Kuala Sepetang


Kuala Sepetang is a historical town composed of fishing villages about 14km away from Taiping, nestled around an estuary that connects to the Straits of Malacca. The town is a popular tourist attraction, with an abundance of mangrove swamps that sustains a vibrant aquaculture industry, local charcoal factory and nature park with boardwalk trails (Matang Forest Reserve).

Formerly known as Port Weld, numerous seafood restaurants and hawker stalls spread around town and outlying villages in the countryside, offering signature local dishes such as 'Mee Banjir Udang'. Tour operators in the area also offer excursions by boat that observe eagle-feeding, fish farming, cultural sights and other attractions along the river.