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Bicycling in Penang

Other than discovering Penang by foot, explore the city by bike and chance upon narrow lanes you may have missed, and hidden gems you've not discovered before.

George Town Heritage and Street Art
A breezy way to discover George Town, this cycling tour introduces you to George Town’s heritage, its famous street art and you may chance on George Town’s hidden treasure. Led by a licensed tour guide, the total distance for this tour is less than 10km.
Operated by: GTbike Rental
Address: 24, Pengkalan Weld, 10200 George Town
Contact: 012-412 1007
Tour details:
Date: Third Sunday of the month
Time: 8am – 11am
Meeting point: GTbike Rental
Cost: RM38 per pax
 
Balik Pulau
Explore Balik Pulau the eco-friendly way. A beautiful village, set on approximately 17,000 hectares, Balik Pulau is rich in agriculture and heritage. Heading off from MARA college in Balik Pulau, explore paddy fields in Balik Pulau and enjoy a visit to a goat farm during this tour. The tour will end with a treat to Balik Pulau’s famous laksa. The total distance of this tour is approximately 20km.
Operated by: GTbike Rental
Address: 24, Pengkalan Weld, 10200 George Town
Contact: 012-412 1007
Tour details:
Date: Third Sunday of the month
Time: 7am – 11am
Meeting point: MARA college, Jalan Pondok Upeh, Balik Pulau
Cost: RM38 per pax including snack


Queensbay
Suitable for early-risers, catch the sunrise under Penang Bridge as part of your cycle to Queensbay area in Bayan Lepas. This tour allows you to explore a different part of Penang with a total distance of approximately 30km.
Operated by: GTbike Rental
Address: 24, Pengkalan Weld, 10200 George Town
Contact: 012-412 1007
Tour details:
Date: Third Sunday of the month
Time: 6am – 11am
Meeting point: GTbike Rental
Cost: RM38 per pax including snack
 
Straits Quay
Enjoy a night cycling tour to Straits Quay after dinner. Taking off from Weld Quay, the tour will cycle through Gurney Drive, where there will be a short stop at Penang’s famous hawker centre. After indulging in Penang’s famous street food, the tour will carry on to Straits Quay, and head back to Weld Quay by 11pm.
Operated by: GTbike Rental
Address: 24, Pengkalan Weld, 10200 George Town
Contact: 012-412 1007
Tour details:
Date: Third Sunday of the month
Time: 9pm – 11pm
Meeting point: GTbike Rental
Cost: RM38 per pax including snack


George Town Night Fun Ride
Starting off from the Swettenham Port in Weld Quay, this fun ride takes you through narrow streets and back lanes in the heritage area, where you will have a chance to discover George Town by night. For a break, the tour will stop for dinner at one of Penang’s famous hawker centre. Other than indulging in Penang’s street food, there is also a chance to taste the king of fruits, durian, when it is in season.
Operated by: Metro Bike
Address: Tanjung City Marina, 8A Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town
Contact: 012-429 0035
Tour details:
Date: Daily, two days advanced booking required
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Meeting Point: Swettenham Port
Cost: RM80 per pax, minimum four pax