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Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest

15 Jalan Kolam, Bukit Mertajam 14000, Malaysia
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Breath of fresh air

This is an awesome place to hike around. The air is so fresh and the hill is full of luscious... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malacca, Malaysia
via mobile
Nice spot

Great location to get away for a break from the busy city. Easy to get too and not expensive. Good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick E
Wexford, Ireland
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“fresh air” (3 reviews)
“de stress” (2 reviews)
15 Jalan Kolam, Bukit Mertajam 14000, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an awesome place to hike around. The air is so fresh and the hill is full of luscious greenery. Many people are seen hiking or strolling around this area any time of the day.

Thank sheronlee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location to get away for a break from the busy city. Easy to get too and not expensive. Good way to spend a few hours walking in the cooler air :)

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

For your information Penang is not only the island, but also located on land and in fact it is more bigger than the island! At Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, you can hike hill and enjoy the spectacular view of a dam. The hill is famously...More

Thank Firdaus I
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

You could Uber here if you don't have a ride. There were tons of monkeys along the way. The trails are obvious. They could be rather treacherous at times but we saw senior citizens in slippers going up with ease. Our favorite part was the...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Good for hiking or even jungle tracking. There's the place you can relax by having a cup of tea. On Sunday morning around 8:45am until 9:45am, you will see a group of people go for exercise if you are lucky enough. Some monkeys can be...More

Thank 陈 镇
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

It's a well kept recreational park. Suitable to exercise/ walking with family member. There are 2 ways to hiking up to the hill. Jungle track (1.9 km) or bintumen road (3.5km). Second option is much easier than the first

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It was very tiring walk, (it's climbing I guess). You keep walking because you wanna see the end of it but its not there, if you have good stamina you can keep walking until the end, if not you can always make a u turn....More

1  Thank Harlina_Minos
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Good view n fresh air, take a slow to the peak and fuul view of bukit mertajam town , take extra precaution during year end because of raining season , prepared rain coat and extra cloths for change !

1  Thank Simon W
Reviewed 22 July 2016

a good place for de stress from work , awesome place to walk around with family and friends and having a cup of tea at tea spa.

1  Thank Choo N
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I will go hiking every weekends, simply love the nature. Prefer to go early in the morning so the parking will be available. Its nice to meet & great other climbers during the hike / walks. A good place to rest & relax too

1  Thank Muhibah J
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Questions & Answers
22 February 2017|
Response from Gary L |
Take the tar road if it's ur first time..
5 May 2015|
Response from KC O | Reviewed this property |
Honest opinion : no point staying overnight. no admission fee needed.