Mom & I have not been to Tanjung Sepat before. Traveling to Tanjung Sepat from Seremban only requires about 1 hour driving journey, via Sepang route. I must thank the person who created ‘waze’. It really helps me to explore new places.
Since it is just an hour drive, therefore a day trip is doable. Furthermore Tanjung Sepat is just a small town.
Tanjung Sepat is a town in Kuala Langat district in Selangor, Malaysia. To give you a brief idea on whereabout, it is actually in between Sepang and Pantai Morib. Tanjung Sepat is primarily a fishing town.
Printing out the Map would be helpful to anyone of us.
I assumed dragon fruits are grown widely at Tanjung Sepat because we saw some dragon fruits plantation farm on both directions of road as we were approaching the town. You can also visit the farm (Multi-rich Pitaya Dragon Fruit Farm).
We arrived Tanjung Sepat at 10+am for an early Bak Kut Teh. I was told that it could finished before 12 or sometimes by 11am.
1) Ah Hock Seafood Bak Kut Teh
Lot 2260, Jalan Besar, Lorong 7, Selangor, 45300 Tanjung Sepat, Malaysia.
Operation hours:- 8am – 12pm
Contact Number:- 012-682 6626
Ah Hock Seafood Bak Kut Teh is the wooden hut on the right of the photo. It is quite near the wet market. Roads are pretty narrow here although its a 2 way road. There is a small vacant lot for car park, but it was full. Therefore I parked slightly further, and walked over.
The restaurant was filled with patrons when we were there before 11am. However we managed to get a seat too. Food was served pretty fast too. I read that majority people recommended the Seafood Bak Kut Teh. It is their specialty. We were left with no
choice pork (kut). We were told that pork has sold out when the staff was taking our order. Therefore our pot of bak kut teh is filled with seafood! 😀
A claypot bak kut teh filled with medium size prawns, squids and chunks of fish meat. The soup was flavorful and the seafood was really fresh, especially the prawns…that it jumped off my spoon and landed on the ground ….*dangggg…. 😀
Another dish we ordered was the Pig Innards & Fish Paste in Salted Mustard Soup. All of us actually enjoyed this pot of dish more than the bak kut teh. The hearty soup was rich in flavors and has generous ingredients in it.
We also had rice, a plate of stir fry vege and tea. Our total bill came up to be RM69, which I felt its quite reasonable.
Tanjung Sepat is a small town. And that day was so sunny! *hot die*
It was just a 2 minutes walk from Ah Hock Bak Kut Teh to Pau Hai Yew Heng. So, I thought may be we could buy some pau first and coffee powder.
2) Perniagaan Pau Hai Yew Heng
405, Jalan Pasar, Tanjung Sepat, Kuala Langat, 42800, Tanjong Sepat
Operation hours: 1pm – 6pm
Contact Number: +60 3-3197 4144
We arrived the pau shop about 12pm. This shop is famous for its homemade pau.
I read that you must not miss the Mui Choy (Preserved Mustard) Pao here.
In the making of pork pau. Price of these pau are at RM2.80 each.
Pau that are ready for steaming.
Unfortunately I didn’t get to buy any pau at 12pm, because I was told that the pau are not ready yet. I was told to come over to buy before leaving home. Furthermore I was told no need to place early order. And when I return at 4pm, most of the pau are sold out. My favorite peanut pau was sold out! Really disappointed lor… say lar if you don’t allowed customers to book. Attitude also more like…you buy what’s left lar. May be because fames edi kut 😦
The “mui choy’ pau is special, because it is not a common pau. However its not the best I’ve eaten so far.
Sis bought some roasted coffee from Kwo Zha B Coffee, which is just few doors away from the pau shop. They gave out some sampling too. Sis claimed that it tasted good.
These ol-skool Popsicles reminds me of school days! But price has grown 10 folds. Those days I bought it at RM0.10. Now, I’m buying it at RM1. Grrrr…..
Assam Boi flavor is one of the best seller. I remember I used to buy red bean, milo and assam boi flavor.
Jet enjoyed the ice popsicle that mummy used to buy during school days 🙂
Mom bought some fish cakes and bahulu from this friendly uncle, while I bought some passion fruits sold in packs.
3) Qiao Local Products Shop
(nearby the lover’s bridge)
At this local product shop which is just nearby the Tanjung Sepat Lover’s bridge, there are many deco here which worth taking photos.
a wishing well
This street has the Chinese New Year atmosphere. With oldies song played loudly from the shop.
hahahaha! The copy, print and paste version of Penang’s wall mural.
Stacking up the traditional wine jars to form a Twin Tower. Tanjung Sepat Twin Tower I suppose 🙂
There are varieties of dried ingredients sold at this local product shop. Mom bought some anchovies, dried scallops, dried oysters and keropok. Price wise doesn’t differ much from our town. But it looks fresher here.
Quench our thirst on a sunny day with a cup of cold sugar cane drink.
4) Tanjung Sepat Lovers Bridge
Tanjung Sepat Lovers Bridge once captured many visitors heart. Many visitor came over for this bridge. Why is it called lover’s bridge? Apparently its called lovers bridge because many couples seem to come to the bridge to enjoy the beautiful sunset. Unfortunately part of the bridge which made of wood collapsed sometime ago since year 2013.
Before this, visitors can still walk stand on part of the bridge (the concrete part). However it is totally closed now 😦
This is the scene at the Lovers Bridge.
5) Ganofarm Homestay
It was just some 4 minutes drive from Lovers Bridge to Ganofarm.
GanoFarm Homestay provides more than just accommodation, it is also an important Malaysian based mushroom research company that cultivates, researches and develops, manufactures, markets fresh mushrooms and mushroom- based products. Oyster Mushroom, Monkey Head Mushroom, Lingzhi Mushroom, Black Jelly Mushroom. For those who are interested in learning more about the mushroom, GanoFarm is a good choice! You can read up quite a lot information about different types of mushrooms in the mushroom viewing and briefing corridor, resting corridor and a mushroom product gallery.
The Multipurpose Hall
Mushroom viewing & briefing corridor.
Mushroom-based Product Gallery
We bought some ‘black jelly mushroom’ home to cook. Eventually it tasted quite nice.
These are Ling Zhi drinks in bottle. I was reluctant to try. I think it tasted bitter? Anyone tried before?
We saw this bridge behind Ganofarm. There were also benches. You can sit down to enjoy the view and listen to the sound of waves.
6) Kuan Wellness Eco Park
408, Tanjung Layang, Kampung Batu Lapan, 42800 Tanjung Sepat, Selangor, Malaysia.
Operation hours: 9am – 5pm
Contact Number: 03-3148 1126
From Ganofarm to Kuan Wellness Eco Park took us about 12 minutes to reach. It was around 10km in distance.
The ecology park consists of a 3½ storey swiftlet house and a visitor centre, surrounded by palm oil plantations and tropical fruit farms which provide plenty of insects, the swiftlet’s favourite food source.
There’s a smoke free cafe here. One can savor the bird nest drinks here. We didn’t bother to try any. Because my reason to be here is to bring the kids to the mini zoo. 😀
Admission is at RM5 per person as a token of donation to the park.
You can buy the packet carrots or fish food at price of RM2 and RM3.
Hello lil cutie. 🙂
Rabbits are allowed to hoop freely behind the fence.
You can feed these fishes with the purchased fish pallets. I noticed there were few different fish species in the tank. Oh ya…there’s Empurau too. 😀
Nevertheless, the kids enjoyed feeding the animals and fishes. I think we spent around 45 minutes here.
7) Lover Bridge Restaurant
At about 2+pm, we had our late lunch here. We only ordered some simple dishes here to fill our tummy 🙂
Fried Bihun with Clams (Lala) was tasty with some good wok hei in it. Although the lala was quite tiny but the quantity was quite okay.
Fried Omelet with Oysters. Jet called this as ‘pizza’. HAHAHA! Unfortunately the oysters were very small. Otherwise it could taste better.
Seafood Beancurd soup in claypot was a comfort dish. Added some black vinegar to the soup to enhance the flavor.
The price was quite affordable.
This was our dining view. Blue sky and dust. HAHA! Apparently this was our final meal here. 😦
I was sadden by the recent news that the local council has demolished both the restaurants here to give way for development. *Sigh* 😦
8) Mr. Black
No. 7 , Jalan Bawal, Taman Mutiara, 42800 Tanjung Sepat, Selangor.
Operation hours: 10am – 6pm
While on our way home, we drove pass Mr. Black. It is another handmade pau. Without hesitation, we made a pitstop to purchase some of the pau here.
Mr. Black offers better service. The pau content is quite unique unlike the common pau that we usually eat. We tried the Salted Fish Pau & Yellow Wine Chicken Pau. Surprisingly both of it tasted good! The pau dough is nice too.
Last but not least, we also bought some dragon fruit as we were leaving Tanjung Sepat. RM10 for 3. Price may varies according to sizes. I wouldn’t say it is cheaper here. But the fruit is fresh, sweet and juicy.
11 thoughts on “Day Trip to Tanjung Sepat, Selangor”
I love Tanjung Sepat. Unique, very interesting place. Yes, tried the pao’s and the fish balls and fish cake. Read in the news the other day that they are closing down some eateries, going to do something about the Lovers’ Bridge and the area around there. Some things are best left alone, no need to spoil its authenticity – that’s the main attraction!
Oh ya! You did mention the sad news at the end of your post.
yea…beautification of the bridge is alright to me…but to build a food court?! I really don’t get it. 😦
Some things are best left as they are. Too much, it will lose its character, not authentic anymore, not nice at all.
yea…absolutely agree on that!
That Pig Innards & Fish Paste in Salted Mustard Soup! I visited Mr. Black too. 😀
KC…you like that soup too?
My sister already telling….next visit, we go back for that soup. 😀
I didn’t try that. =)
Love Tanjung Sepat. Staye there once, picking up sea cockerels at the beach.
This is an amazing day trip to Selangor Thanks for sharing the blog.