Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur Cruise Port), located 40 miles (64 kilometers) outside of the city , provides a gateway to the metropolis of Kuala Lumpur. Unless you're a golfer looking to improve your handicap at Port Klang Golf Resort, the port is mostly used as a transport hub. Activity-packed shore excursions help you cover more ground in Kuala Lumpur.
As Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur is a melting pot of Chinese, Indian, and Malay cultures and Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic religions. On arrival at the cruise port, travelers generally head out on a sightseeing tour of the city's most photogenic attractions, which include the Batu Caves and the iconic Petronas Towers. Taking a private shore excursion means you can customize your itinerary and make the most of limited time in Kuala Lumpur as you visit only the sights that capture your interest.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The majority of Kuala Lumpur shore excursions include pickup and drop-off from the port.
- Port Klang's distance from the city center means most shore excursions involve a few hours of travel time.
- If you don’t have much time, there’s a forest park and shopping mall a short drive from the port.
How to Get to Kuala Lumpur from Kuala Lumpur Cruise Port
To save time, you can take a chartered taxi into the center of Kuala Lumpur or opt to rent a car. Most Kuala Lumpur shore excursions include port pickup and drop-off, meaning you won’t have to spend the day worrying about missing your boat.
The port has a taxi counter, free Wi-Fi, a lounge, and a shop selling essentials such as water and snacks. ATMs and money exchange bureaus are plentiful, and English is widely spoken at the port.