Nature & Adventure

Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, popular attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.

This protected forest is located in Nibong Tebal and covers an area of 445 hectares. Visitors can enjoy great family time at the man-made park and recreational area.
Address: Jalan Taman Bukit Negeri, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang
A tropical forest perfect for hiking, picnicking and water dipping, Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest is a relaxing spot amidst nature to spend time with loved ones. For an extra challenge, try to find the giant tree with roots equal to the height of two adults!
Address: Jalan Kolam Air, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Named after our country's first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman. Taman Tunku is one of Butterworth's best recreational areas making it the perfect spot for evening jogs surrounded by lush greenery.
Address: Lorong Tenggiri, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Penang.
The closest beach to George Town is Tanjung Bungah beach. The ocean view at Tanjung Bungah beach is said to be one of the best on the island.
Address: Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located off the northern cape of Penang Island, its scenic surroundings are a favourite picnic spot for locals. Teluk Bahang Dam sets the dramatic stage for the annual Penang International Dragon Boat Festival races.
Address: Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Penang
Situated near the Balik Pulau town, The Balik Pulau Inn Farmstay is an ecofriendly homestay surrounded by various types of fruit trees and vegetables which are pesticide free. It has three rooms with several beds and each room has its own toilet and bathroom. There is a common hall with television, kitchen and wifi is available. 
Address: 215, Mukim H, Jalan Bahru, Sungai Burong, 11010 Balik Pulau
World's highest ropes course challenge located at Level 65 of KOMTAR comprising obstacles along a 90m walk, 239m above ground on the outside of Penang's landmark monolith.
Address: Level 65 @ The Top, Menara Komtar, 10000 Penang, MALAYSIA.
The Habitat Penang Hill offers the most authentic, diverse and educational rainforest experience in Malaysia. Our world class rainforest discovery centre sits on the fringes of an ancient forest reserve protected since 1911 and consists of a 1.6km nature trail that was built by the British East India Company in the early 1800s. Apart from the myriad of flora and fauna that are discoverable along our trail, guests to our park will enjoy breath-taking views of Penang and its surrounding areas atop Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk, the highest public viewing point on the island.
Address: Penang Hill Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Tropical Fruit Farm offers a variety of fruits, including species from far-flung corners of the world such as Central and South America, Central Africa, India, the Middle East, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands. Recently, the fruit farm established a showroom that displays the process of making coconut oil and enzymes from exotic fruits. If you have the chance, sample more than 80 flavours of enzymes for free.
Address: 18th Mile Stone, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA.
Tropical Spice Garden spans over eight acres of secondary jungle and dotted with more than 500 species of tropical flora and fauna. Leave the garden with heaps of tropical facts and knowledge by experiencing their 45-minute audio tour. The newly-introduced audio tour covers TSG's water garden, spices terraces, bamboo garden, beverages of the world and more. Having earned the Malaysia Book of Records for the first tropical climate spice garden, a trip to Tropical Spice Garden is not to be missed when in Penang.
Address: Lone Crag Villa Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA