Sitting 4.5 nautical miles off Sabak Bernam’s coastline, Kelong Paradise is a haven for diehard anglers.
Kelong Paradise Pier/Jetty
Jalan Satu Pantai Bno, Bagan Nakhoda Omar
Located right in the middle of the sea with no land in sight, Kelong Paradise promises nothing but the best in terms of catch.
Over here, time literally seems to slow down allowing anglers to fish in peace while enjoying tremendous views of the horizon during sunrise and sunset.
The surrounding waters teem with almost every breed of fish from jenahak, kerapu, bawal, pari, gelama and demuduk to the famous senangin (fourfinger threadfin or ‘Ma Yau’ in Cantonese), which is the most popular type of fish among anglers here, who make it a point to visit between the months of March through to August to land this particular species.
Visitors arrive at the kelong by speedboat from the jetty at Bagan Nakhoda Omar.
Fishing packages are available as are overnight stays in basic private rooms or dormitories.
RM188.00 each (return boat transfer, breakfast, lunch, dinner, resting area – bring your own sleeping bag). Free admission for children under 4 years of age, Half-price for children from 4 to 10 years.
5-person room – RM450.00
4-person room – RM350.00
4-person room (double-decker beds) – RM250.00
Dorm bed – RM50.00
1. Bring your own bait
2. Prawn, squid, octopus, chub mackerels
100 live prawns – RM130.00 with oxygen pump
Jetty opening hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm
How to get to Kelong Paradise
To reach Kelong Paradise, visitors must take a 15-minute boat ride that leaves from the jetty at Bagan Nakhoda Omar, which is about 20 minutes drive from Sabak Bernam town.