Road to First Dairy Farm during sunset. A popular agricultural landscape in Muadzam Shah, Pahang, Malaysia.

About Bandar Muadzam Shah

Bandar Muadzam Shah is a town in Rompin, southeast Pahang, Malaysia. It is about 80 km from the Segamat, about 140 km from Kuantan and about 214 km from Kuala Lumpur. It is a major stopover for travelers from northern Johore, Malacca and Negeri Sembilan who are going to East Coast.

Bandar Muadzam Shah was opened in 1979 by the Southeast Pahang Development Authority (DARA), or Lembaga Kemajuan Pahang Tenggara, as a privately managed township. On 15 June 1999, Muadzam Shah was officially handed over to the federal government and later relocated under the governance of Rompin District.


Muadzam Shah town is known for its education hub. There are many schools and education institutions including:

Primary Schools - Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Muadzam Shah, SK Bukit Ridan, SK Muadzam Jaya and Sekolah Agama Muadzam Shah (KAMUS)

Secondary Schools - Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Agama Pahang, SMK Muadzam Shah, SMK Muadzam Jaya, SM Teknik Muadzam Shah and Maktab Rendah Sains Mara (MRSM).

Higher Education Institutions - Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Politeknik Muadzam Shah.

Beautiful milkyway in the middle of night between coconut tree at Muadzam Shah, Pahang, Malaysia.

Places Of Interest

Muadzam Shah is an important transit point for travelers going to tourist spot at the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. One of them is Tanjung Gemuk, where ferry and boat service to Tioman Island, a popular tourist destination can be found.


Hotel in Muadzam Shah

Hotel Address Contact No
TONG VILLION HOTEL No. 234-238, Medan Mewah
26700 Muadzam Shah, Pahang
+609-4521 001
IVORY INN Politeknik Muadzam Shah
26700 Muadzam Shah, Pahang
T +609-4502 005
T +609-4502 006
RSD HOTEL No 2A, Tingkat Bawah
No 1B & 1C, Tingkat Atas
26700 Muadzam Shah, Pahang
T +609-4523 254
WAWA INN Jalan Persiaran Dara
26700 Muadzam Shah, Pahang
T +609-4525 434
Rumah Persinggahan SAWIRA PP 121, Pinggir Pelangi
26700 Muadzam Shah, Pahang
T +609-4522 044


Visits to orang asli villages are so popular with tourists that they have been included in the itinerary for the homestay programmes in Muadzam Shah. The orang asli (aborigines) in Kampong Kedaik, Kampong Tanam and a few other surrounding villages still carry out traditional activities like fishing in ponds, streams and making blow pipes. It is this basic and earthy lifestyle that attracts many people to experience living with them for a spell.

Public Amenities

Although Bandar Muadzam Shah is a small developing town, it has a lot of public amenities, which is by far more numerous than the Rompin township, which it resides.

It has its own hospital, police station, fire department station, petrol station, meteorogical station, bus station, hypermarket, post office, 3 clinics, and 5 commercial banks, road transport department and national registration department to cater for its dwellers.