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Specially set-up for tourist who are interested to visit Pulau Ketam or fishing. Come and admire the natural beauty of Pulau Ketam!

PULAU KETAM GREEN WAY TOUR SERVICE
SDN BHD

4, Jalan Merdeka,
42940 Pulau Ketam,
Selangor, Malaysia.
E: Customer Service
W: greenway2u.com

Contact Person:

  • Ah Long
    h/p: (013)9033-833
  • Vincent
    h/p: (013)361-6668

History - stepping back in time in Pulau Ketam

A village in Pulau Ketam.
A QUIET atmosphere, fresh and salt-tinged air, friendly people and some of the tastiest, affordable seafood this side of the Klang Valley can be found in Pulau Ketam. 

Tourists who had visited Pulau Ketam might wondered how the village became a paradise from a desolated island. The History is interesting and worth compliment.

Long time ago, Pulau Ketam was desolated, small island full of "Mangrove Swamps" amd famous for its crabs. Three Hainan fishermen from Bagan Hainan, Port Klang, were the first to arrive at Pulau Ketam catching crabs for their living. At first, the came and returned to Port Klang daily. The journey took almost a day.

The roads in Pulau Ketam are free of vehicles.

A few month later, they built a small house to stay over nights. They rowed back to Port Klang the second day selling crabs and buying daily sundries it return. At 1872, they built a temple named "Chuan Eng Bio" located near Jalan Timur now. after that, they had decided to stay permanently.

In 1883, the population increased almost to hundred. The Major activities were catching crabs, fishes and prawns. Some of them built sundries shops, and fish dealer shops.

Bicycles are the main mode of tranportation in this quaint village.

As time past, population increased gradually, the Hokkien and Teochew Group also came to this island to earn their living. They stayed at Jalan Besar, Sungai Dalam and Bagan Teochew. Wooden hourse name "Kongsi House" were built. ("Kongsi" Mean Sharing). Those who were than 20 "Kosing House" in this island. Now, every villager had his own house, thus the "Kongsi House" became a history testimony.

Since Tanah Melayu was conquered by Japanese, a lot of people flee to Pulau Ketam, because it was safe and peace from war. So the population boomed. At the time, "Hai Ann Ferry" company provided ferry Services to the population.

In 1950's, the diesel engines and new fishing net had been introduced to this island, thus improving the fishing skill, increased the captures. The number of residents, houses, shops had incresed tremendously.Soon, The Pulau Ketam Electric Company was built to provide electricities supply for this island.

Long quiet roads are built on stilts.

From 1960's to 1970's, post office, primary school and the other basic facilities sprouted in this island as well.

But, unfurtunely, tradedies happened in the year 1967 and 1972, where fires destroyed all the houses and shop lots in Jalan Besar and Sungai Dalam. All the shops were rebuilt later. For preventive measures, The Bomba Sukareal Pulau Ketam was form at 1972. All of Valunter Member are from Pulau Ketam's residents.

In 1991, the new jetty was ready to use, and piped water was supplied from the mainland by governments.

In 1993, the Hospital Desa Pulau Ketam began to serve the village.

In 1998, Pulau Ketam experiened sligh flood. It affected roughly 30% of the residents areas. At the same year, Alam Flora started to collect rubbish, making this island cleaner than ever.

In 1999, the new ferry services had been introduced. One of the KTM terminal located at Pork Klang. Both types of transportations make the journey to Pulau Ketam more easy and time saving.

To Date~~~

Greenway Floating Fish Farm with Chalets

Pulau Ketam is equiped with almost all the basic facilities. It also plays a role as a major tourism spot of Selangor State.

Floating Fish Farm is one of the place tourist " must visit " .There are 20 fish farms along the shore and you can make arrangements with the local tour group to visit it.It takes about 15 minutes journey to reach by boat.

Fishes are reared in these fish farms. Most of the living fish are exported to Hong Kong or Singapore. Some of them were sold to local seafood restaurants. It is an interesting experience to visit a real floating fish farm. It is fun feeding the fish too.

Beside this, floating chalets and seafood restaurant were available on fish farm. If you are interest to stay a night or enjoy seafood on fish farm, kindly contact Greenway Tours Agency for more information.