pangkor Resort and Hotel. The island is joined to the mainland by a bridge so travellers looking to reach Pangkor Island can drive to Marina Island, leave the car there and catch a ferry.
The ferry journey from Marina Island takes just 10 minutes, compared to the Lumut-Pangkor ferry which takes 30-45 minutes, depending on sea conditions.
From 10 November 2020 onwards there are just six trips per day in each direction:
Outbound Trip from Marina to Pangkor
Return Trip from Pangkor to Marina
Ticket Counter closes 15 minutes before departure time.
More frequent services may be resumed after Covid-19 movement controls have been rescinded.
The price for a return ticket is as follows:
These prices are currently the same as the Lumut-Pangkor ferry.
You can buy tickets online here.
Which ferry is better? Depends on your point of view. If you are in a hurry or don't enjoy long ferry journeys then the Marina Island option may be better. Personally I like ferry rides so I would probably go for the slower, more leisurely Lumut to Pangkor ferry.
Ample parking is available at the jetty.
The location is marked on this map (blue markings are for the Marina Island Ferry, Red markings are for the 'old' Lumut-Pangkor Ferry:
Address: KM 1, Teluk Muroh, 32200, 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia
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