Bukit Panchor Recreational Forest was declared as a Penang State Park in 2007. There are a few caves within the state park for exploring. The main one is Gua Kelawar, or Bat Cave, named after the bats inhabiting it.
Address: Bukit Panchor, Nibong Tebal, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
At Kuala Jalan Bharu, a little fishing hamlet lined with Chinese style wooden cottages, you will find the Loh family coconut processing business. The coconut is perhaps the most highly utilized plant in Balik Pulau. In this cottage industry, the husks are seperated from the coconut kernal, dried and shredded to be used as compost. The flesh of the young coconut is sold for the extraction of coconut milk (used in cooking) and the flesh of older coconut is dried and sold for the extraction of oil.
Address: Kuala Jalan Bharu, Balik Pulau, 11010, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Countryside Stables is nestled in the midst of Sungai Burung agriculture area in Balik Pulau. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life. To date, it is home to 25 horses which consist of miniatures horses, Pure Bred Arabian Horses,Polo Pony, Thai, Myanmar, Malaysian ponies, donkeys and deer. Joy rides and horse riding lessons available.
Address: Jalan Hilir Sungai Burung, Kampung Jalan Baharu, Mukim H Sungai Burung, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA.
The world's first live tropical butterfly sanctuary featuring a nature park with live butterflies of various species & small reptiles living in their natural habitat. With its recent rebirth as ENTOPIA, experience nature’s largest classroom and discovery hub, where the butterflies and insects are free to come out to play - an Entomological Utopia.
Address: 830, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA