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Romancing the Freshwater Prawns

Rompin, the southern most district of Pahang has an area of 5,246 square kilometers. The seaside town of Kuala Rompin, largest in the district, serves as the gateway to both the Endau-Rompin State Park as well as the Island of Tioman.

Kuala Rompin is renowned for its freshwater prawns. The months of September and October are the best times to visit Rompin for the giant freshwater prawns of the Rompin River, Nenasi River and Anak Endau River.


Lanjut Beach

Lanjut Beach A mere 15 kilometers away from the town of Kuala Rompin is Lanjut Beach, one of the most beautiful unspoilt beaches along the southern coast of the state.

Freshwater Prawns - Udang Galah

Rompin is famous for its yummy prawn dishes.

Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal

The Tanjung Gemok Ferry Terminal is the gateway to Tioman Island.


Getting there

By Road:

Kuala Rompin is about 130 km. South of Kuantan and 72 km. North of Mersing. From Kuantan take the Coastal Road toward Pekan – Nenasi – Kuala Rompin. From Singapore/ Johor Bharu head for Kota Tinggi – Mersing – Tanjung Gemok – Kuala Rompin. From Melaka take the North South Highway proceed toward Johor Bahru exit at Tangkak then go toward Segamat – Muadzam Shah – Kuala Rompin. From Kuala Lumpur go first to Kuantan then continue your journey via Pekan/ Muadzam Shah until Kuala Rompin. The duration of your journey will be between 4 – 5 hours.

Express bus service link Kuala Rompin – Kuantan, Singapore/Johor Bahru, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Terengganu/Kota Bharu.

Hired taxi is always available from all major towns in the country.

Useful Information

Contact Info:

District Office
+ Tel: 609-414 5205

Town Council
+ Tel: 609-414 6688

Forestry Department
+ Tel: 609-414 5204

Orang Asli Department
+ Tel: 609-453 6798

Wildlife Department
+ Tel: 609-414 5818

Fire and Rescue
+ Tel: 609-414 6444

Rompin Health Centre
+ Tel: 609-414 5164

Muadzam Hospital
+ Tel: 609-452 3333

Police Station
+ Tel: 609-414 5222

Bus Station
+ Tel: 609-567 2591

Taxi Station
+ Tel: 609-422 2211

Things to do

Menchali Recreation Forest

Lanjut Beach

Homestay Program at Kampong Leban Chondong

Pantai Hiburan

Ferry Terminal to Tioman Island

Prawn Fishing

Orang Asli Settlement

Paddy Field

Deep Sea Fishing


Endau Rompin State Park

Tea Plantation

Beef Farming


Accommodation Listing


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